St Giles' Durham

We are 900 year old Church of England (Anglican) Church in the heart of Gilesgate in Durham City. Follow our website and social media for details of parish, services and events. Ours is a friendly and welcoming place of worship - do come and visit. 

We have a toddlers group every Tues and Thurs morning - please see further details on our website under Little Lights. We also have a church hall to hire for community events. 

St Giles is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs.  For further information, see below or our safeguarding policy at 

Get in touch

St Giles' Parish Office - email: [email protected]

St Giles' Church
Church Lane

Greg Jarvis - Parish Administrator
0191 374 1079
Reverend Father John Fisher
07377 146 110

Our website

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Every Sunday at for 1 hour
St Giles' Durham
St Giles Church Gilesgate Durham, DH1 1QQ, United Kingdom

Our 11.00 Eucharist is our main Holy Communion service on Sunday. The service lasts around 1 hour and is followed by coffee. You are all welcome.


Job vacancy for a Choir Master to restart a choir at St Giles working closely with the Church and local school

Notices From_the_Vicar Community_news


"Our parish of Durham: St Giles is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults from harm. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO). Our Diocese of Durham’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor who advises our PSO. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the PSO
Matthew Foskett 07582 368016 email; [email protected] or the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor Beth Miller 0796 8034075 If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority’s children or adult social care services."