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 contact Revd Vicky directly, a member of the ministry team, or drop into church to let us know what you would like prayer for, and it would be our privilege to pray for you.

Our church is open on Sundays between services, and on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays between 9am and 3pm. 

  • Wednesday 19 February:
  • 10:00am Holy Communion
  • Sunday 23 February: Sunday next before Lent
  • 8:00am Holy Communion
  • 9:30am Parish Eucharist & Children's Church
  • 11:00am Church Alive
  • 6:30pm Informal Worship

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

Our latest pew news can be accessed here

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

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

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

Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility!

If you are concerned that someone you know is at risk of, or is being abused, or presents a risk to others, please seek advice:

St James’ West End Safeguarding Officer
Carol Kidd 07842244876 (calls returned within 24-48hrs)

Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
Jackie Rowlands 01962 737317

Hampshire Local Authority Social Services 0300 555 1373

If there is immediate risk or danger please contact the police 999

Please click the above button to:

St James’ Church PCC commitments, Parish Safeguarding Policies & Diocesan resources
National Helplines & websites
Online sources of support for victims and families of abuse
Access to reports from the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse