The Churches of

Hipswell Parish

Welcome to St John’s, Hipswell, & St Cuthbert’s, Colburn

Sunday Services

St John's Church, Hipswell at 9.30am

St Cuthbert's Church Colburn at 11am

For information about St John's meetings and services:

please see: Events - Hipswell: St John the Evangelist - A Church Near You 

and for St Cuthbert's: Events - Colburn: St Cuthbert - A Church Near You

For latest news, see 'This week in the Parish' from drop-down tabs.

Contact:If you wish to have a chat or to get in touch about church or other matters, please call:         

Peter Kane (Licensed Lay Minister)  Tel: 07512 343857

Marie Smalley (Churchwarden, PCC Chair & Parish Safeguarding Officer)  Mob: 07852 156134, Week days after 5.30pm

Pauline Fenwick (Churchwarden & PCC Secretary) Mob: 07803 879110

To arrange baptisms or weddings, please contact Pauline Fenwick (see above)

Funeral arrangements are generally made via the Funeral Director in the first instance.

Bookings for St Cuthbert’s Community Hall and Meeting Room:

Please note: St Cuthbert's Community Hall is open for bookings. If you wish to discuss possible bookings, 

please contact our Bookings Manager, Marie Smalley, via email: or by phone/text: 07852 156134.



We are committed to Safeguarding Children, Young People, Victims/perpetrators of Domestic Abuse and Vulnerable Adults.

If you are suffering as a result of present or past experiences, we would encourage you to seek help. Various helpline numbers are shown below,   or on the relevant web pages, as indicated below.

Hipswell Parochial Church Council (PCC) has adopted the Church of England’s policy and best practice on Safeguarding, which may be found on the Church of England’s website:

Our Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO) is Marie Smalley, who can be contacted through the Parish Office, St Cuthbert’s Community Hall, Colburn Lane, Colburn, Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire, DL9 4LT, by email: or by phone: 07852156134.

Our Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers (DSA) can be accessed by email: or by phone T: (0113) 3530 257 

Please press the ‘Safeguarding Information’ tab above for helpline numbers & further information on the ‘Promoting a safer church’ poster, and the ‘Documents’ tab for our ‘Promoting a safer church’ policy statement, the ‘Promoting a safer church’ policy document, and the ‘Parish Safeguarding Handbook’.

If a child or adult is at immediate risk of significant harm, in the first instance you should always contact your local Social Services team North Yorkshire (01609) 780780 or the local police (call 101).

National helplines:

Childline: 0800 1111

NSPCC: 0808 500 8000

Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 200 0247

MACSAS (Ministers and clergy sexual abuse survivors):

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