United Benefice

BENEFICE OF SAINT STEPHEN, BLACKBURN; AND SAINT JAMES, BLACKBURN
IN THE DIOCESE OF BLACKBURN

Under the the Pastoral Scheme (1983) the Parishes of St. Stephen and St. James came in existence as United Benefice on 22nd March 2012, having Rev Arun John (the present Vicar) as its first incumbent. This scheme came into operation on 1st April 2012 with the consent of the then Bishop Nicholas, Bishop of Blackburn. St. James Vicarage is the residence of the incumbent of this new benefice.

St James’ Church is located on St James Road, BB1 8EP

St James’ Website can be found here

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