Dallington & St James, Northampton
This Benefice, comprising the parishes of St Mary the Virgin, Dallington and Northampton St James, was created in 2017 and has a population of 13,000. Churchmanship is ‘central’. Northampton Saints RFC was founded by a curate of St James and Franklin’s Gardens is just a short walk from the church. Dallington parish is in the top 6% of the most deprived areas in the country. There are challenges and opportunities with the promise of plenty of support from the church family.