Events

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House Closed

28th Feb - 1st Mar 2020, Nether Springs

Nether Springs is closed for three days every month as part of the resident community’s commitment to a rhythm of life.

I Still and Quiet My Soul

2nd Mar - 5th Mar 2020, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £195

This retreat offers you the opportunity to spend time with God within the daily life and rhythm of the community at Nether Springs. No set programme or teaching is provided, apart from an introduction on the first night. It is simply time to come and be yourself.

Trustees Weekend *

6th Mar - 8th Mar 2020, Nether Springs

*Please note.  The house is only open to Trustees of the Northumbria Community this weekend.

Living In The Story

9th Mar - 12th Mar 2020, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £195

The Bible recounts the Story of God and his interactions with humankind. This retreat will explore how the Story of the Bible works and how we might live within that Story as part of our everyday lives.

Part 2 – Finding God In Who You Are: An Exploration of Personality and Spirituality With the Help of the Myers Briggs Type Indicator

13th Mar - 15th Mar 2020, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £130

This retreat course is open to anyone who has a confident knowledge of what their MBTI personality type is and would like to take their understanding further.
The retreat will cover “Type Dynamics” and will also apply this learning to further exploration of Christian spirituality, partly by touching on the themes of our lifelong journeys of development and the relationship between our conscious and our unconscious lives where, according to Jung, both our “Shadow” and “True Self” may be found.

Blessing People And Places

16th Mar - 19th Mar 2020, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £195

The God of blessing created us to be channels of blessing to people and places. The retreat will explore the means, disciplines and resources that help us to be people of benediction whoever we are and wherever we find ourselves.

Celtic Saints: St. Cuthbert

20th Mar - 22nd Mar 2020, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £130

An opportunity to enter imaginatively into the story of this great Northern saint through prayer, creativity, pilgrimage and storytelling.  In doing so, we may discover landmarks and signposts for our own journeys. Includes a day trip to Holy Island on Saturday.

Entering the Silence: An Individually Guided Retreat

23rd Mar - 26th Mar 2020, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £195

This silent retreat is a time to seek God in the cell of your own heart, in a community of fellow seekers. Each retreatant will be paired with a companion on the journey from whom they can receive individual support and guidance. Apart from the session of spiritual accompaniment each morning, we will seek God in silence from Monday after Night Prayers until lunch on Thursday.

House Closed

27th Mar - 29th Mar 2020, Nether Springs

Nether Springs is closed for three days every month as part of the resident community’s commitment to a rhythm of life.

A Time for Everything

30th Mar - 2nd Apr 2020, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £195

Join in with the life of the house based on the monastic daily rhythm of prayer, work, study/reflection, solitude and community. No set programme or teaching provided, apart from an introduction on the first night. Just time to come and be yourself.

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