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Sunday 28th January

Holy Communion

Evening Service

Sunday 4th February

Morning Worship


Evening Service

Lent Reflections

Every Tuesday, Christchurch  7.00-9.00. “This year we will be exploring Psalms together.  It is a lovely way to make Lent a special time as we prepare to celebrate the pain and the Joy of the Easter story.  Please do come along and be part of what always proves to be a challenging and uplifting time together.”

Arrive 7.00pm for Coffee:  7.30: Time of worship; 7.45: Exploring the Psalms; 8.15: Discuss the theme around your table; 8.45: Night Prayers

20th February Psalm 8 - All
Creation tells of it’s creator Bishop Bob Evens

27th February Psalm 51 - How do I find my way back to you after what I have done? Tony Williams.

More dates to follow...


Thursday Evenings
25th January, 1st & 8th February
Exploring what it means to enact positive change in your life.  You are still welcome to join us.

Topics include:

¨ looking after your body;

¨ strengthening your mind;

¨ inspiring your soul 

¨ deepening your relationships. 

It will be held in the Vicarage from 7.00pm-8.30pm.

Weekly Prayer

Wednesday Mornings
7.00am Men’s Prayer in the church
for more info speak to Iain Searle

Wednesday Evenings


January: 24th - Annie Hemsley, Bromley View, New Road, Bream
January 31st - Jean MacPherson, Patchways, New Road, Bream

Monthly Prayer
Wednesday 7th February
Held on the first Wednesday of every month 7.30-9.00 in the church
Please join us as we pray for our Church, Village and other issues.

Trust 130

St. James Church is insured through Ecclesiastical Insurance Company, based in Gloucester. They are celebrating their 130th Anniversary this year and as part of their celebrations they have set up a scheme called “Trust130” whereby anyone who switches to an Ecclesiastical Home Insurance policy during the next 12 months and quotes TRUST130 along with the name of the  participating church, Ecclesiastical will donate £130 to the church on your behalf. You must get the quote directly from them. If you are interested in finding out more, please either look at their website: or ring 0800 783 0130 and mention TRUST130. Remember you will also need to give the church’s name in order for the church to benefit.

Memory Cafe
Monday 22nd January
2.30-4.00 at Church on the Street, Coleford
This is going to be a regular event on the 4th Monday afternoon of each month

Wanted: Volunteers who would be willing to be part of a team who  visit patients in Lydney Hospital and / or the Dilke to chat / pray with them on a regular basis. Training would be avail- able and you could volunteer as much or as little time as is practical for you.  If you are interested, or would like further info, please contact Brian Brobyn on 01594 516814.