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Coffee Morning - 1 Aug '23

· by brianinall | June 28, 2023, 11:09 a.m.

John & Janet are holding a Coffee Morning at 1 Glovers Loom, Great Boughton on Tuesday 1st August '23. Starts from 10:30am. Cakes and produce stall. Raffle. Proceeds to St James' Church. Fun & fellowship washed down with coffee and lovely cake! See flyers in church.

Tea in the Garden - 6 July 2023

· by brianinall | June 28, 2023, 10:41 a.m.

Chris & Joce are holding 'Tea in the Garden' from 2pm on Thursday 6th July '23 at Sandheys, Plough Lane, Christleton. This is a fundraiser for our Christian Aid Bangladesh 'left behind communities' project. Good cakes and good fellowship. All welcome.

Christmas Lunch - 19 Dec

· by brianinall | Nov. 25, 2022, 2:28 p.m.

Our regular monthly Luncheon Club will be having a special Christmas lunch on Monday 19th December '22. Normally we don't have a booking system, but for this popular lunch we will. Spaces are limited by the capacity of the kitchen and our cooking team. 12 noon for 12.30pm serving - but please don't turn up without a booking. Instead, make a booking request to Brian Inall ( or text 07973 134795, giving name(s) and a phone number, and we'll let you know. No charge for lunch, but a voluntary donation is most welcome.

Christmas Produce Sales - 4 & 11 Dec

· by brianinall | Nov. 18, 2022, 12:49 p.m.

Work is under way to transform Christmas ingredients into Christmas Produce. Quality homemade mincemeat, cakes, etc. These will be sold at our sales on Sunday 4th Dec and Sunday 11th Dec in Christleton Parish Hall from 11.30am. Everyone welcome. Refreshments also available.

Limited stocks so when it's gone, it's gone! All proceeds to the Parish Hall Heating Fund.

Parish Council Open Morning

· by brianinall | Oct. 22, 2022, 12:07 p.m.

Christleton Parish Council are holding their annual Open Morning in the Parish Hall on Sat 29th October. It opens to the public at about 10am. Many local organisations will be there to share information - including St James' Church. Complimentary refreshments are provided. Do come along, say 'hello', drink coffee, and find out what's going on in this community.


Added Ingredients

· by brianinall | Oct. 22, 2022, 11:44 a.m.

The coffee morning on Tuesday 18th Oct was well attended and the sun came out to greet us. Generous donations of Christmas ingredients and of money were received from those who came and from others who were unable to come - so 'Thank You' to all who donated. Work is now under way to transform those ingredients into mincemeat, Christmas cakes, puddings etc so they can be sold for the Parish Hall Heating fund on Sundays 4th & 11th December alongside the usual refreshments in the Parish Hall from about 11:30am. All welcome to come and buy. See you there. Brian.

Coffee makes the world go round!

· by brianinall | Sept. 30, 2022, 6:15 p.m.

Over coffee today I was enlightened into how I might add an article to this new Community Blog on the St James' website. Excited to write something, but then who is going to read this? (If you can't see the whole of this text, then click/tap on the 'Coffee...' title above.)

Anyway, I think the main message I wish to convey is that coffee is certainly instrumental to good conversation, and on Tuesday 18th October starting at 10.30am we are having a special Coffee Morning. So what's so special? It has added ingredients! Apart from good coffee (or tea), and cakes/biscuits, and good conversations, we are seeking donations of Christmas baking ingredients. (Flour, dried fruit, mixed peel, dark brown sugar, butter, apples, suet, brandy(!) etc.) We've done this before but that was before the pandemic in 2019.

The Coffee Morning is open to all (subject to the size …

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