The Ven Nick Barker delivers a passionate sermon at his farewell service. (Picture: Keith Blundy)

The retirement of The Venerable Nick Barker, Archdeacon of Auckland, was marked by a farewell service at Durham Cathedral on Thursday (20th July at 7.00pm).

Nick and his wife Katherine were joined by fellow clergy, friends, family, parishioners and well wishers from across the Diocese as he marked the end of his 10+ Years as Archdeacon and Parish Priest in the Diocese. Read more:

A gallery of pictures from the service are below:

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