C of E First School sees new foyer opened by Bishop of Newcastle

First published on: 8th November 2021

Archbishop Runcie CE First School, Gosforth welcomed The Bishop of Newcastle, The Right Revd Christine Hardman last week as she officially opened their new foyer

Collation and Installation of Canons at Newcastle Cathedral

First published on: 7th November 2021

At Newcastle Cathedral this evening, seven Canons were collated by Bishop Christine and installed by the Dean of Newcastle, the Very Reverend Geoff Miller.

North Tyneside church member receives 'Covid Acts of Kindness Community Award'

First published on: 5th November 2021

The regional public health campaign BeatCovidNE has today announced the winners of the ‘Covid Acts of Kindness Community Award’, including 73-year-old church goer Pamela Hood

‘White Ribbon Sunday’ services to honour victims of domestic abuse

First published on: 4th November 2021

A number of locations in the North East will be hosting ‘White Ribbon Sunday’ services this November honouring and remembering all victims of domestic abuse

Newcastle NHS staff join national cycle to raise awareness of climate emergency

First published on: 1st November 2021

Last week staff from hospitals in Newcastle took part in a cycle ride from London to Glasgow to raise awareness of the impact of climate change and air pollution

Rag’n’Bone Man uses Newcastle church for new music video

First published on: 29th October 2021

Excitement was in the air last week as popular RnB/blues singer Rag’n’Bone Man featured a Newcastle church in an upcoming music video

Newcastle Cathedral receives government funding for chapel heating repairs

First published on: 29th October 2021

142 historic sites across England will receive grants worth £35 million through the government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Bishop Christine shows racism the red card at Civic Centre event

First published on: 28th October 2021

Bishop Christine met with the Lord Mayor of Newcastle and other significant figures to honour Show Racism the Red Card's 'Wear Red Day'.

Bishop appoints new canons

First published on: 27th October 2021

Seven new canons will be installed during a service at Newcastle Cathedral in November.

The end of an era for Corbridge’s church clock!

First published on: 26th October 2021

St Andrew’s Church, Corbridge, has installed mains-powered electric automatic winders for the clock in its church tower

Wallsend church unveils new plaque to commemorate 1821 pit disaster

First published on: 26th October 2021

On the 200th anniversary of the Wallsend pit disaster, a new plaque has been unveiled to honour the 52 men and boys who lost their lives

YCCN travel via Newcastle on pilgrimage to COP26

First published on: 25th October 2021

Churches and schools welcomed members of the Young Christian Climate Network (YCCN) with northern hospitality this October, as they made their way on a climate justice pilgrimage through the North East

Inter Faith Week comes to Newcastle

First published on: 25th October 2021

A coach tour of locations in Newcastle which represent the religious diversity of the city will be held this November as part of national Inter Faith Week

How we can stand with and support people seeking asylum in Newcastle

First published on: 18th October 2021

The horrific scenes we have all seen on our screens, of those desperately fleeing Afghanistan to find safety, has led to a heart-warming outpour of support from communities across Newcastle and the wider North East

Church hosts Harvest Festival celebrations!

First published on: 15th October 2021

Harvest is a time of thanksgiving. Where, in the church, we thank God for all that has been provided for us, as well as our gifts, talents and uniqueness. Here at Berwick Parish Church, we had a lot to be thankful for...

Accessing Aidan project shares the LOVE

First published on: 15th October 2021

A heritage attraction celebrating St Aidan and the incredible legacy he left behind has landed a prestigious award

Community Fridge opening in Newcastle to help those in need

First published on: 15th October 2021

Despite our country being the fifth largest national economy on the planet, there is still huge food poverty in the UK and in our city of Newcastle

Local CofE school children to have voices heard at COP26

First published on: 14th October 2021

Pupils from church schools across the North East will have their voices heard in a show to be aired at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow

Thank you to our lay ministers!

First published on: 14th October 2021

Our wonderful lay ministers were given a huge thank you at a special event celebrating their discipleship in our Diocese

The Archbishops' Commission: how to help families in your community

First published on: 13th October 2021

The Archbishops’ Commission on Families and Households has launched its public engagement phase

Inter Faith Week comes to Newcastle

First published on: 13th October 2021

A coach tour of Newcastle locations which represent the religious diversity of the city will be held  this November as part of national Inter Faith Week

Newcastle Diocese Generosity Week recap

First published on: 11th October 2021

As we reflect on a rigorous week of gift-giving, podcast listening and meeting new people, let’s look back at some of the wonderful ways people rose to the challenge and gave back during Generosity Week.

A step in the right direction as Bishop blesses pilgrims’ access to Cuddy’s Well

First published on: 4th October 2021

New steps and railings which link the Three-Churches Trail to an ancient holy well in Northumberland have be blessed by The Right Revd Bishop of Berwick, Mark Wroe

Mental health charity helps raise forest school from the ashes for local primary school

First published on: 30th September 2021

A local mental health charity has helped to make a group of schoolchildren’s dreams come true, bringing their vision for a brand-new forest school area to life after vandals destroyed their original site during lockdown

St Thomas’ pizza giveaway a huge success!

First published on: 29th September 2021

Students in Newcastle were well fed, both spiritually and physically, after St Thomas’ Church launched a welcome feast during Freshers Week

Northumberland CofE primary school launches appeal to support Afghan refugees

First published on: 28th September 2021

Shocked by the scenes on the news about the ongoing unrest in Afghanistan, pupils at a primary school in Northumberland have embodied the themes of Newcastle Diocese Generosity Week to lead social action, and are looking to encourage others to do the same

Pupils greet special visitor

First published on: 23rd September 2021

Bishop Mark has witnessed first-hand the resilience of pupils and teachers at two church schools in response to the disruption caused by Covid.

Cathedral hosts wonderful welcome service

First published on: 23rd September 2021

A joyful welcome service took place in September to formally collate and install our new Archdeacon of Northumberland.

Introducing our new Continuing Ministerial Formation Officer

First published on: 23rd September 2021

Cecilia (Ce) Pacitti explains how she is helping clergy and readers within our Diocese

Students get creative with pandemic exhibition

First published on: 23rd September 2021

Students at a Northumberland church school have created a series of multimedia exhibitions demonstrating the significant impact of Covid on our North East communities.

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