St Philip & St James Church

Tel: 01625 581477
Email the Parish Office


We are a welcoming, open and inclusive church, meeting in the centre of the community. Whether you are looking to join the church family on a regular basis, or are enquiring about becoming part of the church for a special event, such as a wedding or a baptism, these pages should give you all that you need to know.


There are several ways you can join us for worship, our regular pattern is listed below:

  • 8am on Sunday in church.
  • 10am on Sunday in church. Live streamed through Facebook.
  • 11:30am on Wednesday in church.
  • 6:30pm on Sunday. Evening Service. Varies throughout the month. See calendar.
  • 10am on Tuesdays - Tuesday Tots. 
  • Pray with Robin at 5:30pm Tuesday to Fridays in church or via Zoom. Contact us for the zoom link.
  • Click HERE to sign up to receive our weekly news bulletins sent every Friday.




Thought for the Day - 4th to 23rd December

Our Thought for the Day emails will continue during Advent. Click here for past emails.



Read about our 2023 Christmas Appeal here.  


Christmas Wreath Making Workshop - Friday 15th December 

Do you fancy making a Christmas Wreath?  If so, please come along to the Parish rooms on Friday 15th December between 9am-12pm and join in the fun.  For more details please click here or email



Below you will find details of our Christmas Services, these are also noted in the calendar opposite.  We hope you will join us for some of our Christmas Services, everyone is very welcome.  All the CHURCHES TOGETHER IN ALDERLEY services can be found here.

Thursday 7th December

6pm  Christingle Service

Sunday 24th December - CHRISTMAS EVE

4pm  Crib Service with Donkey

6pm Nativty Service with Play

11.15pm  Midnight Mass

Monday 25th December - CHRISTMAS DAY

9am Holy Communion

11am  Family Communion

Wednesday 25th December

11.30am  Holy Communion

Sunday 31st December - NEW YEAR'S EVE

9am Holy Communion

11am Family Communion

No evening service


Bible Study 

The new Bible Study series started on Monday 2nd October at 7.30pm.  The next meeting is Monday 4th December. 

All Welcome.  For more information please email and click here for details on this years' readings.


Tuesday 12th December
10:00 am -
6:00 pm -
Wednesday 13th December
11:30 am -
Thursday 14th December
6:00 pm -
Friday 15th December
9:00 am -
Sunday 17th December
8:00 am -
10:00 am -
6:30 pm -
Tuesday 19th December
8:45 am -
10:00 am -
11:00 am -
6:00 pm -
Wednesday 20th December
11:30 am -
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