Winners of Church Times Green Awards announced

Winners of Church Times Green Awards announced

What’s He Doing From The Front?

Jan, who does the biscuits, and Mary who has a bit of a short temper, were setting out chairs in the hall for a Mother’s Union meeting. Jan paused and looked like she wanted to say something. She rarely ever spoke, but when she did it was usually something...

What They Did Next

A sermon I preached at St Gabriel’s, Bishopwearmouth, Sunderland in March 2017 Using this principle Gospel passage: John 4:5-42 and also Luke 19: 1-10 “The woman at the well” from John’s Gospel is that dodgy story with the serious blurring of social boundaries, misunderstandings and depending on your interpretation, a strong hint...

Vicar plans Beer & Hymns session at her own local

The Revd Chantal Noppen had a good idea of combining her love of real ale and her day job as team vicar of the parish of North Wearside in Sunderland by holding a Beer & Hymns evening on on Saturday 21st October at her local - St Cuthbert’s Church, Red...

VACANCY: SUPPORT LEAD, SEAHAM COMMUNITY OF HOPE

Are you called to this exciting new project resourced by the Diocese of Durham and the Church of England Strategic Development Fund to invest in low-income communities?  Seaham Communities of Hope seeks to bring hope and transformation and church planting in this North East seaside former mining parish. The Parish...

VACANCY: MURTON COMMUNITY OF HOPE: COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT WORKER

Are you passionate about transforming the lives of individuals and communities through demonstrating and sharing the love of Jesus?  Then this exciting new project, resourced by the Diocese of Durham and the Church of England Strategic Development Fund to invest in low-income communities and bring Hope to Murton, a...

Three Steps to Raising a Generous Child

This is a blog by Kato Nkhoma, writing for Stewardship.org It was a beautiful Sunday morning. With joy in our hearts and songs on our lips, we were getting ready to go to church. Really? Yes. Africans are a singing people. We sing while working, when we are sad and of course...

Statement on IICSA hearing

Statement on IICSA hearing