St James' Church Pages
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Church and Coronavirus
CHURCH RE-OPENING - Updated 19 April 2021
The church is now open for public worship, though we are still bound by Covid-19 rules. Social distancing should be maintained, masks or face coverings worn, hands kept sanitized, and we should avoid contact with other people.
CHURCH WORSHIP – MAY 2021
2nd May 5.30 pm Holy Communion
9th May 5.30 pm Evening Prayer
16th May 5.30 pm Evening Prayer
23rd May 5.30 pm Evening Prayer
30th May 5.30 pm Evening Prayer>
NEWS FROM SMISBY
( Updated 8th May 2021)
ANNUAL PARISH CHURCH MEETING (APCM) – 30th MAY 2021
The APCM will take place at 6.30 p.m. following Evensong on Sunday 30th May 2021. Please follow the links to see the official notices.
The Fallen from Smisby
Thanks to more research by Garry Margerrison we now have finally identified the details for all of the fallen that we remember at Smisby. We now have not just their rank and service numbers but where they died and where they are buried including those from WW2 on who we previously had no information.
Melbourne Parish Church Streaming Services
The Revd. Steve Short, the Rector of the Melbourne Benefice, of which Smisby is a part, is live streaming a service from his dining room every Sunday at 10:30 on Facebook while the churches are closed. Click here for the Melbourne Parish Church Facebook page
St James' Church
WELCOME TO SMISBY ST. JAMES
Hello and welcome to the web pages for our ancient village church.
St. James Church stands on a hill above the village and has been a place of Christian worship for more than 900 years.
There are four churches in the group we belong to – Melbourne, Smisby, Stanton by Bridge and Ticknall.
Our Rector is the Revd. Steve Short who leads a ministry team of Clergy and Readers.
Please take a moment to click on this link and peruse the St. James Parish Church Parish Safeguarding Policy
It sets out our policy and what to do if you have safeguarding concerns about the care and protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults involved in Church activities.