We are the Diocese of Newcastle, proud to be the Church of England's northernmost diocese and framed between the rivers Tyne and Tweed. We have 237 churches serving 178 parishes in 12 deaneries.

From our Street Pastors to our support of Foodbanks, we are at the heart of many projects helping to transform and enhance people's lives in all our urban and rural communities.

We are proud to be one of the largest providers of schools in our region, ensuring our children have the best possible education to give them the brightest start in life.

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‘My deepest prayer is that by living together in love and faith, we demonstrate the same love for one another as we have received from God himself.”

Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury

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Coronavirus advice

We have published information and guidance in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic including details of churches live streaming services.

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Latest News

Book tickets for the consecration of Revd Rob Saner-Haigh

24th June 2022

On Friday 15 July at York Minster, Revd Rob Saner-Haigh will be consecrated as the next Bishop of Penrith...

Archbishops speak the words of survivors of church-based abuse

22nd June 2022

A new initiative focused on survivors of faith-based abuse and those who support them is being launched by the Diocese of Newcastle....

Benwell church hosts art exhibition for Refugee Week

22nd June 2022

Exhibition in Exile is an exhibition of cartoons by renowned cartoonists on immigration, refugees and asylum seekers accompanied by a panel discussion, music performance by migrant community groups and art workshops....

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Pioneering Children and Family Worker

All Saints Church, Gosforth is seeking to appoint a part time (24 hours a week) Pioneering Children and Family Worker to help engage with younger people and their families in the parish and local surrounding areas....

Northern Saints Trails

The Northern Saints Trails are a set of six permanent waymarked pilgrimage routes in the North East....

Youth Adviser

The Diocese of Newcastle is seeking to appoint a Youth Adviser to encourage, resource, nurture and support youth activities as part of the Children and Youth Work Team...

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