Welcome to St. James’

We are now recruiting for a Benefice Musical Director & Organist!

Please check out the job description and information here! The closing date for applications is Wednesday 16th February with interviews taking place the following week on Thursday 24th February. Please share the link with anyone you know who might be interested and if it’s you, we look forward to hearing from you!

St. James’ is a Church of England parish church at the heart of the community in a thriving village between Harrogate and Pateley Bridge, in the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We are a friendly worshipping community with a welcoming Sunday Club, a strong musical tradition including a robed choir, and a range of groups and activities. Click on the various links to see what we can offer.

We are part of a joint Benefice comprising the parishes of St. Thomas a Becket, Hampsthwaite with Felliscliffe & St. Thomas the Apostle, Killinghall and St. James, Birstwith.

We hope you find what you are looking for on these pages and we would be delighted to welcome you, whether as a visitor or to join us regularly in worship and fellowship.