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Bettie's Annual BBQ

· by brianinall | July 9, 2024, 9:23 a.m.

Bettie's annual BBQ in her wonderful garden. Under cover if wet. If you wish to come please buy a ticket, and get directions if you're not sure where her house is.


· by brianinall | June 29, 2024, 7:28 p.m.


Come to St James' Church on Sunday 21st July at 4pm to join in singing favourite songs and hymns. Contact Bob Jones by 14th July if you wish to request your favourite song/hymn. Come and make a joyful noise! See you there.



· by brianinall | June 17, 2024, 2:56 p.m.

Belts & Braces is a group for men, and it meets in the Christleton Institute (The Stute). Instead of twice a month we now meet every fortnight on a Tuesday morning. 10.30 am to 12 noon. Also, the fixed charge has now been removed, so it's free to come although we do welcome donations towards costs. Tea & coffee and maybe a biscuit. You don't need to be an Institute member - all are welcome.

Janet & John Milton's Coffee morning 10.30am Tuesday 9th July 2024

Our annual popular Coffee Morning at Janet & John's home and  garden for the benefit of St James' Church to be held on Tuesday       9th July. Starting at 10.30am. Not just coffee or tea, but wonderful cakes. Produce sale and raffle as well. All welcome.

A time for a serious conversation at Christleton Parish Hall

"Living Walls" : National Hedgerow Week from 6th to 12th May 2024

· by jonathangilliatt | April 23, 2024, 3:13 p.m.

National Hedgerow Week


Did you know that the hedgerows throughout Britain created over thousands of years signified livestock barriers & property boundries up and down the land and form rich habitats for many varieties of flora and fauna? These hedgerows also show off an unrivalled landscape across Britain which entice not only thousands of species of insects, and other wildlife and plants but they also posess extremely powerful naturally occurring properties. If managed correctly these hedgerows  could potentially provide some of the  vital defences to help ward off the effects of climate change especially carbon capture and rewilding (which is what we are working on in our church grounds at St James').

It is claimed by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology that Britain has 400,000km of historic hedges - enough to go around the globe 10 times!

When available you could arrange a tower climb with our Tower Bell Captain …

St James' New churchyard guide and prayer walk

· by jonathangilliatt | April 18, 2024, 9:33 a.m.


Beautiful St James' Church grounds

It’s here! Our new churchyard guide and prayer walk. Enjoy the serenity of our churchyard and take time to ponder as you walk through our ancient grounds.

You can collect your free guide from the back of the church which is open daily.
Donations welcome.

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