Monday, February 17, 2020


Mon, 29/01/2018 - 11:18
This Friday, February 2nd, is the Feast of Candlemas, or the Presentation of Christ in the Temple (commonly called The Purification of S.Mary the Virgin). It's also the day when the Worshipful Company of Horners join us for their Institution Service when Gordon Haines, a church warden here at S.James, become Master for the next twelve months. I am sure it will be a very happy occasion! We...
Sun, 21/01/2018 - 20:59
Next Sunday is Septuagesima, the third week before the beginning of Lent! Ash Wednesday is on February 14th. Fr Tim is away that week on a holiday booked before coming to the parish, but there will still be an Ash Wednesday at Eucharist at 1210, celebrated by Fr Stephen Wilson. Over the next eight weeks, we will be departing from the BCP lectionary and preaching sermons on the Seven...
Fri, 19/01/2018 - 08:17
Fr Tim is away this weekend, so S.James has the great pleasure of welcoming The Ven. Fr Luke Miller, the Archdeacon of London, as our guest celebrant and preacher at the 1030 Eucharist this Sunday, January 21st.Fr, we welcome you!
Thu, 18/01/2018 - 17:30
It was a great privilege to welcome veterans of HMS Illustrious to St James on Thursday, January 18th for their annual Remembrance Service. It was led by Fr Ray Jones RN, the first chaplain of Illustrious IV. It was moving service in which thanks were given for old shipments, living and departed. Members of the Association then had lunch at Vintners. The church was also presented with two...
Wed, 10/01/2018 - 17:27
We were delighted to hear the news that our Director of Music and organist, Dr Andrew Parmley, has received a knighthood in the Queen's New Years Honours List. After his successful year as Lord Mayor, a fitting tribute for hard work and dedication. (We're told that we're not to call him Sir!)
Fri, 25/08/2017 - 13:59
Following the successful recruitment of a new Priest in Charge, we're delighted to announce that the licensing of Fr Tim Handley will take place on Monday 25th September at 7pm.
Mon, 03/07/2017 - 17:48
You are warmly invited to join us at St James Garlickhythe to celebrate our Patronal Festival on Sunday 23 July at 10.30 am.The preacher will be The Venerable Ray Pentland. After the service there will be a delicious cold buffet. This gala occasion will provide an opportunity for all who worship regularly at St James (including members of associated Livery Companies and the Intelligence Corps)...
Mon, 03/07/2017 - 17:59
We are delighted to announce that the Rev Timothy Handley will be joining us as Priest in Charge later on in the year.Timothy was ordained Deacon in 1996 and Priest in 1997 in the Diocese of Exeter. He is currently Assistant Priest at St Luke's, Shepherds Bush.Since 1996, his parishes include St Mary the Virgin, Torquay, St Michael and All Angels,Harbledown, Kent and All Saints, Twickenham...
Fri, 10/02/2017 - 17:10
Recruitment of a priest in charge has now opened. The advertisement can be found on the Church Times website. A full Parish Statement is also available. 
Fri, 29/07/2016 - 08:57
As is traditional with many City Churches, St James Garlickhythe will be closed during August. If you require emergency pastoral care, please visit St Paul’s Cathedral and ask to speak to a Virger or the duty priest. If you need to contact a churchwarden, please use the contact us form. Services resume on Sunday 4th September.