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Weddings/Christenings/Funerals

If you are interested in a Christening or Thanksgiving for your child, getting married in church or the funeral of a loved one, we would be pleased to hear from you.

Don’t be afraid of asking, even if you are not a regular member of our congregations. We are happy to talk with you about these significant life events and help you to find what is right for you.

For more information please contact Revd Juliet Jensen, the vicar.

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Weekly Events

Questions about Faith

Want to know more about the Christian Faith?

If you are 18yr-30yr, come along to Relentless

Join us on a Sunday morning for worship

Contact Juliet or Pat

English Corner

English Corner is every Wednesdays at 10 -11.30am during school term-time at St James Church. This is an informal free class for anyone who would like to practice their English, have some fun and make new friends.

For more information please contact Pauline on 07778041077, or simply turn up on a Wednesday

Daily Prayer

A short reflective service on Mondays at 9.30-10am, followed by refreshments.

Morning Prayer is on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday at 8.30- 9am Let us know how we can pray for you, or come along and pray with us

God at Work

'God at Work' is on every Tuesday 12.30-1.30pm at Christ Church for workers in the Brunswick Square area who can take a lunch break. It provides a chance to be refreshed and to grow in faith.

Craft Club

Bring a craft activity with you, or come and learn something new.

Craft Club is held on every second and fourth Monday at 10am-noon at St James Church

Growing in Faith

Regular Bible Study and Courses are run throughout the year to learn together and encourage one another to grow in Christian faith

Charter Court

A short service is held for residents and neighbours at Charter Court, Victoria St every first Monday of the month at 2.15pm

Meeting Place

Meeting Place is every third Tuesday of the month at 10-11.30am.

Everyone is welcome to come along and meet new friends and learn something new, refreshments provided

Social Events

Social Events are held throughout the year and include Skittles, Concerts and Quizzes.

St James Church of England Junior School

We are proud of our church school, St James Church of England Junior School. We love welcoming the children to church and working with them in school. http://st-james-jun.gloucs.sch.uk/

St James Parish Hall

St James Parish Hall is a community facility on Upton Street, opposite St James City Farm which is available for community groups and for children’s parties.

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Giving

If you have gifts or skills or time that you would like to offer please speak with Juliet or Pat.

If you would like to give financially to the work of this parish you can do this by a one off gift, by leaving a legacy or by regular giving through direct debit (Parish Giving Scheme), payroll giving, envelopes or collections at a Sunday Service.

Cheque

Payable to St James and Christ Church PCC and put it in the collection plate or send it to The Treasurer, c/o St James Church, Upton Street, Gloucester, GL1 1JZ

Parish Giving Scheme

Regular Direct Debit payments can be set up through the Parish Giving Scheme. If you are interested please ask the Parish Treasurer for more details

Pay As You Earn Payroll Giving

Payroll giving is a tax free way of giving regularly to the parish. Your gift is taken directly from your salary before tax is calculated. Speak to your employer if you would like to do this and contact the Parish Treasurer.

Envelopes

Weekly envelopes are available to put in the Sunday collection plate.

Gift Aid

Gift Aid means that if you're a UK taxpayer, your gift will increase at no extra cost to you. Under the government Gift Aid scheme, the parish can reclaim the basic rate of tax on gifts by UK taxpayers. Please let the parish Treasurer know if you would like to Gift Aid your giving.

Contact

Parish Treasurer: Hazel Croly hazelcroly@hotmail.co.uk