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

Weather dependent but come and join us for a chat and a cuppa!


Youth Worship and Fair Games Fundraiser

Sunday 26 August 2018  1.30pm. onwards

Anglican Asian Living Church

St. James Church, Beauchamp Lane, Cowley

Come and join our celebration of 5 years of youth services - much more than a prayer and message. We have dedicated the whole event to fundraise for our church.


Parish Sunday Lunch

Sunday 16 September 2018 at 12.45pm.

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 12 September) by calling the Parish office (01865) 747 680


The Bible's BIg Story

Saturday 22 September 9.30am. - 4pm.
St. James Church Centre, Beauchamp Lane, Cowley

book here


YOU'RE INVITED to a dynamic day of discovery that will give you a Fresh way to look at the Bible. Using multimedia, colourful symbols and humour, Paul Thaxter From CMS will take us on a journey From Creation to Christ, exploring who's who, what's what and where we all fit into the Bible's Big Story. You won't want to miss it!

Facilitator: Paul Thaxter, Church Mission Society
Lunch provided         ***        Donations welcome

More details from Geoff. [email protected]  01865 778596 or 07759393023

 read more ...

Gardening Party

Saturday 29 September 2018 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.


Spring Harvest 2019

Bookings open June 13th
If you might be interested have a word with Geoff or Mary Bayliss



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."


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)


Praying a Blessing over Cowley and Headington  

(link to you tube version)



Our YouTube Channel


Link to a recent youtube playlist:  Click Here


Bishop Steven Croft visits Anglican Asian Living Church

 The Anglican Asian Church Youth Choir 


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