Author: Margaret Proud

December and January Scripture Readings

During December Nether Springs is following the daily scripture readings from Colman, entitled The Jesse Tree (Celtic Daily Prayer Book 2). In January we shall continue with the Colman readings on Monastic diseases.

Nether Springs 2019 Programme is Now Available

We are currently experiencing some difficulties with the online version of our 2019 programme. As a temporary measure you can access the 2019 programme from here. We’re working on the problem and hope to have all retreats listed under our event section before too long!

Celtic Daily Prayer e-Book is now available

Celtic Daily Prayer is now available as an interactive ebook published by HarperCollins and available for a variety of devices. It can be purchased from:   Amazon iTunes googleplay kobo books     This enhanced e-book with app-like features includes the Daily Prayer and Compline liturgies, the Meditations for the Day from Book 2 and all four […]

Memories of Lorna

Following the sudden death of Lorna Fisher, Community Companion and a dearly loved friend to so many of us, we have put together ‘Memories of Lorna’ which tells of the many fond memories folk had of Lorna and where they first met her. Enjoy reading about the impact that Lorna clearly had on so many […]

Pete Askew made Honorary Canon

On Sunday 4th February in Newcastle Cathedral, Pete Askew was made an Honorary Canon in recognition of his service to the church through his work with the Northumbria Community. It was a particular delight to discover that he was installed into the stall of St Oswald!  

Easter Resource for 2017

  The Community Easter 2017 resource, entitled In the Power of the Spirit provides a range of activities for exploring the Aidan Liturgy. This was created for us by Anita Haigh and, although it was used by many of our Friends and Companions at Easter, it can also be used for reflection at any time of the year.

Northumbria Community Out and About

If you’re looking for a festival before the summer really gets underway or are on the move in May or June then why not drop in to meet up with the Northumbria Community ‘on the road’ at Cliff College Festival 2017 (26-29 May 2017) at Cliff College, Calver, Hope Valley, Sheffield, or  One Heart One Soul […]

Easter Resource for 2016

The Community Easter 2016 resource, entitled Into a Desert Place, provides a way of exploring the Cuthbert liturgy. This was created for us by Anita Haigh and, although it was used by many of our Friends and Companions at Easter, it can also be used for reflection at any time of the year.

Monastic Practices and the Missio Dei

In February 2016 Roy Searle spoke on Monastic Practices and the Missio Dei at the Inspiration  Conference:  Monastic  and  Missional at Zwolle, The Netherlands. Attached is the text of Roy’s lecture.