A verbal report was given by Rev Charles, which covered:

  • The success of ‘Marriage by Design’ run collaboratively with other churches in the Deanery for wedding couples
  • Wedding, Funeral and Baptism Ministry
  • Bishop Christopher’s vision for the diocese of Renewed Health, New Growth, Renewed Relationships
  • How we might interpret that at St James with reference to the Visitation of Mary and Elizabeth (Luke 1:39-45)
  • Plans for Easter and Holy Week. Seeking PCC members to support Easter experience with St James school
  • Plans for Platinum Jubilee – including the beacon and an ecumenical service, with bellringing happening 2nd June.
  • Friday – Picnic in the Park
  • Saturday – coffee morning
  • Sunday – street party for the generations
  • HeartEdge – Congregation, Compassion, Culture and Commerce