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...

Easter Morning 1-4-2018 Durham Cathedral John 20.1-18 INTRODUCTION That Jesus was risen took a while for the first disciples to grasp. This of course should not surprise us. Would we even have had the bravery of Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Salome in going to the tomb in the...

Bishop of Durham talks about fullness of life in Easter message

Bishop Paul has released two Easter Messages this year the first, to the Diocese talks of Fullness of Life. The Second two the wider region links fullness of life to our priority on poverty and social justice.  Video message to the Diocese Easter 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqUbPOX6zrc Video message to the Region Easter 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQN00NKRVoM The Rt Revd...

Bishop of Durham views Red Hall’s multi-million pound regeneration

The Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham, received a warm welcome from local youngsters and residents during a tour of Red Hall in Darlington. The visit marked the completion of the initial construction phase of a multi-million pound regeneration of Red Hall and included a tour of Red Hall...

ON LEAVING LESOTHO

We are a world awash with smartphones. Here in the midst of much poverty smartphones are everywhere, most notably amongst the young. Alongside the banks it is the phone shops that look the smartest and appear the most frequented. Even out in the remote villages smartphones are to be...