News & Views

Christian Aid Week 2022

Christian Aid Week begins May 15th – St. Aidan’s church is doing a house-to-house collection,
please be generous in your response – your money will save lives
See the Christian Aid Page for more details.

Easter Day Services

April 17th 5.30am COME & CELEBRATE
the risen Lord as the sun rises on a new day

Good Friday

10.00am Family Worship with crafts, music, food and fun

Holy week Events

Holy Week, the most meaningful week in the year for Christians begins on Palm Sunday.
Do join us for any or all of our services as we follow Jesus on the road to the cross, and rejoice in his joyful resurrection! 
All are welcome to come and share in his gift of new life at Easter.
Our Good Friday Family Church is particularly appropriate for children and families with craft, food, music and the story of Holy Week.
The Easter Sunday Communion will also have activities for children, an Easter Egg hunt to finish and a chance to help decorate our cross.


Join with churches across the UK to pray for an end to the conflict,
and to pray for peace and reconciliation

Sunday April 3rd

8:00am: Said Communion
9.30am: Parish Eucharist
in church and live streamed Link –
Readings from Isaiah 43.16-21, Philippians 3.4b-14, John 12.1-8
11am: Annual General Meeting
4pm: Taize service (See additional post above)

Sunday March 20th

9.30am Parish Eucharist in church and live streamed
Link to service
Readings Isiah 55. 1-9; 1 Corinthians 10.1-13; Luke 13.1-9
4.00pm Taizé Service
7.00pm Concert for Ukraine (see Separate poster)

Sunday March 13th

9.30am – Parish Eucharist in church and Live streamed
Link to Service –
Readings – Genesis 15.1-12,17-18; Philippians 3.17- 4.1 Luke 13. 31-35
4.00pmTaize Service (in church only)


12pm, St Columba’s :

Lent Lunch,

– Pontius Pilate

Come and make a good start to Half Term Week

Newcastle Cathedral is asking for helpers

Help us to showcase Newcastle and our amazing Cathedral!  Volunteers needed.

In May this year, Newcastle Cathedral will be hosting the National Cathedrals’ annual conference. The conference with see over 300 delegates from Cathedrals across the country come together to explore topics such as racial and social justice alongside climate change and re-imagining the church; under the theme Different Country: Different Church.

We will have lots of opportunities to help make sure that all the delegates receive that Geordie welcome we are so famous for, and that that they are able to find their way around our beautiful city. All volunteers will receive a full briefing and a conference branded t-shirt. You will need to be able to commit to at least one 2-3 hour shift over the course of the conference (Sunday 15 – Thursday 19 May) as well as attend a briefing session in late April.

To register your interest in volunteering at the conference, please complete the online registration at  Alternatively, please contact Lucy Cooke, our Volunteer Co-ordinator at or by phone on 0191 2321939.

Healing Service Sunday 23rd 4.00pm

This is a quiet reflective service with the opportunity to receive
prayer and anointing with oil either for yourself or someone you know.
Do join us for this special service and have the opportunity to be with others
as we pray quietly for each other.

This weeks Events


Mon 7.30pm, Zoom: Bible Study Group
Tues 12:00pm, Church: Funeral of Kenneth Hylton
Wed 10.00am, Church: BCP Midweek Eucharist
3:00pm, Church: Thanksgiving service for John Ward
7:30pm, Zoom(church code below): DCC
Thurs 7:30pm, Church: Healing: Ministry and Medicine, Dr Stan Chapman
Fri 5pm, Zoom (church code below): Food for Thought
Sun 23rd 9.30am, Parish Eucharist: Third Sunday of Epiphany
4:00pm: Healing Service

Food For Thought 2022

Each Friday at 5.00pm
Short service and/or Discussion via Zoom

Meeting ID: 860 0011 7908

Passcode: 275465

Christmas Eve

Friday 24th December
Crib service 4.00 pm in church only
(Only limited numbers can be accommodated)
Inter-active Christmas story for children.

Friday 24th 11.30 pm
Communion and Carols in church only

The week ahead

Mon 1.00pm, Church: Memorial Service for Anne Havis
Mon 7.30pm: bus stop on Melbury Estate: Carols on the Green
Wed 10.00am, Church: BCP Midweek Eucharist
Wed 7.30pm: St Columba’s: Advent series: Psalms in a Pandemic
Thurs 2.30pm: Church: Advent series: Psalms in a Pandemic
Fri 5pm, Zoom: Food for Thought
Fri 5.30pm: Carols in Wideopen
Sat 10am-12pm, Church Community Room: Saturday Café

The Week Ahead – Sunday 5th

Tues – 4pm, Zoom: Advent series: Psalms in a Pandemic
Wed – 10.00am, Church: BCP Midweek Eucharist
Wed – 2pm, Church: Christmas Prayer and Praise
Wed – 7.30pm: St Columba’s: Advent series: Psalms in a Pandemic
Thurs – 2.30pm: Advent series: Psalms in a Pandemic at St Aidan’s
Fri: – 5pm, Zoom: Food for Thought
Sat: – 10am-12pm St Aidan’s: Saturday Café
Sun 12th – 9.30am, Parish Eucharist : Advent 3
Sun – 4pm, Christingle

Advent Discussions – Palms in a Pandemic

Covid and beyond.

There will be input from across the team as we spend time
praying and talking together,
particularly reflecting on the experience of the last 18 months.
You can join us at any venue each week from 30th November:
Tuesdays 4pm on Zoom,
Wednesdays 7.30pm at St Columba’s,
Thursdays 2.30pm at St Aidan’s.

Christ the King Team Confirmation

Link to Christ the King Service of Confirmation

10.00am Sunday 14th November at Saint Columba’s Church
We come together to celebrate the Feast of Christ the King and

a joint parish confirmation service with Bishop Stephen Platten

(there will be No service at St. Aidan’s that day)


Climate Justice – COP26

Extended for another week

Armistice Day

A special service to remember

11th November 10.45am outside church

with laying of a wreath and 2 minute silence