Category: News

  • Remembrance

    REMEMBRANCE WEEKEND On Saturday 12th November at 11am, we welcome members of the Tyneside Scottish Association for their annual Remembrance Ceremony, which will be led by our minister Ryan. Our own Remembrance Service takes place on Sunday 13th November at 10.45am and will be led by Dr Ann Sinclair.  

  • Greatest Show on Earth – ‘I am Mark’: join us on 4th Nov

    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…

  • Supporting local communities

    The Growing Good Toolkit, by the Church Urban Fund, is a free course helping churches explore the connection between social action, discipleship and growth. Through six flexible, interactive small group sessions, you can explore how churches can be faithful and fruitful in their local communities. Read more

  • 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. https://urc.org.uk/your-faith/prayer-and-worship/pray-like-hannah/ You might recall the story in the…