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All church services are suspended due to the Coronavirus pandemic and we regret that our churches are all CLOSED until further notice

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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 contact the Vicar:

Revd Jason Powell 01706 631050

or 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.

    No upcoming events.

    Get in touch here

    For enquiries regarding Weddings, Baptisms and Funerals please contact the Rev'd Jason Powell on 01706 663 1050.

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