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Diocesan Resource Team

 



Cuthbert House
Stonebridge
DURHAM
DH1 3RY

  

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Judy HirstJudy Hirst is the Local Church Growth and Development Adviser
Judy is responsible for the development of Shared Ministry in parishes across the diocese of Durham. She will also support local churches as they seek to grow in spirituality, discipleship, faithfulness, outreach and numbers.

Contact details: The Revd Canon Judy Hirst,
Cuthbert House, Stonebridge, DURHAM, DH1 3RY
Tel: (0191) 374 6014 
Email: judy.hirst@durham.anglican.org


Richard Collins
is the Diocesan Director of Ordinands
He is responsible for the discernment of vocations to ordained ministry and oversees training up to ordination.  Richard is also priest in charge of Lumley Christ Church

Contact details: The Revd Richard Collins,
Cuthbert House, Stonebridge, DURHAM, DH1 3RY
Tel: (0191) 374 6015
Email: DDO@durham. anglican.org



Nicholas Rowark is Adviser for Youth Ministry
Nick is available to help parishes and deaneries with any aspect of youth ministry including starting from scratch, strategy, training, worship, resources ideas, youth clubs, working with uniformed organisations, running events and employing a paid youth worker.

Contact details: Nick Rowark,
Cuthbert House, Stonebridge, DURHAM, DH1 3RY
Tel: (0191) 374 6017
Email: youth.adviser@durham.anglican.org

 

Sharon Pritchard is Adviser for Children's Ministry
Sharon’s role is to offer training, resources, support and encouragement for all involved in children’s ministry in parishes across the diocese. She can support current work and help you develop new work
with children in areas such as Messy Church, Children and Holy Communion, Prayer Spaces in Schools and Churches and lots more.

Contact details: Mrs Sharon Pritchard,
Cuthbert House, Stonebridge, DURHAM, DH1 3RY
Tel: (0191) 3746019
Email: sharon.pritchard@durham.anglican.org

 

Sheelagh Aston  is Diocesan Ecumenism Reources Officer
Sheelagh's role is to support Local Ecumenical Partnerships and to encourage and advise parishes who wish to work collaboratively with their ecumenical neighbours.  She also oversees the Diocese's LEP Network Group and represents the Diocese at regional ecumenical bodies.

Contact details: The Revd Sheelagh Aston,
37 Brancepeth Road, Oxclose, Washington NE38 0LA
Tel: (0191) 415 9468
Email:  sheelaghaston@yahoo.co.uk
 


ADMIN TEAM


Joyce Parker
is Administration Team Leader and PA to the Director of Ministerial Development and Parish Support
Joyce is responsible for organising and coordinating office operations and procedures to ensure an effective and efficient administrative support service to the DRT.  She supports the Director in managing multiple priorities and also administers all aspects of CMD including project managing conferences and training events.  In addition she provides support for the Local Church Growth and Development Adviser.

Contact details: Mrs Joyce Parker,
Cuthbert House, Stonebridge, DURHAM, DH1 3RY
Tel: 0191 37460040
Email: Joyce.Parker@durham.anglican.org

Kate Martin is Administrator and Secretary
Kate provides support to DRT Officers, including supporting the Adviser for Youth Ministry and the Children's Ministry Adviser.

Contact details:  Mrs Kate Martin,
Cuthbert House, Stonebridge, DURHAM, DH1 3RY
Tel:  0191 37460170
Email: kate.martin@durham.anglican.org

Pamela Wilson is Administrator and Secretary to the DDO
Pamela provides support to DRT Officers, including supporting the Diocesan Director of Ordinands and the Adviser in Pastoral Care and Counselling.

Contact details: Mrs. Pamela Wilson,
Cuthbert House, Stonebridge, DURHAM, DH1 3RY
Tel: (0191) 374 6024
E-mail: Pamela.Wilson@durham.anglican.org