We have an immediate need for a Project Leader to guide the development of a School for Monastic Living within the Community. Through such a school, we hope that, in time, our Community treasures of teaching resources will become ‘treasures of the heart’, known and valued, and central to our Way for Living. The school […]
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 […]
Join Roy and Shirley Searle, Norman and Ingrid Cumming, Claire and Graham Wilson, Malcolm Nicholas and other Companions in Community for a weekend in East Anglia this summer. An opportunity to join with other Companions and Friends in the relaxed and delightful setting of Top Farm, in a beautiful area of Norfolk. […]
How are your feet today? A curious question. Are they beautiful? There must be irony in the statement ‘How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!’ The way we use our feet to walk says a lot about who we are as does who we walk with. Friday 2nd March is the feast […]
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!
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.