A petition to stop unfair lending

December 12, 2016

A vicar in Sheffield has set up a petition to Stop Unfair Lending. “Imagine paying £48 monthly interest for borrowing just £200? Every week many people on low-incomes turn to pay-day loans and other borrowing just to survive.” If you want to sign the petition click this link.

Christmas Jazz Party

November 22, 2016

Christian Aid in Northallerton presents a Christmas Jazz Party with the Savannah Jazz Band on Saturday December 3rd at New Life Baptist Church, Northallerton Tickets at the door are £10 which brings in another £50 in matched funding for the Womens’ Health in Ethiopia Appeal Christmas Carol Service for the Local Farming Community at Thirsk…

Post of Associate Priest

November 8, 2016

Rev Trevor Lewis has accepted the full time stipendiary post of Associate Priest in the rural parishes of Hurstbourne Tarrant, Faccombe, Vernaham Dean and Linkenholt in the Diocese of Winchester. Trevor and Margaret will probably be moving in early February and Trevor’s last service will be on 29th January at 10.45 am in St Peter’s…

Deanery Synod meeting

October 14, 2016

A good Deanery Synod meeting in All Saints, Northallerton last night. We welcomed Bishop Paul and Archdeacon Sam who gave a presentation on the Developing our Deaneries process and emphasised how it connects local churches and benefices to one another and engages us with the wider church in the diocese. More details are on the…

A new appointment

October 2, 2016

On behalf of the Archbishop, the Bishop of Whitby has appointed the Reverend Robert John Williamson to be Vicar of the parish of the Thorntons and the Otteringtons, and Chaplain to North Yorkshire Police. Robert studied at King’s College London and at the College of the Resurrection, Mirfield. He spent the early part of his…