Welcome to St James' Church, Poole.

Image of St James' Church building
Photo: Dorset photographer Paul Underhill
St James is a Church of England Parish Church, and the Civic Church of Poole. Revd Lucy Holt is our rector.

Our Sunday morning services are at 8am and 10:30am (please see the services page for more details).

Please contact us if you have any enquiries, including for Weddings, Christenings or Church Centre bookings.

We look forward to welcoming you to our beautiful, historic and friendly Church.

For information about Christmas services at

St. James' Church,

visit our Services page.


This year we collected 144 boxes for the Operation Christmas Child campaign. Thank you to everyone for your generosity.
We have a monthly pub discussion group, which meets on the first Monday of the month, 7pm at the King Charles pub.
Little Jemms (group for toddlers and their parents/carers) is held regularly on Mondays during term time from 10:00 until 11:45 in the Church Centre. Contact Lucy on 01202 672 694.

Show the life of Christ
Grow in the life of Christ
Serve all in the fellowship of Christ