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Would you like to be confirmed?

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

  Confirmation application forms are avaialable in church or here. Open to children in Year 5 and above – and of course adults. The preparation sessions are in September and October. The Confirmation service is at 5.00 pm on Saturday 4 November at St Paul’s Cathedral. Please return the back page to the clergy or […]

Summer Speakers 2017

Friday, April 28th, 2017

  Summer Speakers is a series of talks, hosted by St James Norlands Church, to engage and entertain our local community. Tickets £7.50 – from Eventbrite: click here. Talks are on all on Tuesday evenings. They start at 7.30 pm and last approximately one hour. Wine is available. 6 June: Craig Brown – Satire in the […]

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 […]

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.

Living the Light: a Course to Prepare for Advent

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

  All are welcome to attend the Living the Light course to prepare for Advent, 11.00 am – 12 noon at St James. This runs on Wednesdays throughout November, beginning on 9 November and concluding on 30 November.

Meditation and stillness

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

  Do take advantage of the opportunity which now exists for private prayer at St James’s church, which is open from 8.00 am Monday-Thursday. Also note that besides the Wednesday morning Eucharist at St James (at 10.30 am), the evening Eucharist on Thursday at St James resumes on 15 September (at 7.30 pm). Other opportunities include: Christian […]

Summer Study Group

Sunday, April 24th, 2016

  ‘The Lord’s Prayer – praying it, living it, meaning it.’ This is the title of the York Course we will be following in our summer study group meeting at 11 am – 12 noon on Wednesday 22 and 29 June, 6 and 13 July at St James. Come and join us as we study […]

Faith in Public Life

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

  This year sees the launch of our new summer speaker programme: 7.00 pm at St James on the following dates: 7 June (Andrew Copson, Chair of the British Humanist Association), 14 June (Lady Borwick, MP for Kensington), and 5 July (The Rt Rev’d Dr Graham Tomlin, Bishop of Kensington). This year’s speakers will address various aspects of faith in […]

Confirmation 2016

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

  The next Confirmation service is on 18 September. To sign up for the preparation course, download the application form and return it to the clergy or Parish Office by 26 April.