Seasonal Events

This Sunday

Holy Communion with 3S Sunday School

Coming up

Harvest – 6th October

Remembrance Sunday – 10th November

Advent – 1st December

The Church Year

The Church Year, 2019

Year C of the Revised Common Lectionary

These are the major dates of the Christian Church Year for 2018 – 2019,
beginning with Advent in 2018.

The Season of Advent (December 2 – December 24, 2018)

First Sunday of Advent: December 2
Second Sunday of Advent: December 9
Third Sunday of Advent: December 16
Fourth Sunday of Advent: December 23

The Season of Christmas (December 25, 2018 – January 5, 2019)

Christmas Day: December 25, 2018
First Sunday of Christmas: December 30, 2018
Second Sunday of Christmas: January 3, 2019
Holy Name: January 1, 2019

The Season of Epiphany (January 6 – March 5, 2019)

Epiphany: January 6
Baptism of Our Lord: January 13
Transfiguration (Last Sunday in Epiphany): March 3
Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras: March 5

The Season of Lent (March 6 – April 20, 2019)

Ash Wednesday: March 6
First Sunday in Lent: March 10

Holy Week  (April 14 – 20 [21, including Easter Sunday], 2019)

Palm/Passion Sunday: April 14
Maundy Thursday: April 18
Good Friday: April 19
Holy Saturday: April 20

The Season of Easter (April 21 – June 9, 2019)

Easter Sunday: April 21
Ascension: Thursday, May 30 (observed on Sunday, June 2)
Pentecost: June 9

Ordinary Time/Season After Pentecost (May 22 – November 26, 2019)

Trinity Sunday: June 16 (some traditions include with Pentecost)
All Saints Day: November 1
Christ the King: November 24

The Season of Advent (December 1 – December 24, 2019

(Begins Year A, 2020 Church Year)

First Sunday of Advent: December 1
Second Sunday of Advent: December 8
Third Sunday of Advent: December 15
Fourth Sunday of Advent: December 22

Remembrance Sunday                                                    remember

10:00am Sunday 10th November 2019

Christmas Meal

23rd December 2018

Christmas at St James

Carols by Candlelight

7:00pm  24th December

Christmas Day Celebration

10:00am 25th December

Christmas Sunday Communion

10:00am 30th December

New Year Family Service

10:00 am 6th January 2019

Colours of the Church Year and Seasonal Dates


This Lent

13th February – Shrove Tuesday

Pancakes served during Places of Welcome 9:30 – 11:30am and at 6pm both St James Church

Our Ash Wedbesday Service will be held on Tuesday 13th February at 10:00am

The Lent Course will start on Monday 19th February at 7:00pm

This Easter

29th March – 6:30pm – Agape Meal with Communion

30th March – 2:00pm Good Friday Meditation

1st April – 10:00am Easter Day Communion

Harvest Festival Service

10:00am First Sunday in October

(Please bring your offerings of food to be distributed to local charities)

Harvest Meal

To be confirmed

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