Around a thousand people gathered at Newcastle Cathedral on Saturday 22nd April to celebrate the inauguration of the Right Reverend Dr Helen-Ann Hartley as the 13th Bishop of Newcastle.
As she comes into her new role as Bishop of Newcastle, Bishop Helen-Ann addresses the people of Newcastle Diocese.
Ambitious new Digital Giving Project, which thanks to funding from the Archbishop’s Council, has provided free equipment to enable contactless donations to be made in 30 churches across the Diocese.
Bishop Helen-Ann was delighted to have the opportunity to hop on board one of the brand new fleet of Stadler Tyne and Wear trains, which will enter service later this year.
This week, Bishop Helen-Ann took another step in her journey as the new Bishop of Newcastle, paying homage to His Majesty the King.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has announced it will not be pressing ahead with plans for the island to become a designated Highly Protected Marine Area (HPMA).
Solar panels have been installed at a Newcastle church as it bids to help tackle climate change and commit to a greener future.
The Bishop of Berwick will rededicate a stolen crucifix after it was returned and restored to its former glory.
The General Synod met in London 6th-9th February and our Synod reps Robin Brimms, Nic Denyer, and Izzy Macdonald-Booth, along with Ian Flintoft, Robert Lawrance and Claire Robson attended along with our newly elected Bishop Helen-Ann.
More funding to keep churches and chapels open and in good repair is to be made available in 2023 by the Northumbria Historic Churches Trust.
There are a number of services and events happening across the Diocese of Newcastle during Lent and Easter.
Archaeological excavations carried out in Blanchland Abbey, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, are revealing exciting new evidence of the history of the site.
Revd Claire Robson said it was “an honour and a privilege” to serve as Diocesan Director of Ordinands (DDO) from 2018 until her recent retirement.
The Archbishop of York, the Rt Revd Stephen Cottrell confirmed election of the Rt Revd Dr Helen-Ann Hartley as Bishop of Newcastle during a service at York Minster on Friday 3 February 2023.
Exciting times lie ahead for education in our Diocese as a key figure prepares to move from one high profile role into another.
A sculptural art piece, Legacy, by Roberta Fulford, is currently on loan to Newcastle Cathedral and will be on display until Easter 2023.
On Thursday 26 January, eight primary schools joined together for a Christingle service at Newcastle Cathedral.
St Cuthbert’s Church at Haydon Bridge launches traditional paper newsletter to reach their wider community
Step Forward is for anyone aged 18 to 30 who is wondering whether God might be calling them to ministry in the Church of England.
At a service of Choral Evensong held at Newcastle Cathedral on Sunday 22 January 2023, the Very Reverend Dr Jane Hedges was commissioned as Interim Dean of Newcastle.
Castle School, part of Northumberland Church of England Academy Trust (NCEAT), has achieved ‘Good’ in its Ofsted report
In October 2022, volunteers launched a Warm Hub in Embleton’s Parish Room and members of the local community now gather every Monday for soup, crusty bread and friendship.
With the ongoing cost of living crisis and temperatures plummeting over the winter period, many of our churches are offering warm spaces for their communities. Find your nearest warm space in the list below.
Children raise money to repair a stained glass window in Throckley.
Based on an idea that has come all the way from Slovenia, Wylam now has its very own model village with Joseph, Mary and Jesus at its centre.
Following the retirement of the Very Reverend Geoff Miller, the Right Revd Mark Wroe, Acting Bishop of Newcastle, is delighted to announce that he has appointed the Very Reverend Dr Jane Hedges as Interim Dean of Newcastle.
There are a number of services and events happening across the Diocese of Newcastle this Christmas
The Bishop of Berwick officially reopened Embleton Vincent Edwards Church of England Primary School on 24 November, after significant investment updating and extending the 100-year-old building to ensure it is fit for purpose for many years to come.
Bishop Mark has launched the Bishop’s Christmas Appeal in aid of Walking With and the West End Refugee Service, local charities who support asylum seekers and refugees.
The Very Revd Geoff Miller bid farewell as Dean of Newcastle at a Service of Leave Taking and Farewell at Newcastle Cathedral on Sunday 20 November 2022.