Thursday, October 17, 2019


Fri, 25/05/2018 - 11:51
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Fri, 25/05/2018 - 07:39
On Trinity Sunday we will be celebrating Choral Matins at St Michael Paternoster Royal, according to the 1662 Book of Common Prayer. The choir will be the English Chamber Choir. The Te Deum will be Stanford in B flat. the anthem is I saw the Lord by Stainer.Please join us.
Fri, 18/05/2018 - 16:40
 St James is having to close for a short time in order for scaffolding inside the church to be removed. We will be celebrating Whitsunday at St Michael Paternoster Royal, which is a minute away from St James at the normal time, 1030. Hopefully we will be back home for Trinity Sunday but you will be kept posted. 
Mon, 14/05/2018 - 10:25
This Sunday is Pentecost, or Whit, Sunday. BCP Choral Eucharist is at 1030. There will also be choral evensong at 5pm: setting and anthem by Herbert Sumsion, plus lots of lovely Pentecost hymns. Do join us in our celebration of the end of Eastertide!
Mon, 14/05/2018 - 15:51
The decorators are back at St James every morning for the next couple of weeks. As they're decorating the chancel, choir, sanctuary area, Morning Prayer is proving a little difficult so until they're finished, Matins will not be celebrated in church. I will create a post when Matins resumes.
Fri, 11/05/2018 - 14:14
Sung Eucharist at 1030. The Thames Chamber Choir will be singing: If ye love me by Tallis, Haec Dies & Ave Verum Corpus by Byrd. Please join us!
Sat, 05/05/2018 - 18:00
Sung Eucharist 1030 tomorrow. Music from Rutter, RS Thatcher, Foste sung by St James' Choir. Sermon on liturgical prayer. Please join us
Sat, 21/04/2018 - 10:41
On Saturday, April 21st there will be a concert in church. The performers are Oread, a newly formed professional chamber choir. This is their debut concert and the programme will include works from present-day choral composers, such as Hilary Campbell and David Bednall, alongside masterpieces by Cipriano De Rore and Thomas Tallis. Concert starts at 7pm. Tickets are £12 on the door (usual...
Sat, 14/04/2018 - 11:06
 St James was delighted to host the first ever Nomura and SingingWorks Choir Competition. It involved eight choirs from City firms singing in the amazing setting of our glorious Wren church. Around 250 people came along to sing and offer support: in fact, we ran out of chairs and it was standing room only! But the atmosphere was wonderful and uplifting. Here's to next year!
Mon, 02/04/2018 - 14:45
It’s now six months since I became the parish priest of S.James Garlickhythe. It’s gone ludicrously quickly. I will dwell more on how it has gone in my report to the APCM.One thing I have already decided to do is to change the times of Morning and Evening Prayer during the week. From Easter week, the schedule will now look like this: Church opening timesMon-Thurs 8am to 9am,From 12pm to...