Corona Virus Update

Alpha course - We are running an Online Alpha course during June/July.  For more details please click the Alpha image below. 

Public worship in the Church of England has been suspended until further notice. Therefore all our services at St Mary and St Cuthbert's are suspended. We will be broadcasting some of our services on our Facebook page -  St Mary and St Cuthbert Parish Church, Chester-le-Street.

See below for links

Worship opportunities during closure  


We have a weekly notice sheet that explains everything that is going on in church.  This is currently suspended

The Notice Sheet for the previous week

The Notice Sheet for the current week 

We are at present issuing a monthly Newsletter (see below for links) instead of our usual  monthly parish magazine, Outreach,    

Current Newsletters

May Newsletter - click here   

April Newsletter - click here  


Our parish magazine is available each month from the parish office, the parish church or from the area services.  It costs 50p for a hard copy or it can be downloaded for free from the website.


If you are interested in finding out about the historical records of the church then you need to contact the Durham County Record Office.


Non current registers are administered by the Durham County Record Office in accordance with the provisions of the Parochial Registers and Records Measure 1978.  Durham County Record office is based at County Hall, Durham, DH1 5UL (0191) 383 3253    



Durham information guide (DIG) -





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