Covid-19 Precautions at Sunday Services


We are delighted to be able to return to services in Church, starting on Sunday 6 September with a Eucharist, which is at the heart of our worship and identity. Things are looking very different in Church, so if you are planning to come, it might be helpful if you were to familiarise yourself with … Read more

Welcome to Rev David Payne

Rev David Payne

We are delighted to announce that Reverend David Payne was appointed the Vicar for the Benefice of Silsoe, Flitton and Pulloxhill on 10 November 2020.

Rev Dave retires

Photo of Dave

On Sunday 11 August, Rev Dave Bell led his final service in front of a packed congregation of over 150 adults and children. To mark the occasion, before the service the St James Guild of Bellringers completed  a quarter peal of Grandsire Doubles rung by Barbara Fraser (treble), Margaret Jeeves, Sally Creveul, Christopher Catlin, Simon … Read more

Churchyard Clearing Party

PHOTO - Churchyard Clearance

On Saturday 1 April, coinciding with Open Church,  a group of about 20 volunteers began work to tidy up the churchyard. A specific objective was the removal of ivy from the walls, as well as releasing some graves and gravestones from this overpowering and pernicious plant. Using a wide range of tools including saws, spades, … Read more

Walk of Witness

PHOTO - Silsoe Walk of Witness

On the morning of Good Friday, 14 April, a group of over 40 people, adults and children, gathered at the Millennium Green for a short service of prayer led by Rev Dave Bell. Following the service the group, carrying a roughly hewn cross, walked from the Green to the Church. The responsibility for carrying the cross … Read more

Thy Kingdom Come

LOGO - Thy Kingdom Come

A global prayer movement inviting Christians  around the world to pray between Ascension and Pentecost 25th May to 4th June for more people to come to know Jesus Christ. What is happening at St James Church Silsoe ? Monday 29th May to Sunday 4th The Church will be open with a series of prayer stations … Read more

Benefice welcomes new Reader

PHOTO - Gillian Kern Licensing

On Sunday 14 May Gillian Kern was licensed as a new Reader for the Benefice of Silsoe, Flitton and Pulloxhill. Gillian has a long association with the Church, having led the 3 churches choir for many years before deciding to train as a Reader. As a Reader she will work with Rev Dave Bell to … Read more