Proclaim the Good News with us ...


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.

For all enquiries please email the Secretaries or Wardens on:

St Pauls

PCC Secretary – Ian Short

Warden(s) – Andrew Mawson (no email) / Clifford Harker

St Michaels

PCC Secretary – Janet Whittles

Warden(s) – Frances Brough / Shirley Mitchell

St James

PCC Secretary – Hilary Tyres

Warden(s) – Barbara Tunstall (no email) / Chris Bryning (no email)


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

Due to building work in church,
services in October 2019
will be held in the Parish Hall

Blackpits Road, 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.

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.