St John's Church Shildon

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Welcome to our church near you site. We are the Church of England Parish church for Shildon, County Durham. Below will give you a flavour of our church to find out more please go to our website.

Our Sunday morning worship is a service of Holy Communion at 10am

On the third Sunday of the month we have an all age service where everyone stays together through the service. 

At all other Sundays from we have a Sunday School/ Explorers' group for 5 - 11's which have their own activities for part of the service. There is also an unsupervised creche area.

We continue to do Evening Prayer on Zoom each week at 6pm. This can also be accessed on a normal telephone line. You will need to email Revd Carol for a Zoom invitation [email protected]

On Mondays we have Morning Prayer at 9am with the opportunity to pray about the week ahead.

On Thursdays we have a Holy Communion service at 11am followed by refreshments.

On the First Sunday of the month at 6pm we have a more informal service with contemporary worship, and someone talking about their faith journey.

See the website for details about the toddler group, youth group and Messy Church.

To book a wedding please contact Revd. Carol on [email protected] or ring 01388 778998

Bookings for a christening/baptism can be made at the end of each baptism preparation evening. This takes place in church each month - see website for upcoming dates.

Also if you need help or would like prayer for anything do get in touch my email is as above and my phone number is 01388 778998.

Revd Carol Harris

The Parochial Church Council of St John’s, Shildon is committed to creating and maintaining a safe and nurturing environment for everyone, especially for children, young people and vulnerable adults. It has adopted and approved the Church of England policy for promoting a safer church. This policy deals with all aspects of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.

To discuss any safeguarding concerns relating to St John’s Shildon please contact either the Parish Safeguarding Officer, Mrs Anne Cleasy [email protected], the Parish Priest, Revd Carol Harris on 01388 778998 [email protected]

Concerns can also be raised with the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor Mrs Beth Miller - she can be contacted as follows:

Address: Cuthbert House, Stonebridge, Durham DH1 3RY 

Email: [email protected] or [email protected] 

Mobile: 07968 034075 

For further information please also see the Diocese of Durham safeguarding pages:

Get in touch

The Revd. Carol Harris

St John's Vicarage,
1A Burnie Gardens,
County Durham,
DL4 1ND.

Carol Harris - priest in charge

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What's on

Thursday Eucharist

Every Thursday at for 30 mins
St John's Church Shildon
Central Parade Shildon, DL4 1DW, United Kingdom

A short service of Holy Communion in the Lady Chapel followed by refreshments.

Please join us for any of our services in Holy Week