Talkin’ about Jesus

A song written by Mark Lee from student support at Hartlepool College of FE, for the event with the Archbishop Sentamu during the Talking Jesus weekend. http://durhamdiocese.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/TalkinaboutJesus.m4a Talkin’ about Jesus: Surrounded by all of these things It's hard to know who we are Fatter cats and go-getters A manuf(r)actured world We've written...

Holy Feast Attracts Ten Thousand People During Food Festival

More than Ten Thousand people have visited the Holy Feast exhibits at a Bishop Auckland Church as part of the Bishop Auckland Food Festival. Bishop Auckland Market Place Church St Anne’s in the Diocese of Durham has welcome more than Ten Thousand people for it’s contribution to the 2017 Bishop...

Church Ladies To Meet Jamie Oliver In Recognition Of Their Work On Holiday Hunger

Four Ladies from Churches in the Billingham area of The Diocese of Durham are heading to London this week to meet Jamie Oliver in recognition of their work in helping to support and feed nearly 1500 children during the school holidays. Edie Hollifield (69), Enid Grey (73), Beryl O’Hara (69)...

Church Team Firmly Planted

A Church planted in 2016 is showing excellent signs of growth. Six Months after it was formerly launched as a plant Church, St George’s Gateshead in the Diocese of Durham a joint venture between the Diocese and Holy Trinity Brompton (HTB) is sprouting with new life and flourishing with...

Tens of Thousands reached by Bishops on a mission

Tens of Thousands of people have been involved in a mission in the Diocese of Durham. During four days from 2nd - 5th March, Twenty five Bishops and their teams from the northern half of The Church of England led by the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu have been...

Bishops Commissioned To Go Out and Spread The Word

Twenty five Bishops and their teams from the northern half of The Church of England have been commissioned by the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu to ‘Go out and spread the word’ in communities across the Diocese of Durham during a service held in Durham Cathedral today Thursday...

We were thinking about it

Nearly fifty young people from across the Diocese and beyond have been 'Thinking About It!' - that is thinking what faith means. They were attending a conference held at Cuthbert House on Tuesday 21st February entitled 'Thinking about it!'. Guest speakers included: The Revd Gemma Sampson, The Revd Dr Richard...

A new and different future

With only one-day to go until 'Talking Jesus' - Sophie Jelley uses her final pre mission post to talk about: "A new and different future...". Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent, a new season begins – a time to reflect on the way life has been, and to look ahead...

Bumping into the church

With only two-days to go until 'Talking Jesus' - Sophie Jelley uses her eleventh post to talk about: "Bumping into the church…".  It has been buzzing in the Diocesan office today as we have been getting the welcome packs ready for our visitors and guests joining us for 'Talking Jesus'. It...