Coffee Mornings

During the summer months, Coffee Mornings have replaced the lunchtime “Soup and Sandwiches”. Starting at 10am. they provide a place to get-together with a hot or  cold drink and a choice of home made cake. The next Coffee Morning will be on Saturday, 18th...

May 2019 Services & Readings

Wed 1st 9.30am Mid-week Communion Sun 5th 9.30am Family Communion Service Acts 9.1-6 / John 21.1-19 Wed 8th 9.30am Mid-week Communion Sun 12th 9.30am 11.00am Morning Worship Acts 9.36-43 / John 10.22-30 Churches Together’s United Christian Aid Week Service followed by...

Holy Week and Easter

Monday in Holy Week – 15th April 7.30 p.m.   Stations of the Cross Maundy Thursday – 18th April 7.30 p.m.   Communion reflecting on the Last Supper Good Friday – 19th April 6.00 p.m.   Good Friday drama with the children of our Friday Church Easter Day – 21st April...

Lent nears its end

We look forward to welcoming many to St James’ at 9.30 a.m. on Sunday for our next sort-of-Family-Service – All Age Worship for Palm Sunday. Meanwhile, our Lent prayers for the places where members of our three congregations are during the week continues.  We have had...

Lent and creativity

Our Lent prayers for each other in our three congregations moves on, for the first half of this week,  to creativity.   At least a quarter of those who told us about what they do mentioned answers art and craft, and at least another quarter mentioned music.  Knitting...

Soup and Sandwiches

The next “Soup and Sandwiches” will be on Saturday, 13th April, (11.30 – 1.30pm), with the Bring and Buy Stall as usual.In March it could not have been a wetter or a windier day, but fortunately our fears that people would not want to come out were...

Lent and charities

In these parishes’ prayers for each other through this Lent, we’ve reached, for the second part of this week, our involvement in charities.  Being a trustee of some major organisations elsewhere featured often among the things fifty members of our congregations said...

Lent and the work place

For the first part of this week, as we continue our Lent prayers for each other, it is the places in which members of our congregations work for which are praying.  The most common occupation for those who work among the fifty people we asked  is as a school teacher. ...