St James Church Staunton

Welcome to the St James Church, Staunton, General Information Page.

Services are normally held three times per month as follows:

First Sunday of the month: Holy Communion at 9.30am

Second Sunday of the month: Morning Prayer at 9.30am

Fourth Sunday of the month: Holy Communion (BCP Said) at 8.30am

On months with five Sundays a "United" service is held within the Benefice. The location is published in the Parish magazine.

The exception is the month of August when just one service is held within the Benefice. Please refer to the Parish Magazine for details.

The PCC Secretary is Mr David Williams. Contact details are published in the Parish magazine. 

The church is located, off the A417, in the west of the parish, next to "The Court"

Inside, at the east end of the aisle against the wall is a Renaissance monument to William Horton, who died in 1612, with kneeling figures of himself, wife, three sons and three daughters. The sons kneel behind the father and the daughters behind the mother, all facing in the same direction. His wife is believed to be a close relative of Dick Whittington.

A yew tree in the churchyard is certified as being 2000 years old.

Remembrance Service: Sunday 9th November. 10.45am at the church, 10.55 am at the war memorial.

 

 

 


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