Maundy Royal Honour for Durham People 2021

Maundy Royal Honour for Durham People 2021 Two remarkable volunteers from the Diocese of Durham are being recognised for their outstanding community service by being honoured as recipients of Maundy Gifts from Her Majesty The Queen on Thursday 1st April 2021. Those receiving the Maundy Money are: Mrs Ruth Hicks, who...

Community of St Cuthbert Update

Revd Dr Richard Briggs has been announced as the full-time Prior of the Community of St Cuthbert from the 1st July 2021. Richard became our first Prior of the Community in September 2020, and until now has been in the post alongside his work teaching the Old Testament at Cranmer...

Bishop of Durham partners with Christian Aid to encourage people to...

The Diocese of Durham has partnered with aid and development charity Christian Aid to give people an opportunity to give thanks for their Covid-19 vaccine and help others in crisis across the world. Recognising the deep sense of relief and gratitude experienced by many people after being vaccinated, the two...

Join us on our Racial Justice Lent Course in 2021

Join us on our Lent Course in 2021 Thank you for your interest in the Durham Diocesan Racial Justice Lent Course. We welcome you now to the promised RRC webinar series of online reflections and discussions on Race, Racism & Anti-Semitism. The content of each webinar will vary, with a focus on...

Hope for Tomorrow

For one church community in the Diocese, the theme of Hope for Tomorrow has never been in less doubt. The youth community at Oxclose Resource Church in Washington have been engaged in a Graffiti Wall project designed to engage young people with their thoughts and feelings of the past year,...

CofE National Service from Durham Cathedral

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvL9aRmpFY8 This online service of Prayer For The Nation comes from Durham Cathedral. The service, marking Christ The King, is led by the Bishop of Durham, with contributions from the Dean of Durham. Filmed in advance observing strict COVID-19 protocols the service has been well received by a Nation delighted to hear...

Bishop Paul Gives Presidential Address November 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=czyoo88FMn8 Bishop Paul's Presidential Address to the Diocesan Synod Virtual Meeting on Saturday 14th November 2020. Full transcript below. INTRODUCTION This is a time for living patiently. Whilst Coronavirus was already making significant impact in China and other parts of the world at the outset of the year none of us anticipated just...

A Message from our BAME Adviser

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c1eHYyfdLBc

Diocese Welcomes James In His New Role As Diocesan Secretary

The Church of England Diocese of Durham has appointed its new Diocesan Secretary. The Rt Revd Paul Butler has announced that James Morgan (36), currently Director of Finance for the Diocese will be the new Diocesan Secretary, (the senior executive officer of the diocese) and will take up his post...

Growth Team Completed.

The Diocese of Durham has appointed three new project roles aimed at fast-tracking and embracing growth in a series of projects across the region. With estimates of the faith sector contributing some 280 million volunteer hours to the national economy, it is no wonder that the Diocese of Durham is...