Thank you for visiting the website for St James' Church, Hope in Salford
You can find us just further along Eccles Old Road from Salford Royal Hospital. Postcode for SatNav M6 8EJ
We will be very pleased to welcome you to church. Our Sunday Morning Service usually starts at 9:30am ~ it will be good to see you whenever you are able to join us.
We continue to post a service online for those not able to join us in church, please search for the St John Pendlebury and St James Hope Facebook page.
Our church building is also used by Salford Elim Church who have a service in church starting at 11:30am on a Sunday morning. On Sunday 5th June 2022 we have a special Joint Service with friends from Elim to celebrate Pentecost; this service starts at 10:30am ~ and, weather permitting, we're planning to go for picnic in nearby Buille Hill Park afterwards.
Our Team Vicar is Revd Gareth Thomas wonderfully assisted by Revd Vera Tyldesley and Revd Pamela Manley. Should you wish to contact Gareth to discuss any baptism, wedding or funeral arrangements his telephone number is 07814 166016.
At St James Hope, we consider ourselves a “work in progress” with many ideas of developing our connections with our local community and are very proud of our welcoming reputation. Our mission statement “HOPE IS WHERE WE ARE AND HOPE IS WHAT WE HAVE!” was not arrived at by chance.
St James (Hope) Church is a grade II listed building. Built in 1861, in the English Gothic style of the 15th century. There are some magnificent stained glass windows. The West window of St James Church, Hope is of particular interest, being one of the finest examples of the Belgian artist Capronnier.
At St James Church Hope, follows the practices and procedures as recommended by the Manchester Diocese (Our policies are available to view here). Our current Parish Safeguarding Coordinator is Sylvia McGreal. For any safeguarding concerns please contact Sylvia on 07729 839483