Coat Rack at St John’s provides free coats to those in need this winter

First published on: 16th December 2021

Thursday 16 December 1-2pm in St John’s Church Hall, Sleekburn, is our last opening before Christmas, and we want to give away every coat!

Bishops Primary students rekindle friendships through the power of play

First published on: 14th December 2021

A project to improve the outdoor play areas at a primary school in South East Northumberland has had an unprecedented impact on the mental health and wellbeing of its pupils

Church and community rallies in wake of Storm Arwen

First published on: 13th December 2021

Storm Arwen has not only shown us the power of nature but also how fragile the veneer of complex modern society is

St Edmund’s receives Community Action Northumberland’s inaugural Aspire Award

First published on: 8th December 2021

Community Action Northumberland (CAN) has awarded its first ‘Aspire Award’ to St Edmund’s, Edmundbyers

Grace Darling C of E welcomes initiative promoting reading for wellbeing

First published on: 3rd December 2021

A new community reading service is helping to bring stories to life for pupils and parents at a primary school in South East Northumberland

National win for Wark C of E Primary School

First published on: 24th November 2021

A Northumberland Primary School is arriving at the House of Commons as winners in a national competition.

St Paul's Community Partnership wins award!

First published on: 24th November 2021

St Paul's and the YMCA won 'Partnership of the Year'

Bishop Christine bids emotional farewell as Bishop of Newcastle

First published on: 21st November 2021

Bishop Christine has bid farewell as Bishop of Newcastle at a Service of Thanksgiving at Newcastle Cathedral today (Sunday 21 November), during which she was presented with the Freedom of the City.

Bishop Christine's Thanksgiving and Farewell Service

First published on: 18th November 2021

A Service of Thanksgiving will be held on Sunday 21 November at 4pm in Newcastle Cathedral as we bid Bishop Christine farewell and ask God’s blessings on her retirement

Archbishop of York delivers farewell speech to Bishop Christine during General Synod

First published on: 18th November 2021

The Archbishop of York delivers farewell speech to Bishop Christine during General Synod

NCEAT launch new eco competition

First published on: 12th November 2021

The NCEAT have recently launched a competition to gather ideas on how to make their schools sustainable and reduce their carbon footprint

St Hilda's Trust looking to support local charities

First published on: 12th November 2021

The next deadline for applications is Friday 26th November

Hexham Abbey’s ‘On Angel Wings’ installation is a soaring success

First published on: 11th November 2021

Hexham Abbey’s stunning ‘On Angel Wings’ installation has raised more than £6,000 for charity

Archbishop of York gives inaugural Hexham Abbey sermon during White Ribbon Sunday

First published on: 10th November 2021

Archbishop chooses inaugural Hexham Abbey sermon to challenge contemporary ‘macho’ attitudes and Bible passages which ‘excuse violence’ against women

Bishop Christine reflects on her time as Bishop of Newcastle

First published on: 10th November 2021

As Bishop Christine prepares to retire, the 12th Bishop of Newcastle has taken some time to reflect on her last six years in our Diocese and the memories she will treasure.

Remembrance Day Services 2021

First published on: 9th November 2021

Services and events marking Remembrance Sunday will take place across the diocese on Sunday 14 November

C of E First School sees new foyer opened by Bishop of Newcastle

First published on: 8th November 2021

Archbishop Runcie CE First School, Gosforth welcomed The Bishop of Newcastle, The Right Revd Christine Hardman last week as she officially opened their new foyer

Collation and Installation of Canons at Newcastle Cathedral

First published on: 7th November 2021

At Newcastle Cathedral this evening, seven Canons were collated by Bishop Christine and installed by the Dean of Newcastle, the Very Reverend Geoff Miller.

North Tyneside church member receives 'Covid Acts of Kindness Community Award'

First published on: 5th November 2021

The regional public health campaign BeatCovidNE has today announced the winners of the ‘Covid Acts of Kindness Community Award’, including 73-year-old church goer Pamela Hood

‘White Ribbon Sunday’ services to honour victims of domestic abuse

First published on: 4th November 2021

A number of locations in the North East will be hosting ‘White Ribbon Sunday’ services this November honouring and remembering all victims of domestic abuse

Newcastle NHS staff join national cycle to raise awareness of climate emergency

First published on: 1st November 2021

Last week staff from hospitals in Newcastle took part in a cycle ride from London to Glasgow to raise awareness of the impact of climate change and air pollution

Rag’n’Bone Man uses Newcastle church for new music video

First published on: 29th October 2021

Excitement was in the air last week as popular RnB/blues singer Rag’n’Bone Man featured a Newcastle church in an upcoming music video

Newcastle Cathedral receives government funding for chapel heating repairs

First published on: 29th October 2021

142 historic sites across England will receive grants worth £35 million through the government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Bishop Christine shows racism the red card at Civic Centre event

First published on: 28th October 2021

Bishop Christine met with the Lord Mayor of Newcastle and other significant figures to honour Show Racism the Red Card's 'Wear Red Day'.

Bishop appoints new canons

First published on: 27th October 2021

Seven new canons will be installed during a service at Newcastle Cathedral in November.

The end of an era for Corbridge’s church clock!

First published on: 26th October 2021

St Andrew’s Church, Corbridge, has installed mains-powered electric automatic winders for the clock in its church tower

Wallsend church unveils new plaque to commemorate 1821 pit disaster

First published on: 26th October 2021

On the 200th anniversary of the Wallsend pit disaster, a new plaque has been unveiled to honour the 52 men and boys who lost their lives

YCCN travel via Newcastle on pilgrimage to COP26

First published on: 25th October 2021

Churches and schools welcomed members of the Young Christian Climate Network (YCCN) with northern hospitality this October, as they made their way on a climate justice pilgrimage through the North East

Inter Faith Week comes to Newcastle

First published on: 25th October 2021

A coach tour of locations in Newcastle which represent the religious diversity of the city will be held this November as part of national Inter Faith Week

How we can stand with and support people seeking asylum in Newcastle

First published on: 18th October 2021

The horrific scenes we have all seen on our screens, of those desperately fleeing Afghanistan to find safety, has led to a heart-warming outpour of support from communities across Newcastle and the wider North East

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