Church of England Diocese of Worcester Birlingham

St James the Great

Welcome to the Church of St James the Great, Birlingham.

Our church is currently closed for public worship as of 05/11/2020 due to Covid 19. We remain open for personal prayer

The parish of Birlingham 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 Worcester’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."

Our Safeguarding Officer is Suzanne Clarke.  Suzanne looks after the Pershore Benefice including Pershore Abbey, St Mary's - Wick, St Nicholas' - Pinvin and St James'- Birlingham.

Contact Details

Tel: 01386 553293  Email: [email protected]

For more information and for further help, please visit our Benefice Website Safeguarding page using the following link: SAFEGUARDING IN THE PERSHORE BENEFICE

Get in touch

Pershore Abbey Office

11 Broad Street Pershore Open: Monday to Friday 11am - 1pm

Our website

Open for Personal Prayer

Every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. for 3h
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The Church of St James the Great
Church Lane

Our church is opening for Personal Prayer every Sunday 1030 - 1330 from 19 July 2020.
Please follow our social distancing guidelines and procedures when entering the church.


The churches of the Pershore Benefice including Pershore Abbey, St James' Birlingham, St Mary's Wick and St Nicholas' Pinvin have suspended all in person public worship until further notice.

7 Jan 2021, 3:15 p.m.