Remembrance Poppies and Worship Every year I get out the box of poppies, many probably 30+ years old, and then work out what to do next. 2021 is the Centenary of the British Legion and we now have no survivors from World War 1, and increasingly few from World War 2. Many of our congregation […]
Lordenshaws Walk or a Trip to the Equator What a perfect day and what a beautiful drive over to Rothbury and back. Driving past Cragside the golds and bronzes of the Larch and Beech trees were just glorious. So too were the views, even if slightly hazy looking north and west with Rothbury nestled down […]
Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP 26) Alnwick Area Friends of the Earth were asked to support a group of 15-20 Spaniards who were walking in relays from Portsmouth to Glasgow in October to help draw attention to the importance of the November COP26 meeting, and the pressing need for major action across the […]
St James’s Walking Group completed a quiet, gentle but scenic walk on Wednesday 13th October around Hedgeley and Powburn. This months walk was led by Sandra Murdie, a member of the group and a local to the village. The walk took us through woodland and around two ponds formed from a disused quarry. We observed […]
We now have a beautiful wooden bench in the front vestibule of the church, donated by the Storrar family in Memory of Ness Storrar.
ALL ARE WELCOME! Following latest Government guidance and advice from Synod we are now open for worship as follows: Sunday Morning Worship – 10:30am. Zoom – Services are now live streamed on Zoom each week at this time. Should you wish to join virtually, please contact the Minister, Secretary or Web manager via the contact […]
Great News– Coffee Mornings began on 27th September. It has been great to see old faces joining us and so far we have had around 24 attending the mornings, See dates on our information page.
On Saturday Sept 11th we opened our doors to visitors, as one of the venues, on the Heritage Open day in Alnwick. There was a good turn out on the day from both locals and others visiting the town. Volunteers from St James’s, kindly acted as stewards, showing the visitors around the building and giving […]
On Saturday 28th August St James’s hosted a wonderful concert in the sanctuary. Steven Moore, a solo percussionist from the northeast, performed a number of preludes and encores including those from J.S. Bach, Dame E. Glennie, and P. Cheung. The concert was well supported and “on a pay what you can basis” it raised funds […]
On Sunday 15th August we had such high hopes of enjoying an open air songs of praise service on Doreen’s land at Swarland, in the sunshine and actually being able to sing openly without masks. It was going to enable those who couldn’t normally come into church to join in person and then to enjoy […]