Welcome to the Parish of Cowley. Bringing Christianity to life. 

As part of the Cowley Christian community we are here to serve the community as a whole - children and older people, students and workers, believers and those who are searching. We would love to meet you and hear how your journey in life might meet ours. You can meet us for worship, at a lunch club, in a home group, at the Community Food Bank or just drop in for a chat. Use the links below to learn more.

Regular Worship Services                                          Social Events                                                     Festivals and Fun Days    

Our Vision

“To live out God’s purposes for us, make Christ known in Cowley and to raise up a new generation to love and serve the Lord."

Parish News

Christmas Carol Service


21 December 2014 at 4.00pm.

at St. James Church, Beauchamp Lane

Enjoy the church full of Christmas trees and a beautiful service of traditional carols in this season of Christmas.


Film Club

Friday 9 January 2015 at 6.30pm.

St. James Church Centre, Beauchamp Lane

This is a PRIVATE film club showing excellent films. If you would like to join the club so you can attend sessions please contact Rosanne Butler 01865 453257


Coffee, Cake and Communion

Tuesday 20 January at 10.30am.

The Vicarage, 27 Dom Bosco Close (Tel: 01865 434160)

An informal time of fellowship, prayer and communion with great refreshments.



Alpha 2015

Wednesday 21 January (evening)

St. James Church Centre, Beauchamp Lane

"Is there more to life than this?" The Alpha course provides an opportunity to ask the big questions in life. In a relaxed friendly environment, we meet each Wednesday night for several weeks.

More information from Ed Ling 01865 778243 or May Morgan 01865 747680


St. James Café

Saturday 31 January

10.00am. - 1.00pm

at St. James Church Centre

Join us for a coffee and a chat.


Snowdrop Weekends

7 and 8 February 2015 and

14 and 15 February 2015

St. James Church, Beauchamp Lane

Church open on both Saturdays from 10.30am to 3.30pm. and on Sundays from 2.00pm. to 4.00pm. Tea, coffee and cake will be served. Come and enjoy our wonderful churchyard and historic church. 


Quiz and Pudding night

13 February 2015

St. James Church Centre, Beauchamp Lane

Come along as a group or on your own and enjoy an evening of entertaining quiz and a choice of puddings. (Sponsored by St. Jame's Mothers' Union)


21 December 4.00pm. Carols by Candlelight (St. James Church)

21 December 6.00pm. Carols by Candlelight (St. Francis Church)

24 December 4.00pm. Crib Service (St. James Church)

24 December 6.00pm. Anglican Asian Living Church (St. James Church)

24 December 4.00pm. Nativity Service (St. Francis Church)

24 December 11.00pm. Midnight Mass (St. James Church)

24 December 11.00pm. Midnight Mass (St. Francis Church)

Christmas Day 10.00am  Christmas Eucharist (St. James Church)

Christmas Day 11.00am  Christmas Eucharist (St. Francis Church)

Christmas Day 1.30pm. Anglican Asian Living Church (St. James Church)

New Year's Day 12.00noon Anglican Asian Living Church (St. James Church)

We would love to welcome you to as many of these events as you would like to come to. On many of these occasions there will be festive refreshments.

Please note that there is a ticket charge for the gala festival and the family fun day (see prices on the left of this page)