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Everyone is welcome at our services across the Benefice. Please look at the specific Church pages below to find a date, time and tradition which best suits you.

We are also proud to advertise St Michaels Church as a member of the Inclusive Church Network.



St Michaels, Bamford

Service times are as follows:

Wednesday 10am – Holy Communion
Thursday 7pm – Family Service
Sunday 8am – Holy Communion
Sunday 11am – Holy Communion every week except last week of the month which is an All Age Word Service.


St James, Ashworth

Service times are as follows:

Sunday – 3pm – Evensong (BCP), on the first Sunday of the month we have a Holy Communion (BCP) service.


St Pauls, Norden

Service times are as follows:

Sunday – 9:30am – Holy Communion, on the last Sunday we have an All Age Word Service
Once a month on the first Sunday at 18:30 we have an amazing Choral Evensong (BCP) – Come and Join us!


What events are on within the Benefice

In this section you will find any upcoming events that are in taking place within the three Churches.

12 November

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

14 June

JAZZ EVENING – St James Parish Hall

JAZZ EVENING – St James Parish Hall
This is now booked for the 14th June and promises to be a wonderful evening. Please see Chris Bryning for tickets.

30 May


There will be a BCP Holy Communion service at St James Church for everyone in the Benefice and wider Deanery. The service, marking Christs Ascension to heaven, will be held on Thursday 30th May at 7pm.

15 June

Anglican Ladies day trip

Anglican Ladies day trip on the 15th June 2019 going to
Harrogate and Harlow Carr at the cost of £25
Please contact Sandra 642660 or Jacqui 643365

Get in touch here

For all enquiries including Weddings, Baptisms and Funerals please contact the Vicar, Reverend Stephen direct on 01706 560309 /

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