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Groups, Forums & Announcements

This page contains links to our groups and forums as well as announcements from the Diocese and its officers. The General Forum is a public group and can be viewed by anyone. Membership of the General Forum can be requested – posting in the forum is limited to forum members only. The other Groups and Forums are closed and membership is by invite only. Please contact communications@durham.anglican.org if you need to request membership privileges. Each Group and Forum link will take you to a web interface where you can sign-in if you are a member.

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If you want to use the Groups and Forums using the Google Groups interface click here My Google Groups How to register

Groups & Forums

A short tutorial on registering for and using the general forum can be found in the video below. Private groups and forums require that you are firstly a registered user of the general forum but membership is by invite or by being added by the administrator.


Our forums and groups use Google Groups. Once you are a registered user, you can click this link to manage all your memberships directly in one place.

Diocesan Announcements

Current Announcements


Responding to the Government announcement that church buildings will be able to reopen for public worship from 4th July, providing physical distancing remains in place, The Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham said:  “I welcome the announcement that permission for public worship in our church buildings has been agreed...

Announcement: Passing of Revd Margaret Parker

It is with deep sadness that Bishop Paul wishes to inform you that the Revd Margaret Parker (93) died on Saturday 6th June 2020. Margaret was a well-loved member of the life of the Church in the Northeast having been one of the first group of female priest to be ordained...


Dear Sisters & Brothers, As we prepare to journey with Jesus and each other through the eventful days of Holy Week and Easter we want to begin with thanksgiving. Thank you once again for all you are doing to serve God’s people the impact of which is clearly being experienced...

COVID-19 Update 12

COVID-19 Update 11

Your Announcements

Your Announcements

Spring Harvest Goes Digital

Like many events and activities, Spring Harvest is having to do things differently this year. It is putting together ‘Spring Harvest Home’ which will be free and accessible through their YouTube channel in the week after Easter (13th-17th April) and will include teaching, live worship, all-age activities and fun for all...