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Benefice of St Paul’s Norden with St James’ Ashworth and St Michael’s Bamford

Everyone is always welcome at the services in any of our churches.

Please look at the specific Church pages below to find a date, time and tradition which best suits you.

For all enquiries please email the Secretaries or Wardens on:

St Pauls

PCC Secretary

  • Ian Short
  • Wardens

  • Andrew Mawson (no email)
  • Clifford Harker
  • St Michaels

    PCC Secretary

  • Janet Whittles
  • Wardens

  • Frances Brough
  • Shirley Mitchell
  • St James

    PCC Secretary

  • Hilary Tyres
  • Wardens

  • Barbara Tunstall (no email)
  • Chris Bryning (no email)

    St Michaels, Bamford

    Regular Service times:

    Wednesday 10am – Holy Communion

    Thursday 7pm – Family Service

    Sunday 8am – All Age Worship
    Last Sunday of the Month ONLY

    Sunday 11am – Holy Communion
    EXCEPT the last Sunday of the month,
    which is All Age Worship


    St James, Ashworth

    Our services use the Book of Common Prayer

    Regular Service times:

    First Sunday of the Month – 3pm – Holy Communion
    All other Sundays – 3pm – Evensong


    St Pauls, Norden

    Regular Service times:

    Sunday – 9:30am – Holy Communion
    EXCEPT the last Sunday of the month, which is All Age Worship

    Once a month, on the first Sunday at 18:30 our Choir leads us in Evensong from the Book of Common Prayer

    Come and Join us!


    What's going on?

    In this section you will find details of events that will be taking place soon within the three Churches.

    09 September

    MESSY CHURCH @ St Michaels, Bamford

    MESSY CHURCH – St Michaels, Bamford
    The Ultimate Church Service for young children!
    Come along for Worship and Prayer using Arts and Crafts
    and a whole lot of Glitter!
    Lots of FUN, Lots of FOOD, Everyone Welcome.

    (Always the 2nd Monday of the Month at 3:40-4:40)

    19 September


    New date; September 19th! Depart from Bamford precinct at 8.30 am in order to arrive in time or BCP holy Communion at Kendal Parish Church.
    Also in Kendal is the Quaker Tapestry Exhibition centre and the Abbott Hall.
    Contact Anne Stevenson 01706 655 515

    01 October


    Join us for 1 hour to continue your journey of faith. This is not a course, it’s a chance to listen, to talk if you wish and to explore the Bible in all it’s richness.

    No experience necessary, bring a Bible, any Bible, if you have one, we have plenty to share.

    BIBLE STUDY – Location; St Michaels Church at 6:30pm (1Hour)
    Tuesday the 13th August 2019


    Get in touch here

    For all enquiries including Weddings, Baptisms and Funerals please contact the Wardens direct on 01706 560309.

    Benefice Safeguarding coordinators:
    St Michaels - Rose Bennett (07811401177) / St Pauls - Jane Mitchell (01706 656146) / St James - David Neave - 01706 350605.