Simon Cross is the Chaplain of two Oasis Academies in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire (UK). He also facilitates Oasis Church Grimsby, a small gathering of people who meet together regularly on the Academy sites.
Simon is a teacher of meditation and a speaker, as well as a writer, journalist and social activist. He facilitates regular interfaith meetings, and has pioneered numerous initiatives aimed at exploring spirituality and ‘ethical living’.
Simon leads workshops and teaches on a variety of subjects including spiritual development, meditation, progressive theology and social activism.
As a news journalist, Simon’s work was published in almost all of the British daily and Sunday newspapers. He went on to write feature articles for magazines, and in 2010 he wrote Totally Devoted, a challenging exploration of new monasticism in the UK.
His most recent written work is an essay called Alien Nation, which was published in ‘Earthed: Christian Perspectives on Nature Connection’ a book by a group of Forest Church practitioners, which is available here. Totally Devoted is also still widely available.
Simon occasionally has some availability to speak, lead workshops, retreats, and dialogue sessions, and facilitate worship gatherings. For more details, you can contact him the form below.