Sunderland Vicar Becomes Archdeacon of Durham and Director of Mission, Discipleship...

A Sunderland based vicar has just been appointed as the next Archdeacon of Durham and Director of Mission, Discipleship and Ministry in the Diocese of Durham. The Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham is delighted to announce that Revd Canon Libby Wilkinson has been appointed as the next Archdeacon...

Archbishop of Canterbury launches free dial-in worship phone line during coronavirus...

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has launched a free national phone line as a simple new way to bring worship and prayer into people’s homes while church buildings are closed because of the coronavirus. Daily Hope, which is available from today, offers music, prayers and reflections as well as...

He is risen – A Reflection for Easter Day

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5Tnw6gqr8Q You can download the VIDEO for today's reflection here. You can download the AUDIO for today's reflection here. You can download the text here: EASTER REFLECTION.docx REFLECTION FOR EASTER DAY Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham ‘While it was still dark’, Mary Magdalene went to Jesus’ tomb. It was dark inside her. All...

Remember – A Reflection for Saturday of Holy Week

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egoHAVzH-LY You can download the VIDEO for today's reflection here. You can download the AUDIO for today's reflection here. You can download the text here: Holy Saturday.docx REFLECTION FOR SATURDAY IN HOLY WEEK Rt Revd Sarah Clark, Bishop of Jarrow Holy Saturday, the silent day, the tomb day.  Yesterday’s trauma closes with Jesus’ body sealed...

Jesus Between Us – A Reflection for Good Friday

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lm5Hcr1IRYg You can download the VIDEO for today's reflection here. You can download the AUDIO for today's reflection here. You can download the text here: Jesus Between us.docx Full Text Reflection for Good Friday Jesus Between us John 19: 1-37   There they Crucified Jesus and with him two others, one on either side and Jesus between them....

Jesus: accused, rejected, or received? – A Reflection for Maundy Thursday

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LaOecVXRezw You can download the VIDEO for today's reflection here. You can download the AUDIO for today's reflection here. You can download the text here: 08090420 Maundy Thursday BLT reflection.docx Full Text Reflection for Maundy Thursday morning Reading: Luke 23. 1-25 Then the assembly rose as a body and brought Jesus before Pilate. They began to...

He Waits – A Reflection for Wednesday of Holy Week

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1W0IDWVu4g You can download the VIDEO for today's reflection here. You can download the AUDIO for today's reflection here. You can download the text here: Holy Week Reflection Luke 22.54-end.doc Full Text A Reflection for Wednesday of Holy Week HE WAITS! It is night and He waits; Jesus waits for the coming of the dawn, for...

Who’s The Greatest? – A Reflection for Tuesday of Holy Week

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3K85FNW8wE You can download the VIDEO for today's reflection here. You can download the AUDIO for today's reflection here. You can download the text here: A Reflection for Tuesday of Holy Week.docx Full Text A Reflection for Tuesday of Holy Week Who’s The Greatest Luke 22: 24-53 In today’s reading from Luke 22, we see Jesus dealing...

Light Permeating Darkness – A Reflection for Monday of Holy Week

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vii2E9bbOxQ You can download the VIDEO for today's reflection here. You can download the AUDIO for today's reflection here. You can download the text here: Monday in Holy Week.docx Full Text Judas Agrees to Betray Jesus 22 Now the Festival of Unleavened Bread, called the Passover, was approaching, 2 and the chief priests and the teachers of the...

Who is This? – A Reflection for Palm Sunday

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwJn9kSLPg0 You can download the VIDEO for today's reflection here. You can download the AUDIO for today's reflection here. You can download the text here: Palm Sunday talk only.docx Full Text “Who is this?”  The whole city was stirred. What were they expecting from the man who touched lepers, who put mud on the...