Create 800 Update

The BUILDING: The most noticeable change since the last bulletin is the floor surface tiles having been delivered are laid and the majority of the re-plastering has been completed. It was when a portion of loose plaster was removed from the south wall by the altar that there was evidence of a previous window, which […]

Christmas Service Collections

The two local charities to benefit from our loose plate collection are Crisis Centre Ministries and Sands – Bristol (Stillbirth and neonatal death charity). The third charity will be the Children’s Society who will receive the collection from the Christingle service in the new year

Creat800 Update

We continue to need funds to assure completion of the work on St James and to purchase other essentials such as the chairs. We recently received notification of a 20K award from Garfield Weston, however removing some of the loose plaster prior to preparing the walls for decoration has revealed some cracks which will need […]

Annual Toy Service – Reminder

SUNDAY 1st DECEMBER ADVENT SUNDAY we have our toy service. Again Social Services would appreciate gifts of toiletries, both for male and female clients and also toys for the pre-school age group either to be used as gifts or to be used in the children’s centres as they have no budget to purchase new toys. […]

Choir Christmas Concert

THE BRISTOL MILITARY WIVES CHOIR are holding their annual Christmas concert at Christchurch Downend on Thursday 5th December at 7.30pm. Performing with them as their special guests this year are the Downend School Lads Choir, and the compere for the evening will be BBC Radio Bristol’s Richard Lewis. Tickets are available online at the following […]

Christmas Fair Preparations

Preparations for the Christmas Fair have started and we are asking for your help with donations and to help on the day. During October, we welcome donations of sweets, chocolate and bottles please, to put on the various stalls. Then, during November other donations will be welcome including: toiletries, pickles, books, craft items, good quality […]

The Christmas Meal

Our annual Christmas Meal is booked at Grape Vine on Monday 16th December 7.00pm. Menu will be available soon – with a sign-up sheet in the Church Hall.


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Upcoming Events


Lyde Green Running

February 19, 2020

Lyde Green Running is an informal running group meeting in Lyde Green, Bristol, currently at 6pm on Wednesdays. Adults of all abilities are welcome. We run for about 30 minutes, typically covering a distance of 5 to 6 kms but we can adjust the pace and length according to taste and experience. The primary aim is […]

8am Communion

February 23, 2020

Taking place in the Church Hall during the building works

10:30 Morning Worship

February 23, 2020

Taking place in the Church Hall during the building works Children’s Church meets in the URC Hall – see here for more details

An afternoon of story telling

March 7, 2020

An event to raise funds for the Create800 project, with the Revd Jillianne Norman. During the interval Devon Cream Teas will be served.

Plant Sale and Coffee Morning

May 9, 2020

Our very popular plant sale returns this year at St James Church Hall. Along with the large range of plants available, the church will also be open, where we will be serving cakes and hot drinks. The sale will feature home grown decorative, bedding and fruit/veg plants. So if you fancy something to brighten your boarders, […]

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St James Church

St James Church, Mangotsfield, Bristol, BS16 9EW

Church Hall

21 Richmond Road, Mangotsfield, Bristol BS16 9EZ

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