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Community News Cards

· by brianinall | July 14, 2023, 1:44 p.m.

Thank you to all those who have helped deliver the latest Community News Cards (July-Sept) around the parish. A few roads still need covering, so see if you can help with those.

If you have not received a card then there are spares available in church, so please just call in and pick one up.

BBQ for Christian Aid Sat 12 Aug 2023

· by brianinall | July 14, 2023, 12:27 p.m.

Tim & Suzanne are holding a family barbecue on Sat 12th August starting at 12 noon. All are invited to come and help raise funds for our Bangladesh 'Left Behind Communities' project. They need to know numbers for catering purposes, so please email or text to confirm and to get more details. See flyer here.

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.

St James' Luncheon Club

· by brianinall | June 28, 2023, 10:59 a.m.

St James' Luncheon Club is the name of our monthly community lunches in Christleton Parish Hall. Now in our 10th year! All welcome but it's helpful to know in advance whether you plan to come for catering purposes & to ensure there's a place for you. Donations gratefully accepted towards costs, and any proceeds go to St James' Church. Contact: Brian on 01244 336500.

Next lunch - Monday 17 July '23, and every 3rd Monday in the month.

Arrive from 12 noon for a 12:30 serving of a 2 course meal with tea/coffee afterwards. Great fellowship.

Bettie's BBQ - 22nd July 2023

· by brianinall | June 28, 2023, 10:50 a.m.

Bettie is once again hosting a BBQ in her wonderful garden in Littleton. Saturday 22nd July '23 starting at 5pm. Tickets are £15 each and include the food and a welcome drink. Extra drinks available. Also games and a raffle, and a lot of fellowship. Please buy your tickets in advance from Christine Abrams (Tel: 01244 335562), Bettie Gilliatt or any PCC member. Proceeds to St James' Church. All welcome.

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.

Summer Teas

· by brianinall | June 28, 2023, 10:30 a.m.

Churches Together in Christleton hold their popular Christleton Summer Teas at the Methodist Church every Sunday during the summer from 2:30pm to 4:30pm, with the last one on 24th Sept. Lovely homemade cakes! Proceeds to our Christian Aid Bangladesh 'Left behind communities' project. All welcome.

King's Coronation

· by brianinall | April 16, 2023, 3:28 p.m.

We're having a celebration lunch on the lawn in front of the church on Monday 8th May from 12 noon. You are invited. See the posters around the parish, and also on the front page of this website. Please come and help us celebrate the King's Coronation.

Annual Meetings

· by brianinall | April 16, 2023, 3:03 p.m.

St James' Church has its annual meetings on Sunday 23rd April in the Parish Hall starting about 12 noon. Refreshments available. There are two meetings back-to-back. The short Meeting of the Parishioners when Churchwardens are elected, and the main Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM) when everything else is discussed/presented, including the election of PCC members. All church members are invited to come and support their church. If you wish to go onto the Electoral Roll or to put yourself forward as a candidate for Churchwarden, PCC or Deanery Synod then please complete an applicatiion form (available from church, or please ask us), read the conditions on it and hand it in. A 24 page annual report is available to pick up as well.

Thank you.

(Brian Inall - PCC)

Lent and Holy Week Events

· by stefan | Feb. 8, 2023, 9:52 p.m.

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