Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

Due to the current pandemic we are sorry to inform you that our church will remain closed for services of worship for the present. 

However, we have not shut up shop and our church will remain open for private individual prayer on Saturday mornings from 10.00 to 11.00am.  Please wear your mask, unless exempt. Hand sanitizer is available for your hands and we ask that you please follow any instructions given.  At busy times you may unfortunately have to queue outside.

Our church continues to be open for funerals (max 30 people), but not for Christenings. 

Weddings are permitted (max 6 people) but only in exceptional circumstances.  Please continue to check this website and our Facebook page for updates.

This will be reviewed during the first week of March 2021.

Please do continue to join us in prayer in your own homes at these difficult times .


Please also continue with us as we pray together as the whole family of God for all those affected in whatever way by this pandemic.

Further Information


St. Matthew's Church

Front Street





Rev. Edward Wilkinson


Tel: 0191 584 3244

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