We are the Diocese of Newcastle, proud to be the Church of England’s northernmost diocese and framed between the rivers Tyne and Tweed. We have 237 Churches serving 178 Parishes in 12 Deaneries.
From our Street Pastors to our support of Foodbanks, we are at the heart of many projects helping to transform and enhance people’s lives in all our urban and rural communities.
We are proud to be one of the largest providers of schools in our region, ensuring our children have the best possible education to give them the brightest start in life.
We have published information and guidance in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic including details of churches live streaming services. The latest communication from Bishop Christine, issued 5 January 2021, can be found here.
Church & Community in Shilbottle: A chronicle of 900 years
22nd June 2021
Shilbottle’s most usual claim to fame is that its coal fed the fires of Buckingham Palace but now, Colin Gough’s research into the parish life and history shows that it has much else of which it can be proud. Read More
Young Christians’ march to campaign for Climate Justice
22nd June 2021
Hundreds of young Christians will march through our Diocese as part of a pilgrimage spanning the length of the country in their fight against climate change. Read More
Archbishop Sentamu commissioned as Honorary Assistant Bishop
15th June 2021
The Rt Revd and Rt Hon Dr The Lord Sentamu of Lindisfarne in the County of Northumberland and of Masooli in the Republic of Uganda was commissioned as Honorary Assistant Bishop by Bishop Christine at St Mary’s, Holy Island, on 14 June. Read More
Director of Music - St George's Jesmond
An exciting opportunity for an experienced candidate to lead, develop and enrich the musical heritage of St George’s, and provide vision and direction in creating a musical strategy for the future, both within the church, and in its outreach to the community. Read More