St Mary's in Howdon
St Mary's church has played an important part in the community for over 140 years. We offer a warm welcome, friendly caring people; a place to belong. Whether you have a strong belief, or are just exploring - please come along.
DURING THIS SECOND LOCKDOWN WE ARE DOING SERVICES ON SUNDAYS AT 10AM AND WEDNESDAYS AT 9.30AM VIA A ZOOM LINK. SEE SEPARATE PAGE FOR DETAILS.
For the most up to date information on when we will open the church, contact [email protected];
PRIVATE PRAYER The church will be open for private prayer even during this second lockdown, on Monday afternoons from 2.00-3.00pm. Please remember to wear your mask.
SAFEGUARDING: "The parish of Willington: St Mary the Virgin is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Newcastle’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services."