The Church
The present Grade I Listed building is dedicated to St James and was built c. 1400 and seats about 250 people. It is situated in the centre of the village and is in good repair although regular attention is needed to the fabric. The church enjoys a magnificent refurbished organ – The “William Jones Organ” which is regularly played by a voluntary organist for the enhancement of our services.

Organisations and Home Groups 
There are regular Lent groups held each year as well as a regular bible study group. Other groups include Bell Ringers, Flower Arrangers, Cleaners, Churchyard Working Party and an expanded choir for Christmas.

Mission (Home and Abroad)
St James is now the only worshiping community in the village.  The PCC envisages there is an opportunity to provide spiritual support to other denominations.  The Parish actively supports Christian Aid and other church charities including the Suffolk link diocese of Kagera in Tanzania.

Parish Strengths
A “prayer” based church – with active participation in church services e.g. lesson reading, leading of prayers, and distribution of the sacraments

Strong Links With The Community
There is a good interaction between church and community.  A welcoming and broadminded church.  Visitor and new residents are always welcome.

For more information and details of our upcoming services please use the following link:
St James Church, Nayland, Suffolk

Church Wardens
James Carver
Address: Mill House, 12 High Street, Nayland, CO6 4HU
Telephone:  01206 262970

Kathy Hunt
Address:  12 Parkers Way, Nayland, CO6 4HS
Telephone:  01206 262014