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Children and Young People's Work
Primary and secondary school assemblies for teachers and others leading worship in schools.
The BRF site to resource work with young people in schools with an emphasis on RE, PSHE, life issues and seasonal ideas.
Our Diocesan Board of Education website
Resources for small groups, larger assemblies and  topical  resources linked to things in the news.
Fresh ideas for building a Christ-centred community.
A website with resources and ideas to enable young people to explore faith and spirituality through prayer.
Sermon ideas for use in worship which includes children and young people based on the lectionary. Also other resources to use alongside the sermon. It is free tosubscribe and receive a sermon every week via email.


Christian Books and other Supplies
Church House Bookshop. The official bookshop of the Church of England
The official publisher of the Church of England
Church supplies including candles, altar bread, vestments, clothing, seasonal items.
Christian books, Church Supplies, Hymn Books, Sheet Music, Digital, CDs, School Resources.
Suppliers of vestments, clergy wear, altar linens, consummables and much, much, more
SPCK Publishing - Best Selling Christian books from top authors in the UK and across the world.
clerical clothing, Altar hangings, Frontals, Vestments, Metal Craft



Durham Newsroom Portal

Durham Daily News 3DN
Information about communication training
"The essential website for church magazine editors."

CEL helps members to understand and relate environmental issues to their faith. 
A local site wanting to enable and encourage local people to be involved with climate change.
The Church of England's national environmental campaign


Faith and Worship

An Invitation to Prayer
features over 10,000 hymns
Christian Copyright Licensing International to help churches comply with the copyright laws.

Diocesan Liturgical Commission

Durham Cathedral

Durham Cursillo
CURSILLO helps you to discover what it means for YOU to be a Christian in the 21st century. 
an unofficial website of some of Tom Wright's sermons, lectures and articles. 

from the Church of England website

The Royal School of Church Music in and around Durham


Christian Organisations  
Church Housing Trust is committed to changing the lives of homeless people and raises funds to support the work of over 70 projects throughout England, including hostels and women’s refuges. Specialist help is given to young people; the ex Services; vulnerable young parents and children; people with drug, alcohol and mental health problems, and ex offenders. Watch the video on the website to see examples.
Churches Together in Britain and Ireland website 
The official Church of England website

Churches Tourism Association
The Churches tourism Association is the UK's leading body for promoting best practice in welcoming visitors to places of worship and for developing tourism potential.
Church Pastoral Aid Society
Church Urban Fund
An adoption agency in the north east of England  The Hospital of God at Greatham is an ancient charity founded in 1273 by Robert de Stichell, Bishop of Durham. It is dedicated to providing high quality care and housing services for older people in the north east of England and also makes grants to other charities that help people in need.

Leech Fellowship

Northumbrian Deaf Mission
Northumbria Deaf Mission - The Church of England set up the NDM many years ago. It wants to make the church accessible to deaf people who live in the areas around Newcastle and Durham.
The website of the Churches' Regional Commission in the North East (CRCNE) and North East Christian Churches Together (NECCT). This website is a lot more than just a place to browse for information about the various projects and organisations that form our network, it is rather an interactive communication tool that allows you to communicate with others and keep abreast of the latest happenings in churches and faith groups across the region.
North east religious resources centres based in Durham and Newcastle
Daily prayer, hymns, liturgy, prayer resources
Explores His life, character, teachings and followers, how He has been quoted and misquoted, written about, worshipped and argued over.


DAC and Building
click here to go to the DAC page


Sons of the clergy and Friends of the Clergy now operate very much as one organisation using the same application form.


Retreat and other Residential Houses
The Retreat House for the Dioceses of Durham and Newcastle.
Venue for day or residential events in Whitby
St Antony's Priory, an ecumenical spirituality centre in Durham city


Vocation and Ministry

You and your vocation


World Development

Durham-Lesotho link