Welcome to St James – a small church with a big heart


We are trying to get closer to God, to live better lives, to make a difference in the world, and be more truly the people God meant us to be. We are inclusive, and open to questioning and challenges.


Tom Wynne-Edwards

Last Sunday we remembered Tom – here is the video. There will be further pieces in the magazine


Recreate

Don’t miss the highlights video from this year’s virtual Recreate festival – our 10th Anniversary, and get ready for 2022!!

Part Time Children and Family Worker

We are delighted to announce that Zoe Martin has been appointed to this role and will start in September!

If you have pledged financial support, or you’d like to, please get in touch!

Latest News..

Every Sun 8am and Weds 12 noon we have a BCP communion service. This is in church only. No need to book.

Sept 19th – 10:30am Messy Church – in the Labyrinth in our Churchyard.

Sept 26th – 10:30am Celebrating St James School – a special service with our Church School.

There is no need to book, but please wear a mask so we can sing.


If you’d like a link to join us on zoom, then please request a link here.

In church you will be required to let us have your details for track and trace (or use the QR code), to sanitise your hands on the way in and after communion, and to wear a face mask when moving about. We will be reviewing these restrictions on Sept 21st.

Forest Edge Cafe

This is now open – Mon – Weds, 9:30am – 1:30pm

To find out more about Eco Church – click here



Under “News” you will find our weekly notice sheet, and also how the Churches of Alderholt responded to Coronavirus – if you need help, or can offer it, please get in touch. Also prayers and other resources

Browse under “News” to archive video talks or downloadable files to read of past sermons and talks. Also see the music from our organist.

If you’re interested in seeing what some of us have been up to then look under “Activites” for pictures of our window festival and flower festival. Try Recreate for videos of the Roaming Nativity.

If you want to be inspired, or your just curious, watch the films about the building of the church hall, 30 years ago in “St James Church Hall”

Last year’s Act of Remembrance is also available to watch.

Rev Simon Woodley

Last updated 13th Sept 2021