Welcome to St James' Church

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, Baptisms or Church Centre bookings.

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


On Remembrance Sunday (9th November) our morning Holy Communion service will start at 10:55am. Please note the change in start time. The service will begin with an act of remembrance.
This year we are once again supporting the Operation Christmas Child campaign. See the events page for more details. Decorated self assembly boxes and information leaflets are available from the church, and completed boxes need to be returned by Sunday 2nd November.
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 from 10:00-12:00 in the Church Centre. Contact Lucy on 01202 672 694.

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Serve all in the fellowship of Christ