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Additional resources for parishes to support mission

Many of you will be aware that Rachael Philips has been working hard on raising the profile of generosity across the diocese of Durham over the last two years www.thegenerousgivingproject.com working with over 100 different churches and individuals to assist each one in their context. As a development of Rachael’s...

C0 Online Training

In order to access the course please click on the link below:   https://safeguardingtraining.cofeportal.org/   Once on this page, those wishing to complete the course should click on the ‘Safeguarding Basic Awareness’ blue button beneath the picture located on the right of the screen. They should then follow the link to register as a...

Networking Matters

One the joys of the Diocese of Durham is the richness of its diversity. Some churches find great value in connecting with a particular network, enabling them to be part of something beyond themselves and to receive fresh insight from outside their immediate situation. The mission and ministry support team...

Diocesan Diary Dates 2018

The Diocesan Meeting & Events Dates are available here: 2018 MEETING DATES.pdf The document contains dates of all the Diocesan Meetings, ordinations and other key dates in the Diocesan Calandar.  

Results of General Synod By-Election

Please find attached result information in respect of the General Synod by-election count that was executed to identify a new proctor in convocation to fill the gap left by the resignation of the Reverend Dr Miranda Threlfall-Holmes GENERAL SYNOD BY-ELECTION CLERGY ACTUAL COUNT 27 7 17 RESULTS

BISHOP OF DURHAM STATEMENT ON MANCHESTER ARENA ATTACK

The Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham has issued the following statement in response to the events in Manchester last night. He said: "The events in Manchester last night are a wanton attack on innocent and vulnerable people. “My thoughts and prayers are with all those affected and particularly for...

National Church – Safeguarding Notices

John Smythe Case - April 2017 To read the update and associated information please follow the link: https://www.churchofengland.org/clergy-office-holders/safeguarding-children-vulnerable-adults.aspx

New Safeguarding documents issued

The Church of England has issued several new safeguarding related documents since December 2016. These can be downloaded here:  Full details of these documents can be found here: For full details please visit this link. A Safeguarding Update Bulletin will be circulated soon.

Three in a row for Durham Cathedral!

Durham Cathedral has been crowned the UK’s most popular Cathedral, the third national accolade awarded to Durham Cathedral in just two months. In February 2017, Durham Cathedral was voted as Britain’s Favourite Cathedral in the LandLove Magazine Awards followed by the announcement that Durham Cathedral had been crowned BBC Countryfile...