Licensing of Revd Tom Glover as Priest-In-Charge | 22 April 2018

We are delighted to announce that Revd Tom Glover, currently Rector of Winlaton has been appointed as Priest-In-Charge of St Giles, Shadforth and Sherburn. Tom will be licensed by Mark Bryant, Bishop of Jarrow at 4pm on Sunday 22 April 2018 at St Giles Church, Durham. All are welcome to attend this service. We look forward to welcoming Tom to St Cuthbert’s and please pray for him and his family as he moves to our parishes

Angels Display at St Cuthbert’s | 30 November – 3 December 2017 

St Cuthbert’s hosted a display of angels in church made by local community groups as well as folk from St Mary’s Church in Sherburn and St Giles Church in Durham. A gala evening opened the display with the Voices Together choir performing on snowy winters evening in the church. Thank you to everyone that contributed to the beautiful displays in the church.

SCUFFs Talk Jesus with Bishop Chris Edmondson | 3 March 2017 

On Friday 3 March, SCUFFs were visited by Bishop Chris Edmondson as part of the Talking Jesus Bishop’s in Misson. They had a Q&A session with Bishop Chris and asked him lots of questions from life, the universe and everything. It was wonderful to welcome Bishop Chris to SCUFFs to share conversations and fellowship together.

St Cuthbert’s host inaugural Christmas Tree Festival | 15 December 2016

Between 8-11 December, St Cuthbert’s hosted their first Christmas Tree celebration festival. There were over 30 Christmas trees decorated by local community groups, businesses and churches. The festival began with a special Gala evening featuring music from renound North East Duo James Birkett and Emma Fisk and ended with a community carol service on Sunday 11th. The church was decorated beautifully and congratulations to everyone that designed, volunteered and supported the festival. It was a truly wonderful event. You can see some of the Christmas trees that were on display below:

St Giles’, St Mary’s and St Cuthbert’s celebrate the ordination of Rev. Dr Richard Briggs | 3 July 2016

On Sunday 3 July, a united eucharist was held at St Giles Church, Durham to celebrate the ordination of Rev. Dr Richard Briggs. We were delighted to welcome Rev. John Chapman, Chaplain to St George’s Church, Barcelona as our guest preacher. Congratulations to Richard and we look walking with him as he enters the next phase of his ministry. Thank you to everyone that participated in the service and who helped with the picnic afterwards!IMG_1268 IMG_1282 (3) IMG_1295

Cuddys Summer Bash | 26 June 2016

On Sunday 26 June, St Cuthbert’s hosted Cuddy’s Summer Bash. There was entertainment by the extremely talented Houghton Area Youth Band with singers Chris Dakers and Anna Reay. The church was full. The event was followed by strawberry cream teas. Thank you to everyone that came along to the event!