Presidential Address to Synod

Bishop Paul gave his presidential address to synod on 24th November 2018. The first of the triennium, it was a one filled with local, national and international messages. He talked on 'Gift' giving three examples of God's gift: Migration; The National situation; and the Local Church. He talked on Migration of workforces as a...

Diocese to say farewell to Bishop of Jarrow

The Diocese of Durham will be saying farewell to The Rt Revd, Mark Bryant, Bishop of Jarrow this Sunday at a Eucharist service in Durham Cathedral. Bishop Mark announced his retirement in May 2018 when he said: “I shall be 69 in October and will have been Bishop of Jarrow...

Bishop of Durham Champions UK Hunger Petition

The Rt Revd Paul Butler has put his name to the End Hunger UK (EHUK) petition, calling on the Government to “fix” Universal Credit to prevent more people going hungry and is calling on churches and churchgoers to do the same. The campaign is also calling for improvements to the...

Bishop Mark’s Final Presidential Address To Synod

Bishop Mark gave the Presidential Address on 23rd June to Diocesan Synod. This will be his last before he retires in October 2018. A video and transcript can be viewed below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvMHuD-oUcA  

BISHOP PAUL COMPLETES 8TH PRAYER WALK

The Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham has completed his 8th Prayer Walk in 4 years. The prayer walks are each aimed at allowing him to meet people, get to know the area and to pray for it and its people. This year Bishop Paul has completed two...

Prayer Walks 2018 Week Begin

Bishop Paul has begun his second week of prayer walks for 2018. The second week based in Easington Deanery was started with breakfast at St Andrew's Church in Blackhall before going on a series of walks through Blackhall, Hesleden, Hutton Henry, Station Town, Wingate and Wheatley Hill. En-route Bishop Paul visited shops,...

Bishop Paul sets out on 4th round of Prayer Walks

Bishop Paul has set out on the 4th round of Prayer Walks today. He started his walk in Gainford with a visit to Gainford primary school and along with some of the pupils, he visited a labyrinth on the village green. Prior to setting off, a short Ascension day service was held...

Ascension to Pentecost Two Threads of Prayer

Only a few days to go until Ascension Day and the start of the International Thy Kingdom Come - 10 days of Prayer events. Plenty happening in the Diocese of Durham including our beacon event at Durham Cathedral. See The Prayer Project Facebook Page for more details.   Beacon Event Poster: THYKINGDOMCOME.flyer   Also...

Bishop of Jarrow to retire at next birthday

The Rt Revd Mark Bryant, The Bishop of Jarrow has today announced that he will retire from the Diocese at his next birthday in October 2018. Bishop Mark said: “I shall be 69 in October and will have been Bishop of Jarrow for just over eleven wonderful and happy years...

Bishop to head out on 4th round of prayer walks

The Right Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham is to about to embark on the fourth set of prayer walks round his Diocese, aimed at allowing him to meet people, get to know the area and pray for it and its people. Bishop Paul will take part in two further...