Welcome to St James – a small church with a big heart

We are trying to get closer to God, to live better lives, to make a difference in the world, and be more truly the people God meant us to be. We are inclusive, and open to questioning and challenges.

Easter Service

Thanks to all those who made it such a special Easter. The Easter Day sermon is available as an Archive Talk, the Good Friday Family trail, and the Hour by the Cross are on the Archive Videos site. Also, if you really want to see the Palm Sunday dance again – that’s on the Archive Video page as well. 2 weeks ago.


Don’t miss the highlights video from this year’s virtual festival – our 10th Anniversary, and get ready for 2021!!

Latest News..

Prince Phillip RIP

This Sunday – 18th April – is our APCM. If you haven’t had a copy of the annual report, please let Holly know. Please send questions or comments ahead of time as well. This service will be ON ZOOM ONLY!! I will be sending out a special zoom link – if you’re not usually on the mailing list, then please request a link here.

Friday Coffee Mornings

Virtually of course! 3:00pm, or when you’re ready, click here to ask for the link

Under “News” you will find out about the churches response group to Coronavirus – if you need help, or can offer it, please get in touch. Also prayers and other resources

Browse under “News” to archive video talks or downloadable files to read of past sermons and talks. Also see the music from our organist.

If you’re interested in seeing what some of us have been up to then look under “Activites” for pictures of our window festival and flower festival. Try Recreate for videos of the Roaming Nativity.

If you want to be inspired, or your just curious, watch the films about the building of the church hall, 30 years ago in “St James Church Hall”

Last year’s Act of Remembrance is also available to watch.

 We are still one family, the body of Christ, even when we cannot physically meet together.

Rev Simon Woodley

Vicar of  St James Alderholt Updated 29th March 2021