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.  

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.


Mrs Ruth Tunnicliffe
Mrs Dena Silcock-Longden


Mr Peter Schofield
Mrs Marilyn Schofield


Mr. Edward Rigg

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 

Methodist Superintendent Minister

Rev Ruth Jackson 551686

Anglican Vicar

Rev. Rachel Battershell 378466


Safeguarding coordinator

Mrs Ruth Tunnicliffe 376914


Wardle Village Church Services 

Sunday Morning at 11.00am

Sunday Club

Now fully open. Every Sunday 11.00 am



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

Loop system for the hard of hearing.

Disabled toilet.


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. 

Mother and Baby

Meet every Wednesday during term time 10.00 am -12.00pm



 Monday Evening 6.00pm


St James Primary School Wardle

Where we are

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