St John the Evangelist

St John's is the village church of Burnhope-set high on a hill looking down over the North-West Durham countryside. We're here to worship God together, and to mark and support you through the most important times of our lives; baptisms (Christenings), weddings and funerals.

Get in touch

Reverend Lesley Sutherland, Priest in Charge

Lanchester Vicarage
1 Lee Hill Court

Priest in Charge
01207 529166
Assistant Curate
01207 509730
What's on

Garden Party / Plant Sale

for 6 hours
St John the Evangelist
Holmside Lane Holmside Durham, DH7 0LJ, United Kingdom

Maria and Peter Turner
Holmside Lane
01207 542120
We are having a garden party/ plant sale
Saturday 22 June 10 -4
Please come and join us us in our new home
All proceeds shared jointly between Willow Burn Hospice and St John’s Church Burnhope


Our parish of Lanchester and Burnhope 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 (Currently vacant),the Parish Priest, Rev Lesley Sutherland on 01207 529166 [email protected] or the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor Beth Miller 07908 634075 [email protected]. 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."