Thursday Lunch Club and Sixty Eight Five

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Regulars of Koinonia will recall when Ian Williamson, founder of Sixty Eight Five came and gave a very memorable talk about the work of the charity . As a result of the talk two young men have been helping out… Read more »

Urgent Request !


This is an urgent request from Rev. Carol Sunley, Holy Trinity Church Ormsby, Middlesbrough     We have in our parish two young women (asylum seekers) with small children (2 year olds) who have just moved into the area and… Read more »

Christingle 2013


On Sunday 1st Dec we celebrated Advent Sunday with our annual Christingle service, collecting toys to give to the Salvation Army who will deliver them to children who need them in Middlesbrough over the Christmas period.  We also raised money… Read more »

Christmas services at St Cuthbert’s 2013


December at St Cuthbert’s This month there are lots of opportunities to invite family and friends to services and events at St Cuthbert’s Our Christingle service on Sunday 1st will give support to the Children’s Society and the Salvation Army… Read more »

Life in all it’s fullness


As my time as vicar of Marton draws to a close I have increasingly found myself reflecting on all that the past twelve years have been. So many things have changed since September 2001. If grey hair is a sign… Read more »

Being ‘faith literate’


A few days ago I dropped in to one of our church schools. There was a wonderful sense of purposeful activity. There was evidence of how the children are working hard, developing their skills in literacy, numeracy and computing. Amid… Read more »

The Big Toddle


Last week we held our 9th “Big Toddle’! The weather was glorious and the children and their carers has a brilliant time. Many thanks to our Toddlers Team for making it happen. We are delighted by the generous response by… Read more »

The Big Picnic


Coulby Newham Baptist church and St Cuthbert’s church Marton are hosting a community picnic Sunday 21st July 11am – 2pm at Fairydell park. The event has been organised to encouraged community spirit in the local area, there will be games… Read more »