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Oliver’s Café, Milnrow

Oliver’s Café of 32 Dale St, Milnrow, have made a very generous offer to provide a free Christmas Dinner and some companionship for anyone spending Christmas Day on their own.

If you know of anyone spending Christmas Day alone please forward this generous offer.

For more information please contact Laura or Len at Oliver’s Café on Tel: 07784 001208


Carols at St James 2018

Everyone at St James would like to thank everyone at Wardle Anderson Brass Band a huge “thank you” for supporting us with our annual Carol Service.

St James and Wardle Anderson Brass have a long association and its always a please to welcome them back each year. The night was full of carols and readings and the band entertained the huge congregation of 220+ to a wide range of both traditional and modern Christmas music.

We would also like to thank Andy and Jill Harrison of Fountains and Features of Oldham, for their generous sponsorship of our service.

You are welcome to join us at any of our forthcoming services:

Sunday 23rd December, 9am – Parish Eucharist and Crib Service with our Sunday School pupils.

Monday 24th December, 11:30pm – Christmas Eucharist

Tuesday 25th December, 9am – Parish Eucharist and Family Service.

For more information please drop us a line at st.jamesmilnrow@outlook.com


Carols at St James 2018

This years Carol Service with Wardle Anderson Brass Band will take place in church on Sunday 16th December at 6pm. We are all looking forward to welcoming back Wardle Anderson after this summers phenomenal Concert in support of our War Memorial Restoration Project.

We are pleased to announce that this years event has been kindly sponsored by Fountains Features. Unit 3, The Meridian Centre, King Street Oldham. Thank you for your generous support.

We look forward to seeing you all there.


Christmas Services 2017

Everyone is welcome to celebrate the birth of Jesus here at St James, Milnrow.  Our services this week are as follows:

Sunday 24th Dec, 9am – Parish Eucharist

Sunday 24th Dec, 10pm – First Christmas Eucharist

Monday 25th Dec, 9am – Family Eucharist.

Everyone at St James wishes you all a very happy and peaceful Christmas.


Carol Service 2017

On Sunday 17th December we held our annual Carol Service with Wardle Anderson Brass Band.

We have a fabulous evening of carols, readings, and music.  Wardle Anderson Brass band just get better and better.

Wardle Anderson have played at St James at this event for the past 10 years now and our Carol Service has become established as and annual fixture in their schedule.  So much so they now use this opportunity to present their annual awards to band members which is a honour to be part of. Congratulations to everyone associated with the band, your enthusiasm and dedication knows no bounds.

This years service was kindly sponsored by Shaw Mitchell Accountants of Dale St, Milnrow. We would like to thank Barry and Paula for their support.  As per their wishes we shared our retiring collection with The Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital and donated £165.

Thank you for everyone’s support and to the small army of volunteers who pulled together the post service refreshments.

Merry Christmas everyone.

Sunday School and TCCOP Nativity

A huge thank you to all our young people from Sunday School and TCCOP who held their Christmas Nativity last Sunday, 17th Dec. Their readings and prayers where fabulous.

On behalf of everyone at St James we would like to thank all our young people for all that they do and bring to our church life.  We also say a huge thank you Andrea and Angela who have helped lead our Sunday School over the past 18 months or so.  Enjoy the rest, but thank you for all your hard work, it has been very much appreciated.

Merry Christmas everyone.

Christmas Carol Service 2017


On Sunday 17th Dec at 6pm we will be holding our annual Carol Service when we will be joined by Wardle Anderson Brass Band.

This years service is kindly sponsored by Shaw Mitchel Accountants & Business Advisors of Dale St, Milnrow.

Why not come along for what will be another fantastic evening.  Everyone welcome. We’ve even got Mulled Wine and Mince Pie!

Christmas Fair 2017

This years Christmas Fair will be held on Saturday 2nd Dec 2017, 11-2pm, in school.

As in years gone by we hope this event will be the social event of the year were church and school come together in preparation for the festive period.

There’ll be lots of stalls and activities plus entertainment from our school pupils. So make it a date for your diary, bring a friend and come along. If you can help in any way please contact Tony Dixon on Tel: 01706 375962.