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,...

It’s a warm welcome for Ian

The newest member of the Mission and Ministry Support team at Cuthbert House is Ian Goulding. Ian joined the team at the beginning of April and will be focusing his time on the Waymark 2019 Diocesan Conference. Historically, Ian was a chemistry graduate and worked as a research scientist and...

Miners Cathedral make it 500 digital givers

Newly signed up members of the Parish Giving Scheme amongst the congregation of St Mary’s Horden, better known as the Miners Cathedral, help exceed the 500th member mark in an initiative designed to simplify planned giving in the Diocese of Durham. The congregation of St Mary’s have joined 32 other...

Durham Youth Pulse-8 Event in Durham Cathedral

More than 130 Young people aged 11 - 18 gathered in Durham Cathedral on Sunday 25th March for The Pulse. The event now in its eighth iteration since it was launched in 2016, gathers Church Youth Groups together to share fun and worship. The evening saw the launch of the...

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:...

Cathedral and Diocese Bid Fond Farwell To Ian & Ruth

Hundreds of well-wishers gathered in Durham Cathedral on Sunday 3rd March to bid a fond farewell to the Venerable Ian Jagger and his Wife Ruth on their retirement. For the last 18 years, Ian (63) and Ruth have been faithful servants of the Church and Communities of Durham since moving...

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...

Diocese of Durham Awarded £3.9M for Growth

The Diocese of Durham has been awarded £3.9M pounds to help develop new Christian communities in the North East of England. The award from the Church of England is part of £35M awarded to dioceses across the country this month in support of church growth through the Churches Strategic Development...

Archdeacon of Durham to retire

The Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop Paul and The Very Revd Andrew Tremlett Dean of Durham are sad to announce that Venerable Ian Jagger, Archdeacon of Durham and Canon Residentiary, has decided to step down from his role. His final Sunday will be March 3rd. They said: “Ian has...

Children’s Council Mini Missionaries Give-Away

Children’s Council gave over 700 Christmas baubles away last Saturday in Stockton-on-Tees.  As part of our year of Mini Missionaries events, the Council have been involved in various events sharing the Gospel with their friends, with families around the diocese, and with members of the public in exciting and...