Updates

Fees Updates

The statutory fees, set by General Synod and Parliament, for weddings and funerals etc have been increased for 2018. The local fees, set by St James, have not changed.

The revised fees and  the statutory fees table can be found via the fees page.

Bible Studies

The notes for the fourth and fifth Bible Studies on prayer in Luke’s gospel have been added.


Bible Studies - Prayer in Luke’s Gospel

The first two studies in the current series have been added to the website. There will be five studies in all on prayer in Luke’s gospel.  This was introduced at the central prayer meeting and Luke’s gospel will be focus of Sunday morning sermons and study groups from Christmas to Easter.


Photos

Aside from the normal weekly change to the front page the following updates or additions have also been made:

Dates page

Photos of the interior from 2015 showing the then new chairs

St James' Institute and Bowling Green - sold to Sam Smiths Brewery in 1982 and demonlished in 2017.

Harvest Flowers 2017

History and Archives

Two sets of documents were recently deposited at the Lancashire Archives in Preston and the relevant lists on the website have been updated - see the History and Genealogy section.

In addition a new page has been added with a summary of the details of those  listed on the WWI memorial in Church. The folder at the back of church has also been updated.


List of past clergy

The list of past clergy has been updated using the 1932 edition of the Crockfords Clerical Directory. It is mainly the details of some of the former curates that have been added.


Sermons and Parish Registers

Three sermons from the past four weeks have been added.

A new page has been added listing registers for St James Church which are available online. At present the only known source is Ancestry.


Annual Report & Accounts

The Annual Report and Accounts for 2016 have been signed off by the PCC and added to the website. They will be presented to the APCM in April.


Full list of sermons

An additional page has been added to the Sermons pages showing a full list of all sermons preached in previous sermon series.


Sermon and Bible Study

The third set of Intentional study notes have been added

as has the sermon from Sunday 15th, the first in a series of three on the laying on of hands.


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