Author: Sarah Hay

Scripture Readings for December

This month, our main readings will be from Eata – ‘Deeper Magic’ from page 1600 in Celtic Daily Prayer – Book Two.  They are taken from the works of George MacDonald, C.S. Lewis and Madeleine L’Engle. George MacDonald (1824-1905) was a Scottish author, poet and Christian minister. His writings, which draw deeply on the indigenous […]

Come and See Wednesday Prayers – MIDDAY – 3rd November 2020

This week we are delighted to invite you to join in with this gem from our archives – Midday Prayer recorded above Lake Cle Elum, in Central Washington State, with Dan Hazen, a Companion of Northumbria Community. A timely reminder, too, to pray for all of our Companions, Novices and Friends in the US during […]

Closure of Nether Springs

We regret to announce that, as from this Thursday – 5th November – and in line with the new UK Government guidelines for England, Nether Springs will be closed.  The closure will last until at least Monday, December 7th and possibly into the new year.   If you have booked onto one of our Inner and […]

Come and See Wednesday Prayers – 21st October – 5.30pm BST

This week we are welcomed into the home of Community Companion, Jonathan Tillin and his wife, Viv, from Belper, Derbyshire, England. This month’s readings are from Finan and are entitled ‘Parting and Planting’. You can find them in Celtic Daily Prayer Book One (see below) or as a download from our Community shop – https://shop.northumbriacommunity.org/product/celtic-daily-prayer-1-daily-readings-finan-october-pdf-download/ […]

Come and See Prayers – Wednesday 7th October, 5.30pm BST

COME AND SEE WEDNESDAY PRAYERS – 7th October 5.30pm BST This week it’s wonderful to be joining in with a group of people, led by Rosemary Burke, who are alone together in a Zoom room, in every place where they are, across our dispersed Northumbria Community network. Please follow the link below, which will become […]

Come and See Prayers – Wednesday 30th September 5.30pm BST

COME AND SEE WEDNESDAY PRAYERS – 30th September from 5.30pm BST This week we join Susan and Paul Moore, Companions of Community, as they say Evening Prayer from Leigh on Sea, England. (The link below will become available from 5.30pm on 30th September) https://youtu.be/UyQwlD1fdMI This evening’s reflection is taken from Celtic Daily Prayer Book 2 […]

Come and See Prayers – Wednesday 9th September 5.30pm BST

This week it is lovely to be with Norma and Norman Charlton, long-time Companions in Community, who live in Gateshead, just outside Newcastle-upon- Tyne, England. This evening’s reflection is taken from Celtic Daily Prayer Book 2 and the Eata readings for September, entitled ‘Celtic Footprints’. Tonight, we focus on a story connected to the the […]

Come and See Prayers – Wednesday 2nd September from 5.30pm BST

This week we are delighted to join Tim Halpin and the rest of the folk at Nethergrove House, North Devon, for Evening Prayer. In September our main readings are from Colman, in CDP Book 2 and are on the theme of ‘Hospitality’. We are aware that, for many of us at the moment, hospitality might […]

Come and See Wednesday Prayers – A Celtic Communion

Welcome to our Celtic Communion, filmed in the Lean-to Chapel at our Mother House – Nether Springs, near Felton, Northumberland. You may find it helpful to follow along with the liturgy found in Celtic Daily Prayer Book Two: Farther Up and Farther starting on page 973. You can download this particular Communion service sheet from […]