Saint James

 Parish News



APCM and Electoral Roll


APCM (Annual Parochial Church Meeting)

will be held on Sunday 24th March 2019


This year is also the time for a complete renewal (due every 6 years) of our Electoral Roll i.e.everyone must complete a new form even if you are on the current roll.

Forms are available from Electoral Roll Officer Mrs Chris Hudson and 

must be returned to her by Sunday 3rdMarch 2019 at the latest

To qualify you must be baptized, over 16 and either live in the parish, or if not resident in the parish, have worshipped regularly at St Peter’s for the last 6 months.

Being on the roll entitles you to attend St Peter’s APCM and take part in its proceedings.

If you have any queries please speak to Chris.


If you need an application form please contact:

 Electoral Roll Officer, Chris Hudson in church or on 020 8950 3451 


First Aider Required


One of our three first aiders has moved away from the area and we need to find a replacement.  Unless already qualified, you would need to attend a Red Cross Saturday morning training session in Harrow.


If you are interested please contact

Peter Mould on 020 8428 8307




Churchwarden Anne Swerling (020 8950 8923) would like to hear from anyone who could spare time to help keep the church open at various times during the week with a vew to discussing this very worthwhile outreach to visitors wishing to look around or just spend some quiet time in prayer.  

Please give names/contact details to her as soon as possible.

Thank you


Advertisements in ‘Together’

If you have appreciated reading the ‘Together’ periodical published by the Church Union on behalf of the Catholic Societies of the Church of England you might like to make a donation towards the cost of St. Peter’s Christmas advertisement. Contributions support the publication of the paper and make a statement about our corporate life as part of the Richborough family. Donations please to Fr. Andrew.

The Red Trust, Bushey

Following the visit of local representative Alison Saunders to some of the harvest events last October, the PCC have agreed to host a box for donations of food towards the food bank which the charity runs, along with its other activities in support of the local community in Bushey.   

Please feel free to contribute to this if you wish. 

The box can be found at the back of church by the sound cupboard.

The Red Trust, Bushey: suggested donations for the Foodbank

We make up bags of different sizes so we need small, medium and large in all the foods listed.



Canned vegetables

Canned meat or vegetarian protein

Canned fish

Canned fruit

Rice pudding




Tea or coffee


UHT milk/powder

Pasta sauces

Toilet rolls/toiletries

Treats (eg. chocolate/crisps)

The Niland Centre on the Elstree Road
offer various days of reflection, talks and workshops throughout the year

Please see fliers on the mobile notice board
view online at:

Telephone no: 020 8950 4000


Bellringers wanted

 Practice is on Wednesday Evenings 8 – 9.15 pm.

If you are interested please contact

Victor on 07707 303558

 Full training given



2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month