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  • St James’ Church Sudan Sale

    St James' Church Sudan Appeal - a once a year opportunity! Saturday 30th March - doors open at 10.00am in Shaftesbury Town Hall Recycling and vintage sale of books, china & glass, retro & vintage, records, ornaments, pictures, jewellery, toys, vintage linen, bric-a-brac, household items, and much, much more. There is bound ... Read more
  • St James & Enmore Green APCM

    Reports for the Parish of St James and Enmore Green for the year Ended 31st December 2018 - These reports are for the APCM of the parish which is held on the 10th March 2019.   Read more
  • Green, White & Purple: Suffragettes in the West Country

    Green, White & Purple: Suffragettes in the West Country. Friday 1st March at 7.30pm in St James' Church, Shaftesbury. Come and hear Geraldine Beare speak about those brave women. Your generous donations will be much appreciated. Read more
  • Renewed Life & Hope

    Renewed Life & Hope: Saturday 23rd February at St James' Church, Shaftesbury. A vintage tea party at 3pm followed by a special celebration service for the end of Phase 1 of our church re-ordering. Come and celebrate light with us!   Read more
  • Pilgrim Service: Water of life

    Sunday 10th February 2019 6.00 pm St James’ Church, Shaftesbury We now see Pilgrim peering into a little grotto by the roadside; from a fissure in the rocks facing him a steady flow of water is pouring into a rocky basin below, and then overflowing into a channel which leads away under the ... Read more
  • Pilgrim Service: Thick Darkness?

    Sunday 13th January 2019 6.00 pm at St James Church, Shaftesbury We now see Pilgrim still walking towards his night’s goal, but through the darkest of nights as he managed to take a wrong turn a way back and has struggled to regain his proper track. This week’s theme is entitled ‘Thick Darkness?’ ... Read more
  • Pilgrim Service: A Bright Light

    Sunday 9th December 2018 6.00 pm at St James Church, Shaftesbury This week Pilgrim has been walking late into the afternoon, and he hasn’t realised how dark it was becoming. Suddenly he sees an extraordinary light and sight in the sky. What looks like angels with trumpets heralding the approach of something – ... Read more
  • Pilgrim Service: They shall grow not old…

    Sunday 11th November 2018 6.00 pm at Palladwr, 30, St James’ Street, Shaftesbury This week Pilgrim stands at a memorial he last visited four years ago; nothing appears to have changed here – or elsewhere in the world either – people are still fighting, people are still starving, people are still oppressed and ... Read more
  • Pilgrim Service: ‘This Way’ or ‘The Way’?

    Sunday 14th October 2018 6.00 pm at Palladwr, 30, St James’ Street, Shaftesbury This week Pilgrim stands at a fork in the track, with his back to us, and scratching his head with one hand as he looks up at the finger posts. One, pointing to the left says "The Way", the other ... Read more
  • Pilgrim Service: Time out – God’s Idea

    “Pilgrim Service” Sunday 9th September 2018 - 6.00 pm St James’ Church, Shaftesbury We now see Pilgrim’s road is closed to him as the level crossing gates are set for a train to pass; He has already waited sometime and there’s still no sight or sound of an approaching train so – in ... Read more