Church of England Diocese of Chelmsford Hadleigh

Hadleigh: St James the Less

In these difficult time, when we cannot hold services, we will do our best to keep in contact, and we will continue to pray for you all.

The latest service will be on a separate page. See below.

Look at the Services Online page to listen to our services being recorded by Ruth.

Look at the Notices page for new pictures!


St James the Less is a stunningly beautiful grade one listed building and offers a comfortable, warm and well-lit environment for Christian worship. The Saxon and Norman architecture is complemented by a range of contemporary features which include baby-changing facilities, easy access for those with disabilities, a hearing loop system, a modern meeting room and a new carpeted worship area.


"The parish of Hadleigh: St James the Less 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 Chelmsford’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."

Get in touch

Revd. Ruth Cartwright

The Rectory 50 Rectory Road Hadleigh, Benfleet Essex

Zoom Sunday Service

Every Sunday at 10 a.m. for 1h

Online - Zoom
Click on "More About This Event" to join the service. All welcome.
Meeting ID: 377 351 213
Password: 396266

Join us in Zoom Worship!

Live stream Morning Worship/Prayer

St James burgled on night of 26th March

1 Apr 2020, midnight