North West Durham Methodist Circuit

Deepening Discipleship Making More Disciples


The North West Durham Methodist Circuit consists of a network of fourteen churches in the Stanley and Consett areas:

Annfield Plain,Blackhill,Bradley Cottages, Burnhope, Catchgate,Consett,Delves Lane,
East Stanley,
Lanchester,Leadgate, Medomsley,
South Moor,The Grove and White le Head.

We believe that the good news of Jesus is relevant in all our lives today.

We are a community of Christians,who meet for worship and fellowship in churches and homes across the circuit and who seek to serve Jesus and our local communities in our everyday lives.

As part of the Newcastle District of the Methodist Church of Great Britain, we share the calling of the Methodist Church which is:
'To respond to the Gospel of God's love in Christ and to live out it's discipleship in worship and mission.

Inspired by Our Calling,we aim:
-to increase awareness of God's presence and to celebrate God's love
-to help people to grow and learn as Christians through mutual support and care
-to be a good neighbour to people in need and to challenge injustice
-to make more followers of Jesus Christ

The circuit has a wide choice of types of worship and events. There are events and groups for children and families as well as contemporary and family friendly worship, providing a variety of activities bringing people together from different churches a few of which are listed below:

Take a look at our 'Messy Church page!

  • A Circuit Choir - performs a variety of music for Churches, Concerts and Shows
  • The Men's Forum Gospel Choir - singing throughout the local area
  • The Mens Forum - which meet once a month to enjoy a meal followed by an after dinner speaker.
  • Circuit Methodist Women in Britain Group and Wives & Friends who meet together throughout the year
  • Regular Prayer events
  • Bible study Groups
  • A variety of 'one off' activities.

To find out what's happening at any church simply go to the individual church's page and click on the photograph of the church you're interested in.

You will find a very warm welcome at any of our churches,services,groups or events.

Please do get in touch by phone, letter or e-mail if you would like any more details.


  • North West Durham Circuit Office
  • Leadgate Methodist Church
  • Tyne Avenue, Consett
  • Co Durham
  • DH8 6EL

01207 593666
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