Sunday 4th October will include celebration for the abundance of harvest.   As part of our harvest worship we plan to collect relevant foodstuffs for East Dunbartonshire foodbank. Attached with this post is a list of the current foodstuffs required to stock the foodbank – please click on the link below for the list.  If you can please aim to bring something along to St James with you on that Sunday morning.

Foodbank Short Shopping List for Emailing

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St James the Less Chalice

Golfers enjoyed playing in St James the Less Chalice at Bishopbriggs Golf Course. The winning team were: Steve, Colin, Steve and Ann. Thanks to Elliott for his organisation and all who supported the event which raised £440 in Chalice photo 2support of Motor Neuron Disease.


chalice photo 1

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SEC General Synod 2015

Below is the link to details about the decision made at General Synod on Friday 12 June regarding the possibility of changing the Canon on marriage.  If you wish to be clear about the process over the next two years please do click on the link by highlighting it and it will become a live ‘go to’ with a right click.


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‘Fresh Start’ – Items needed

Fresh start posterItems most needed at this time:

Kitchen: Pans/Frying pans, Mugs/cups/saucers, Plates, Bowls, Glasses,Casserole dishes, Potato peeler, Tin opener, Kettle, Toaster, Cutlery, Kitchen knives.

Bedding (Double and Single): Blankets, Sheets, Pillow cases, Towels, Duvet covers, Pillos, Quilts.

A number of families have been helped to set up new homes.  If you feel you can contribute any of the above items we have a box in the church in which to store them in the short term.  If you are not sure when the church is open do contact us through the contact form on this website or leave a message on the church answerphone, the number is on the contact page, and we will get back to you as soon as is practical.

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Fresh Start

Fresh start posterThis project in East Dunbartonshire between the churches, the council, Women’s Aid and Scottish Churches Housing Action is now  well established. The aim is to provide NEW goods for the women leaving the refuges in this area. The attached poster gives details of the kinds of goods needed. If you feel you can donate some things there will be a box at the back of the church in St James.  If you wish further information regarding donations please use the contact form on the church web site to get in touch.

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