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Welcome to

Oxclose      Church

Family for everyone
Sharing Hope
Following Jesus

A Message

from Gavin

We meet together on Sundays



Life groups are small groups located throughout the local area where people can meet together, learn from each other and grow as followers of Jesus.


We love kids at Oxclose church, we have so much going on for the whole family to get involved with, click below to explore.


Our young people's project is called Ten10. The vision for our Young People is to Live life to the full. 

Oxclose Life


So what's next?

Life Events

We would love to walk with you through all of life, get in touch with us.

What to expect

Explore more about what to expect when you visit Oxclose Church




The Parochial Church Council of Oxclose Church, Washington is committed to creating and maintaining a safe and nurturing environment for everyone, especially for children, young people and vulnerable adults. It has adopted and approved the Church of England policy for promoting a safer church. This policy deals with all aspects of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.  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 our church leader Gavin Rushton (0191 431 2568,

Concerns can also be raised with the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor, Mrs Beth Miller - she can be contacted as follows:


Address: Cuthbert House, Stonebridge, Durham DH1 3RY

Email: or

Mobile: 07968 034075


For further information please also see the Diocese of Durham safeguarding pages:

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