St James' News

Vacancy - Team Rector and Area Dean 
Team Rector of Saffron Walden and Villages Team Ministry and Area Dean of Saffron Walden Deanery.We are looking for a confident and compassionate priest who feels God is calling them to work with our strong ministry team and to nurture ........ 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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Weekend Away 2021 
CCT conference Centres have cancelled our Weekend Away at Belsey Bridge on 12-14 June due to the COVD-19 pandemic. We have booked our Weekend Away 2021 for 16-18 July. 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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Coronavirus Update
In light of the Government guidance around non-essential contact, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have issued advice that public worship is suspended until further notice. More ...
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The Lord's My Shepherd
I hope you've been able to be in contact with your loved ones today - Mothering Sunday - it has been a beautiful, crisp day. I popped into church this morning and the sun was shining in. This is to a brief video I made on my phone of one of the hymns we 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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New Rector - Update
The procedure has been clarified and the timetable agreed with the Archdeacon (Robin King), and the Patron, the Crown’s representative, Helen Dimmock. 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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New Online Parish News
Latest copy of our online Parish News. Paper copies will still be delivered to those on our 'mailing' list, and also available in church. 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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