St James Church Hope

Eccles Old Road Salford M6 8HA

Welcome to the website for St James' Church, Hope

We will be very pleased to welcome you to our Sunday Morning Service which usually starts at 9:30am. We hold a service of Holy Communion most Sunday mornings except for the third Sunday in the month when it is our All Age Family Service. Our junior church, Little Gems, meets on the first Sunday of the month. 

Our church building is also used by Salford Elim Church whose service starts at 11:30am on a Sunday morning: two churches, one  building ~ both welcoming you to join us whenever you wish. 


To enquire about christenings, weddings or funerals in church please phone Revd Gareth Thomas on 0161 925 0059 ~ leave a message and Gareth will get back to you as soon as he can.


Safeguarding:  at St James Church Hope we work hard to maintain a safe environment for all. We are committed to implementing the House of Bishops’ safeguarding policies and good practice guidance. If you have any concerns or enquiries regarding safeguarding, please contact our safeguarding officer.
Parish Safeguarding Officer: Sylvia McGreal Email: Tel: 07729 839483

The Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser is Abbey Clephane-Wilson, she can be contacted at or at 0161 828 1465 / 07384 460958

Out of Hours Support: The Diocese of Manchester partners with thirtyone:eight and you can access their Safeguarding Helpline if the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser is unavailable. Thirtyone:eight can be contacted on 0303 003 1111. This also includes any safeguarding queries outside of office hours on weekdays and weekends. An Information Sharing Agreement between the two organisations will allow the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser to receive a copy of the advice thirtyone:eight may offer the caller.

In the case of an emergency: iIf you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Service.

Helplines: NSPCC Child Protection Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (lines free and open 24 hours).
Child-line: 0800 1111 (lines free and open 24 hours).
Parent Line: 0808 800 2222
National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (lines free and open 24 hours).
Samaritans Helpline: 116 123 (open 24 hours).
Action on Elder Abuse Helpline: 080 8808 8141 (free phone Monday to Friday 9-5pm)

Sunday 21st July
9:30am - 10:20am -
Sunday 28th July
9:30am -
Sunday 4th August
9:30am - 10:30am -
Sunday 11th August
9:30am - 10:30am -
Sunday 18th August
9:30am - 10:20am -

Community Hall

26th November 2022

St James Community Hall...


24th April 2023


Hope Herald

9th June 2022

At St James Church, we produce a Parish Magazines on a bi-monthly basis, please see the latest edition of The Hope Herald...
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