Saturday 16th January – Messy Church Vision Planning Day, starting at 10am with coffee in the Church Hall –
Bring & Share Lunch, finishing at 3pm.
Please do come along and share your ideas and help shape the future of this important and valuable Ministry.

Thursday 21st January – Easter Experience Planning Meeting – 7.30pm
at the Vicarage

Thursday 18th February – Holiday Club Meeting – 7.30pm at the Vicarage
The Holiday Club will take place w/c 8th August

Please pray for all the above and support anything you may feel called to be part of. Further information from
Sally Sibley 07733256372

​ January Shopping List
The following are the only things needed right now- Twinned puddings, Milk, Tomato Sauce, Juice, Instant Mash, Boxed Soup, Shaving Foam, Cold Meat (not corned beef), Tinned Potatoes.
Thank you – from the Foodbank team

RAMBLE Saturday 16th January @ 11am Sherston/Luckington
Pub Lunch Meet in the car park opposite the church. Contact 9560635
Holy Communion is on Thursday 28th January @ 10.00am in Church. The service lasts about 40 minutes and is followed by a cup of tea/coffee and a chat. It would be good if one or two more folk, men as well, would join us for this friendly service
The 2 local charities suggested and chosen by the Mission committee are -“Kinergy” – Council of service for survivors of abuse based in Kingswood &
“Sense”- Kingswood, which operates from the Woodside Family Centre. It provides for a range of services for children who are deaf and or deaf/blind, or have a multi sensory impairment
The loose cash offerings taken at the services at Christmas will be equally divided between the above two charities

“Susannah will be baptised during the 10.30am service on 7th February – everyone is invited to a reception and game of skittles at Mangotsfield Football Club afterwards. For catering purposes could you let me, (Terrie Walker- Smith) know if you plan to attend on Thank you”


We continue to pray for all those known to us who are unwell at this time, perhaps it may be a family member, a friend or a member of our family here at St James. We pray especially today for Terry Bailey, Sonia Fleet, Sue & Paul Godwin, Jason Hamilton, Sheila Harris, Joan & Roy Howe, Jed, Danielle James, Chris Llewellyn, Chris Millett, Marion, Neil, Andrew Norley, Joyce & Edwin Prescott, Ryan Price, Imogen (Shirley Green’s granddaughter) & Gwen Blagg

Our prayers are with Michael and David Gifford, the brothers of the late Geoff Gifford at this time.
God is only a Prayer away, and we can reach Him every day, if we but lift our hands in prayer, and place ourselves in His loving care. – Helen Steiner Rice