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:  https://twitter.com/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.

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The Week Ahead

17th February 2019

3rd before Lent



Messy Church -3.00pm.


Deanery Synod -7.00pm


Baby & Toddler group–1.00pm

Open Church – 2.00/3.00 pm.


Holy Communion – 9.45am..


Coffee Shop -10.30am.


Holy Communion  – 8.00 am.

Holy Communion 10.45am

Lent 2019.

This begins on Ash Wednesday, 6th March when there will be a service with ashing at 7.30pm here at St James’ Church.

The Lent Course begins on Monday 11th at 7pm in the Church Hall at Tanfield, and is that produced by the Diocese of Durham in connection with the Waymark Conference later in 2019. for further details please contact  Rev Dr. Andy.


Electoral Roll 2019.

This year we need to make a new Electoral Roll – so even if you are already on it, you will need to fill in a form and return it to church. This needs to be done for two weeks before our Annual Church Meeting on the 14th April. Forms can be found at the back of church or contact Rev Dr. Andy.

Mens Society.

Meet Monday 25th February at Lambton Arms Chester-Le-Street. The Speaker is Allen Humes, Mission Aviation Fellowship. Please contact Roy Beckwith 270773 if you wish to attend.

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.