Corona Virus Update

12/01/2021  During the current lockdown Sunday Services will be broadcast on 10.00 am and 6.00pm on our Church Facebook page - St Mary and St Cuthbert Parish Church, Chester-le-Street.  The situation will be reviewed in February.

Private prayer  - unfortunately the church building will not be open for private prayer at the moment - this will be reviewed in February.

Outreach - our Parish Magazine - the February issue will not be published but a Newsletter will available during the week beginning 18th January - this can be accessed from our Welcome Page and News Page (See links below)


Worship and Facebook - click here  


Parish Magazine

Our parish magazine Outreach is usually available each month from the Parish Office, and the Parish Church during services.  It costs 50p for a hard copy or it can be downloaded for free from the website   Outreach

We are not publishing an Outreach magazine during February but a Newsletter will be available during the week beginning 18th January. (see below for links) 

Our Newsletters During Corona Virus Pandemic


Jauary/February - click here  

Dec 2020/Jan 2021 - click here        Nov 2020 - click here 

Oct 2020 - click here     Sept 2020 - click here 

August 2020 - click here  July 2020 - click here        

June 2020 - click here     May 2020 - click here  



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 



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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