Our Buildings are open for worship:

After due consideration our Parochial Church Councils at St Paul’s, St James, and St Michael’s have chosen to keep our buildings open for worship in accordance with the current regulations and law.
For the time being we will be open on
Wednesday 10:30 at St Michael’s
Alternating Sundays 3pm at St James and St Paul’s.

We are striving to ensure we are as safe as we can be. This means following the regulations which limit our seating and so require people to book in advance of coming.

Here are the details for booking:
St Michael’s – Frances Brough – 01706 659603 Call between 6-8pm Tuesday
St Paul’s – Jenny Buckley – 01706 358686 Call between 6-8pm Friday
St James – Hilary Tyres – 01706 356191 Call between 6-8pm Friday
Thursday @7 service, please email: services@rochdalenorthwest.org

As an inclusive church everyone is always welcome at the services in any of our churches.

For enquiries please contact the Vicar:

Revd Jason Powell 01706 631050 revjasoncpowell@gmail.com

For the Wardens and Secretaries, details see below:


St Michael’s, Bamford

Regular Service times:

Wednesday 10:30am – Holy Communion
Thursday 7pm – Family Service
Sunday 11am – Holy Communion

  • Wardens
    Frances and Shirley

  • PCC Secretary
    Janet Whittles

    St James, Ashworth

    Our services use the Book of Common Prayer

    Regular Service times:

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

  • Wardens
    Chris and Barbara

  • PCC Secretary
    Hilary Tyres

    St Paul’s, Norden

    Regular Service times:

    Sunday – 9:30am – Holy Communion
    On the first Sunday at 18:30 Evensong

  • Wardens
    Andrew and Clifford

  • PCC Secretary
    Ian Short

  • Parish Hall booking
    Julia Slack on 01706 632828


    What's going on?

    For details of services please look at the news page.

    No upcoming events.

    Benefice Safeguarding coordinators

    St Michaels - Shelly (0770 850 1491) / St Pauls - Jane Clegg (01706 656146) / St James - David Neave - (01706 350605).