Posts from April 2016

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Have you considered Confirmation?

by Terrie Smith

Confirmations will be taking place at St Michael’s in Stoke Gifford on Saturday 16th October this year. In advance of this, a list of names of those interested in taking part in confirmation preparation is being compiled now. To find more about confirmation, what’s involved in preparation and the event itself – please do speak […]

Congratulations to Our Bellringers!

by Terrie Smith

Most of us are aware that at St James, we are blessed with a band of very faithful bellringers – they are now award winning too! Every year the Bristol Rural branch of bellringers hold a striking competition. This year there were 10 teams that entered from various churches around the branch. Basically each team ring […]

Food bank – April Shopping List

by Terrie Smith

The congregation of St James supports the Resound Food Bank Things to shop for this month are: Cold Meats – all varieties, Mixed Vegetables – tins or jars, ”Smash” – sachets, boxes or drums, kids toothpaste and brushes. Any donations can be left in the food bank box at the back of Church, which will […]

C in the Park -2016

by Terrie Smith

C IN THE PARK 2016 will take place SUNDAY 3rd JULY 2016 This is a special date for your diary and to help you start thinking about who you can invite along to this event. Your prayers for the weather to be good would also be appreciated!! As most of you will know this event […]

Bristol Diocesan Mothers’ Union

by Terrie Smith

The Mothers’ Union are celebrating the 140th Anniversary of the founding of the Mothers’ Union on Saturday 23rd April at 3.30pm in Bristol Cathedral. We will have the Cathedral organist and choir and Bishop Mike Hill will be presiding. During this service our Diocesan President and Trustees for the coming triennial will be commissioned. Everyone is […]

Easter Message – Teresa

by Terrie Smith
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Magazine Lead Article April 2016 As I write we are into our second week of Easter Experience at St James. So far over 840 children and their staff and many accompanying parents have come and walked the journey. What better preparation, for those of us taking part, for Easter, reflecting and reflecting and reflecting again […]