Welcome to North Road Methodist Church
Methodist Logo We are a friendly and active Christian community in Durham city.
All are welcome to come and share fellowship and worship with us.
Find us at the top of North Road, next to the bus station.

Use these pages to find information on our regular services and activities,
cultural events and rooms available for bookings.
The church also makes a welcoming venue for wedding ceremonies.
Please contact the Minister for details.


Sunday Mornings

10.30am at North Road

Sunday Evenings

6:00pm at Elvet Methodist Church

Reverend Shaun Swithenbank (Circuit Superintendent)

Contact Shaun
(via the circuit website)

Deacon Annette Sharp

Contact Annette
(via the circuit website)

Durham Foodbank

North Road church is a distribution centre for the County Durham foodbank. The cottage at the back of the church (accessed via the carpark) is open to receive donations 1:00-3:30pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Donations of food for local people in need are very gratefully received. See the Durham Foodbank website for further details.

   Church Activities

Messy morning Messy Mornings

A morning for pre-school children and their carers, packed with fun, craft, singing, fellowship and Bible story.
Messy Mornings runs every Thursday during school term time, 9:30-11:30am. We are currently seeking more volunteers to join a rota. A discussion about the future of this important opportunity for outreach and support is taking place on Wednesday 18th March. Please get in touch for more details.

Coffee Coffee Mornings

Usually on the second Saturday in the month, in aid of church funds and outreach.
Next coffee morning: 11th April.

Craft materials Craftworks

Meets fortnightly on a Tuesday, 10.00am - 1:30pm.

Meet and make! All welcome.

Food being served to two customers MANNAS

Fellowship, faith and food every Friday.

Lunches available 11.00am - 1.30pm.

Breakfast Men's Breakfast

Usually on the third Saturday in the month 8:30-10:15am.

Women's Fellowship Afternoon

Usually on the first Wednesday in the month at 3pm.

Book Book Group

Meets on weekday evenings in the homes of members of the congregation.
The book group is currently taking a winter break. See weekly church notices for further details.

Monday Fellowship

Weekly on Monday evenings at 7:00pm, at the homes of group members. All are invited to enjoy a mixture of song, Bible study, discussion, prayer and sharing. Each session is complete in itself so coming occasionally is absolutely fine. Please contact Annette if you'd like to come along.

Creative Commons image credits:

Coffee - Toshihiro Oimatsu. Breakfast - Kklerks. Book - K Shelton. Lindisfarne Gospels - The Yorck Project.