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Sunday 24th February 2019

Re-opening of St Michael’s Church

After completing some urgent repairs, St Michael's re-opens again for worship. They will have a special celebration on Sat 16th March at 4pm celebrate this opening and also will feature a film they have produced for the 100 year commemoration of the end of World War One.


Sunday 24th February 2019

Lent Programme: Stories of Faith

Our Lent series which we do with the churches of MINE will be held at St Silas Church this year, 6pm on Sunday. We will hear stories of faith, and have worship and refreshments together. Do take away a leaflet from the back table which outlines the speakers for each week.


Sunday 17th February 2019

Ash Wednesday and Palm Crosses

Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, is the 6 th of March. We will have a service here in the evening at 7pm. Other services in the area are 9.30 am at Walker Parish and 10.15am at St Anthony’s. Please leave palm crosses in the vestry to be burned for ashes on the day.


Saturday 16th February 2019

Electoral Roll

This is the year everyone must renew their place on the electoral roll. Please help us by filling in the form provided. Also, there is a form for contact information for the Clergy and Reader should they need to get in touch. We will keep this information in a secure file and it will not be for anything other than parish use.


Saturday 9th February 2019

Coffee Morning Sat 2nd March

Church and Centre will join together in a coffee morning for Lucy (daughter of Lynn Annis), Jordan and Grace as they settle into their new home. You will have heard our prayers for baby Grace who is still recovering in hospital. Their new home needs some essentials so it will be ready for specialist care she will need once they are able to bring her home.

The Coffee morning is Sat 2nd March; please do come along. In the meantime, we will need donations for raffle and tombola, and some help on the day.

Donations can be left with Gail during the week.


Sunday 27th January 2019

Baptism Today

Today we celebrate the Baptism of Mohammad who has been worshipping with us since he moved to the area several months ago. We pray for him, and for Oliver, Lily and Tobias who will be baptised later today.


Saturday 26th January 2019

Debt Advice

Money Advice Newcastle East (MANE) is a MINE project and an Anglican/Methodist partnership offering free debt advice and support to local people with financial difficulties.

We are looking for volunteers who can commit around 2 hours twice a month to help us expand our service.  Full training will be given, provisional dates in March are being arranged.

Please contact Gina Manning on 0191 2764002 or Fr Stephen if you are interested or know some one who may be.


Saturday 5th January 2019

MINE Priorities for the Year

You will be aware that MINE (Mission Initiative Newcastle East) is the formal structure that allows the churches of Byker and Walker to work together. Although most worship and pastoral needs are addressed at the parish level, other things we do are primarily the result of us working together. Schools work and children and youth work are examples of this, as is the Debt Advice project. Other things are Confirmation, Bible Studies, Lent and seasonal programs that bring us together. There is likely more we could be doing.

Is there anything you would like MINE to be doing for the benefit of all the Churches? The clergy and ministers of MINE meet regularly to plan ahead, which they will be doing in a few weeks. If you have any suggestions, speak with clergy or readers about it.