St James' News

Weekend Away 27th to 29th May 2022
Due to Covid our Weekend Away which was to have taken place in July 2021 has been postponed again to 27th to 29th May 2022, as Belsey Bridge will now not be open until August this year. More ...
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Chris Bishop's Song for Sewards End
Our very own Chris Bishop has written a special song just for Sewards End which he premiered at St James Zoom catchup on 7th July. Hope you enjoy it! More ...
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Sewards End 75th VE Day Aniversary  
The church bell rings to mark the silence and afternoon tea is taken St James church, Sewards End, along with the rest of the village, hung out flags to commemorate the anniversary of VE Day on 8th May 2020. More ...
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The Easter Garden at St James Church 2020
The Easter Garden at St James' Church, Sewards End has been created every Good Friday for more than 25 years. We're keeping the tradition alive but, sadly, no children could help this year. More ...
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Church At Home 
Due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. we have an opportunity to learn what it means for us to be the Church in a different way. Church is not dead because we cannot meet together. We are still the Body of Christ. More ...
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Lay Funeral Minister 
Judith Hasler has been authorised by Bishop Stephen as one of the first Lay Funeral Ministers in the Diocese. She was commissioned on 12th October 2019, along with three others in a Celebration of Lay Ministry at Chelmsford Cathedral. More ...
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Rev’d Canon Jenny Tomlinson appointed as Archdeacon of Birmingham 
Instalment of Jenny Tomlinson as Archdeacon of Birmingham on 12 May 2019. As well as her work for the Diocese of Chelmsford, Jenny was also the priest at St James’, Sewards End. More ...
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Jenny Tomlinson appointed as next Archdeacon of Birmingham  
Rev’d Canon Jenny Tomlinson is congratulated on her appointment as the next Archdeacon of Birmingham from May 2019. More ...
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There but not there...
The seated silhouettes in the church and in the memorial garden are a commemorative installation to the fallen of the First World War who were linked to Sewards End, as part of a project called "There But Not There". More ...
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Weekend Away Belsey Bridge - June/July 2018
Weekend Away Belsey Bridge 29 June-1 July 2018 – Photos More ...
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