Church of England Diocese of Durham Gainford

Condolence book for HRH Prince Philip

The Church of England has opened an online condolence book following the announcement from Buckingham Palace of the death of HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh.  The Reverend Eileen Harrop has made a statement on the passing of HRH and we invite invite contributions to the book of condolence from parishioners as well as friends of the church.

- The book is open to any individual or church communities who wish to sign and record a message

The Government has advised that in order to observe current Covid-19 precautions, physical condolence books should not be offered at this time.

- Read a statement from the Archbishop of Canterbury

- Read a statement from the Archbishop of York

A number of Senior Clergy have paid tribute to HRH Prince Philip.