Welcome

Welcome to the website of St James, Bramley.  We hope you will find it helpful and informative, and would be delighted to welcome you to come and worship God with us on a Sunday.

To find the church with a SatNav, use the postcode RG26 5DF.

We meet every Sunday for our services in Cross House at 9:00am and St James Church at 10:30am. We hope very much you’ll come and join us.

The church is also open for private prayer each day between 10am and 3pm and on Sundays following the church service until 3pm.  Please do feel free to come in and spend a little while praying and reflecting on God’s goodness.  

Join us for Christmas

Sunday 11 December

9.30am – Christingle making with coffee and pastries in Cross House, next to St James Church. Christingles are a traditional way to celebrate Advent and the coming of the light of Jesus at Christmas. They are made from an orange, with various additions including a candle. Join us to find about more about this lovely tradition and it’s free!

10.30am – Christingle Service in St James Church

Saturday 17 December

6.00pm – Carols by Candlelight, followed by mince pies and mulled wine. This year we will have performance pieces by local singers and musicians.

Sunday 18 December

4.00pm – Light in the darkness: a time for quiet reflection for those who find Christmas difficult, for whatever the reason.

Saturday 24 December – Christmas Eve

4.00pm – Family Nativity Service. We all join in together to tell the story of the first Christmas. Come dressed as any nativity character or collect a costume on the door.

11.30pm – Midnight Holy Communion. A service to welcome in Christmas Day.

Saturday 25 December – Christmas Day

10.30am Family Communion

JAM Activities

JAM (Jesus and Me) is aimed at older children, 8+ and takes place every other Sunday during Sunday@nine.  If you would like to enrol your child/children, please just come along to Sunday@nine.

Giving to the Church

If you would like to make a gift to support the work of St James’s Church in our community or to help with the upkeep of our buildings, it’s easy to do electronically.

Simply use your smartphone’s camera to scan this QR code and then follow the instructions that come up in your browser.  Thank you so much for your generosity!

 

QR code phone giving St James

 

Other Churches in our Benefice

Our parish of Bramley and Little London is part of a group of parishes known as a Benefice. We work together, sharing resources and helping one another out when needed, while also retaining our individual styles and preferences as we worship the living God.

These are the other churches in our Benefice:

  • St Leonard’s Church, Sherfield on Loddon
  • St Mary the Virgin, Hartley Westpall
  • St Mary the Virgin, Stratfield Saye

We would advise you to contact the relevant church for their opening and service times.  All churches are now holding services and you should check the websites of each of the Churches above for more details if you wish to join them.