Welcome to St James' Church

Image of front of St James' Church building St James is a Church of England Parish Church, and the Civic Church of Poole. Revd Lucy Holt is our rector.

Our Sunday 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.


This summer we are hosting half hour recitals every Thursday lunchtime. Admittance is free, and there is a retiring collection for those wishing to contribute. See our 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 10:00-12:00 in the Church Centre. Contact Lucy on 01202 672 694.

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