Hope for Justice

This is our chosen charity for the coming months. Modern slavery is where one person controls another by exploiting a vulnerability. It is often linked with human trafficking, where a person is forced into a service against their will – usually forced work or prostitution. The control can be physical, financial or psychological. AND IT’S […]

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Students celebrate Easter

It was only the second week of Lent, but the last of our students’ evenings of the term focused on Easter, and a mainly light-hearted look at traditional Easter celebrations. Since the autumn we’ve hosted monthly evenings for students from Josephine Butler College, and we’ve very much enjoyed the return hospitality that they’ve offered us […]

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Count your Blessings

We are being invited to participate in a fundraising exercise over the period of Lent in conjunction with a daily prompt sheet entitled “Count Your Blessings” . Money raised in this way will be donated to the Great North Air Ambulance Service, the charity we are currently supporting. Download the Count your Blessings prompt sheet

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Christmas Services 2018

We warmly invite you to join us at any of our services this Christmas-time. Sunday 23 December at 10.45 am Peace amid the busyness – Spend a peaceful hour of readings old and new, and singing carols, with coffee or tea to follow. Suitable for all ages! Christmas Eve at 6.00 pm Join us for mince […]

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Waddington Street Fallen

1914-1918       1939-1945 Download printer friendly version  (29 Mb file)     WW1 MEMORIAL DEDICATION Excerpt from the Durham Chronicle dated 29 October 1920 DURHAM PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Memorial Tablet Unveiled On Sunday, the Rev. A. R. Paton M.A., of Seaton Delaval, returned to his old charge and preached both morning and evening in the […]

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Waddington Street Church Projects

“Making a difference in today’s world” Since 2010 the church meeting has voted annually to financially support Christian Aid and at least one charity or community project each year in addition to any other commitments. The total raised now exceeds £45,000. The activities undertaken to raise the money have brought real benefits to the members […]

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Halloween Students Night

Halloween saw this year another of our student nights: some twenty international students from the university braved the ghouls and the darkness to walk done the hill and spend an hour or two with church members, keen to share with them some of our seasonal pursuits and activities. There was bobbing for apples and, looking […]

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Waddington Street United Reformed Church, Durham   Sunday 12th November 2017   Morning Worship is led by Revd Ruth Crofton   After the service, please stay for refreshments in the hall   FORTHCOMING PREACHERS   19th November            Revd John Christie      26th November            Revd Tony Haws 3rd December              Pauline James 10th December            Revd John […]

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Coffee Morning for Blind Mission

A fund-raising coffee morning realised over £350 – part of our church’s support this year for The Christian Blind Mission (CBM).  According to the figures on the CNM website, that one coffee morning should be the means to restore the sight of fifteen individuals through cataract surgery. And what’s more, for all who attended it was […]

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