Church of England Diocese of Durham Saint Matthew's and Saint Wilfrid's Sunderland

About Us

We are the Church of England in Silksworth, blessing our community in Jesus’ name for the transformation of us all

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St Matthew’s Church is the parish church of the former colliery community of Silksworth on the outskirts of the City of Sunderland. We are an Anglican Church in the Diocese of Durham and part of the Church of England. Our Church is welcoming, lively and made up of all ages. We are part of the community and we are here to serve the community, we engage with our community in many traditional ways and some not so traditional – St Matthew’s has been at the heart of the community od Silksworth for over 140 years.

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