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    

Parish News

Parish Healing Service

Thursday 1 September 2016 at 7.00pm

St. Francis Church, Hollow Way

A time for quiet prayer and reflection and an opportunity to seek special prayer for healing for yourself or for others for whom you care.



Wedding Fayre

Saturday 10 September 10.00am.4.00pm.

St. James Church Centre, Beauchamp Lane

Come and prepare for the greatest day of your life in the company of others who are on the same journey. More information (and booking) at the Parish Office.



Alpha Course

Monday 19 September  7.00pm.

Ranklin Room, St. James Church Centre, Beauchamp Lane

Launch of a brand new Alpha Course - come and discover the meaning of life. More information about Alpha at www.alpha.org 


Gardening Party

Saturday 24 September 9.30am. onwards

at St. James Church Centre.

Come and have fun, fresh air and exercise as we prepare the St. James Church Centre garden for another beautiful spring and summer showing. If possible bring your own tools but some will be available. Both heavy and light work available plus coffee and cake.


Parish Sunday Lunch

Sunday 25 September at 12.30pm.

at St. James Church Centre

Come and enjoy a full cooked Sunday lunch with other members of the parish for a very reasonable price. Open to all but ...     Please book in advance (by Wednesday 21 September) by calling the Parish office (01865) 747 680


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."

Might you be the person God is calling to take the Chronicle on a new journey? We need a NEW EDITOR to work with a well-established team for our Church Magazine from this August. If that is you or for further info, speak to our Rector or Vicar. ASAP


Get Linked-up

The Parish Link gives you all the news for the current week together with the Bible Readings and a special prayer for this week. Just click for St. James, Bible or St. Francis below.


The Cowley Link Live  (link to you tube version)




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

Bishop Steven talking about ministry numbers