This page contains links to our groups and forums as well as announcements from the Diocese and its officers. The General Forum is a public group and can be viewed by anyone. Membership of the General Forum can be requested – posting in the forum is limited to forum members only. The other Groups and Forums are closed and membership is by invite only. Please contact if you need to request membership privileges. Each Group and Forum link will take you to a web interface where you can sign-in if you are a member.

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A short tutorial on registering for and using the general forum can be found in the video below. Private groups and forums require that you are firstly a registered user of the general forum but membership is by invite or by being added by the administrator.

Our forums and groups use Google Groups. Once you are a registered user, you can click this link to manage all your memberships directly in one place.

Diocesan Announcements

Current Announcements


    Church of England’s Anti-racism Taskforce launches

    A Taskforce set up to make bold changes to ensure greater racial equality in the Church of England has got underway, with the Archbishops of Canterbury and York joining its meeting today. The Anti-Racism Taskforce will carry out preparatory work ahead of the launch of the Archbishops’ Commission to address...

    Announcement – Realignment of Archdeaconries in Durham

    Following a period of consultation, the Bishop of Durham has signed a Bishop’s Pastoral Order (copy attached) which re-aligns the archdeaconries in Durham diocese as per the Order’s terms. The Order became effective 1 October 2020.

    General Synod By-election – Durham – One Proctor in Convocation

    We are pleased to announce that The Ven Robert (Bob) Cooper, has been elected to serve as a clergy representative (formally known as a “proctor in convocation”) for the Diocese of Durham on the General Synod. We look forward to Bob joining our other General Synod members to represent...

    Your Announcements

    Your Announcements

    Spring Harvest Goes Digital

    Like many events and activities, Spring Harvest is having to do things differently this year. It is putting together ‘Spring Harvest Home’ which will be free and accessible through their YouTube channel in the week after Easter (13th-17th April) and will include teaching, live worship, all-age activities and fun for all...