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Copies of our weekly newsletters handed out at our services

St James Season of Talents

by Terrie Smith

Last Sunday saw the launch of this appeal and many envelopes were handed out to enable folk to take part. As a reminder or if you were unable to be present on Pentecost Sunday then the idea is that we all invest £10 into something we are good at by using our skills and talents […]

Cheques – Reminders

by Terrie Smith

In order for cheques to be accepted by the bank, they must be made payable as shown below: For funds intended to the Church’s general fund, they must be made payable to: PCC St James Mangotsfield. For funds intended to Create 800 (or the Re-order project) they must be made payable to: PCC Mangotsfield – […]

Craft Events

by Terrie Smith

We have a few events coming up throughout the summer, and the craft group are busy knitting and sewing to get ready. If you can offer any help with crafting items please do let us know! You’d be made to feel very welcome. If you have any wool, material or any kind of craft materials […]

Easter Flowers

by Terrie Smith

The Church will be decorated for Easter on Good Friday – 19th April from 2-3pm. The colour scheme as usual for Easter will be whites, yellows with plenty of foliage. The flower arrangers are looking for volunteers to come along and help make the church look stunning for Easter Sunday. Please sign the list on […]

Inspire Conference

by Terrie Smith

Being A Blessing to Schools and Colleges – Saturday 09 March 10am – 3pm @ Sheldon School, Chippenham with a free lunch provided! You may never have considered how you might be able to offer your time and skills to local schools and this conference is exactly about that. It is an opportunity to spend […]

Remembrance

by Terrie Smith

POPPIES The Church is now back to normal after the wonderful display last weekend, many have commented on how stunning it all looked. Knitted, crocheted and felt poppies will now be stored for use maybe next year or certainly in 2020 when it will be the 75th Anniversary of the end of WW2!! There are several photos […]

Safeguarding Training

by Terrie Smith

This training (C1 Foundation) is for those who lead activities (with children and/or adults) and is a requirement by the Diocese. Please let me know if you are or are not able to attend. If you are not sure if this course is for you please see me. Thanks Ruth And a reminder that all […]

Remembrance Weekend – Poppies

by Terrie Smith

REMEMBRANCE WEEKEND 10 – 11 NOVEMBER There is a lot of interest being shown by local schools, groups and shops regarding this special weekend and information is now being sent to the local press. Please take flyers from back of Church and do keep knitting poppies! There is a box at the back of church […]

Christmas Fair Preparation

by Terrie Smith

CHRISTMAS FAIR SATURDAY 24th NOVEMBER 12 – 4pm This is now only 6 weeks away now and there is a lot of organising to do. We need help to “man” stalls – please add your name to the list on the shelf in church if you are able to help. To help us plan and […]

Christmas meal

by Terrie Smith

We are booked for our annual Christmas Meal on Monday 17th December at The Grapevine. Please sign up if you are coming on list at back of church, the menu is in church. Menu choices and full payment by mid-November please. Any queries please ask Teresa