OUR VICARS AND LEADERS


James RichardsRevd James Richards was licensed as Rector of Bowness in 1999 and Assistant Priest to Ings, Kentmere, Staveley, Troutbeck and Windermere in December 2019.

He was trained at Cranmer Hall and served curacies in Harrow and Kendal.

James is married to Revd Jane Maycock and they have four children.


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The Revd James J Richards Team Rector of the South Lakes Team:
St Martin, Windermere; St Anne, Ings; St. Cuthbert, Kentmere; St. Mary, Windermere; Jesus Church Troutbeck & St. James, Staveley, Diocese of Carlisle. 

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The Rectory, Longlands Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23 3AS
015394 43063 

We are currently in the process of appointing a Team vicar to work with Rector James across the benefice and serve six churches between them with James serving Bowness, Ings and Kentmere, and the Team Vicar to serve - Staveley, Troutbeck and Windermere.

They are supported in their ministry by:

Mr Christopher Bradbury - Licensed Reader who serves at Jesus Church Troutbeck

Mr Leonard Lambert - Commissioned Local Lay Minister who serves at Jesus Church Troutbeck and St. Mary's Windermere

Mr Ian Durrell - Commissioned Local Lay Minister who serves at St. Mary's Windermere

We are also blessed with lay leaders who are trained to lead our services, pastoral visitors and many church members who carry out numerous essential roles within our churches.