St Michael & All Angels Church

 Hawthorn Parish Council

Chairman : Cllr. Alan Askew

Parish Clerk : Lesley Swinbank  MBA, Fellow SLCC

      Springwell House, Sedgefield, Co. Durham. TS21 2HS

01740 622429

St Michael and All Angels Church

St Michael and All Angels is a  pretty parish church built in 1862 and is the focal point of Hawthorn.

As part of the Church of England, weekly services are held, and the attractive churchyard is still in use for burials, and is regularly maintained. The church itself is also a beautiful setting for weddings. 


Curate Rev'd  Paul P. Paterson

The Old Rectory

Hawthorn Village


Tel. 01915 271908

During the coronavirus pandemic

Our service of Morning Prayer (8:00am every Wednesday) is being conducted via Zoom.  Anyone who would like to join us should email to be sent the link.  Our Sunday services (shortened version) are being broadcast on YouTube at 9:30am on Sunday mornings (search ‘Hawthorn Worship’ in YouTube or if people email me I can send them the direct link).

Contact form here

Website here

History is made in Hawthorn.

On Sunday 30th September 2018 history was made when for the first time in the 156-year life of St Michael & All Angels Church in the village, the Lord Bishop of Durham, the Rt Rev'd Paul Butler, conducted a service of Ordination as Deacon of Paul Paterson. The event had a further uniqueness in that it it was the very first time that the the Bishop had taken a service of Ordination away from the Cathedral.

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