New Students

Student Ministry at Kings


Kings is a lively Christian community worshipping at the heart of Durham City. We are committed to the preaching of Scripture, open to the work of the Holy Spirit and active in mission and service in the local community.

Students from all sorts of church backgrounds (and none) are involved at Kings. We are a charismatic evangelical church, linked to the Ichthus Christian Fellowship in London and a member of the Evangelical Alliance. Whoever you are and wherever you are from you will find a warm welcome here.

Our main prayer for you as a new student is that you get stuck into one of the many local churches in Durham. We have written a letter of guidance on how to think through principles about finding a church.

What’s going on in Freshers Week 2023?  

1. Sunday Services

We would love you to join us as we gather as a church to worship God!

We have Morning Worship gathering at Durham Students Union at 10.30am.  

Evening Worship is at St Oswald’s Institute at 7pm. 

2. Sunday Welcome Meals

After Morning Worship on the 1st and 8th October, we’d love to invite you to join us for lunch in the Appleby Rooms at 12.30pm. Come along to meet some KCD students and team and find out more about Kings

3. Student Gatherings & Freshers’ Meal

Come and join us as we kick off the academic year together. Coming along to our Student Gatherings is a great way of finding out what Kings is like. We have two Student Gatherings, happening on Wednesday 27th September and Wednesday 4th October at 7.45pm in St Oswald’s Church. We’ll also be having a Freshers’ Meal in The Appleby Rooms before our second Gathering, at 6.30pm in The Appleby Rooms on Wednesday 4th October. We’d love to see you there!