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.

Discover what's at the heart of Christmas with us

Celebrate and share the good news of Christ’s birth with special services and events this Advent and Christmas.

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Morning Worship Livestreamed at 10am

Every Wednesday, Sunday at 10 a.m. for 1hr
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St James' Road

Until further notice our Sunday Morning and Wednesday Morning service will be live streamed on Facebook at 10 am every Sunday and Wednesday. All our services will be uploaded onto YouTube and are available to view shortly after the live stream has finished on Facebook. Our YouTube page is: StStephenswithStJamesChurchBlackburn

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Live streamed service Common Worship Family Friendly

Please read the flyer for the times and dates of our Christmas events.

25 Nov 2021, 1 p.m.