What's On

Pergolesi's Stabat Mater
01/04/2017 / St John the Baptist Church, Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 5JG. 12.30pm
As Passiontide approaches, Julia Watson and Rosalind Elliott (pictured) perform Pergolesi's celebrated Stabat Mater.   Free entry with retiring collection.       www.stjohnthebaptistnewcastle.co.uk   ... View Details

'Light Lent' with food, fellowship and fun!
01/04/2017 / Church of the Holy Cross, Fenham, Newcastle. 10.00am - 11.30am
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EQUIP Leadership Day
03/04/2017 / St Michael le Belfrey Church, Minster Yard, York, YO1 7NN. 10.00am - 4.00pm
Resourcing the church in the North EQUIP is a day for Church leaders, Ministry leaders, Interns, Discipleship Year students or anyone looking for inspirational and practical leadership input. The aim of EQUIP is to provide an environment where ... View Details

Consultation Planning and Fundraising Event
06/04/2017 / Durham Diocesan Office, Cuthbert House, Stonebridge, Durham DH1 3RY. 10:00am - 4:00pm
Consultation Planning and Fundraising A one-day Inspired Futures workshop  Thursday April 6th, 10:00am – 4:00pm Durham Diocesan Office, Cuthbert House, Stonebridge, Durham DH1 3RY Carrying out effective consultation &nda ... View Details

'Light Lent' with food, fellowship and fun!
08/04/2017 / Church of the Holy Cross, Fenham, Newcastle. 10.00am - 11.30am
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Conference for Readers and Clergy
08/04/2017 / The William Elder Building, Berwick upon Tweed. 10.00am - 3.30pm
A Free Training Day/Conference for Readers and Clergy led by The Revd Dr Kate Bruce, Acting Warden, Cranmer Hall Kate completed her PhD in preaching and imagination in 2013. She is currently researching the connection between entertainment ... View Details

'Bring & Sing' Stainer's Crucifixion
14/04/2017 / Hexham Abbey. Rehearse 3.45pm - 6.00pm, perform 6.60pm
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Lunch for the Retired Clergy, Spouses and Widows
18/04/2017 / Shepherds Dene, Diocesan Retreat House, Riding Mill NE44 6AF. 12.00 noon
The annual lunch for the Retired Clergy, Spouses and Widows will take place on Easter Tuesday, April 18th at Shepherds Dene at 12.00 noon for 12.30 pm.  The cost is £14.00 each which includes one glass of wine; cheques made payable to ... View Details

Grace Darling: the Making of a Heroine
23/04/2017 / St Aidan's Church, Bamburgh. 4.00pm
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Growth and Fruitfulness Regional Tour at Church House
25/04/2017 / Church House, North Shields
Growth and Fruitfulness Regional is the Diocesan strategy for ministry amongst children and young people. The strategy focuses on supporting parishes in their ministry amongst children and young people, and on supporting children and young people in ... View Details

Supper event: How Green is my Christian, how green should they be?
25/04/2017 / St Nicholas Church, 7 for 7.15pm
Enjoy an environmentally-approved two course meal with wine at this event at St Nicholas' Cathedral on Tuesday, 25 April. Tickets are just £10.00, so book early to avoid disappointment. To reserve your place, contact Christine Bryar ... View Details

Growth and Fruitfulness Regional Tour at St John Lee (near Hexham)
26/04/2017 / St John Lee (near Hexham) Church Hall NE46 4PE, 7pm, refreshments served from 6.30pm
Growth and Fruitfulness Regional is the Diocesan strategy for ministry amongst children and young people. The strategy focuses on supporting parishes in their ministry amongst children and young people, and on supporting children and young peopl ... View Details

Growth and Fruitfulness Regional Tour in Alnwick
27/04/2017 / Alnwick URC, Pottergate, Alnwick NE66 1JW. 7-9pm, refreshments from 6.30
Growth and Fruitfulness Regional is the Diocesan strategy for ministry amongst children and young people. The strategy focuses on supporting parishes in their ministry amongst children and young people, and on supporting children and young peopl ... View Details

Cranmer Hall Explore Day - Acts: The Gospel, the Spirit and the Future
28/04/2017 / Leech Hall, St Johns College, Durham University. 9.30am - 3.00pm
Led by Mark Bonnington and David Goodhew The book of Acts is the first ‘fresh expression’, the blueprint for doing church. The day will explore Acts at street level, using the history and archaeology of the societies of the ancient ... View Details

Sally Hogg Memorial Concert ~ Ashington Male Voice Choir
28/04/2017 / St Lawrence’s Church, Warkworth. 7.00pm
    With guests Pipers' Fancy. Tickets £7 available from the church or Mr Tommy Hogg, 01665 711229, or at the door. Light refreshments will be served during the interval. www.ashingtonmalevoicechoir.org   ... View Details

Gather : Nights
29/04/2017 / Trinity Church Gosforth. From 7.00pm
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PCN Britain - talk by Dr Val Webb
03/05/2017 / Holy Trinity Parish Centre, The Parade, Berwick TD15 1DF. From 5.30pm
Progressive Christianity Network Britain www.pcnbritain.org.uk “How should we - or can we - speak of God in the 21st Century?” An evening talk by Dr Val Webb, Australian Author and Theologian on her UK speaking tour suppor ... View Details

Prayer Spaces in Schools Training Workshop
04/05/2017 / The Lantern Cafe at Newcastle Cathedral, NE1 1PF. 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Do you want to know how to get started with a Prayer Space in your school? This Training Workshop is for anyone interested in prayer spaces, including children’s and youth workers, clergy, parents, school staff and volunteers. More than 2 ... View Details

Christians in Science Northern Conference 2017
13/05/2017 / Church of St John the Evangelist, Kingston Park, Newcastle. 10.30am - 5.00pm
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Robin Meyers - Progressive Christianity Network Newcastle
15/05/2017 / St Thomas the Martyr, Haymarket, Newcastle. 7.00pm - 9.00pm (doors open from 6.30pm)
PCN Newcastle Group welcomes ROBIN MEYERS from Oklahoma City, author of ‘Building a Beloved Community of Resistance’, exploring the decline of the church as a community of believers and calling readers back to the church’s root ... View Details

Supper event: Who and what are todays' idols?
18/05/2017 / St. Aidan's Morpeth, 7 for 7.15pm
Explore the issues that take up our time, infringe on modern life, and perhaps distract us from the things that really matter. All are welcome at this event, which includes a two course meal with wine for just £10.00. To reserve your place, ... View Details

Mothers' Union ~ Lindisfarne Archdeaconary Festival
25/05/2017 / The Great Hall, Hexham Abbey, 10:30am
The Mothers' Union, Lindisfarne Archdeaconry Festival at Hexham Abbey With Guest speaker in the morning Margaret Sentamu (pictured), wife of the Archbishop of York and Mothers' Union member.  ... View Details

'An Apologetic for Now' - event for retired clergy
26/05/2017 / St Mary's Church, Stannington. 11.00am
Raised as an issue at several of our recent conversations with Bishop Christine, Bishop Mark will lead us in thinking about how we can shape an apologetic suited to today, for our conversations and teaching.  We will gather at St Mary's ... View Details

Gather : Nights
27/05/2017 / New Life Christian Centre, Morpeth. From 7.00pm
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Iona 2017 - with the Aln & Coastland Parishes
03/06/2017 / Bishop’s House on the isle of Iona. Sat 3 Jun - Sat 10 Jun
The Aln & Coastland Parishes (Alnmouth, Howick, Lesbury & Longhoughton) have two twin rooms available at Bishop’s House on the isle of Iona for a Retreat in June 2017. The rooms at Bishop’s House have a wash basin and tea-tray ... View Details

Thy Kingdom Come 2017: North East Beacon Event
03/06/2017 / Newcastle Cathedral. 7.00pm
Newcastle Cathedral is to host a Beacon Event for the North East as part of Thy Kingdom Come, the Archbishops’ wave of prayer, now gaining momentum as churches across the world signal their support. A global wave of prayer, still a few month ... View Details

Messy Church Goes Large!
17/06/2017 / St Nicholas' Cathedral, Newcastle NE1 1PF
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Supper event: Translation or Paraphrase
21/06/2017 / St Paul's Seaton Sluice, 7 for 7.15pm
Find out more about these two processes, and discover which is the one church-goers tend not to understand. All are welcome. Your £10.00 ticket also includes a two course meal with wine, so book early to avoid disappointment. To reserve your ... View Details

Gather : Nights
24/06/2017 / Brunswick Methodist Church, Newcastle. From 7.00pm
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A silent retreat for clergy spouses
10/07/2017 / Shepherds Dene, Newcastle Diocesan Retreat House, Riding Mill NE44 6AF. Mon 10 Jul - Thur 13 Jul
A silent retreat for clergy spouses (male and female, stipendiary, non-stipended, retired and widowed are all welcome) will be taking place at Shepherd’s Dene Retreat House from Monday 10th to Thursday 13th July 2017.  We begin at aroun ... View Details

Supper event: What turns a gathering into worship?
18/07/2017 / Hexham Abbey, 7 for 7.15pm
Join us to explore the nature of worship, compared to just a gathering of people. Your £10.00 ticket also includes a two course meal with wine, so book early to avoid disappointment. To reserve your place, contact Christine Bryars at&nb ... View Details

Gather Festival - North
04/08/2017 / Wingates Wholme Farm, Longhorsely NE65 8RS. Fri 4 Aug - Sat 5 Aug
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Gather Festival - North
05/08/2017 / Wingates Wholme Farm, Longhorsely NE65 8RS. Fri 4 Aug - Sat 5 Aug
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Staying Alive 2017 ~ North East Christian Youth event
10/08/2017 / Seahouses Hostel, Northumberland. Thursday 10th - Sunday 13th August
    What is Staying Alive 2017? An opportunity for young people in school years 7-13 across the North East to spend four days and three nights together, making friends, exploring faith, having fun, taking part in worship and comm ... View Details

Advent Quiet Day - for retired clergy
11/12/2017 / Newcastle Cathedral. 10.30am
Led by Archdeacon Geoff Miller, we will gather at 10.30am for Coffee (provided) with two addresses, a midday Eucharist, a short organ recital and closing prayers at 3.30pm.  The Refectory will be available throughout the day for you to buy o ... View Details