News from the Diocese - December 2022 and January 2023

On this page we post the monthly Link newspaper and Prayer Diary from the Diocese of Newcastle, together with any items of particular local interest to the parish.  The current editions of these diocesan publications may all be downloaded from this page:

Notes and News,(this is a link enabling sign-up to the monthly publication)
Prayer Diary 

Articles in LINK this month include...

- The Bishop's Christmas Appeal in aid of the charities Walking With and the West End Refugee Service, both focused on supporting the unusually high number of refugees currently in our diocese

- A description of the Church of England's "Follow the Star" Christmas materials, with links to facilitate access - for ordinary church folk, not just clergy!

 - The retirement of the Dean of Newcastle, the Very Rev'd Geoff Miller, at the end of November, after a long career in and around the Diocese of Newcastle

- A recent conference n our Diocese specifically focused on the issues and opportunities affecting rural churches

- A full page on the recent visit to our link Diocese of Botswana by a party led by Simon White, now Rector of Morpeth and previously Priest in Charge here

- And as always much more! 

Diocese_2022-12, PDF