Regular services at St. James’
Wednesdays Midweek communion will be held at 12 noon at St James’ Church on the 1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesdays and at St. Peter’s on each 2nd Wednesday (except August). This is a short service of around 30 minutes, with no music, ideal for those wanting space to pray during the week, or for whom Sundays are tricky.
Every Sunday: 10.30 am Morning Service at St James’ (also broadcast on YouTube apart from the 5th Sunday)
‘Arise’ 6.30 pm on the 4th Sunday (except August) An informal service of contemporary worship.
What To Expect (NB not all of these services are taking place at present, please check notice sheets for up-to-date information)
Café Service Informal service for all ages, with discussions, DVD clips, activities, and drinks and biscuits throughout. Ideal for families, or people wanting something relaxed and a bit different.
Family Service/Family Communion Relaxed service of worship with children’s groups for ages 3 – 14, crèche area for small children, worship led by a music group, with a focus on teaching and meeting God together. Children aged 8 and over who have done a suitable preparation course are welcome to receive communion.
Morning Prayer Traditional ‘Common Worship’ service
Parish Communion Choral service with traditional hymns.
Songs of Praise An informal Sunday afternoon service with a chance to choose favourite hymns, short times of prayer and reflection, and refreshments.
If Sundays are difficult, there is also Messy Church, on the second Saturday of each month, 10.30-12.30 at St. Peters, Coronation Avenue. This is designed for families, who can do games and crafts together, take part in a short act of worship, and then join in a delicious meal to round it off. Our Messy Church has its own Facebook page, where you can keep up to date with the latest news
If you would like to attend an evening service, please use the Contacts form and we’ll put you in touch with nearby churches who offer one.