Wardle Village Church

Whos Who?

We have two ministers because our Church is both Church of England and Methodist.


Our Church of England (Anglican) Vicar is Rev. Rachel Battershell and can be contacted on 01706 378466.  She is assisted by her curate Rev. Mike Howarth.

Our Methodist and Superintendent Minister is Rev Ruth Jackson and can be contacted at the Manse on 01706 551686

Lay Church Members Because of our partnership we have members from each of the denominations to represent posts within the church.For the year 2017-2018 they are:-


Mrs Ruth Tunnicliffe
Mrs Dena Silcock-Longden


Mr Peter Schofield
Mrs Marilyn Schofield


Mr Peter Schofield
Mr Steve Tunnicliffe


Miss Jane Schofield
Mr Steve Tunnicliffe

Church Secretary

 Mrs Jill Ridley 



Contact Information

Wardle Village Church

Ramsden Road
OL12 9PE

Tel: 01706 551686 / 01706 378466

Meeting times

Further Contact Details 



Rev Ruth Jackson 551686


Rev. Rachel Battershell 378466


Wardle Village Church Services 

Sunday Morning at 11.00am

Sunday Club

Every Sunday upstairs 11.00am



Full access for wheelchair users from the ramp at the car park from Chapel Street.

Loop system for the hard of hearing.

Disabled toilet.


Baby and Toddler Club

 Meet every Monday and Wednesday

9.30am - Noon


Marriage can be arranged by contacting either Rev. Rachel Battershell (Anglican), or Rev. Ruth Jackson (Methodist).


Baptisms can be arranged by contacting either of our ministers. These are usually conducted within our normal Sunday Services.


Slimming World

Meet every Thursday upstairs at 5.30pm & 7.30pm. Contact Rebecca 07738052984 for further details.


St James Primary School Wardle





How to Find us

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