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Bishop’s in Mission 2017 – Talking Jesus – Durham

You never know where following Jesus will lead

In her fifth post on Talking Jesus, Sophie Jelley says: "You never know ... where following Jesus will lead." When one of our Assistant Bishops went to visit the deanery of Lanchester he got a lovely surprise. The Rt Revd Dr Graham Kings confirmed Michelle while he was Bishop of Sherbourne....

We’re having a bit of a do – who are you inviting?

In her second post on Talking Jesus, Sophie Jelley says: "We’re having a bit of a do…Who are you inviting?" In just 5 weeks’ time we kick off a long weekend of events all about ‘Talking Jesus’. From ‘angel bombing’ to prayer spaces, from ceilidhs to craft afternoons, we will...

We Are Praying

With only three-days to go until 'Talking Jesus' - Sophie Jelley uses her tenth post to say: "We are praying…". It is so exciting to have arrived at the week of Talking Jesus, Durham after these months of preparation. Today the Talking Jesus planning team met for the final time before...

Tens of Thousands reached by Bishops on a mission

Tens of Thousands of people have been involved in a mission in the Diocese of Durham. During four days from 2nd - 5th March, Twenty five Bishops and their teams from the northern half of The Church of England led by the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu have been...

Talking Jesus – Bishops in Mission 2017 Launched

The Diocese of Durham is delighted to announce the start of build-up activities for Bishops in Mission 2017, which will be held over the long weekend of the 2nd - 5th March 2017, and with be titled 'Talking Jesus'. To mark this announcement, a short promo film has been released...

Talkin’ about Jesus

A song written by Mark Lee from student support at Hartlepool College of FE, for the event with the Archbishop Sentamu during the Talking Jesus weekend. https://durhamdiocese.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/TalkinaboutJesus.m4a Talkin’ about Jesus: Surrounded by all of these things It's hard to know who we are Fatter cats and go-getters A manuf(r)actured world We've written...

Ready steady Start!

With only five day to go until Talking Jesus - Sophie Jelley uses here eight post to say: "Ready steady Start!". Accompanying people finding faith through courses like Alpha, Start or other introductions to Christianity has been a real joy of ordained ministry for me. Seeing people discover that they are loved,...

Pray-Pray-Pray

In her third post on Talking Jesus, Sophie Jelley says: "Pray. Pray. Pray…. (are we expecting God to act?)" Over 20 years ago I was invited to be part of a drama team in a city centre mission. Apart from almost losing my voice (shopping centres are noisy places) and living...

One week to go

Talking Jesus starts in Durham Cathedral on the 2nd March and Sophie Jelley uses here sixth post to say: "One one week and counting ... 'Talking Jesus, Durham' will truly be a blessing 'for the transformation of us all.'". It was such a joy for folks from our Diocese to...

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