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Important Information


We are committed to Safeguarding Children, Young People, Victims/perpetrators of Domestic Abuse and Vulnerable Adults.

The PCC has adopted the Church of England’s policies and practice guidance on safeguarding which may be found on the Church of England’s website: Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Annie, who may be contacted at Church or by email: or through the Parish Office on 01708 721 310.

Weekly Schedule (Sept - Nov 2020)

Church Online

Monday: 9am – Morning Prayer
Tuesday: 5.15pm – Update & Reflection
Wednesday: 9am – Morning Prayer
Sunday: 10am – Worship from St James

Church In-Person

Wednesday: 10am-12noon – St John’s Private Prayer
Sunday: 10am – St James Worship

– Facebook Live
– Facebook Recorded Video
– Zoom Meeting

Our Mission at James & John

What we believe

Here at the Church of St James and St John we live by the desire to follow God’s vision for our community.

“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.”

John 3:16

Where we meet

Our Locations

St James
St James Family Church & Church Hall

173 Chase Cross Rd, Collier Row, RM5 3YR

St John's
St John the Evangelist

The Green, North Rd, Havering atte Bower, Romford, Essex, RM4 1PL

Meet our friendly faces

Who's who

Rev David Anderton

Church guv'nor. Lovely guy.

Alan Moss

I have been a part of St James and St Johns since I was a teenager in 1994. I am now an Anglican Priest serving my curacy at St JJ and my amazing wife Sarah is currently training to become an Anglican vicar as well! J&J's is, and always will be, my home and my family… And you are all welcome too!

Geoff Clarke
Assistant Curate

I have been a member of St James and Johns since the early 90's. I have twice been a church warden and my role is now Assistant Curate.

Verity Collins
Church Administrator

I’ve been Administrator since September 2012 and it’s the best job I’ve ever had, a real blessing, privilege & pleasure.

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Give to James and John through a one-off donation or regular donation

Church of England churches are entirely self-financing. The Parish of St James and St Johns operates because of the generosity and commitment of its members funding our worship and our work.

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Contact Us

The church office is staffed Monday 9am to 1pm & Wednesday 9am to 1pm term time. During school holidays the office is staffed Wednesdays only, 9am till 5pm. If you believe you have left an item of personal property at either St James or St John’s Church or Halls please contact Verity in the Parish Office on Mondays or Wednesdays, and she will try and unite you with your missing item. Amen.

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