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

St. James Café

Saturday 31 January

10.00am. - 1.00pm

at St. James Church Centre

Join us for a coffee and a chat and take the chance to browse the stalls : books, cards, preserves, bric a brac and more.


Christingle Service

Sunday 1 February at 10.00am

St. James Church, Beauchamp Lane

Come and enjoy a wonderful service with your family when we recall that Jesus is the light of the world and light candles on decorated oranges.

We will also be raising funds in aid of the work of the Children's Society.


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. 


Film Club

Friday 13 February 2015 at 6.30pm.

St. James Church Centre, Beauchamp Lane

Film of the Month "On Golden Pond"

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


Ash Wednesday

Wednesday 18 February at 6.00pm

St. James Church, Beauchamp Lane

Service of prayer, meditation, receiving of ashes and Holy Communion.   All welcome.

This service marks the beginning of the Christian season of Lent


Quiz and Pudding night

Friday 20 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. James Mothers' Union)



Easter in Cowley

Sunday 5 April 2015

At St. Francis Church, St. James Church and the Anglican Asian Living Church there will be many special services including:  Experience Easter (for our schools and everyone in the parish); The Maunday Supper (2 April); Good Friday Services (3 April); Holy Saturday 'Service of Light' (4 April) and Easter Day Celebrations (5 April).

Watch this webpage for full details soon.



- a journey which for most of us is life-long.