Diocese of Portsmouth

St James, PO10 7DJ

St James, Warblington: St Thomas a Becket
North Street, Emsworth, PO10 7DJ

Welcome to St James', a church in the heart of Emsworth where everyone is welcome.

St James' is one of the 2 churches in the Parish of Warblington with Emsworth. Along with our sister church, St. Thomas a Becket in Warblington, we offer a wide variety of worship from the informality of Breakfast Church in our hall or Church Garden to more conventional Holy Communion Services in Church. Whatever the style we are responding to the experience of God's deep love for us, which has transformed and renewed our lives giving us peace and joy. Please see our parish website for further information https://www.warblingtonwithemsworth.org/our-parish/

The parish of Warblington with Emsworth is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Portsmouth’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

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  • 8am Holy Communion

    A short Said communion service alternating between St James (1st, 3rd & 5th Sundays) and St Thomas a Becket, Warblington (2nd & 4th Sundays)

    Every 1st and 3rd Sunday at 8 a.m. for 45 minutes

    1st third and 5th Sundays at St James


  • 10 am Holy communion (sung)

    A Common Worship Communion service with choir. Children & youth groups are available. Everyone is welcome!

    Every 2nd , 3rd , 4th and 5th Sunday at 10 a.m. for 60 minutes

    Family friendly, Common worship, Sunday school, Choirevent, Youth, Musicevent, Hymnsevent, Gluten-free_communion

  • Breakfast Church

    Come along for bacon or veggie sausage buns and a relaxed service in the Parish Hall sitting around tables where we eat, sing, have a talk and often a discussion round our tables. There are children's activities too.

    Every 2nd and 4th Sunday at 10 a.m. for 60 minutes

    Family friendly, Coffee, Sunday school, Allages, Prayers, Hall, Freshexpression, Singingevent, Youth, Musicevent, Worship_band, Meal

  • 10am Family Service

    On a 1st Sunday we have a lively intergenerational service with Baptisms some months.

    Every 1st Sunday at 10 a.m. for 60 minutes

    Family friendly, Coffee, Allages, Singingevent, Morningworship, Baptismchristening, Worship_band

  • Evening Service

    1st Sunday of the month - Evensong at St. James’ at 6:30pm

    Every 1st Sunday at 6:30 p.m. for 60 minutes

    Eveningworship, Hymnsevent



  • Babies, Biscuit and Banter

    A chance to chat over coffee and make new friends for you and your newborns and pre-walkers.

    Every Tuesday at 10 a.m. for 90 minutes

    Family friendly, Coffee, Baby_and_toddler_group



  • Teas in the Park

    Come and join us in Horndean Road Recreation Ground after school for free refreshments, everyone is welcome.

    Every Thursday at 3:15 a.m. for 60 minutes

    Coffee, Space

  • The Ark Toddler Group

    All are welcome to come abroard for craft, toys, singing, refreshments and friendship

    Every Thursday at 9:30 a.m. for 90 minutes

    Family friendly, Coffee, Hall, Baby_and_toddler_group