Bishop Sarah Blesses Tyne Pedestrian and Cycle Tunnel

The Rt Revd Sarah Clark, The Bishop of Jarrow, has blessed the historic Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels and celebrated their role in historically and symbolically linking communities across the river. The ceremony was performed at the mid-point of the Tunnels next to the Northumberland and County Durham tiles. Bishop Sarah...

Waymark ’19 Conference

Here you will find the presentations, videos and pictures from the Waymark 2019 conference. Bishop Paul's Opening Address https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBUHYRKzOjU Pictures Presentations Saturday Morning Saturday Afternoon Sunday Morning Videos Bishop Emma's first session on 'Ambition' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PK3uq8n1tIg Matthew Frost's first session on 'Growing Disciples'.B https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDVMDJRZL7U Bishop Emma's second address titled 'Blessed' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19q3slxq5tk Matthew's second address titled 'A Disciple's Journey' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_At5TuslIw The Children's Council Video with content from Hope...

Waymark ’19 Bishop’s Welcome

The following welcome address was given by Bishop Paul to the Waymark '19 conference today Saturday 12th October. Welcome to Waymark ’19. It is wonderful to see you all gathered here for these next 2 days. I trust we all come with a sense of anticipation that God will meet...

Bishop starts the new school year for Barnard Castle children

The Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham was thrilled to be asked to visit Green Lane Church of England Primary School in Barnard Castle to welcome in the new school year. Bishop Paul was met by members of the School Council and shown around the school that received 'Excellent'...

Bishop Sarah’s BBC Tees thought for the day.

Bishop Sarah was a special guest on the Mike Hill Sunday programme on 8th September. Here is her thought for the day address. https://www.facebook.com/durhamdiocese/videos/678778822598162/ Thought for the day ‘Pictures paint a thousand word’ - which image caught you this tumultuous week of our national life?  Perhaps none - you may be like the...

Bishop Paul Speaks at Annual Tripartite Consultation on Resettlement Conference in Geneva

Bishop Paul has today, 2nd July 2019 delivered a speech to the Annual Tripartite Consultation on Resettlement Conference in Geneva. INTRODUCTION It is a pleasure to join you all. Thank you to the Refugee Council, the UK Government and UNHCR for inviting me. It is a privilege to represent not simply...

Bishop of Durham Completes 5th round of Prayer Walks

The Right Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham has completed his fifth set of prayer walks around his Diocese, aimed at allowing him to meet people, get to know the area and pray for it and its people. Bishop Paul took part in a single Prayer Walks this year following...

Weardale Prayer Walk 2019

Bishop Paul has set off on his 2019 prayer walk. Pictures can be viewed below. Updates to itinerary of the Bishop Prayer Walk / locations will be available via the Facebook page: facebook.com/prayerwalkdurham Itineraries can be viewed here - Note Contacts details are for the organisers only - please contact Richard Walsh...

Bishop to head out on the 5th round of prayer walks

The Right Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham is to about to embark on the fifth set of prayer walks around 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 a single...

Bishop Opens New Building For Outstanding School

The Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham formally opened Wynyard Church of England Academy’s new building on Monday 20th May 2019. Since it was opened in 2015 with just 16 Children, the school has gone from nothing to being rated as outstanding in its first Ofsted inspection in 2018. The...