St. James Church

St James Church, Burnopfield

Church of England
Diocese of Durham

St. James Church, Burnopfield is your Parish Church if you live in Burnopfield, The Leazes, The Lintz, The Hobson and Crookgate Bank and Dipton.

Revd Andy Miller was  installed as the vicar of the Benefice of ‘Tanfield’ with ‘Burnopfield & Dipton’ on 11th June 2015


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Vicar: Revd Dr. Andy Miller

Parish Office: 01207 270261

Church website: www.stjamesburnopfield.org.uk


email: stjamesburnopfieldanddipton@yahoo.co.uk

Durham Diocese: www.durham.anglican.org

Twitter:  @StJBurnopfield


Map and Directions

You can find the Church via the link below across the top of the Google map at the corner where Syke Road forms a T-junction with the B6310.

Click here for a larger version.

The Week Ahead

19th February 2017


2nd Sunday Before Lent


This Sunday:

 Messy Church- 3.00 pm.


Dipton Manor Communion service -11.00 am.

Men’s Society 7.00pm.


Julian Prayer Group – 2.00pm


Holy Communion – 9.45 am .


Coffee Shop  – St. James Hall & Community Centre- 10.30am .


Holy Communion  – 8.00 am.

Parish Communion – 10.45am .

This months readings.

19th February – Genesis 1:31-2.3 – Matthew 6:25-end.

26th February – Exodus 24:12-end – Matthew 17:1-19.

Upcoming Events:

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Talking Jesus: Bishops in Mission 2nd-5th March 2017 – Meet the Bishops

Wednesday 15th February, 7.00pm Christ Church Consett.

A meeting for all laity in the deanery to come and meet Bishops Paul Slater and Graham Kings who are joining us, with their mission teams, for Talking Jesus. There will be opportunities to ask questions, discuss your planned mission activities and share in some simple worship. All are welcome.

Remember if you want to help with our events speak to the Vicar or a churchwarden.

Plus –

3rd March – St James Church & Community Hall  from 9.30 am – Soft Cricket event

3rd March – Sun Inn at 7.00 pm – Quiz night.

The Bishops will be at both events and it’s a great opportunity to speak to members of the community  about faith, and following Christ.

Services & Prayer Days

Sunday Worship

8.00am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)

10.45am Parish Communion (Common Worship)

Thursday Worship

9.45am Holy Communion

If you can’t get to church on Sunday morning then why not come along to this Thursday morning Communion if you are in Burnopfield during the day time?

The Still Service

On the Second Sunday of each month at 6.00pm

Still is a time to give space for God, space for prayer. A time to pause and consider in the hustle and bustle of our lives. Still will be based around Night Prayer/Compline with stillness, quiet, space, candles, silence, short readings, recorded music and simple prayer.

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Julian Prayer Group

The group meets on the last Wednesday of every month in St James Church at 2.00 pm.

It is a service lasting about 40 minutes, starting with a short meditation followed by a piece of music leading into 30 minutes of silent contemplative prayer.  A piece of music follows the silence, and ending with a short prayer. 

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St. James Church, Burnopfield is your Parish Church if you live in Burnopfield, The Leazes, The Lintz, The Hobson and Crookgate Bank.