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Open letter to Newcastle MP’s on arrangements for Ukraine refugees

We have recently written to Newcastle MP’s expressing our concern about the visa and other arrangements which have been made by the UK government for Ukrainian refugees, the text of our letter is below: As Christian communities in Newcastle we are extremely concerned about the current delays being experienced by Ukrainian refugees seeking safe refuge …

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Rebels and Non Conformists Christians – in Jesmond!

Jesmond URC is part of  the United Reformed Church family, formed in 1972 it brought together Presbyterians and Congregationalists in one denomination, and we continue to work ecumenically in local situations. Our history traces back to 24 August 1662, when nearly two thousand dissenting clergymen were ejected from the Church of England. They had taken a …

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Catch up with what’s happening in the churches of URC’s Northern Synod

Northern Synod is one of thirteen throughout England, Scotland and Wales. We number 64 congregations in the North East, stretching from Northumberland in the North to Swaledale and Northallerton in the South, from the shores of the North Sea across to Falstone with Kielder and Keld in the west. Within our churches, and our shared …

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Cappella Newcastle Spring Concert 2nd April 7.30pm

Cappella Newcastle Spring Concert 7.30pm, Saturday 2 April 2022 To book tickets: https://www.cappellanewcastle.org.uk/dbpage.php?pg=view&dbase=events&id=139350 Tickets also available from choir members and at the door Tickets: Full price £15.00: Benefit recipient £8.00: Full time student £8.00: 18 and under FREE  

Easter Services in Jesmond

Maundy Thursday, 14th April: we are invited to join with our friends at St Andrew’s Kenton for their beautiful ’Tenebrae’ service at 8pm Good Friday, 15th April: there will be a joint pastorate morning service here at Jesmond. Time to be arranged Easter on the Green, Sunday 17th April: the local community will be invited …

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January Pastoral Letter

Minister’s Letter for January 2022: An invitation to be surprised  When Jesus heard this, he marveled and said to those who followed him, ‘Truly, I tell you, with no one in Israel have I found such faith.’ —St Matthew 8.10 ESV Dear Church Admit it: whenever you meet someone for the first time, you have …

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