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.
We have published information and guidance in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic including details of churches live streaming services. The latest communication from Bishop Christine, issued 5 January 2021, can be found here.
New Bishop of Berwick consecrated at York Minster
6th January 2021
The Right Reverend Mark Wroe, formerly Archdeacon of Northumberland, has been consecrated at York Minster as the new Suffragan Bishop of Berwick. Read More
Bishop of Berwick's consecration to be live-streamed from York Minster
21st December 2020
The Venerable Mark Wroe, currently Archdeacon of Northumberland, will be consecrated as the next Suffragan Bishop of Berwick in the Diocese of Newcastle at York Minster at 11am on Tuesday 5 January 2021, the Eve of the Feast of the Epiphany. Read More
Team Rector (Priest in Charge) for the Christ the King Team Ministry
The Bishop of Newcastle with The Patronage Board is looking to appoint a new Team Rector (Priest in Charge) for the Christ the King Team Ministry Read More
PA to the Bishop of Berwick and Administrative Secretary in the Bishop’s Office
The Bishop of Berwick is looking for a highly professional and experienced Personal Assistant to undertake a wide range of administrative work in support of his episcopal responsibilities across the Diocese of Newcastle and beyond. Read More