Saint James's Church, Barry Street, Oldham

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Construction of Saint James's Church began in 1827 and the church opened in September 1829. The architect who designed the building is called Francis Goodwin. The core mission at Saint James's Church is to provide a fitting place of worship to God. Our worship style is Anglo-Catholic and the Parish is affiliated to Forward in Faith.

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Saint James's Church
Barry Street
0161 624 1534

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Mass followed by tea/coffee and biscuits.
Every Sunday at 10:15 AM for 1 hour


Daily Mass
Every Tuesday at 11:00 AM for ½ hour
St. James's Day
Come and join us in the celebration of our Patron, St James. Chief Celebrant and Preacher, the Right Rev'd Glyn Webster, Bishop of Beverley on Tuesday 25th July 2017 at 7.30pm. Refreshments afterwards. All welcome.
Every Tuesday at 7:30 PM for 1 hour
Refreshments Incense


Daily Mass
Every Thursday at 11:00 AM for ½ hour


Daily Mass
Every Friday at 11:00 AM for ½ hour


Daily Mass
Every Saturday at 10:00 AM for ½ hour



Wheelchair accessible toilets

Public telephone accessible to wheelchair users

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
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Hall for Hire Church Hall Hire is £11 per hour.
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A Church Near You ID (venue number): 15926
Built: 1829
Architect: Francis Goodwin
Style of worship: Anglo Catholic
Our Patron: Rector of Prestwich & Bishop of Manchester
Archdeaconry: ROCHDALE (242)
Deanery: Oldham East (24208)
Benefice: Oldham St James with St Ambrose (24/262BL)
Parish Legal Name: St. James with St. Ambrose Oldham (240285 )
CofE Church Info: (624285 24/285)
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The current editor is: Janet Taylor

This page was last updated on Saturday 15th July 2017
Saint James's Church, Barry Street, Oldham, Lancashire, OL1 3NG - Derker

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