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...

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

Statement from Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu and Bishop of Chester, Dr Peter...

Safeguarding statement from Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu and Bishop of Chester. Dr Peter Forster

Shildon Named in Winners of Church Times Green Awards

St John's Shildon has been awarded the national Green Congregation Award in a ceremony held at Lambeth Palace. Nicholas Holtam, Bishop of Salisbury, announced the winners of the Church Times Green Church Awards at a ceremony at Lambeth Palace on 16 October. The ecumenical awards, which were last held ten years ago,...