St James will be open on Saturday 9th for visitors
This will also include our John Ball display
The Restoration appeal for the Lady Chapel Windows
Fund Raising Table Top Sale
We are also offering refreshments tea, coffee and sausage rolls in the morning
and cake in the afternoon.
The Lady Chapel will be made available for private pray on the day.
We have arranged to Thai 1 Restaurant on East Hill again on Wednesday 12th July following the 7pm Mass at a cost of £18.00 per head.
Please do sign up in church and come and join us.
Saturday 15th July
St James will be open on this day to receive visitors
Do you remember the TV programme presented by Melvyn Bragg? he will be back with us on the 15th July. See it again on http://www.johnballsociety.org
Strawberry Afternoon Tea at Rowhedge from 3pm
Bingo Saturday 6th and 20th May 7pm in the Church Hall
Spring Fayre Saturday 13th May 12-3pm Church Hall
Various stalls including Plants & Shrubs Cakes Toiletries and a Spring Raffle
Quiz Night St James & St Barnabas Social
Saturday 27th May at 7pm a St Barnabas Church Hall Abbots Road
Please add your team names to the list in church, maximum 6 teams of 4 from each church. Refreshments will be served at half time. Prizes for the winning team.
Please join us on Sunday 26th February at 10am
when Fr Peter will celebrate his last Mass as our Rector.
His Retirement farewell is on Saturday 25th February
at St James’ School, Guildford Road, Colchester.
Our annual meetings this year are in St James’ Church on Thursday 23rd February at 7-00pm. To nominate people for appointment please fill the appropriate form. According to law, nominations for churchwardens must be made in writing before the meeting; I ask that they be with me by 18-00hrs on Monday 20th February. Nomination forms are available from me at the Rectory or in church.
These are important meetings for the church especially this year prior to the Interregnum – please attend if you are able – St James is YOUR church.
At the annual meetings we elect people for the PCC and this year three people for Deanery Synod, forms are available from Lucy Mason or Fr Peter and must be returned to Lucy by noon on Sunday 19th February to allow her to prepare voting papers. Fr Peter.