St James Church
Shere Surrey

GU5 9HG





Who we are

St James is serving the Shere community and engaging and encouraging others through a life-changing journey in Shere, Surrey.

Our mission is to nurture a diverse and welcoming community, committed to following fearlessly wherever God is leading us and make Disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of Shere and the world!



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St James
The Square
Shere, Surrey GU5 9HG
United Kingdom
Phone: 01483 205268
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Church Pastor

Jude Pitcher
Jude Pitcher
Pastor
The Square
Shere, Surrey GU5 9HG
United Kingdom
Phone: 01483 205268
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Quote of the Day
1 John 1:9

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

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St James Church Shere Service Times

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A service for families that's very different. There's games to play, crafts, games etc, worship & lots of food! The timings given are the usual but it has to change from time to time so do check by looking at our services for the month.
Every fourth Sunday at 4:30 PM for 1 hour
 
First Sunday Unevensong
Expect only the Unexpected.
An opportunity to experience those forms of worship, prayer and praise that are not a constant in our cycle of services.
Every first at 6:30 PM for ¾ hour
 
Songs of praise
We mark our villages celebration of the Queen's 90th bithday and that she is our longest reinging monarch with Songs of Praise.
Street parties are being held in both Peaskake [on Satuday 11 June] and Shere [to-day]
Sunday 12th June 2016 at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
 
Fathers' Day
We mark this a non Communion service in Shere Village Hall at 10am.
There'll be Bacon butties to start things off.
We'll celebrate Fathers' Day with music, games, readings, prayers and
craft (for the younger children);
Sunday 19th June 2016 at 9:45 AM for 1 hour
 
Tent Service
To-day we worship as a United Benefice and the normal main Sunday morning services in individual parishes are replaced by one Service for all.
This Service is held in the marquee erected on Albury Heath used the previous day for the Produce Show and evening Barn Dance. Parking is easy and plentiful around the edge of the heath and there are loos adjacent to the marquee.
It is a service suitable for all ages with hymns, songs, prayers, reading(s) and a talk. The length given is approximate.
It will be followed by refreshments of wine, soft drinks & nibbles.
Stay on for the Albury Free Festival, Bands, BBQ, Bar, Ice Cream, Teas, Face painting & Bouncy castles. It's for everyone, bring granny & the dog.
Sunday 17th July 2016 at 10:00 AM for 1 hour and 10 minutes.
 
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This listing and the Calendar show only our NORMAL pattern of worship for SHERE only and DO NOT SHOW when, for example, Sunday Evening Prayer is replaced by something else or when a Sunday Parish Communion includes a Baptism.
Services in Peaslake and planned changes to Sunday services are included in the "Our Services in ... " and late changes & changes to weekday Morning & Evening Prayer in "Weekly Notes for ..." both under 'News' to the right.
Additional services for Festivals etc. are shown under the "Special Events" tab.
To check on anything please phone 01483 202394 or 203352.
The next line doesn't mean anything but it has to go in to put this at the top!
Every first Sunday at 12:01 AM
Holy Communion
Based on the Book of Common Prayer. If you're unfamiliar with the layout of the BCP there's an extract in booklet form to follow. We use the Common Worship Collect & Lectionary readings. If there's no 8am service in Shere there's one in Peaslake.
Every first and third Sunday at 8:00 AM for 40 minutes
5th Sunday Holy Communion
To find out where it is see 'Pages & Links' to the right
Every fifth Sunday at 8:00 AM for 40 minutes
2nd Sunday Parish Communion
Common Worship (sung). On the second Sunday of the month Sunday Explorers [Sunday School] in the village school and join us as we receive Communion.
Every second Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour and 10 minutes.
4th Sunday Parish Communion
Common Worship (sung). There are Orders of Service to follow. The liturgy changes with the church's seasons. From time to time we have a Parish Communion with Baptism in a Family Friendly service. If there's no 10am service in Shere, there's one in Peaslake.
Every fourth Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour and 10 minutes.
5th Sunday 10am Service
To find out where it is see 'Pages & Links' to the right
Every fifth Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Family Service
Songs, prayers (which are often said by children), Bible reading and/or talk or drama specifically designed for children & their families.
Every fourth Sunday at 11:30 AM for ½ hour
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A service for families that's very different. There's games to play, crafts, games etc, worship & lots of food! The timings given are the usual but it has to change from time to time so do check by looking at our services for the month.
Every fourth Sunday at 4:30 PM for 1 hour
Evening Prayer
Book of Common Prayer (said). If you're unfamiliar with the layout of the Book of Common Prayer there's an extract in booklet form to follow.
Every Sunday at 6:30 PM for 40 minutes
Monday
Morning Prayer
Common Worship said. Usually Monday to Thursday (EXCEPT BANK HOLIDAYS). Exceptions, which are rare, are given in the Weekly Notes.
Every Monday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
'Little Fishes'
With among other things bells, rattles and drums, this is a weekly service especially for mothers, fathers, carers, babies and toddlers. Lasting 30 minutes there are Bible related stories, children's prayers and music followed by coffee.
How long you stay is up to you!
There's a break for Christmas, Easter, Bank Holidays and the summer holidays. The Weekly Notes always show it along with other weekday services.
Every Monday at 10:00 AM for ½ hour
Tuesday
Morning Prayer
Common Worship said. Usually Monday to Thursday (EXCEPT BANK HOLIDAYS). Exceptions, which are rare, are given in the Weekly Notes.
Every Tuesday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
Wednesday
Morning Prayer
Common Worship said. Usually Monday to Thursday (EXCEPT BANK HOLIDAYS). Exceptions, which are rare, are given in the Weekly Notes.
Every Wednesday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
Thursday
Morning Prayer
Common Worship said. Usually Monday to Thursday (EXCEPT BANK HOLIDAYS). Exceptions, which are rare, are given in the Weekly Notes.
Every Thursday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
'Prayers at 9'
A quiet half hour of prayer and meditation, usually on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month except in August.
Every second and fourth Thursday at 9:00 AM for ½ hour
Communion
We use both the Book of Common Prayer and Common Worship liturgies. Whichever is being used, we use the Common Worship Collect and Lectionary at all these services and there are large print copies of the Liturgy. Those whose names are in the Book of Remembrance in Shere for a particular month are remembered on the last Thursday of that month.
Every Thursday at 10:00 AM for 40 minutes

Service Times last updated on the 4th of June, 2016
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The power of Christian prayer "We must alter our lives in order to alter our hearts, for it is impossible to live one way and pray another".
William Law
This page was last updated on the 4th of June, 2016
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