Centre re-opening

After many months of being closed, we are delighted to be able to say that the Centre will be reopening in April.  Due to illness, we are not able to open every day at present but will be open for a few hours every Friday, Saturday and Monday.  Times will vary depending on the tides […]

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Exhibition: Judy Hurst 18-26 June 2022 Vellum paintings

Return to Holy Island Judy Hurst will be returning after 2 years once again to exhibit some original vellum paintings with limited edition prints in The St Cuthbert’s Centre (URC) from 18th June to 26th June. Her bright and intricate work draws inspiration from the natural world and its relationship with Celtic spirituality. Lindisfarne has […]

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In steps of saints 

Worship on Wednesday  for 23 March 2022  – In steps of saints  This act of worship was prepared by a friend of St Cuthbert’s, Carol Dixon, as part of Worship on Wednesday in her own church in Morpeth, to mark St Cuthbert’s Day.  The reflection within it was also published on the website www.godspacelight.com to which […]

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Walking meditation

In talking to people who engage in contemplative practices to support their prayer time, it quickly becomes apparent that different techniques suit different people and circumstances. And while techniques like Lectio Divina can help deepen our understanding of scripture, sometimes it’s freeing to be away from words and ideas to simply be with God.  If […]

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How to talk to God – Lectio Divina unpacked!

What is Lectio Divina? Over the centuries, Christians have developed different methods to help them talk to God in prayer. Although some have strange sounding names due to being developed when Latin was the main language of the Church, most are actually simple to do and often helpful tools for developing a regular prayer life. […]

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Gardening

On what turned out to be a glorious and unusually warm October’s day, three of us went up to St Cuthbert’s where we have tidied the garden after storms brought down quite a lot of leaves, done some weeding, and planted some bulbs in one of the new raised beds.  We were joined on our […]

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How to plan a spiritual retreat

Blog by Lisa Wilson. Deciding to take a retreat is an intentional decision to set aside a specific time to deepen our relationship with God. Just as we take a holiday to recharge our physical and emotional batteries, a retreat can do the same for our spiritual life, it’s a holiday for the soul. Many […]

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