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.

Sunday Worship: 8:00am Holy Communion, 10:45am Parish Communion

Corona Virus News


Latest Coronavirus Statement from the Church of England.

A Risk Assessment is now complete and has been accepted by the PCC, St James Church in Burnopfield will now be open for private prayer on Wednesdays from 2-3pm and Saturdays from 10-11am. This is subject to social distancing so only 6 people can be in the building at once for prayer, and does require the use of Hand Sanitiser on entrance and exit to the building. Other guidance is also offered for your health and safety – and please note that the toilet will not be available for use at this time.



Rev Dr Andrew Miller

Vicar of Tanfield with Burnopfield and Dipton

01207 270261

With prayers and best wishes Andy .

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


From now and for the time being, we will be Live Streaming using the following pattern of services across the Benefice each week

Every Tuesday at 5pm, from the St Margaret’s Church Tanfield Facebook page – Evening Prayer

Every Thursday at 5pm, from the St James’ Church Burnopfield Facebook page – Evening Prayer

 Every Sunday at 10am, alternating from week to week between the two Facebook pages – a Service of Holy Communion

Every Sunday at 7pm, alternating from week to week between the two Facebook pages – Compline (Night Prayer)

Please keep your eyes on Twitter and Facebook for other Live Streamed events such as Godly Play Stories, Meditations or Evening Prayer for Saints Days etc

Covid 19 Useful Contacts for Residents of Burnopfield and Dipton.

If you have internet access you can find a list of local support groups and organisations that can provide assistance at:

You can also follow all of the latest information from Durham County Council at

If you require support with shopping and/or prescription pickup you can contact Durham County Council for support:

Get help if you’re self-isolating – Durham County Council

Get access to support (for example with food deliveries) when you’re not able to leave the home.

If you have received a letter or text from the NHS to inform you that you are a “clinically extremely vulnerable person” you or a family member can register you for extra support online by going to: https://

Get coronavirus support as a clinically extremely vulnerable person – GOV.UK

Register if you have a medical condition that makes you extremely vulnerable to coronavirus. For example, you’ll be able to ask for help getting deliveries of essential supplies like food.


Sunday Worship

8.00am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)

10.45am Parish Communion (Common Worship)

Thursday Worship

9.45am Holy Communion

The Week Ahead

Event Information:

  • Sun

    LIVE STREAMING Compline (Night Prayer)

    7:00 pmAlternating from week to week between the two Facebook pages

    Every Sunday at 7pm, alternating from week to week between the two Facebook pages – Compline (Night Prayer)





Service Times

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