Barnard Castle United Reformed Church is to close in the autumn. An inventory of items is being circulated round the synod. Requests for items are to be made to the Revd Hilary Collinson by July 30th so that decisions can be made by the church. Items will be available from October 3rd onwards, to be […]
St Mark’s Amble report that their recent variety show was a huge success: extra seating had to be found, and some people had to stand. The church raised £1000 for Christian Aid, an absolutely stunning amount for so small a congregation! They are now running a Talents Fundraiser: everyone gets £15 to try to increase over a […]
From the Moderator Dear Friends, It is now time to look back over the last (almost) three years and wonder where the time has gone! I would like to think we have spent those years well – reorganising committee structures, consolidating relationships and beginning the task of planning for a future of changing patterns of […]
Our ecumenical officer, Andy Lie has passed on this report on the NECAT-organised event recently held at Sunderland Minster Canon Sheila Bamber, welcomed everyone and introduced the panel Introduction – Dr. Mary McHugh Dr. Mary McHugh, introduced some of the historical aspects of the European Union. Attempts to unite Europe in the past […]
A number of posts formerly gathered under this heading will now be found under the Synod Blog. Members and friends of our churches are invited to contribute to the blog. Reflections intended for use in worship will be posted under discipleship / worship resources.
Messy Church at Hartside Primary School, Crook came together on Friday 19th May to hear and enact the story of Ezekiel’s vision of the valley of dry bones. The story. God announced, through the Old Testament prophet Ezekial, that Israel, presently a “dead” divided and dispersed nation would be restored under the leadership of King […]children, messy church