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.
"The North has suffered a £3.6 billion cut in public spending, leaving 200,000 more children in poverty." In the House of Lords, Bishop Christine this week welcomed a report by Lord Heseltine on giving more power to our cities, and cites the growing chasm between London and England’s regions.
The Revd Benjamin Carter, vicar of Haydon Bridge and Beltingham with Henshaw, talks about pitching God's Tent, best described as an eye-catching mobile prayer space and a new way of doing church, at three of our rural schools. It is the first time the tent has been taken into schools and over three days, it pitched up at Church of England schools in Henshaw, Newbrough and Greenhead.