The Parish of St Cuthbert with St Aidan, Durham

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  • 7- 8.30 Belmont Ladies Choir rehearsal

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  • C & A pew sheet 19th November 2017

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  • C &A pew sheet 12th November 2017

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  • funeral rehearsal

    Pat Rowley
  • 10- 12 MU Deanery meeting
  • 12.45 Military funeral

    Pat Rowley

    Friday November 17th   St Cuthbert’s Church, North End. Open to passers-by between 4pm-8pm.  Come and enjoy warm welcome and free refreshments.  Saturday November 18th Parish Hall, Front Street, Framwellgate Moor. Afternoon Tea and Talk “The history of Framwellgate Moor” by Peter Dawson. Parish Hall 4pm Front Street Framwellgate Moor Tickets available from church wardens £5.00.  Sunday November 19th St Aidan's Church, Front Street, Framwellgate Moor.  “Service of Light” 4pm.  In this short service of prayer and remembrance, candles will be lit and names read out of those we wish to remember.
  • C & A pew sheet 5th November 2017

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  • Women's Gala

    On Sat, Oct 21, 2017 at 6:13 PM, SUSAN EGGLESTONE wrote: Caroline and Fiona, I am a member of the steering committee for a proposed Women's Gala next year, Sunday July 15th 2018 which is the day after the Miners' Gala.  Something else to keep me busy in my retirement!   It is proposed that the event will be held in Wharton Park on the Sunday afternoon and will be an alcohol free, family friendly celebration of the centenary of initial women's suffrage as well as the role of women today!  We are hoping to have some high profile speakers as well as music and games.  Traditionally a Women's Gala was held in the park the day after the main Gala until the 1970s. Although the event will be somewhat political in nature I am the non-political member of the steering committee, which also includes Marion Wilson, Roberta Blackman-Woods and Vera Baird.  The chair is a young local councillor who happens to be a former pupil of mine.   We wondered if the event might conclude with a service of celebration in St Cuthbert's at the end of the afternoon?  We are just at the beginning of the planning and fundraising stage but I wondered what your initial thoughts were?   Many thanks, Susan
  • C & A pew sheet 29th October 2017

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Welcome to Rev. Fiona Collin - our new Vicar!

Rev. Fiona Collin - click for full size image
A very warm welcome to Rev. Fiona Collin who joins us as a Team Vicar in the Durham North Team. Fiona will have responsibilty for St. Cuthbert's, Durham, St.Aidan's Framwellgate Moor and St. Edmund's, Bearpark.

Fiona writes:

I join the Durham North Team Ministry with a real sense of anticipation. Both Neil and I are very thankful to God for the way He has led us on our journey thus far and are equally excited about how that will continue alongside you all. I chose the passage from Luke 24:13-35 “The Emmaus Journey” for my licencing service because I felt it identifies many aspects of journeying together that I believe will help shape my ministry with you and hopefully our lives together. Jesus drew near and walked alongside. He enquired and He listened. He encouraged His companions to share their story and enlightened them with stories from scripture. Through this simple building of relationship came the offer of hospitality, connection and ultimately recognition in the breaking of bread.” With joy filled faith, Jesus travelling companions were inspired to carry on and witness to others. My prayer is that for us collectively, the Emmaus story, gives a blueprint that will inspire as we journey together. As this story touches our hearts afresh, may we reach out and invite others to join us along the way. I look forward to sharing in your stories and together telling others the Jesus story, which is after all, the greatest story ever told. "

Welcome to Rev. Fiona Collin - our new Vicar!
Welcome to the Rev. Fiona Collin
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