Latest News at St James

Annual Church Meeting

The Annual Church Parochial Meeting (APCM) will take place on Sunday 29th April 2017. There will be just one service this day at 10.30am and the meeting will follow the service.

If you want to vote at the meeting or stand for election to the PCC or other roles, you need to be on the Parish Electoral Roll. Forms are available in church

Reports will be available to download nearer the day.

Team Confirmation Service at St Mary's

Thursday 3rd May, 6.30 p.m. at St.Mary’s. Rt Rev Cyril Ashton, one of the honorary bishops in our diocese with oversight of the Transforming Wigan project will confirm candidates along with Sue Smith, our local Methodist Minister. All welcome.

Thy Kingdom Come Prayer Walk

We will be holding a prayer walk on Thursday 10th May (Ascension Day) and inviting other local churches to join us.

  • 9am Prayer at St.James (leave at c. 9.30am to walk to St.Philip’s)
  • 11am Prayer at St.Philip’s (leave at c. 11.30am to walk to St.Joseph’s)
  • 12.30 p.m. Lunch at St.Joseph’s, Penketh
  • 2.00 p.m. Prayer at St.Joseph’s (leave at c.2.30 p.m. to walk to St.Mary’s)
  • 3.30 p.m. Short communion service at St.Mary’s

Please come for as little or as much as you would like of the day. If you are walking, good footwear and walking gear recommended as we will walk rain or shine.

In the evening, we will have a Team Prayer and Praise service at 7.30 p.m. at St.Philip’s

Big Church Day Out

On 1st and 2nd June at Capesthorne Hall, Christians from across the country will be coming together for the UK’s largest annual gathering of the wider church. Whatever your age, denomination or musical taste, everyone is welcome to the join us at the Big Church Day Out for an amazing time away with your friends and family, for 2 exciting days of worship and celebration.

If you are interested, the really great news is that you can get a discount of about 50% via the Diocesan block booking. Just visit the diocesan website

Breathing Space @ St.James'

A service of stillness and Reflection, drawing on a variety of Christian contemplative traditions this service is a time of  peace, prayer, rest and reflection.  Join us, here at St James Church 4.30pm once a month:

  • April 22nd 2018

Easy Fundraising

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Team Rectors Letter

Download and read the latest letter from Jeremy Tear

Team Letter - April 2018

Daily Prayer

Daily prayer happens around the different churches in the team. Each session starts promptly and lasts for approximately 30 mins. All are welcome.

  • Monday 9am The Oaks
  • Wednesday 9am St Mary’s
  • Friday 9am St Philip's

PCC Meetings

Dates of PCC meetings