Category: News

  • URC writes to government and urges more help for cost of living crisis

    Without further government action, rising living costs will drag some families into destitution this winter, churches and charities have warned. The Revd Fiona Bennett, Moderator of the URC General Assembly, was among 52 signatories to an open letter published ahead of the chancellor’s ‘mini-budget’. Read more

  • United Reformed Church 50th Birthday Celebration Service: Jesmond 9th, now available on YouTube

    The URC’s celebration service for the North of England took place at Jesmond URC on 9th of October, the preacher was Revd Fiona Bennett, Moderator of the URC General Assembly. The service is available at to watch here 

  • “I am Mark” – 4th November

    Come along to The Greatest Show on Earth (literally) – I AM MARK, a daring new word for word dramatisation of The Gospel of Mark at Jesmond United Reformed Church, Burdon Terrace, Jesmond NE2 3AE, 4th November, 6.30pm for 7.10pm. Archbishop Rowan Williams says it’s like “hearing the Bible for the first time.” Experience the…

  • The Jesmond Wednesday Meeting

    Looking to meet new people? Curious about local history, current affairs, what’s happening in Newcastle or just want to hear from local speakers? Then why not come along to the Wednesday meeting? free to attend, no booking needed just turn up for 2pm at our church. it all kicks off on the 14th of September…

  • Prayer

    As a fellowship we pray together in our own homes at 9am or 9pm on Mondays. If you have a request for prayer please let us know, please email details to the address below and we’ll add it to our prayers If you have an email address and would like to receive the weekly prayer…

  • Organ Meditations – Fridays @1pm

    30th Sept    Drew Cantrill Fenwick (St. Georges, Jesmond) 7th Oct         Kris Thomsett (Newcastle Cathedral) 14th Oct       Michael Haynes (Hexham Abbey) 21st Oct        Ian Roberts (Newcastle Cathedral) 28th Oct       David Stannard (Jesmond URC) These are free events, but a donation of £5 is suggested. Refreshments…

  • Pray like Hannah – for children

    Our churches are praying about children and youth, and our ministry to them, over the course of July. We won’t be alone in this prayer: the entire United Reformed Church is being invited to ‘Pray Like Hannah’ for the children and youth of our communities this month. You might recall the story in the…

  • Vacancy – community worker

    The North Newcastle URC congregations of Jesmond, St Andrew’s and West End are inviting job applications for a person to help with our work with children, young people and families. If you are interested please contact us here

  • Heritage Open Days – 16th-18th September

    Whether it to see the fabulous stained glass windows, beautiful architecture, stunning Organ or to hear about our links to the great and famous what this space for more details of when we’re open on these dates

  • Seeking God’s vision for us at Jesmond URC

    Its now almost a year since our minister joined us and together we are embarking on an exciting new journey – this article sets out what we’re about to start, If you love the Lord, live in Jesmond, are searching for the purpose for your life or just are curious about who we are then…