The Parish of

St James's



St Christopher's


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St Christopher's, Meadow Way, Jaywick CO15 2HR

St James's, Tower Road, Clacton-on-Sea, CO15 1LE

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Service Times


St Christophers - 0930 Mass 

Eeucharistic service with hymns and refreshments afterwards.

St James's - 10:30 Parish Mass

Eucharistic service, with hymns, a choir and incense. Followed by refreshments.

Midweek and Occasional Services

What's On

We are a busy church with lots going on besides our regular pattern of worship. Everything that's on, from our playgroup to our Sunday Services, including any changes to times, can be found on our calendar.


News and Events

We run lots of one-off events and courses in the parish designed to help people deepen their faith and engage with the local community. 

News and Events

Lent and Holy Week 2019

What's on?

There is lots going on to help us prepare for Easter. There are special services, courses and events throughout the season.

Lent and Holy Week 2019

Easter 2019

Family Easter

Alongside our traditional Easter celebration at 10:30, we are running a special event for families with children. There will be crafts, activities and an Easter egg hunt!

Help make it meaningful.


Family Easter 2019


Our groups meet for fellowship, study, worship and outreach. 

Our Groups

Contact Us

Whether you're booking a baptism, wedding, asking about our services or have a more general enquiry, we are happy to hear from you.


About us

Our beautiful church building was designed by Temple Moor. You can find more about it here.

The best way to find out about us, what we believe and how we worship is to visit us!

Who we are


Come and talk to us about baptism (Christening) #newbirth #doingitright

Baptism (christening) is an important step on the journey of faith. We are here to guide you through the process, whether it's for you or your little one. See the Church of England website or our booking  page.

Baptism Booking


Our funerals are unique celebrations of life. Let us walk with you.

We want to walk alongside you to put together a service that honours those who have died and celebrates the life they lived. Visit the Church of England Funerals website or contact us if you'd like more information.


Why not start your special day the right way?

Please come talk to us about your big day. To find out more visit the Church of England's weddings website or our own information page.

Wedding Enquiry

On your radar...

Watch this space for the latest news and updates to our website.

Mothering Sunday

Sunday 31st March St James’s, Clacton-on-Sea @ 10:30 St Christopher’s, Jaywick @ 09:00 Mothering Sunday, Laetare Sunday, also known as Mother’s Day, is the fourth Sunday in Lent, exactly three weeks before Easter. It’s name Read more…

Family Easter 2019

Alongside our traditional Easter offering this year we are running a special family service and event on Easter Sunday (21st April) form 10:30. There will be an opportunity for the family to do crafts, join Read more…