Please click on the image above to find out more about our Christmas services and activities. We hope you will be able to join us as we celebrate!

Welcome, and thank you for visiting the Shirley Parish website.

Our website is arranged to reflect our commitment to worshipping, growing, caring for each other and our local community, and acting to make the world a better place. Please use the tabs at the top to explore, or click on one of the images below to go straight to one of our key pages.

If you would like to get in touch, please click here. We would love to hear from you.

Our Worship Services

At St John's:

9am: 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Sundays 

3:30pm:1st & 5th Sundays 

At St James':

8am: 1st & 3rd Sundays

10:30am: Every Sunday

10:30am: Every Thursday

At Christ the King:

10:30am: 3rd Sundays

In Church House:

10am: 3rd Saturdays - Messy Church

For the full service pattern please see here.

Please see here to find out how to access our worship online.

The St James' Church Building is open for private prayer each day, 10am - 4pm.

News and Updates

1st Dec: Some of the Christmas Angels have gone missing! As part of our Christmas Tree Festival, we have a children's competition to find the angels which we believe are hiding in shops on Stratford Road. Please see here for how to enter. (And as a bonus you will also find all our other Tree Festival information too!)

30th Nov: As Christmas approaches, a time to remember those we have loved and lost. Please see here for information on our Memorial Service, this Friday, 3rd December, 7pm in St James' Church.


26th Nov: Christmas is coming! See here to find out what's happening when (and where). We hope you can join us!


26th Nov: Would your group or organisation like to decorate a tree for this year's Christmas Tree Festival? The festival is taking place from Thu 9th - Sun 12th December in St James' Church, with set-up on Wed 8th, and we'd love to have representation from lots of Shirley groups and organisations. Please click here for more information on how you can take part.

Our weekly notice sheet/Pewslip and the Prayers and Readings for our

live-streamed Sunday Worship are here.

The Parish Magazine for December 2021 is available here.

Previous editions of the Magazine are here.

Please click on one of the images below to take you straight to that page.

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Be Still..... and pray


May the Love of Christ

Surround us

The Light of Christ

Lead us

The Peace of Christ

Fill us

The Power of Christ

Aid us

The Joy of Christ

Thrill us

The Presence of Christ

Be with us evermore.