St. James ChurchSt. 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.
- 5pm Evening Prayer, St Margaret’s Tanfield Facebook page
- 10.30am Meditation, St James Burnopfield Facebook page
- 5pm Evening Prayer, St James Burnopfield Facebook page
- 6pm online Eucharist for the St James Burnopfield Facebook page.
- 7pm Compline, St James Burnopfield Facebook page
The Week Ahead
Wed06Mar20197:00 pmSt James Church.
Sun17Mar20193:00 pmSt James Church Hall & Community Centre.
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 is produced by the Diocese of Durham conjunction with the Waymark Conference later in 2019.
All the dates and venues are as follows
Monday 18th March 7pm
St. James' Church Hall, Burnopfield
Monday 25th March 7pm
St. Margaret's Church Hall, Tanfield
Short break of one week
Monday 8th April 7pm
St. James Church Hall, Burnopfield
Monday 15th April 7pm,
St Margaret's Church Hall, Tanfield.
Tue19Mar20193:00 pmSt James Church Hall & Community Centre.
Sun14Apr201912:00 pmSt James Church.
Sun28Apr20193:00 pmSt James Church Hall & Community Centre.
Sat18May201910:30 amSt James Church Hall & Community Centre.
Sat25May201910:00 amSt James Church.
Please come along to help keep our village tidy and at the same time have some time for thoughtful prayer and reflection. The event last month was a great success please come along all are welcome.
Tue11Jun2019Tue09Jul20197:00 pmSt.Margarets,Tanfield and St. James ,Burnopfield
Benefice Bible study and discussion group - the book of Ruth.
This will begin on Tuesday 11th June at 7pm. The sessions, will alternate between St.Margarets,Tanfield and St. James ,Burnopfield .
Tuesday 11th June 7pm - St. James Vestry
Tuesday 18th June 7pm- St. Margaret’s Church
Tuesday 25th June 7pm- St. James Vestry
Tuesday 2nd July 7pm - St. Margaret’s Church
Tuesday 9th July 7pm - St. James Vestry
Everyone is welcome to attend
Sun16Jun20193:00 pmSt James Church Hall & Community Centre.
Wed19Jun20197:00 pmSt. James Church Hall & Community Centre.
Fri21Jun20197:00 pmSt James Church.
Tickets which includes a glass of wine or juice and nibbles, will be available soon at £6.
Sat13Jul2019TBASt. James Church Hall & Community Centre.
Sun21Jul20193:00 pmSt James Church Hall & Community Centre.
Sun15Sep20193:00 pmSt James Church Hall & Community Centre.
Clergy and Lay members of congregations across the Diocese will be gathering for this. Check the flyers at the back of church for details and please pray for those who will be attending from our parish as we reflect on what God is saying to the people of Burnopfield and Dipton and look forward to him being with us and those we live alongside in the future,
Sat19Oct201910:30 amSt James Church.A Church Outing to Durham is planned for 19th October . Hoping to leave Burnopfield at around 10am and returning from Durham at 3.30pm, a coach will take people to and from the Cathedral making it very accessible for people to be involved. Pease sign at back of church if you are interested in attending.
Sun20Oct2019St James Church.The Deanery Confirmation service is to be held at St James Burnopfield on Sunday 20 th October. Preparation will begin in September, so if you are interested in being confirmed, or want to know more about what is involved, please have a word with Rev. Andy.
3:00 pmSt James Church Hall & Community Centre.
Wed23Oct20191:00 pmWhite le Head Methodist Church
An invitation from White le Head Methodist Church. Tantobie; DH99RX Lunch followed by a sing a long with old secular songs popular in the early twentieth century when families sang together.
Sun17Nov20193:00 pmSt James Church Hall & Community Centre.
Sun01Dec20194:00 pmSt James Church.
Mon02Dec2019Hobson Golf Club
Call Roy Beckwith 270773 or mob:07555067313 to book your place.
Wed04Dec2019Woodmans Arms Whickham.
St. James Mothers Union invite members and friends to join them at the Woodmans Arms Whickham, on December 4th at 7pm. Transport will be provided. The menu and a list to sign are at the back of church
Sun15Dec20193:00 pmSt James Church Hall & Community Centre.