Welcome to North Wearside Parish



WELCOME to North Wearside Parish, a Church of England Parish in Sunderland with two church buildings Holy Trinity in Southwick & St. Cuthbert, Red House and St. Bede's Community Project in Town End Farm.

Safeguarding information

Who we are

We are members of this community. As Church we are seeking to know God better through his Son, Jesus Christ. We meet to receive his healing and blessing in our lives so that we can, in turn, be a blessing to our local communities.    

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Meet the team

Rev. Steve Elstob is Team Rector

Rev. Jennifer Bradshaw is Team Vicar

Jen is also the safeguarding officer

Rev. Chantal Noppen is Team Vicar 

currently on maternity leave

Rev. Paul Barker is placement curate for 6 months

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About Us

Holy Trinity


Church Bank SR5 2DU

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St. Cuthbert


Rotherham Road, Red House SR5 5QS

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St Bede Community Project


Blackwood Road, Town End Farm, SR5 4PW

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All about how to book a baptism/Christening in our parish. Click the image above

Link to Church of England baptism webpages



All about how to book a wedding in our parish. Click image above

Link to Church of England weddings webpages

What's on


click below to see the weekly notices giving news and reminders and prayer points

Weekly News Sheet - what's on this week click here

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Office hour is 6pm - 7pm each Thursday at Holy Trinity Church. Clergy are available after every service Sunday 10am.

North Wearside Parish

SR5 5QS, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom