Church of England Diocese of Durham Stanhope, Frosterley and Rookhope

Our Benefice

St. Thomas is part of the United Benefice of Upper Weardale. Listed here are the six churches of the benefice, going from east to west as you travel up the dale. Clicking on any one of the churches will take you to that church's page in A Church Near You.

St. Michael and All Angels, Frosterley

St. Thomas the Apostle, Stanhope

All Saints, Eastgate

St. Andrew, Westgate

St. John the Baptist, St. Johns Chapel

St. Thomas Heathery Cleugh, Cowshill

Note: The benefice is currently in a period of interregnum. Please go to the Benefice Worship Schedule to see which churches have a service on a given Sunday. Services may be Eucharist, Communion by Extension or Morning Prayer depending on the available worship leader.