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Sharing the love of Jesus with the community we serve

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Welcome to the ‘Home’ page of the St. James’s web site. You will find all manner of information in the following pages and we hope you enjoy looking at them. Feel free to contact us using the information on the ‘Contacts’ page. Whether you need to contact the vicar or the Parochial Church Council, a Churchwarden or the Child Protection Officer, the contact details are there and you are invited to use them. St. James’s is a small parish church in a rural setting and although we could not compete with a city centre church for the activities we enjoy, much more goes on than one might imagine. From weekday services to concerts and school visitors, and churchyard maintenance parties, this lovely Norman church doesn’t sit idly between Sundays. Take a look at the events, services and special services pages, not forgetting and JAM Club and other regular and occasional events.

Click on the ‘Quick Links’ at the bottom of the page.

Home Page

Each week when practical, the pew sheet is put on this website so that you can see the details of the service. It contains details of the services,notices, contact details and more.

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We have some excellent bell-ringers at St. James’s and if you would like to join them, whether you have some experience or you wish to learn, contact us. We have a ring of six bells, the details of which you can find on the ‘Building’ page.

Morning Star Newsletter

This is a busy time in the Church. It seems that Christmas is not far behind us and we have Easter on the horizon. Sunday 13th April is Palm Sunday when we recall the triumphal entry of Christ into Jerusalem, the cheering crowds scattering palm branches before him. Then comes the betrayal by Judas as soldiers come to arrest Jesus. The mood gets darker as we approach Good Friday and the Crucifixion is remembered. This event, followed by the rising of Jesus on Sunday, forms one of the main planks of Christian belief, that Jesus was proved by his resurrection to be the Son of God, that he suffered for our sins and rose from the dead to be with the Father. The sudden switch from the dark despair of Good Friday to the elation of Easter morning is always uplifting and you are invited to share the experience with us at St. James’. Details of all the Holy Week services are on the Special Services page.

Read the latest newsletter from Morning Star by clicking the button above, and look at the Charities page to see pictures of the children enjoying a trip.