Church of England Diocese of Durham Witton-le-Wear

St Philip and St James

The Parochial Church Council of St Philip and St James, Witton le Wear, 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 Philip and St James, Witton le Wear, please contact either 

- the Parish Safeguarding Officer, David Phelps, on 01388488xxx, [email protected]

- the Church Warden, Kate Atkins, on 01388488626,  [email protected]

- the Church Warden, David Harris, on 01388488288, [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:

(You may wish to also include contact details for the local Police and Local Authority Designated Officer.) 

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Holy Communion Service

Every First, Third Sunday at 10:30 a.m. for 50m
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A traditional Holy Communion service followed by parish lunch on the first Sunday of the month

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