Author: consilience

Come and See Wednesday Prayers

This week we welcome you to the home of Companions, Vince and Di Smith who live in a small village in Cumbria, England. This month’s main readings are taken from the Finan series in Celtic Daily Prayer 1 – ‘The City without a Church’. You can find a copy of Drummond’s ‘City without a Church’ […]

Eucharist and Healing Service

This week we have a special Eucharist and Healing Service led by Catherine Askew with some local Northumbria Community people – Ian and Joanna Dobson, Fiona Harriss and Helen Robson. You may find it helpful to follow along with the liturgy found in Celtic Daily Prayer Book Two: ‘Farther Up and Farther In’ starting on […]

Preparing to lean on the heartbeat of God

Catherine Askew reflects on a key teaching: ‘Those who lean on Jesus’ breast hear the heartbeat of God.’  We are invited to pause, as we prepare our hearts for breaking bread together. You might also like to join in with ‘A Celtic Communion’  HERE

Acting out of who we are

Catherine Askew reflects on how the Northumbria Community’s Rule of Life can help us to ‘act out of who we are’, with integrity, during these difficult times.

Walking through brokenness into blessing

In this leadership reflection, Sarah Pillar, Catherine Askew and Sarah Hay tell the story of an unexpected blessing they received, while on their way to visit Kielder Observatory, Northumberland, at the very beginning of their leadership journey.

When you no longer know how to be

This week’s reflection is a special blessing from the leadership of the Northumbria Community for such a time as this. It is taken from the end of our Small Boat, Great Big Sea Communion Liturgy (see also the ‘Come and See’ Wednesday prayers from this week) When you no longer know how to be, may […]