Church of England Diocese of Lichfield St. James the Great, Clayton

St James the Great, Clayton

St James has come a long way from its humble beginnings in 1950 as a mission church in a converted cowshed to serve the new housing estates being built in Clayton.

In 1969 St James became a Parish Church, when the new Parish of St James the Great Clayton was created.

The current church was built in 1966 , of modern design with steel beams, glass wall to the West Entrance & a copper roof, with a Church Hall & Vicarage. Designed in the Scandinavian style, the building is distinctive both internally and externally and is known locally as “the church with the steep green roof”.

Behind the altar there is an imposing 17' sculpture of the Risen Christ upon a 40' cross.

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The Vicarage Clayton Lane Clayton Newcastle under Lyme ST5 3DW

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Said Eucharist

Every Thursday at 10 a.m. for 40m
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Clayton Road, Newcastle
Newcastle under Lyme

This is usually followed by refreshments in the Choir Vestry.


Arrangements at St James'

21 Mar 2020, 5 p.m.