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Greenside Church Embarks On Rule of Life Journey

Greenside Church Embarks On Rule of Life Journey More than 70 people from a Gateshead Church have set out to live their lives together as a community under a common ‘Rule of Life’ bond. Members of Greenside Parish Church have decided to live their lives under the bond of a Rule...
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The Pulse – 10 up!

Durham Cathedral once again hosted The Pulse - our 10th big youth event. Last Sunday young people came from across the diocese with their youth or church leaders for an evening of dance music, worship and prayer (and of course the normal hot chocolate and cookies!) to this incredible...

Schools Prayer Project A Great Success

Four Church of England Secondary Schools in the Diocese of Durham have celebrated the culmination of six months of prayerful activity in each of the schools at a meeting in Durham. Teams from each of the schools came together at Cuthbert House in Stonebridge Durham in July to share their...

Archdeaconry Youth Games 2019

While the nation had its eyes on the World Cup Cricket Final, Wimbledon or Silverstone, one event that was happening at the same time might have escaped your attention. If you had been at Brancepeth Castle on Sunday afternoon you would have been fortunate enough to witness the first-ever Archdeaconry...

Bishop Auckland Passion Play Call

Posted on behalf of the Bishop Auckland Passion Play Organising Team We are looking for people who would like to be part of the Cast - we have many cast roles including Jesus, the disciples, Mary Magdalene, Mary mother of Jesus, High Priests, Roman Centurions and Officials plus many more. We...

Durham Church Project Gets New Breath of Life

A church project that seeks to help the community make fuller use of the church and its grounds as a way of promoting wellbeing has been awarded nearly £80,000 in Big Lottery Grant which will enable the project to continue its work for a further 3 years. The Breathing Space...

‘Growing Young Leaders’ course finishes on a high

Last Saturday we celebrated the end of this year’s ‘Growing Young Leaders’ course. 19 young people from 12 different parishes in Durham Diocese first came together last September, and have been meeting each month including 2 short residentials. A typical Saturday morning has included opening worship, a...

Hello and Goodbye at Durham Cathedral

Organisational change will be happening at Durham Cathedral in the coming weeks, with the cathedral community welcoming as well as saying goodbye to some dear colleagues from the Cathedral’s Chapter, its governing body.  Durham Cathedral is pleased to announce the appointment of the Venerable Michael Everitt...

The Greatest Story Ever Toured

Story Supplied by Hillside Church “Soon it will be Valentine's Day. For those of you who are feeling less amorous, this is the place to be”.   Perhaps not the best way to introduce hosting an event to your church but as it turned out, 200 people swapped their romantic sentimentality, to...

New Lay Canon to join Durham Cathedral’s governing body

Durham Cathedral is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Thurston as the Cathedral’s newest member of Chapter, the Cathedral’s governing body. Andrew will also become an honorary Lay Canon working alongside existing Chapter members, including the Very Reverend Andrew Tremlett, Dean of Durham, towards the mission of ensuring the...