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, Christenings or Church Centre bookings.

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


Christmas fun for kids

on Saturday 6th December. See the events page for more details.


Christmas services at St. James'.

Carols by Candlelight on Sun 21st December at 6.30pm

Christingle service on Christmas Eve at 4pm

Christmas Eve Holy Communion at 11.30pm

Christmas Day All Age Holy Communion at 10am


This year we are once again supporting the Operation Christmas Child campaign. See the events page for more details.
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 until 11:45 in the Church Centre. Contact Lucy on 01202 672 694.

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Serve all in the fellowship of Christ