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January 2017

Lent Appeal 2018

Sunday, January 29th, 2017

  Our Lent Appeal once again is in support of Iraqi Christians in Need (ICIN): This wonderful charity – which has very low overheads – supports Iraqi Christians who are suffering, displaced, destitute and persecuted.  ICIN has identified for us a self-contained project which supports refugee children in Amman, Jordan – where the situation […]

Lent discussion group on Wednesdays from 11.00 am to 12 noon

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

  All are very welcome to join our Lent discussion group: The York Course – ‘Receiving Christ’ – is at 11.00 am at St James from 8 March to 5 April, straight after the Wednesday Eucharist.    

Lent course on Thursday evenings

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

  Why not come to an ecumenical Lent course on Returning Home: Christian Faith in Encounter with Other Faiths? The course is presented by a variety of speakers from three churches. Each session begins at 7.30 pm. Thursday 9 March: St James Norlands Thursday 16 March: St James Norlands Thursday 23 March: United Reformed Church, Allen […]

David Suchet reads the Gospel of Mark

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

  There will be a parish outing to St Paul’s Cathedral to hear David Suchet read the entire Gospel of Mark: from 6.30 to 8.30 pm on Tuesday 28 March. If you would like to come, please let the clergy or office know by 1 March, and we will book you a free ticket. We […]

Read a book for Lent

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

  To learn about Christians in Iraq (the focus of our Lent Appeal), why not read Christianity in Iraq: Its Origins and Development to the Present Day (third edition 2016) by Rassam Suha. Fr Alan has a copy which you can borrow once he has read it, or you can order it from Amazon.