Welcome!

We are a Church of England parish church in Winchester Diocese, five miles north east of Southampton city centre, serving the communities around West End, Harefield and Townhill Farm.

We aspire to continue growing, shaped by our faith in Jesus Christ and to offer the best we can in beautiful worship and effective mission in the communities around us.

Prayers are regularly offered as part of our pastoral ministry. If you have a particular request then you can email us at stjameswe.prayers@gmail.com to let us know what you would like prayer for, and it would be our privilege to pray for you. Alternatively you may wish to contact a member of the ministry team or drop into church.

You will be welcome, whether you have been going to church all your life, or if you have never been to a service before

We are raising funds to to upgrade the church lighting and audio visual systems and to decorate the upper walls

We have a variety of services each Sunday, you are most welcome to come and see for yourself

Please get in touch if you would like your child or yourself to be baptised. More information on our baptism page

Would you like to get married at St James’? Our weddings page tells you more whether you are eligible to do so and your next steps

If you are concerned about someone’s safety and wellbeing please contact us or an external organisations. You can find details here

Our church building is a great venue for concerts, and the hall for meetings, social gatherings, and regular hires

Our latest pew news can be accessed here