Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Séamus Cunningham

Diocesan YMT

Facebook PageThe Diocesan Youth Ministry Team (YMT) aims to bring young people into a personal relationship with Christ and fully into the life of the Church.

They do this through a strategy of Missions, follow-up Retreats, and support for Parish Youth Ministry .

Diocesan Youth Village, Pemberton Rd, Allensford, Consett, Co. Durham
Tel: 01207 592244
Fax: 01207 592245      




Youth Village

Youth Village

About the Youth Village



The Youth Ministry Trust

Youth Ministry Trust is a Registered Company Limited by Guarantee Number 07937704, Registered Charity Number 1146158


Board of Directors:

Chairman: Fr. Martin Stempczyk VG

Members: John Foster, Paul Henderson, Michael Howard, Fr. Tom McHale, Fr. Chris Warren, Elaine White, Paul Young, Sr. Patricia Bell, Maria Matthews and Fr. Dermott Donnelly.

Company Secretary: Michael Howard


Director of Youth Services: Rev. Dermott Donnelly

Director of Youth Ministry: Tony Lawless

Area Youth Development Co-ordinator: Miss Mary Hughes

Administration Team: Teresa Stewart

Flame 2017

Flame 2017 was held at Wembley SSE Arena on Saturday 11 March, 2017. 

The Source

The Source Youth event is held 7.00pm until 8.30pm in St. Mary's Cathedral, Newcastle.
See the poster with dates and further details.

YMT Events See for events


World Youth Day

World Youth Day 2016


Flame Train 2015

See photo gallery


Youth Ministry Conference on Saturday 22nd November 2014

See photos and report


YMT Mass Saturday 4th October 2014:

See photos and listen to homily



Other Youth Links:

Please note the diocese is not responsible for the content of external websites

University Chaplaincies

Youth Prayer Groups

Youth Ministry Team Facebook Page


CYMFED Congress 2013 took place at The Sage, Gateshead (Newcastle Upon Tyne) in March