St James Church sits at the heart of the charming and historic seaside town of Yarmouth, Isle of Wight and is one of 4 churches in the FYT Welcome to the website of St James’ Church, Yarmouth, part of the FYT Parishes – a community of churches based in Freshwater, Yarmouth and Totland Bay. The FYT Parishes in turn are part of the emerging West Wight Mission Community, stretching East to West from Calbourne to Totland Bay and North to South from Newtown to Shorwell.
St James welcomes local residents and visitors alike to services and are pleased to be at the heart of community celebrations throughout the year. Yarmouth is a busy little harbour town with independent shops, a number of restaurants, pubs and places to stay and is easily accessed from the mainland via the Lymington to Yarmouth ferry.
ST JAMES CHURCH IS CLOSED TEMPORARILY, BUT THE CHURCH COMMUNITY IS STILL THERE. IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME AND FEEL THAT THE CHURCH MAY BE ABLE TO HELP PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT ONE OF THE CHURCH WARDENS, THE REV LEISA POTTER OR THE FYT PARISHES ADMINISTRATOR – see the contact tab above
TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF SERVICES AND CHURCH CLOSURE
UNFORTUNATELY, DUE TO CURRENT COVID RESTRICTIONS, THE INCREASED INFECTION RATES AND A WISH TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF WORSHIP LEADERS, PARISHIONERS AND VISITORS ALIKE, THE CHURCHWARDENS HAVE TAKEN THE DIFFICULT DECISION TO CLOSE ST JAMES TEMPORARILY. THE SITUATION WILL BE REVIEWED TOWARDS THE END OF THE MONTH AND A DECISION WILL BE MADE REGARDING SERVICES IN MARCH, TAKING INTO ACCOUNT GOVERNMENT AND DIOCESAN ADVICE.