The Norham Deanery

News

Norham Deanery 2018

Meetings/Events Calendar

 

is now available on the Synod page

 


The

Norham Deanery Newsletter

for July 2017 is

Available HERE (PDF)

 


Northumberland Credit Union

An ethical helping hand for locals who may need some support.

Details on the Deanery Synod Page

 

 

Events

 


Saturday 23rd December 2017

 

 Retrace the story of  Christmas 

 

Norham


Scremerston, Spittal & Tweedmouth

Christmas Services

 

Details on our

"Deanery Events"

Page


Saturday 17th February 2018

 

Food Safety Course  level 2

 

Berwick-on-Tweed

 


 Spittal

Cafe Trio

Coffee Morning every Thursday

Click below to visit:

Spittal Cafe Trio Facebook Page

for full details

 


Details of these events can be found on the

"Deanery Events"

page

 

 

 

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Welcome to the Norham Deanery Website

 

North Northumberland is rich in Christian heritage: it is the land of the Northumbrian Saints, notably St Aidan, who first created the mission base on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne in the 7th century, and St Cuthbert, the beloved teacher, pastor and hermit who had such a profound effect on the character of Northumbria and the North of England. The parishes of the Norham Deanery still reflect something of that character in a land that has seen so much conflict between Scots and English, and between different Border Reiver families, over the centuries.This beautiful country of moorland hills and wooded valleys, long sandy beaches and fortified castles now lies in rugged tranquillity, it's many beautiful churches speaking eloquently of their long history. The Anglican churches of the Norham Deanery are part of the Diocese of Newcastle and include the following parishes:

Ancroft, Branxton, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Carham, Cornhill, Ford and Etal, Holy Island, Lowick, Norham, Scremerston, Spittal and Tweedmouth.

 

 

The Deanery Synod

The Synod draws together clergy and lay representatives from all the Anglican Churches in the Norham Deanery to discuss matters of mutual concern and interest. Given the nature of Northumberland, both urban and rural communities can gain support from others facing similar issues; and resources and experience can be shared to mutual benefit.

 The Church of England is one of the few bodies that has some presence in virtually every community in our area; it therefore has a special responsibility to be "the body of Christ", ministering to both spiritual and temporal needs.

 


 

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