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  • Pilgrim Service – 12th May 2019 at 6.00pm

    Pilgrim Service at St James' Church - Sunday 12th May at 6.00pm Pilgrim overslept last night, and here he is – barely awake, brain almost dead – resuming his walk not quite really in touch with the world or the day yet.  He recognises an old-fashioned alarm clock on the road in ... Read more
  • St James’ Easter Egg Hunt

    St James' Easter Egg Hunt - Saturday 20th April at 3pm with Julian Richards’ special rhyming quiz in and around St James church,  churchyard and field. Easter eggs for completed quiz - £1 each entry. Then please stay for hot & cold drinks with Hot Cross Buns. Donations towards expenses welcome!   Read more
  • Pilgrim Service – De Profundis

    Sunday 14th April 6.00pm St James' Church We now see Pilgrim’s world has closed in around him. He is in waders, with a staff to help him, picking his way slowly along the bed of a large sewer. On his left two sewage outlets pour their cargo of liquid ordure into the main ... Read more
  • Farewell to Revd Simon Chambers

    On Sunday 24th March the Shaftesbury Team came together to bid farewell to Revd Simon Chambers and his family as they prepare to move on to the Clarendon Team. These are some of the words of gratitude that were offered that day: "Well, this is it, suddenly upon us – the ... Read more
  • 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