Church of England Diocese of Blackburn St. James Blackburn

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.


The parish of Blackburn St James is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs: Hazel Shaw 01254 54060 or 07522 352550.  The Diocese of Blackburn’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

You're invited

You are very welcome at our Advent and Christmas services and events – bring your family and friends or come along on your own. Whether it will be your first time at church or you have been before, we look forward to welcoming you!

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Parish Administrator

Communion Service

Every Sunday at for 45 mins
St James Blackburn, The Church on the Hill
St James' Road Blackburn, BB1 8EL, GB

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

A fun night starting with Potato Pie and moving on to the quiz at St James Church