Coronavirus (COVID-19) & St James's Church - Services in church have resumed, scroll down for further details or see the Calendar & Home Services pages, under the Worship and Services menu.
The website is currently being re-structured, hover over the buttons at the top of the page to see the pop down page menus.
Praise be! events are starting to be planned again; please see the News and Events page for details.

Welcome to St James's Church in Riding Mill.

In the Diocese of Newcastle and set in the beautiful Tyne Valley, we are the Parish Church in the heart of the village.  

The village is a lively community and we offer a place of Christian worship and welcome.

This website will give you some basic information.  Do contact us if you would like to know more about Jesus and our lives with him, or better still, come and join us at any of our services!

Visit our other pages for more information.

Towards the foot of this page you will find links to our Safeguarding infornation and some of the Diocesan web pages including, for Intercessors, the Prayer Diary, the e-bulletin and a letter from Bishop Christine.

Do scroll down.


Welcome to the website of St James’s Church, Riding Mill.

We warmly welcome newcomers and visitors to our church services, here at St James’s, please check out the times of these below. We offer coffee and tea after both our main Sunday service and our midweek Holy Communion, a chance to meet us for an informal chat.

We also hold regular fundraising events throughout the year at St James's.

Thank you for visiting our website. We would love to welcome you to St James’s, Riding Mill in the near future.


The Parish is currently in a state of Interrgnum, however we are now looking forward to welcoming our new Priest in Charge, Revd Diana Johnson.

A short introductory note can be found on the About Us-People page

Her licensing service will take place on Thursday 15th July. further details to follow.

All enquiries about St James's Church should be addressed to the one of the Churchwardens  - contact details below.

For ALL matters regarding St James's Church, please contact the Churchwarden :-

   David McKenzie 01434 682771

IMPORTANT Coronavirus (COVID-19) & St James's Church

As of Sunday 4th April, Easter Day, sevices at St James's are resuming
see Calendar for service details and arrangements

If you would like to attend pre-booking is required, to help with the safe management of numbers.
Please use the website email address to enquire about booking

Please book as early as possible

 please check for details of on-line and Home Worship on the Home Services page
to be found under Worship and Services
 are welcome, pre-booking is re

Please read the Guidance for the Congregation below
Home Service resources for collective personal worship are available on the Home Services page.

St James’s Pastoral Care and Visiting


We now have an established Pastoral Care Team in the village. All the team members are DBS checked.

If you  would like a member of the team to visit you, either at home or in hospital, please contact Lynda on 01661 886785.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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