People are important to us

We have a clear safeguarding policy in place and the wellbeing of all members, volunteers and users of the church is paramount.


A copy of our safeguarding policy can be found here and the Diocese of Durham's safeguarding policy can be found here.

If you have any concerns regarding the welfare of a child or adult you should speak to:

  • our parish safeguarding officer Grace Sidney

(0191 417 3143,

  • or the Vicar Gavin Rushton

(0191 431 2568,


0191 431 2568

Brancepeth Road, Oxclose Village

Washington, NE38 0LA

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