St. James Church

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

Corona Virus News


Important Up Date.

St James Church is now open once again for public worship on a Sunday morning at 11am. In order to attend you will need to book a place with the Vicar via phone between midday on Thursday and midday on Friday the week before the service itself as places are limited.

All previous COIVD-19 safety measures apply (e.g. masks, hand sanitiser, socially distanced seating) – and these can be explained when you contact the Vicar.

Please note, however, that there will be no private prayer sessions on a Wednesday for the time being.

Needing assistance at this difficult time ?

It can be a difficult time for some people during this period of national lockdown during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Church of England 24-hour telephone line, Daily Hope offering music, prayers and reflections on 0800 804 8044 may help .

Please also make a note of the Samaritans helpline 116 123.

Live Streaming in the Benefice of Tanfield with Burnopfield and Dipton .

The following services and events are taking place in the Benefice online until 27th June when Rev. Andy moves to a new Parish. After this date you may wish to engage with those services of prayer and worship offered online by Durham Cathedral.

 Tuesday –

  • 5pm Evening Prayer, St Margaret’s Tanfield Facebook page

 Thursday –

  • 10.30am Meditation, St James Burnopfield Facebook page
  • 5pm Evening Prayer, St James Burnopfield Facebook page

 Saturday –

  • 6pm online Eucharist for the  St James Burnopfield Facebook page.

Sunday – 

  • 7pm Compline, St James Burnopfield Facebook page










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