Couple With Over 100 yrs Service Step Down

A Witton Gilbert Couple who have amassed more than 100 yrs service to the St Michael’s and All Angels Church have stepped down. John and Eileen Perkins from Witton Gilbert have been long-standing stalwarts in their worship and various roles at the church. Eileen (84) has served for 61 yrs...

Director of Initial Ministerial Education (IME) Phase 2

The Dioceses of Durham and Newcastle are looking to appoint a full-time Director of IME2 who is: Passionate about unlocking the potential of clergy Able to lead an imaginative programme of training and development Eager to contribute to the strategic development of vocational theological education Responsive to changing missional contexts and a planned...

A Messy Celebration for Volunteers

More than 150 messy church volunteers attended a service of thanksgiving at Durham Cathedral in celebration of the Messy Church and what it brings for families in being church and having fun.    The service which was led by the Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham, was an opportunity to thank all...

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...

The Dean swaps his surplice for a sleeping bag in support of the homeless

The Very Revd Andrew Tremlett, Dean of Durham will be swapping his surplice for a sleeping bag later this month as he joins other CEOs and business leaders in a sleepout in Durham Cathedral in support of the homeless.  Andrew will join hundreds of business leaders who are all coming...

Diocese Announces New Registrar

The Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham is delighted to confirm that the Diocese of Durham has a new Registrar. He is Philip Wills LL.M, who was until recently the deputy registrar of the Diocese. Philip takes over from Hilary Monckton-Milnes LL.B who retired from the post at the...

Maundy Royal Invite for Durham People

Four remarkable volunteers from the Diocese of Durham are being recognised for their outstanding community service by being invited to the Royal Maundy Service to receive Maundy Money from Her Majesty The Queen at St George’s Chapel in Windsor on Thursday 29th March 2018. Those receiving the Maundy Money are: Mrs...

New appointment for Canon Sue

The Revd Canon Sue Pinnington will be leaving Durham Diocese this summer for pastures new. Sue will be taking up the role of Archdeacon of the Gwent Valleys and Director of Mission in the Diocese of Monmouth in the Church of Wales. Not at all daunted by ‘leading the way’, Sue,...

New appointment focuses on resourcing churches

The Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham has appointed a new Senior Resourcing Church Leader to spearhead the development of a network of Resourcing Churches, which are key to growth in the Diocese of Durham. The role sees The Revd Canon David Tomlinson, currently Vicar of Shildon and Area...

Durham Cathedral Celebrates New Appointments at Evensong

A celebratory Evensong on Sunday 11 February at Durham Cathedral saw new appointments within the Diocese of Durham and at Durham Cathedral.   Simon Wood, a serving judge with lifelong links to music and volunteering in the Church of England, has been installed as a Lay Member of Chapter...