Pair moving on to pastures new

There is some news concerning two of our members we are reporting on this month.

This concerns Revd Kath Cockburn, vicar at St Augustin’s Church in North Shields, and Revd Yvonne Greener, team curate at Christ Church and St Augustin’s.

Both will soon be finishing their work in North Shields.

Kath is retiring and her last day is Sunday, December 27, while Yvonne is moving to be priest in charge at St Helens, Low Fell, and assistant priest at St Chads, Bensham in Gateshead.

We have special services to say thank you coming up for both.

On behalf of Churches Together, may we invite you to attend. You will be made very welcome.

We will be saying thank you to Kath on Sunday, December 20, at St Augustin’s, with carols at 6pm followed by refreshments and a presentation.

Thank you to Yvonne will be on Sunday, January 17, with a service at 10am at Christ Church.

Yvonne’s licensing will be at St Helens on Sunday, February 14, at 3pm, and again all are welcome.

For Churches Together, Christmas is a very special time when we are all involved in services and activities that celebrate the birth of Jesus.

Finally, on behalf of Churches Together in North Shields, may I wish you all a very Happy Christmas and a Peaceful New Year!

Peter Dade

CTNS Chairman