Welcome to St Mark's!

About us...

St Mark's is a friendly and inclusive church in the Anglo-Catholic tradition of the Church of England, where people of all ages and backgrounds come together to worship and grow as God's people.


We have close links with the wider community through the SWAN Network, Shiremoor Primary School and 1st Shiremoor Scouting Group. We have active and busy groups for young people, including our "Winged Lions" Sunday School, "Holy Hangouts" and "Come and Sing", and play host to Slimming  World. We also run a lunch club during the week and seek to bring together and support our neighbours near and far.


St Mark’s is the local parish church for Shiremoor, West Allotment, Murton, Moorside, Northumberland Park, Earsdon View and Cobalt Park. We are part of the Diocese of Newcastle, within the Church of England.

You can find out what we've been up to lately by having a look at our Facebook Page.


Why not come and join in by coming along to one of our services or events?


Everyone is always welcome!

Our Values


We believe in Inclusive Church: Church which does not discriminate, on any level,

on grounds of economic power, gender, mental health, physical ability, race or sexuality.


We believe in Church which welcomes and serves all people in the name of Jesus Christ; which is scripturally faithful; which seeks to proclaim the Gospel afresh for each generation; and which, in the power of the Holy Spirit, allows all people to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Jesus Christ.


There are happily lots of children and young people, as well as a number of vulnerable adults, within our community here at St Mark's, so it's important to make sure that everyone is safe and happy. You can find more information about how we look after vulnerable groups, and how to report concerns, on our Safeguarding Page.

Latest News

Find out the latest news and download our weekly newsletter here.

​Baptisms & Weddings

We'd love to talk to you about Baptisms and Weddings at

St Mark's. Why not get in touch with our Vicar, Fr Tony?

Get in touch

Our Vicar is Fr Tony Curtis.

You can get in touch with

Fr Tony on (0191) 253 7020

or tony.curtis@cantab.net

Newcastle Diocese

You can find out what's going on in the wider Church on the Diocese of Newcastle website.

  SUN 10th November - REMEMBRANCE

        9.30am Remembrance Sunday Mass

           10.50am Remembrance Service

              at West Allotment Cenotaph


            Thursday 14th November

           7.00pm Late Create in the Hall


            SATURDAY 16th November


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