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Hello and welcome to our Church St James and St John

Looking for a friendly, welcoming church in Collier Row/ North Romford? We are it! So if you are a first time visitor, or a regular, you will find plenty of information about us.

But if you go no further – remember this; God loves you!

Welcome to Church

The parish of St James and St John, is a united benefice which simply means that we are two churches...


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

  • Join us for Worship

    Due to the current Threat from Coronavirus COVID-19 we are following advice from the Diocese of Chelmsford and Public Health England/NHS. This keeps being updated and the situation and advice changes rapidly. We may have to cancel or postpone some services and events. Please could you check our website Diary and the Facebook Page (St James St Johns) for up to date information.

    Please see our notice re Coronavirus COVID-19 and stay away from any church event if you feel unwell. You may contact Revd David or one our our Wardens to discuss any concerns or if you need help when self isolating.

  • Shared Meals

    Please be advised that we are not hosting any until the Covid-19 threat passes by. 

  • Collier Row Food Bank
  • HABCOS Quiz Night

    Postponed until further notice.

Coronavirus COVID-19

We are receiving daily updates from our national church officers on how parishes should be responding to the risk posed by the COVID-19 virus. These updates are based on guidance and advice they receive from central government and the Department of Health and Public Health England (PHE) in particular.

Download the update here >>

(Last update: 29th March)




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."



Latest Events

Christenings & Dedications

If you are thinking of having your child baptised, we want to help you understand the commitment t...

Weddings & Occasions

So, you have decided to get married! Though we have 2 churches, we are used to people seeing St Jo...

Funerals & Bereavement

David our vicar is available to take the funeral service of those who are resident in the parishes...

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