Sermons and Talks For Easter 2017

Below is a link to download a copy of the various Sermons and Talks given leading up-to and including Easter. Bishop Paul Durham Easter Day Sermon 2017.docx Durham Easter Message 2017.docx Durham Maundy Thursday Sermon 2017.docx Lent Series 2017 LENT TALK 1 2017 Hunting For Jesus.docx LENT TALK 2 2017 Jesus The Healer.docx LENT TALK 3 2017...

Easter Day Breaks in Durham and Bishop Talks of Pace and Drama

Easter Day Breaks in Durham and Bishop Talks Pace and Drama, Today as Then. The coming of new light was celebrated today Sunday 16th April 2017 at Durham Cathedral at the Dawn Vigil when 2 people were baptised, 25 confirmed as Christians and 1 person was received into the Church...

Bishop of Durham says death need not hold us in fear in his Easter...

The Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham has today 12th April 2017 released his Easter written and video messages talking about the fresh hope that Easter brings. In his written message he talks about funerals and honouring those that have laid down their lives for the service of others....
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Bishop of Durham talks of fresh Hope in his Easter video message

The Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham has today 12th April 2017 released his Easter video message talking about the fresh hope that Easter brings. In his video message, Bishop Paul says to the North East region: “I trust this Easter you will find something afresh of the...

2017 Lent Series – Meeting the Redeemer

  The Opposed One Opposition began early We come to meeting Jesus the redeemer in Mark’s gospel. How early do you find hints of the cross? Some would say it’s as early as the opening phrase, ‘the beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ’, but that’s probably reading into what you already...

Bishop Blesses Food Festival

The Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham was in his Diocesan home town this weekend to officially bless the Bishop Auckland Food Festival as it opened on Saturday. The festival which has become a major attraction and hot date in the County Durham diary is held annually in the...

Bishop Paul rounds up Talking Jesus on BBC TEES

The Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham took to BBC Radio Tees today Sunday 5th March to round up 'Talking Jesus' with Mike Hill on the Sunday Breakfast show. Mike was interviewing Bishop Paul at the end of 'Talking Jesus' mission that started on the 2nd March and continues through...

Bishop Paul Talking Jesus on BBC TEES

The Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham took to BBC Radio Tees today Sunday 26th February to 'Talk Jesus' to Mike Hill on the Sunday Breakfast show. Mike was interviewing Bishop Paul about the 'Talking Jesus' mission that starts on the 2nd March and continues through 5th March 2017. With...

Bishop Mark’s Christmas Sermon

CHRISTMAS SERMON PREACHED BY BISHOP MARK, BISHOP OF JARROW AT THE MIDNIGHT MASS AT ST PAUL’S CHURCH JARROW CHRISTMAS 2016 AND ON CHRISTMAS MORNING AT HMP FRANKLAND Inevitably Christmas this year is overshadowed by the events in Berlin. But it would be sad if we forgot all that has gone...

Bishop Paul’s Christmas Sermon

Bishop Paul delivered his sermon for Christmas at the Midnight Eucharist in Durham Cathedral this year. INTRODUCTION “The Word became flesh and dwelt among us” More literally translated this glorious verse from the astounding prologue of John’s gospel is, “The Word became flesh and pitched his tent among us” or as another...