We are extremely pleased to announce that the Reverend Canon Rob Saner-Haigh, currently Residentiary Canon Director of Mission and Ministry in Newcastle Diocese, is to become the next Bishop of Penrith
The BBC’s flagship religious show visited St Andrew’s Corbridge as part of an episode exploring Northumberland’s Christianity
A retired Cumbrian headteacher has set himself the unique challenge of cycling to every St Paul’s Church in the country to help restore a historic organ
A new Priest in Charge has been appointed to the churches of North Tyne and Redesdale
A North Tyneside church which runs a vital community baby bank has launched a fundraising appeal for a new heating system
Our friends at Northumberland Church of England Academy Trust (NCEAT) are on the lookout for professionals from a wide range of industry sectors to get involved in the governance of the Trust as it embarks on one of its most exciting chapters to date
Bishop Mark visited Holy Trinity Church, Jesmond to celebrate the opening of their Centenary Exhibition.
Bishop Mark attended the installation of the new High Sheriff of Northumberland, Colonel James Royds and Canon Alan Hughes as his Chaplain
Head of Chaplaincy at Newcastle-upon-Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Revd Capt Katie Watson, aims to complete the gruelling challenge in July
A charity which supports individuals living with lifelong mental health conditions and learning disabilities has partnered up with a local primary school to help transform part of its playing field into a forest school
As the crisis in Ukraine continues to unfold, churches across our Diocese are showing their solidarity with the eastern European nation.
September last year saw the start of a brand new diocesan wide event - Newcastle Diocese Generosity Week - which allowed us the opportunity to spend time collectively focusing on nurturing and encouraging generosity
A primary school in Ashington has partnered with conservation experts from a local diving centre to help clean up one of South East Northumberland’s most popular beaches in the aftermath of the school holidays
Congratulations to Bishop Christine who has been appointed as Honorary Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of St Albans
Pupils at Duke’s Secondary School in Ashington have been gaining valuable insight into what goes on behind the scenes at some of our region’s employers as part of an ‘Industry Insight’ event.
Revd Catherine Macpherson of St Mary’s Blyth offered prayers at a community centre’s first ever Iftar Dinner, held to mark the breaking of fast during Ramadan.
Magical scenes greeted Shirley Brown and Baz Dowsett at Windsor Castle as they were gifted Maundy money by HRH Prince Charles.
They have had 875 donations from across the community and congregation
A service of commemoration and reflection was held in Hexham Abbey to thank NHS staff and frontline workers for their bravery and determination throughout the Covid pandemic.
Bishop Mark speaks of a love which has conquered death, bringing a message of hope this Easter.
Hexham Abbey, Holy Island and Cuddy’s Well all feature in an Easter-themed BBC programme starring Jill Halfpenny
A primary school in South East Northumberland has taken its first steps towards becoming a certified ‘Eco School’ after receiving the FairAware Award from the Fairtrade Foundation
Messages and photos were placed at 'walls of reflections' across the nation last week as the Church of England acknowledged the second anniversary of the first Covid-19 lockdown.
Newcastle Cathedral welcomed two new Anna Chaplains in a special commissioning service
TwoÂ people from our Diocese will be presented with Maundy money in recognition of the significant contribution they have made to their communities
On 3rd April 2022, Christian Aid is inviting churches across Britain and Ireland to join together in an act of witness to pray and light candles for Ukraine, for an end to the conflict and for all those affected by the terrible impact of war.
By Nic Denyer, Lay Ministry Development Officer and Ce Pacitti, Continuing Ministerial Formation Officer
A North Tyneside priest has raised more than Â£1,200 for Rape Crisis after completing a 30-day running challenge
As part of the Diocese of Newcastle ongoing pledge to tackle the climate emergency and become net-zero carbon by 2030, it has joined a growing list of dioceses which have announced divestment plans and committed their support to Operation Noah's Bright Now campaign
As you know, the situation in Ukraine is desperate and the need for help with the humanitarian effort grows daily.