Church of England Diocese of Durham Norton

About Us

St. Mary's was founded in c1020d has been a site of Christian Worship for over 1,000 years.

We are a family-friendly church with a broad range of services, groups and events. We support a range of local and global charities through our regular giving.

A typical Sunday might include a contemplative early-morning Holy Communion service, an all-age service with songs and interactive prayer stations, and a traditional choral evensong.

Our ministry includes a weekly Parent-Toddler group, Friday night Kids/Youth clubs and Sunday groups for 3-18's as well as visits to local Nursing Homes. We have a 'Messy Church', an active Mothers Union, Choir practice, concerts, Hill-walking/rambling group, and regular Bible-study groups and Prayer meetings.

Life at St Mary's offers a great opportunity to grow in your faith, build relationships with others and deepen your commitment to Christ Jesus.

"Now to him who by the power at work within us is able to accomplish abundantly far more than all we can ask or imagine, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations, for ever and ever. Amen" (Ephesians 3.14-21)