St Mary's, Sherburn Village

Welcome to St. Mary the Vibrant Parish Church of Sherburn, county Durham, the heart and soul of our delightful community! Nestled perfectly between tradition and modernity, our church embraces the cozy charm of a well-loved sweater and the exciting buzz of a new adventure.

Imagine stepping into a place where the warmth of familiarity greets you like an old friend, and the excitement of new connections dances in the air. Our church is like that comfortable Sunday morning feeling, where you're wrapped in the embrace of camaraderie and the promise of a fresh start.

With a congregation that radiates positivity and beams of genuine kindness, we're like a cup of hot tea on a winter's day – comforting and welcoming to all. We believe in sharing not just pews, but stories, laughter, and a strong sense of togetherness.

Our weekly services are like a musical medley, blending the classic hymns of yesteryears with the contemporary notes of today's melodies. It's a symphony of faith that resonates with the young and the young at heart, reminding us that spirituality knows no age.

At St. Mary's, we're not just a church; we're a community that thrives on weaving new threads into the colourful tapestry of our story. We're like a beautifully mixed salad, where each individual ingredient brings its own flavour to create a harmonious whole. Whether you've been attending for generations or are just setting foot inside for the first time, you're an essential part of our ever-expanding family.

We celebrate life's milestones together – from the joys of a wedding to the bittersweet notes of a funeral's reflection. Our church stands as a witness to the cycles of life, a place where love, loss, and everything in between find a sanctuary.

So, if you're seeking a church that's not just a building, but a living, breathing testament to fellowship and devotion, look no further than St. Mary the Vibrant Parish Church. We're like a book with open pages, waiting for you to add your chapter to our tale of unity, love, and faith. Come, join us, and let's create a masterpiece together!   Fr John

Get in touch

Parish Administrator

Based at:
St Giles Church

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

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Sunday Service

Every Sunday at for 1 hour
St Mary's, Sherburn Village
Front Street Sherburn Village Durham, DH6 1HD, United Kingdom

We hold a Eucharist or Service of the Word on Sunday mornings except for occasional Sundays when services are held jointly with our sister churches St Cuthbert's Shadforth and St Giles' Durham.

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"Our parish of Shadforth and Sherburn 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
Natalie Dodd 0191 372 3919 – 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."