COVID-19 Information

As Warrington returns to Tier 2 measures we are pleased to announce that church services will be resuming in December.

  • Sunday 6th December 10.30am - ACE style service, including Communion
  • Sunday 13th December 10.30am - Communion service
  • Sunday 20th December 10.30am - ACE style service

The church will be very different, with socially distanced seating, no singing and no tea and coffee after the service. Please remember to bring your face covering.

You can read more about what to expect in our Church Opening Letter.

Our opening plans are subject to the local Covid situation, so please check the St James Church Facebook page for updates.


We are also planning our annual Santa's Sleigh visit, but in a covid safe way in the church car park. Please see the Santa's Sleigh webpage for full details.

You can find more information and links on our dedicated Covid-19 webpage.

The Church of England has set up a phoneline Daily Hope for people who cannot access online services. The line is available 24 hours a day on 0800 804 8044. Please pass this number onto friends and family who may not have access to the internet.

Some people have asked if there is a way of paying money into church funds to offer extra support at this time. You can donate via the St James JustGiving page.

Child Friendly Church

We are a Child Friendly Church

St. James is a parish church in the Anglican Diocese of Liverpool.  We serve an urban parish in the West of Warrington.   As well as regular Sunday morning worship we pride ourselves on our fellowship and regular social events.  Please have a look around and see what we do. We are part of the West Warrington Team with St Mary's, St Paul's and St Philip's Anglican churches.

Rev Martin Thorpe

Rev Martin Thorpe and the congregation would always be glad to see you at worship, or one of our other events.

You can contact Martin by e-mail

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Contact Us

To book Weddings, Baptisms, or Funerals at St James please contact Rebecca Lloyd on 07886649559 or email You will normally be asked to come along to one of our Sunday morning services to book a baptism, wedding or to have your banns read.

If you, or someone you know would value a visit from the Pastoral Visiting Team, please contact the Wardens after the Sunday service or by e-mail, using the link below.

You can contact us by e-mail and your message will be passed to an appropriate person within the church.

If you experience any problems using this site please let us know

You can also visit our contact page.

St James Westbrook takes its duty and obligation to protect all extremely seriously. We have adopted the national Church of England's robust procedures and guidelines. You can find out more about the national policies and procedures at

If you have any safeguarding concerns or issues on a safeguarding matter then you can find useful contact information at