Saint James's Church, Barry Street


St. James's Church maintains a strict policy for the safety and protection of children and vunerable adults, in accordance with the directives issued by, and regularly reviewed by, the Church of England's Manchester Diocese.

"The parish of Oldham: St James w St Ambrose 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. The Diocese of Manchester’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."

As a church community, we are committed to:

*  The care and nurture, and respectful pastoral ministry, to all children and adults.

*  The safeguarding and protection of all children and adults             

Diocesan Safeguarding Administrator is:  Karen Monk - 0161 828 1423

Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals 

To book a Baptism, Wedding or Funeral please contact Fr Lewis Oliver SSC on 07584565490 or 0161 943 0119

Get in touch

Fr Lewis Oliver SSC - Curate in Charge

Saint James's Vicarage
Yates Street

What's on


Every Thursday at for 30 mins
Saint James's Church, Barry Street
Oldham Manchester, OL1 3NG, United Kingdom

A simple said celebration of the Mass