St James' Church Pages
NEWS FROM SMISBY
This year Ash Wednesday falls on Wednesday February 14th. There will be two services in the Benefice that day. The service at Melbourne will be at 9.15am; the service at Ticknall will be at 7.30pm, a sung Eucharist with combined Choirs.
Holy Week 2018
See information about services in Holy Week on page about Church Services
THE CHURCH ROOF
Thanks to grants from the Listed Places of Worship Roof Fund, insurance money and funds raised by peoples’ efforts – for which the church is profoundly grateful, St. James Church has been reroofed. Damage to internal roof supports has also been attended to and the PCC is planning to complete the work by having the roof beams cleaned and re-stained.
THE WEST WALL OF THE VESTRY
Old buildings need constant attention and the vestry wall is in need of repointing and the window supports renewing.