Category Archives: News for the House of Prayer

Enough

We never seem to hear politicians or mainstream economists challenging the mantra of economic growth, even though it is clear the planet is already suffering its devastating consequences. [..]

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The Open Day 2013

Well what an extraordinary day! Tuesday 30th July was forecast to be the worst day of the week. In the end it rained in the morning, but by [..]

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Open Day, 30th July

We are having an Open Day on Tuesday, 30th July from 12 noon to 5pm. The Bishop of Carlisle, the Rt Revd James Newcome, will be present to [..]

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BBC Radio Cumbria Interview (ii)

For those interested, the second instalment of the BBC Radio Cumbria interview was aired on Sunday 19th May and can be listened to on BBC iPlayer at 1:50.50 [..]

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BBC Radio Cumbria – for a few days

There is a four minute slot about the Bewcastle House of Prayer on BBC Radio Cumbria’s ‘Richard Corrie’s Sunday Breakfast’ programme broadcast on 12th May. It is available [..]

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A Fond Farewell

We bade a sad but fond farewell to our first pilgrims last week. Harriet and Mike have been wonderful. Passionate about creation, serious about faith, knowledgeable about foraging, [..]

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Support from Lambeth Palace

In July 2012 the Archbishop of Canterbury offered to support the vision for a rural House of Prayer in Bewcastle, based on the model of the early Anglo-Saxon [..]

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Greenholme – a beginning

What does the future hold? How will it unfold? What stories will be told in years to come? We began moving into our new green holme (meaning ‘hill’) [..]

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Support from the Bishop of Carlisle

The Bishop of Carlisle has just given us a gift to match that promised by the Archbishop of Canterbury in token of his ‘absolute support‘ for the project. [..]

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We have a property (STC)!

The journey is about to take its first step onto the land. We have made an offer on a smallholding in the Bewcastle parish and it has been [..]

News for the House of Prayer