On Sunday 4th February in Newcastle Cathedral, Pete Askew will be 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 will be installed into the stall of St Oswald! Pete and Catherine would be delighted to see Community Companions […]
Joshua Searle will be one of the speakers at a conference on the German theologian, Dietrich Bonhoeffer who was martyred by the Nazis. Bonhoeffer’s vision of a new type of monasticism continues to inspire the Northumbria Community. Joshua will be addressing the subject on The relevance of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s prophetic mandate in today’s post-truth world. For […]
Many will already have heard the very sad news that Lorna Fisher, Community Companion and a dearly loved friend to so many of us, died suddenly at her home in Berwick on New Year’s Eve. Lorna in sitting room ‘Columba’ at Hetton The funeral will take place on Monday 22 January (apparently the long delay is due […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
In June 2015 a gunman entered an African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina and shot dead nine people. Ben Tucker has written a song, Charleston, for the families of the Charleston Nine, whose choice to forgive reminds us that hate won’t win. Ben, who lives in the USA, has also written some of the music on […]
Charles Ringma, TSSF and a Companion of the Community, delivered three talks at the 2015 National Conference in Sydney Australia: A Long Obedience In The Same Direction Contemplation in a World of Action The God of Life’s Transitions
Northumbria community week at Scargill House, Kettlewell, Yorkshire Dales. October 5th – 9th 2015 Join Roy Searle, and Duncan and Lesley MacLean as we reflect on the prayer, ‘Give me the faith to leave old ways and break fresh ground with you’. Can we trust God for our tomorrow’s and journey from the familiar into the […]