Monday, February 17, 2020


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...
Mon, 02/04/2018 - 14:55
Sunday the 15th April is the date of our APCM.The annual meeting receives reports on changes to the electoral roll, general parish activities and financial matters. The annual meeting may also elect new members to deanery synods.The annual meeting receives from the PCC and is free to discuss the report on changes in the electoral roll since the last meeting, an annual report on the proceedings of...
Mon, 05/03/2018 - 19:31
Here are the times of services at S.James Garlickhythe during Holy Week and EasterPalm Sunday - 1030 Sung Eucharist with blessing of palms and processionDaily Mass at 1210 Mon - WednesdayThursday 11am Chrism Mass at S.Andrew HolbornThere is no Maundy Thursday Eucharist or Watch. The nearest is at S.Magnus the Martyr, Lower Thames Street at 6.30pmFriday - Meditations on the Last Seven Words 1030....
Wed, 21/02/2018 - 11:48
It is with great delight that S.James Garlickhythe hosts the insitution service for the Worshipful Company of Fan Makers. Congratulations to the new Master Fan Maker, Dr Michael Smith. The service starts at 5.45pm on Thursday, February 22nd. Be prepared for some dam busting music!
Sun, 04/02/2018 - 20:36
Sung Evensong, Sunday 25th February One of the glories of the Prayer Book is the office of Evensong, in which Cranmer brought together the monastic offices of Vespers and Compline into a single service of incomparable beauty.One of my wishes on coming to S.James was to celebrate Evensong three or four times a year.On Sunday 25th February, our wonderful choir, Stellae Cantores, will be singing...