Entries by Barry

Coronavirus Update 27 July

Government guidance has been revised to allow certain activities to take place in church buildings in limited and socially distanced ways. Having considered the guidelines in detail, the leadership team here at St James Church have taken the decision, supported by the Bishop of Coventry, that St James should remain closed for public worship for […]

Coronavirus Update 25 March

The Church continues to be alive and active, but sadly our buildings must close. We are seeing a huge increase in the number of people falling sick with COVID-19. We must distance ourselves from one another and prevent the spread of infection in order to save lives. Therefore, as well as public worship being suspended, […]

Coronavirus Update 19 March

All public services at St James are on hold until further notice. However, the church building will still be open for prayer every week on Thursdays from 10am to 11am and on Sundays from 10am to 12 noon. The church will also be open from 8pm to 9pm on Friday 20th March as part of […]

Coronavirus Update 15 March

Given the Government’s ongoing directives, we will continue to gather while we can;  The Communion Cup will be suspended for the time being as will sharing the peace;  Services may be cancelled in the future so please refer to this website for up-to-date information (or the church Facebook page).

Massive Messy Church Update

It is with regret that we have made the decision to cancel Massive Messy Church next Saturday in Southam because of Covid-19. Although it probably wouldn’t be considered a “mass gathering”, it is unfair to put vulnerable people at risk – both our team and families. Our next Massive Messy Church will be on Saturday […]

Ash Wednesday Service 7pm

To mark the beginning of Lent, as we approach Easter, a service will take place on Ash Wednesday, 26 February 2020, at 7pm at St. James Church. An opportunity to provide space and time, out of our usual hectic lives, to reflect and pray. All are welcome to attend.

When Christmas Hurts Saturday 21 December 3pm

When Christmas Hurts Everything in our culture tells us that Christmas is a joyful season: friends, family, food, and gifts all encourage us to celebrate Christmas.  But for many, Christmas can be a painful reminder of life’s difficulties.  At St James’ church, we want to recognise that sometimes life is hard, particularly at Christmas, so, through December, we […]