St. James Church – Codnor

Serving the communities of Codnor, Waingroves and Crosshill

St. James Church has a welcoming family of believers who are open to God’s leading, prayerfully seeking to serve Him in the community.




Welcome to the website for St. James’ Church in Codnor.

We hope you will find all the information and news you need to keep you updated with events at the parish Church.

Codnor and Loscoe were made into one Ecclesiastical Parish in 1844, when the Church at Crosshill was built. Codnor and Loscoe were previously part of the Parishes of Denby, heanor and Pentrich.

The Church was consecrated by the Bishop of Lichfeild on 10th October 1844, and was built by public subscriptions and grants for £2000. Some of the original stone used was quarried in Codnor Denby Lane. Other Stone used in the buildning came form Little Eaton.

The Church offers keepsake presents and religious gifts, which the guests of Marriage or Christening services can buy as christening or wedding gifts. Some of the presents and gifts are perfect wedding anniversary gifts, but for your parents’ anniversary we recommend to choose an anniversary gift from


Saturday 29th (MAY)
10am-noon Open Door in Church
Sunday 30th (MAY)
10am Pet Service
Wednesday 2nd
10am Holy Communion
6.30pm Bingo Night
Thursday 3rd Corpus Christi
7pm Holy Communion
Saturday 5th
10am-noon Open Door in Church
Denby Group Vestry Morning
Sunday 6th
10am Holy Communion
Noon Baptism
6pm Evening prayer
7pm Baptism
Wednesday 9th
10am Morning Prayer
Saturday 12th
10am-noon Open Door in Church
Sunday 13th
8am Holy Communion
10am Family Serivce
2pm Open Garden with Ray Brown
Tuesday 15th
7.45pm MMA Ladies Night at Horsley Village Hall
Wednesday 16th
10am Holy Communion
Friday 18th
7pm-9pm OMG!!! Youth Group in Church
Saturday 19th
10am-noon Open Door in Church
Sunday 20th
10am Holy Communion (by Extension)
6pm Evening Prayer
Monday 21st
6.30-7.30pm Denby Group Vestry Evening at Horsley
Tuesday 22nd
2.30pm Knitting Group
7.30pm Archdeacons Visitation at All Saints Church
Wednesday 23rd
10am Morning Prayer
Friday 25th
7.30pm ‘Christmas Meal’ at The Marquis of Ormonde
Saturday 26th
10am-noon Open Door in Church
Sunday 27th
8am Holy Communion
10am Praise & Worship and Baptism
6pm Bible Buzz at St. Mary’s Denby
Monday 28th
3.30pm Messy Church in the Upper Hall, Codnoe School
Wednesday 30th
10am Celtic Morning Prayer