Church of England Diocese of Manchester St. James Daisy Hill

St. James the Great

 “A welcoming church community and a beautiful building”  is the way visitors describe St James the Great church, located at the heart of the old village of Daisy Hill in 1881. Now much expanded Daisy Hill has a growing population and alongside our regular worship, which is centred around the celebration of Holy Communion, we host many open door events for the wider community, support Urban Outreach and charitable organisations.

Welcome to our ‘bit’ of the Church of England’s A Church Near You website. We are trying to use it to share useful information with our worshiping congregation and to communicate with wider communities. You may find items you might not have expected to find under the various labels, we post items were they work best, so please explore and have a good look around using the tabs on the left and then any other tabs in that section. Scroll to the bottom of a page and you may find there are additional pages to move on to offering more information and links to other interesting and useful websites.

We hope you enjoy your visit to our ‘bit’ of ACNY and would value any comments that would help us improve our contribution. Please feel welcome to use the Get in touch email form on the tab on the left to contact us about anything on our webpages or for information about St James’ church Daisy Hill.

St. James Church is OPEN FOR IN-CHURCH SERVICES on Wednesday at 10:30 and Sunday at 10am. We are slowly relaxing the restrictions imposed by the COVID 19 pandemic and responding to the changing circumstances week by week to try to keep everyone safe.

Along side ACNY web pages we also have our own dedicated  website please use the direct link under Get in Touch below.

The parish of Daisy Hill: St James is committed to the safeguarding of children, people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our won 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.

Safe Spaces: a service for victims and survivors of church-related abuse

Safe Spaces is a free and independent support service for anyone who has experienced abuse in relation to the Church of England, the Church in Wales, or the Catholic Church of England and Wales. This could be abuse by someone who holds any role in the church or is linked to participating in a church-led activity or group.

If you have been affected, however long ago, Safe Spaces can provide you with support. You do not have need to have told the police or the church authorities, and you do not have to still be involved with the church. Your information will not be shared without your consent, unless you or someone else is in immediate danger. Safe Spaces can provide a range of help, including advocating with authorities and other agencies, giving emotional support, providing information (including information on church and police procedures), understanding your needs and working together on individual support plans.

Tel: 0300 303 1056 (answerphone available outside of opening times)

Email: [email protected]

LiveChat - via the Safe Spaces website

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!

Get in touch

Revd Dr Malcolm Wearing 07557 658452 Revd Angela Wynne 01204 468150

The Rector Revd Carol Pharaoh
The Rectory,
Market Street


Our website

IGNITE YOUTH (The new name for Team Youth Church)

Saturday 10 December 2022 Saturday at for 2 hours
St John’s Church Wingates
Chorley Road, Wingates,

Young People from across the team in year 6 and above are welcome to attend this event which is held monthly at St John's Church, on a Saturday evening.

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If you would like to know more about IGNITE YOUTH, or to book you place, please email [email protected]

In November Heritage England removed 65 churches from the Heritage at Risk Register and St James the Great Daisy Hill was one of them.

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