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Arranging a Wedding or Baptism?

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Our team of clergy are always on hand to help you with preparations and offer advice.

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Baptism Ministry Team

Our Baptism Ministry Team are always here to help. Offer advice, guidance and support. Click here to visit your Baptism Team.


We are back! Come and join us on Sunday 3rd July 10.30am

Around the Spire

Parish Magazine for June. Available on line click here

Plant a Tree

Two trees have been planted in St. James' Churchyard as part of a county wide initiative led by the City Council, Woodland Trust and Royal Forest Commission to plant 4,000 saplings to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee of HM The Queen. Cllr Justin Hudson delivered and ensured the trees were planted. The idea of planting trees in St. James' was initiated by Fr. Hugh Broad

i Phone iPad? Try iPrayer - God is listening!

In the church you will find a prayer board for you to attach your own prayers. Prayers from the board are offered at Sunday worship. We would like to extend this facility to those who view our web page or Facebook page on line. Click here and leave a prayer in our comments box. Please leave your name and something about why the prayer has been requested.

Just Giving Page

Our new Just Giving page has been launched. We do hope you can support Saint James'. We are continuing to serve Quedgeley & Kingsway during these difficult times whilst supporting the up keep of the church building. A donation no matter how small will help us enormously. Please support us.

Click here to support Saint James'. Don't delay - Give today! Below you'll find a QR code. If you have an iPhone use it to scan the QR code. You'll be transferred to our Just Giving Page and you can choose how much you'd like to give. Please give generously.

The St James Book of Remembrance

You can see this book in its case, near the main door. Names are entered at the request of relatives, along with the date of death (and age if requested). The pages are turned daily and there is always to opportunity to stay and light a candle as prayer is offered for the person being remembered.

There are forms on the table nearby if you would like a name to be entered in the book - just complete the details carefully and return the form as suggested.

Worried? Depressed?

These are challenging times and it can take a strain on our mental health. There are two NHS websites that may help. Click on the links nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters and talk2gether.nhs.uk

Everyone Welcome!

10.30am service on a Sunday 10.00am on a Wednesday

We are a friendly group of people - a busy church in the very hub of Quedgeley. We are always happy to welcome new faces. We serve the area of Quedgeley & Kingsway Do come and join us. There are two services taking place each week. The Sunday Holy Eucharist service commences at 10.30am every Sunday. The Wednesday morning Holy Eucharist service begins at 10.00am.

The church is open from 9.30am -4pm every week day for private prayer. Our Assistant clergy can still be contacted via phone. Please click here for the list of clergy

We run a social group called Tea@2 for those of more mature years on a Wednesday afternoon from 2pm. Refreshments, weekly quiz and Bingo are some of the highlights.

Our parish magazine under the Editorship of Fr. Hugh Broad is still being produced and is distributed electronically through the social media and is available on this website.

Our parish weekly newsletter, compiled by Fr. Ian Robb is also available on this website letting people know what is going on in the parish and sets out some prayers that you may like to use at this very challenging time.

Whilst we aren’t able to ‘live stream’ church services The clergy produce a ‘Thought for the Week’ This is available on this website and our face book page. We have also produced several videos all still available on Facebook.

Covid has hit our finances very hard; being mindful of our call to be good stewards of all God has given us, we need to consider our financial support of our church. We commend to you the Parish Giving Scheme

Be assured that we continue a ministry to the parish. Please contact Revd. Mark Siddall on 01452 722916 if you require any further information


Can you help?

Please support Saint James' - we need you!

We are all living in unprecedented times. The church is no exception. Throughout the last few months Saint James' has continued wherever possible to continue its ministry in serving the people in Quedgeley & Kingsway.

The doors of the church are open on a daily basis for private prayer. Church volunteers have supported those who are vulnerable and assist others. Our parish clergy have been readily available.

Unfortunately due to the church being unable to hold its usual services, weddings and baptisms our finances are suffering. The church still needs to be maintained. The roof still needs to be repaired! Those costs will not go away. A regular contribution, no matter how small will help.

Our most recent Quinquennial report is available here to read

If you can help, no matter how great or small click here for a standing order form to send to your bank.

Alternatively click on here for our JUST GIVING page for a one off donation - all donations are really welcome. Thank you. Please do support us - we really do need your help! Thank you to the people who so far have kindly donated to our Just Giving page.

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Big Thank You

A Big Thank You to everyone who took part in this year's Summer Fayre. Although the weather wasn't perfect we made just over £3,000 towards church funds. Watch out for our next fund raising event!

Thought for the Week

Each week a member of our clergy team produces a 'Thought for the Week' You'll find it in the pages of our weekly newsletter. Quite thought provoking, sometimes controversial, but always worth reading. Click here to read the latest!

Would you like a copy of our newsletter sent to you?

If you would like a personal copy of our weekly newsletter sent direct to you, then please click here. Fill in your email address and we'll ensure we add you onto to our weekly email listing.


Tea@2 raised over £100.00 for Dementia Uk.

An afternoon of light refreshments,raffle and Bingo.

Everyone enjoyed the afternoon as the money raised was for a very good cause.

Tea@2 is now closed for a summer break. We'll be back on 7th September. See you all then!

Church Cleaning

This is presently carried out by a team of volunteers, but sadly the team is now rather small in number.

Please come and lend a hand - we need to keep the building clean for all those who come in during the week.

Please contact our Church Wardens - Jackie Broad 01452 541078 or Paul Price - 07595264559

Safeguarding The parish of Quedgeley is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Gloucester’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services You will be able to find our Safeguarding policies on this website here

Church Office Opening Times

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