Diocese of Carlisle

St James, Arnside, LA5

St James, Arnside, Arnside : St James
Church Hill, Arnside, LA5

Welcome to the Parish Church of Saint James, situated in the beautiful village of Arnside on the shores of Morecambe Bay in the South Lakes of Cumbria, seeking to share the good news of God's love with all. 

The Parochial Church Council of The Parish Church of Saint James, Arnside have adopted unanimously 'Promoting a Safe Church' (The Church of England's House of Bishop's Safeguarding Policy for Children and Adults) to ensure the care and protection of children, young people and adults involved in Church activities.

The Parish of St James, Arnside is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer, Mrs Yvonne Service.

Further information can be found on the Diocesan website (https://www.carlislediocese.org.uk/safeguarding/) including the contact details for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (Mr Charles Procter).

These contact details can be found in the 'About Us' section.

If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.


  • BCP Holy Communion

    Book of Common Prayer

    Every Sunday at 8 a.m. for 45 minutes

    Every week

    Common prayer

  • Luke the Evangelist - Sunday 18 October

    A recorded act of worship celebrating Luke the Evangelist for Sunday 18 October.

    Every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. for 30 minutes

    Singingevent, Musicevent, Hymnsevent, Prayers, Organ, Recorded_service

  • Worship for All

    An informal service, accessible to those not used to regular church attendance.

    Every 2nd Sunday at 9:30 a.m. for 50 minutes

    Family friendly, Allages, Church, Morningworship

  • Choral Matins

    Following the pattern of the Book of Common Prayer

    Every 5th Sunday at 9:30 a.m. for 60 minutes

    Last Sunday in the month, when the month has five Sundays.

    Common prayer, Church, Musicevent, Morningworship, Hymnsevent, Choirevent

  • Parish Communion

    A Sung Eucharist with choir, followed by refreshments and fellowship. All are always welcome.

    Every 1st , 3rd and 4th Sunday at 9:30 a.m. for 65 minutes

    Pattern occasionally changed for special events

    Common worship, Coffee, Communion, Singingevent, Musicevent, Hymnsevent, Choirevent, Organ