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St James Church

It was Announced this Morning (St James Day) that Fr Mark Budden has been appointed as Vicar of St James's. We congratulate him and give thanks to God that the vacancy has been filled so quickly.

—    COVID-19  —

Public Worship now takes place in our Church with Masses on Sundays and Thursdays at 10 am.
The Lady Chapel is open for Private Prayer on weekdays.

Social Distancing Regulations must be observed with a maximum of two people in the Chapel at the same time. It is recommended that as little contact as possible should be made with furniture and fittings and that the hand sanitizer provided should be used

The Hall has re-opened for regular, legally permitted activities subject to the currently in force regulations. Further details are on our Hall page.

We seek to serve the community by offering prayers and support for all who are affected by the virus or by the measures adopted to combat its spread.

Guidance for Home Worship and Prayer can be found on our Home Worship page and recorded Festive Eucharists on the On-Line Services page.

Please pray for our church as we attempt to serve this our community during these days of COVID19. Please know all are welcome in this place for private prayer. May God bless us all in the days and weeks ahead.


Lord Jesus Christ,
you taught us to love our neighbour,
and to care for those in need
as if we were caring for you.
In this time of anxiety, give us strength
to comfort the fearful, to tend the sick,
and to assure the isolated
of our love, and your love,
for your name's sake.