Rev David Payne
Rev David Payne took up the appointment as Methodist Circuit Superintendent Minister, including Minister for Shildon Methodist Church, on 1st September 2020.

He arrived in the Circuit following almost 14 years service as a hospital chaplain in the NHS. The last 5 years of this time were spent as Chaplaincy Team Leader with Harrogate & District NHS Foundation Trust. Prior to that he was a Methodist Circuit Minister from September 1995 and this followed an initial career in banking after leaving school.

He lives in Shildon with his wife Diane.
David can be contacted by email at or by telephone on 01388 778207.  If you leave a telephone message for the Minister please mention in your message that your enquiry relates to Shildon Methodist Church.