St James' Islington, Islington

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Originally the chapel for the Clothworkers Company, set near the London Wall, this late 19th century Church was built to serve the new estates of south Islington, it’s tall spire easily visible among the streets and squares which were named to reflect its older roots, Prebend Street, Canon Street and St Paul’s Street.  Today St James’ is the Parish Church for a diverse community south of Essex Road, bounded by the Angel tube station and City Road to the west, the Regent Canal and New North Road to the east. The Church happily draws its congregation from every part of the district where it’s modern Anglican Catholic liturgy seeks to combine the great riches of western Christendom with the questioning environment of the 21st century.

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Fr John Burniston
St James' Vicarage,
1a Arlington Square,.
London N1 7DS
020 7226 4108
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Every Sunday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
All Age Mass
Every first Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
Parish Mass
Sunday School in Church Hall
Every second third fourth and fifth Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour


Morning Prayer
Every Tuesday at 7:30 AM for ½ hour
Every Tuesday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour


Morning Prayer
Every Wednesday at 9:30 AM for ½ hour
Every Wednesday at 10:00 AM for ½ hour
Common Worship


Evening Prayer
Every Thursday at 6:00 PM for ½ hour


Morning Prayer
Every Friday at 9:00 AM for ½ hour
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Incumbent: The Revd Aubrey John BURNISTON (John)
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 15438
Diocesan ID: 0612
Archdeaconry: HACKNEY (232)
Deanery: ISLINGTON (23202)
Benefice: Islington St Jas w St Pet (23/230BT)
Parish Legal Name: St. James with St. Peter, Islington (230140 )
CofE Church Info: (623140 23/140)
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The current editor is: Fr John Burniston

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This page was last updated on Saturday 8th April 2017
St James' Islington, Islington, London, N1 8PF - On the corner of Prebend Street and Packington Street

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