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The following links below mark the 21 most recent pages you have visited in Sunderland.ac.uk.

Practice your Religion in the Region:

Email chris.howson@sunderland.ac.uk The Chaplain can always be contacted on 07846099643 and will happily help connect you to the most appropriate member of the chaplaincy team.

This section provides some information about places of worship in Sunderland.

We try to keep information up-to-date, however we cannot guarantee the accuracy of all the entries.

Enon Baptist Church

Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, SR6 0AQ
(North of the river, Dundas Street, inside the one-way loop)

Sunday Worship: 10.30am

Buddhist Places of worship

Meditation classes take place within the University during term time. Contact Graeme Jobes, the University's associate chaplain, for further information.

There is also a Buddhist Temple on St Bede's Terrace. 

16 St. Bedes Terrace

Church of England (Anglican)

The Church of England is part of the world-wide Anglican Communion.

Sunderland Minster 
High Street West SR1 3ET
Sunderland City Centre  
(next to the Empire Theatre)

Sunday Service:

9:45am: Sunday Eucharist
11:15am FEAST service, for students, families and refugees.

St Peter's Church 
(North of the river, the Church next to St Peter's campus)

Sunday Service:
Eucharist 11am

All Saints Church 
Sunderland (North of the river, Fulwell Road, next to All Saints)

Sunday Morning Worship: 10.30am

St Gabriel's Church Chester Road
Sunderland (At the junction with Kayll Road, by the hospital)

Sunday Services:
Holy Communion 8.00am
Morning Worship: 10.30am

Lutheran Church

St Timothy's Church 
Queen Alexandra Road
Sunday Services: 10.30am

Coptic Orthodox worship takes in the Murray Library Friday and Saturday evenings

St Andrew's Church 
Newgate Street
Newcastle (10 minutes walk from Newcastle Central Station, or 5 minutes walk from Monument Metro Station)


The nearest temple is:

Newcastle Hindu Temple 
172 West Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE4 9QB (on a bus route from Newcastle Central Station).


The University Prayer Centre, Helen McArdle House, formerly Shackleton House

There is a Mosque in the University at the City Campus, accessible to members of the Islamic Society and invited guests 24 hours a day, subject to certain access arrangements. 

Friday prayers (Jum'ah) takes place at about 1.30pm. Prayer timetable can be accessed through the link below.

You can get further information by emailing info@sunislam.org.uk or visiting website www.sunislam.org.uk


Places of worship

The nearest Reform Synagogue is in Newcastle - The Croft, off Kenton Road, Gosforth, NE3 4RF.

There are orthodox synagogues of various traditions within Gateshead and Newcastle. Again, further information can be obtained from the University Chaplain


Burn Park Methodist Church 
Durham Road (near the City Centre)

St John's Church 
Ashbrooke Road

Sunday Worship: 10.45am

Ewesley Road Methodist Church 
Chester Road (past the Hospital)

Sunday Worship: 10.30am

Other Christian

The Society of Friends (Quakers) 
30 Roker Park Road (north of the River)
Time: 10.45am

Pentecostal or Free

Sunderland (including the Washington and Houghton areas) possesses a wide variety of Independent or Pentecostal Churches. Places of worship

Bethany City Church 

Bede Towers, Douro Terrace                 

Elim Pentecostal Church 
Durham Road

Bethesda Free Church 
Tatham Street

Roman Catholic

St Mary's Church 
Bridge Street
Sunderland (in the City Centre, near Wearmouth Bridge)

Sunday Mass: 10.30am; 5:30pm

  1. Joseph's Church 
    Rutland Street (between Clanny House and the Forge)
  2. Benet's Church 
    (North of the river: The Causeway - inside the one way loop)

Saturday Vigil Mass: 4.30pm
Sunday Mass: 9.30am
Daily Mass

Sunday Mass: 11am

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army 
Rutland Street
Millfield (between Clanny House and the Forge)


Guru Gobind Singh Sikh Temple 
The Cloisters (near Langham Tower)


Tuesdays 6.30 - 8pm 
Sundays 11am - 2pm

Gurdwara Khalsa Mero Roop Hai Khas 
West Way
South Shields, NE33 4SR


Wednesdays 7.15 - 8.30pm 
Saturdays 7.30 - 9.00pm

24 hours per day continuous Simran (meditation) programme since 1984 (all welcome to take 1 hour or 2 hour meditation times day or night)

Music and Gurmat classes on Sundays.

Gurpreet Singh, chaplaincy adviser, can give further details about these or any other matters relating to the Sikh faith. Please email gurpreet.singh@sunderland.ac.uk.

United Reformed

St. George's United Reformed Church
Stockton Road

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