Rev Angus Palmer continues to assist at services and within the parish. Congratulations to Angus on celebrating 50 years of ordained ministry in 2014.

The Rev’d Tom Birch, previously the Assistant Curate of St Nicholas, Gosforth, was installed on the 18th September 2017 as the new parish priest of St Mary the Virgin, Ovingham and St Oswin, Wylam. Please keep Tom and his family in your prayers as he takes up this exciting new ministry.

Tom is a Scot by birth and aged 36. He is married to Jessica and they have three children; Harriet aged 5, Geoffrey 3 and Benjamin 10 months, they will live in Wylam vicarage. (30th July 2017).

Tom may be contacted at Wylam Vicarage telephone 01661 853254

The church wardens are Fiona Oomes 0191 4132252 and Michael Bird 01661 852328 

 For enquiries contact may also be made using the contact page on this site.

Part-time Children's and Youth Worker, Wylam & District Churches


Ruth Lindridge, has been appointed from the 1st January as the part-time Children's & Youth Worker employed by Wylam and District Churches. We welcome Ruth and ask for the continued support from members of the churches.




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