Welcome to St James – a small church with a big heart

We are trying to get closer to God, to live better lives, to make a difference in the world, and be more truly the people God meant us to be. We are inclusive, and open to questioning and challenges.

Tom Wynne-Edwards

Last Sunday we remembered Tom – here is the video. There will be further pieces in the magazine


Don’t miss the highlights video from this year’s virtual Recreate festival – our 10th Anniversary, and get ready for 2022!!

Part Time Children and Family Worker

We are delighted to announce that Zoe Martin has been appointed to this role and will start in September!

If you have pledged financial support, or you’d like to, please get in touch!

Latest News..

Every Sun 8am and Weds 12 noon we have a BCP communion service. This is in church only. No need to book.

Oct 17th – Messy Church – from 10:00am, with breakfast, in the Village Hall

Forest Edge Cafe

This is now open – Mon – Weds, 9:30am – 1:30pm

To find out more about Eco Church – click here

Under “News” you will find our weekly notice sheet, and also how the Churches of Alderholt responded to Coronavirus – if you need help, or can offer it, please get in touch. Also prayers and other resources

Browse under “News” to archive video talks or downloadable files to read of past sermons and talks. Also see the music from our organist.

If you’re interested in seeing what some of us have been up to then look under “Activites” for pictures of our window festival and flower festival. Try Recreate for videos of the Roaming Nativity.

If you want to be inspired, or your just curious, watch the films about the building of the church hall, 30 years ago in “St James Church Hall”

Last year’s Act of Remembrance is also available to watch.

Rev Simon Woodley

Last updated 5th Oct 2021