During this autumn, many churches across the Diocese will be celebrating a range of special anniversaries including:
- Leadgate, St Ives on 16th September celebrating 150 years
- St Ninian’s Gateshead 17th September celebrating 50 years
- St Brandon’s, Brancepeth 17th September for the 1500th anniversary of Brendan’s expeditions.
- 8th October Bernard Gilpin 500 and Houghton-le-Spring’s Feast.
Plus we are entering a period of many events around Reformation 500.
Is your Church doing something – does it have an anniversary to celebrate? Then please let me know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org sending a short write-up, dates of your anniversary, pictures etc. Please also post on the General Forum.