Church of England Diocese of Durham St. Lawrence the Martyr, Horsley Hill (South Shields)

Facilities and features

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Accessibility

We have a disabled toilet as well as a male and female toilet, all at ground level and easily accessed

This is situated in our disabled toilet

Car Park / Parking Available

All of our toilets are accessible, there are no steps to any of our facilities

We are the first Church of England Church to be awarded a Makaton Friendly Status

We use Makaton at our monthly Messy Church and the Widgit Symbol System

Our Car Park is extremely close to our Building

There is a ramp from our car park into our church, which is all on one level, wheelchair, electric wheelchair, walking sticks, frames and electric scooters all can be easily taken in

We have a T loop for hearing aid users

We are the first Church of England Church to be given a Makaton Friendly Status, as we use Makaton Signs and Widgit Symbols.

We have large print hymn books, service books and sheets for all that require them, and A4 page magnifiers for those who require them

Assistance dogs are welcome in our church


Our Building

Listed Building

Music and Worship

Organ
Book of Common Prayer Services

Groups, Courses and Activities

Our Brownies meet on a Tuesday night at 6pm

We have coffee mornings most months, please check on here, our website or Facebook for more information.

Our Guides meet on a Tuesday night at 7pm

We meet every second Saturday of the month for messy fun, Makaton singing and signing, play/sensory play and food. Everyone welcome

Rainbows meet on a Tuesday at 5pm


Help for Visitors


Other Features

We collect Food and Clothing Donations for Hospitality & Hope

We have book magnifiers for anyone with vision problems

FairTrade

Our Hall is available for hire, contact us for details