St James Blackburn, The Church on the Hill

Welcome to the website of St James’ Cof E Church in Blackburn, Lancashire

May the amazing grace of the Master, Jesus Christ, the extravagant love of God, and the intimate friendship of the Holy Spirit, be with you, always.

Our Mission Statement

To spread our faith in Jesus Christ in our locality and beyond by words and action.

Our mission statement empowers everyone within the Parishes (St Stephen's and St James) to demonstrate our commitment to Jesus Christ in how we live our daily lives. To spread the Good News to all in everything that we say and do.

Please email [email protected] with comments, suggestions or stories or information you may have of your time at St James.

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What's on

Communion Service

Every Monday and Sunday at for 1 hour
St James Blackburn, The Church on the Hill
St James' Road Blackburn, BB1 8EL, United Kingdom

We have a common worship communion service at 09:30am each Sunday. This service will now be livestreamed via our Facebook page.

Peter has a message for his friends at St James and St Stephen as he prepares for his priesting



"Our parish of Blackburn: St James is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults from harm. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO). Our Diocese of Blackburn’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor who advises our PSO. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the PSO: Janet Chester 01254 679280 07714622942 [email protected] or the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA): [email protected] If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority’s children or adult social care services."