Parish Diary

Parish Diary 

All services begin at 9.30am unless stated otherwise.

Sunday School is held in church during term times only, during Sunday services of Holy Communion


1st – Holy Communion (preacher Ven. Mark Ireland, Archdeacon of Blackburn)

8th – Family Christmas Service

15th – Nine lessons and Carols at 4pm (with musical accompaniment by the Haslingden Concert Band, who will play a selection of Christmas Music from 3.30pm)

22nd – Christingle Service at 4pm (Children’s craft activities from 3.30pm)

25th – Christmas Day Holy Communion at 10am

29th – No service at St James, Altham



5th  – Holy Communion (Epiphany)

12th – Family Worship (Baptism of Christ)

19th –  Holy Communion

26th – Family Communion (Epiphany 3)


2nd – Holy Communion (Presentation of Christ)

9th – Family Worship (3 before Lent)

16th – Holy Communion (2 before Lent)

23rd – Family Communion (Next before Lent)

26th – Holy Communion at 7.30pm (Ash Wednesday)


1st  – Holy Communion (Lent 1)

8th – Family Communion (Lent 2)

15th – Holy Communion (Lent 3)

22nd – Family Worship (Mothering Sunday)

29th – Holy Communion (Lent 5)


5th – Family Communion (Palm Sunday)

12th – Holy Communion (Easter Day)

19th – Service of Thanksgiving and Annual Parochial Church Meeting (Easter 2)

26th – Family Worship (Easter 3)


3rd –  Holy Communion (Easter 4)

10th – Family Communion (Easter 5 / VE Day weekend)

17th – Holy Communion (Easter 6)

24th – Benefice Worship at All Saints Church at 11am (No Service at St James Altham)

31st – Holy Communion (Pentecost)


7th – Holy Communion (Trinity)

14th – Family Communion (Trinity 1)

21st – Holy Communion (Trinity 2)

28th – Welcoming Service for Jonathon Tranter (Curate)


5th – Family Worship (Day School Anniversary)

12th – Family Communion (Trinity 5)

19th – Holy Communion (Trinity 6)

26th – Holy Communion for the benefice at St James Altham. Followed by breakfast at Simply Classic