Bishop Paul’s Easter Sermon – Do not be alarmed

Bishop Paul’s Sermon - Easter Day Dawn Vigil Service, Durham Cathedral INTRODUCTION ‘They were alarmed’ – astonished, amazed, thrown. ‘Do not be alarmed’ I wonder when you were last astonished and amazed by something that also set off inside you some alarm and fear? For me it is only back a few days when...

Bishop of Durham Easter Message 2019

I want to begin by wishing everyone a very Happy Easter. The last few months arguably the last couple of years have been times of deep uncertainty in our nation. That uncertainty gets marked in all kinds of different ways. Its uncertainty around Universal Credit is uncertainty around Brexit...

Sarah formally welcomed as Bishop of Jarrow

Durham Diocese’s first Female Bishop, The Rt Revd Sarah Clark has been formally welcomed to the Diocese as Bishop of Jarrow at a service in Durham Cathedral on Sunday 7th April in Durham Cathedral. During the service which was attended by 100’s of people from across the diocese and wider,...

Sarah to be welcomed as Bishop of Jarrow

Durham Diocese’s first Female Bishop will be formally welcomed to the Diocese on Sunday 7th April in Durham Cathedral at 3.30pm The Rt Revd Sarah Clark, Bishop of Jarrow will start her ministry in the Diocese from Monday 8th April. Sarah was consecrated as Bishop of Jarrow in York Minster...

Tea & Prayer For Brexit

The Church of England has called for communities to join together in conversation and prayer as Brexit discussions reach a pivotal point. Churches are encouraged to host informal café-style meetings over the weekend of 30th March to bring together people of all standpoints and encourage open discussion. Bishop Paul said:...

Former Bishop of Durham Dies Age 91

The Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham is amongst many church leaders to give tribute to his predecessor John Habgood later Archbishop of York. Bishop Paul said: "The sad news of John Habgood’s death yesterday calls us to give thanks for his ministry as Bishop of Durham from 1973-83....

Bishop Paul Takes Part In Persian Language Holy Communion Launch

Wakefield Cathedral has hosted a special service to launch the Church of England’s first Persian language translation of Holy Communion to further engage with the growing numbers of Iranians in our congregations. Some 500 Iranians from across the country packed into the cathedral, one of three in the Diocese of Leeds, and...

Bishop Sarah’s consecration image gallery

Images from the consecration of The Rt Revd Sarah Clark as Bishop of Jarrow Video (Thanks to Carlise Diocese) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Om580y9OLY Images can be purchased here

Sarah Clark consecrated as Bishop of Jarrow

The Venerable Sarah Clark has been consecrated as the suffragan Bishop of Jarrow in a double consecration service conducted by the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu in York Minster today. Hundreds of people gathered in York Minster to witness the consecration of the first female Bishop”s in the Dioceses of...

GROWING FAITH

The Growing Faith report and General Synod motion agreed on February 22nd are hugely welcome. They are the next step on a long journey bringing the churches work in schools, it’s own work and households in much more harmony. in 2010 the Growing for Growth report called for every child...