Church of the Good Shepherd Battle Hill
We are a friendly, welcoming and modern church bringing the Good News of Jesus to the people of Battle Hill and beyond. Please join us.
From May 2021 we have re-opened our building for public worship, but continue to stream services via Zoom. Full details can be found on our website:
Church of the Good Shepherd - Home (weebly.com)
You are most welcome to join online or in person.
We are committed to your safety and wellbeing. If you have any concerns or wish to speak to someone about a safeguarding issue for children, adults or vulnerable adults please contact:
Julie Mooney, Vicar and Minister, 0191 2627518
Julann Fielding, Parish Safeguarding Officer, 0191 2627012
David Abernethy, Churchwarden, 0191 2584432
Ruth Rogan, Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor, 0191 2704100 or 07825 167016
Further information is available at:
‘You will be listened to’ or
On the Church of England Safeguarding website www.churchofengland.org/more/safeguarding
St Mary's in Howdon
St Mary's church has played an important part in the community for over 140 years. We offer a warm welcome, friendly caring people; a place to belong. Whether you have a strong belief, or are just exploring - please come along.
Our Sunday Services at 8.15am and 10.00am resume in church from Pentecost 2021 (23 May 21). You will still be able to join in over Zoom if you prefer.
SAFEGUARDING: "The parish of Willington: St Mary the Virgin is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Newcastle’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.">
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Proof of charity status
Most churches are “Excepted Charities” and are therefore not registered with the Charity Commission. You can download a PDF that includes your church name, address and church code. This PDF, which is an extract from the Church of England’s database of churches, can serve as a certificate for churches requiring proof of their charity status when registering for online and card-based giving. Click on the download button below and fill in the short form. You will then be emailed the certificate as a PDF.