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.
TwoÂ much-loved churches in our diocese are to share in a Â£483,000 funding payout from the National Churches Trust.Â
A year ago, news came to us daily of the long journeys taken by refugees and asylum seekers who were travelling away from their homes which had been ravaged by war.Â
BishopÂ Christine has sent her personal congratulations to the founder of Newcastle Homeless Commission, Bob Eldridge MBE, who has been named Charity Leader of the Year in the North East Charity Awards.
Our wonderful Children and Youth Task Group are making sure youngsters in our diocese know â€˜Christmas is not cancelledâ€™ this year!
TheÂ Festivals of Light event â€“ which is supported by the diocese â€“ is still going ahead this year with some major changes.
In the midst of the Covid pandemic, churches are creatively finding ways to continue engaging with people across their parishes. And the latest initiative by The Revd Benjamin Carter and his team from the Parishes by the Wall is certainly keeping the younger members of his community entertained.
Christmas is comingâ€¦.. directly to the homes of school children in the Willington Team area this year.
Carol Wolstenholme had a sense of vocation: to serve God in every way she could as a lay person.Â
The Venerable Catherine Sourbut Groves has been collated as our new Archdeacon of Lindisfarne by the Bishop of Newcastle.
Downing Street has announced this morning that Her Majesty The Queen has approved the nomination of the Venerable Mark Wroe, currently Archdeacon of Northumberland, as the next Suffragan Bishop of Berwick in the Diocese of Newcastle.
Hexham Abbey is one of 445 heritage organisations across the country set to receive a lifesaving financial boost from the government thanks to the Â£1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help them through the coronavirus pandemic.
A video message from Bishop Christine
A message from Bishop Christine: It is with great sadness that I share with you the news that Canon Carol Wolstenholme died today in hospital, where she was being treated for cancer.
A vicar who went â€˜above and beyond the call of dutyâ€™ during lockdown has been rewarded for his efforts by the local community.
RainbowsÂ of pom poms are adorning the churches of Upper Pont, Northumberland thanks to a community project.
Trauma-informed Ministry in a time of COVID, delivered by the Tragedy and Congregations Team:The Revd Dr Carla Grosch-MillerThe Revd Hilary IsonProfessor Christopher Southgate.Since 2017 the team has delivered 20 training days in various se
Systemic facilitator and trainer Revd Hilary Ison offers further insights gained from her work as part of the Tragedy and Congregations team.Stress is exhaustingAs we ease out of lockdown, I wonder what your reaction was when it was announced that ch
Please see below a joint statement from the Bishop of Newcastle, the Right Reverend Christine Hardman and the Bishop of Berwick, the Right Reverend Mark Tanner
The Right Reverend Christine Hardman, Bishop of Newcastle, today issued this statement following the sad news of the death of Jack Charlton.
The Archdeacon of Lindisfarne, the Venerable Peter Robinson is to leave his role in the â?¦
*Spouse: in the context of this paper I am using the term spouse to refer to, and be inclusive of, the diversity of partnerships which exist through being in relationship with a member of the clergy. Clergy mental wellbeing has, for some time, gather
Helen Averill, who runs the Clergy Transitions Service, reflects on change and transition in relation to the effect of the Covid pandemic and the process of adjustment and gradual moving forward.TransitionNoun: the process or a period of changin
The Right Reverend Christine Hardman, Bishop of Newcastle, today issued this statement following the sad news of the death of Jack Charlton."Weve learned with great sadness that Jack Charltons life came to an end on Friday. Jack Charlton was a
St Lukes Virtual Clergy Wellbeing ProgrammeUnderstanding the body: A Christian approach to managing anxiety In the second of this series of reflections on managing anxiety, Michle Hampson shows us how we can incorporate a spiritual dimension into sim
Id like to introduce myself. Im Mark Bagnall, the Dioceses new Safeguarding Training Officer. My role is to ensure that the Foundation and Leadership modules are delivered in the Diocese. This is carried out in conjunction with the volunteer trainers
After so many weeks of being constricted, and of fearing the possibility of an unseen but life- threatening virus, it is no surprise that feelings run high some days. Our internal limbic brain systems have been functioning on high alert, and the natu
Please see below a joint statement from the Bishop of Newcastle, the Right Reverend Christine Hardman and the Bishop of Berwick, the Right Reverend Mark Tanner following the Governments announcement that church buildings will be able to reopen for pu
Michele Hampson shows how creating a safe space can help us respond to stress and anxiety, starting with an understanding of our natural biological reactions. A safe space is one we can picture in detail and that we associate with a sense of peace. I
Bishop Christine has paid tribute to volunteers who have kept people safe during the Covid crisis.She said the efforts of volunteers throughout our Diocese have been an inspiration.Their work to support community services have kept us going and would