2017 Prayer Walks A Resounding Success

The Bishop of Durham has completed his 2017 round of Prayer Walks. He began on Ascension Day (May 25th) walking in Gateshead for three days and then last week 3 days in Hartlepool ending on Pentecost Sunday (June 4th).  The walks featured an opportunity for the Bishop to meet people...

2017 Prayer Walks Are Go

The Bishop of Durham has embarked on the 2017 round of Prayer Walks today, Ascension Day. The prayer walks - started in Gateshead at Dunston Staiths before going along the Tyne to the Sage after a short visit to the Gateshead Heritage Centre. The Walk progress on to the Millennium...

Bishop Paul to embark on third wave of Prayer Walks

The Right Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham is to about to embark on the third 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...

Bishop of Durham visits Autism Charity Daisy Chain

The Right Reverend Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham, visited the autism charity Daisy Chain on Teesside, during his recent prayer walks in the Stockton area.Bishop Paul paid a visit to the Daisy Chain superstore on Portrack Lane, Stockton and later he visited the home of the charity, Calf Fallow...

Images – Prayer Walks 2016 Darlington-Stockton

Images from the Bishop of Durham's Prayer Walks 2016 in Darlington and Stockton Areas 

Bishop Completes 2016 Prayer Walks

The Right Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham has completed two 4 day prayer walks in the Darlington and Stockton Deanery Areas of his diocese.The 2016 Prayer Walks started in Darlington on ascension day Thursday 5th May 2016 and ended in Stockton on Pentecost Sunday 15th May 2016. The...

Bishop of Durham blesses new Stockton centre

The Right Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham, took time out from his Prayer Walk through Stockton Deanery on Friday 13th May to bless the new Love Stockton Centre.Love Stockton is a group of people with a vision to see local churches, charities and individual Christians working together with...

Bishop embarks on second wave of Prayer Walks

The Right Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham has embarked on his second set of prayer walks round his Diocese. The 2016 Prayer Walks started in Darlington on ascension day Thursday 5th May 2016. The prayer walks are aimed at allowing him to meet people, get to know the...

Bishop to embark second wave of Prayer Walks

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

Bishop reflects on 2015 and his hopes for the year ahead

Bishop Paul reflects on 2015 from a North East Bishop's perspective whilst considering National and International events. He sets his hopes for 2016 with emphasis on the refugee situation as well as things he is personally looking forward to in 2016. Reflection on 2015 and looking forward to the year...