St James' publishes Annual Report and Accounts

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Here is the introduction from the St James' Woodside Annual Report and Accounts.  To read on please open the attachment.


It is my great privilege to serve as the Vicar of St James’ Woodside and to introduce our Annual Report for 2021.

Our purpose is to live well together under God, and to Share God’s Blessing with the people of Horsforth. We are members of the Church of England, and so follow Jesus Christ within this tradition and alongside both other Anglican churches and local churches of other denominations as fellow members of Horsforth Churches Together. I am joined in the leadership of the church at St James’ by two churchwardens, elected by Parishioners and other elected members, who together form the Parochial Church Council (PCC) and two lay readers.

The PCC at St James’ has a 5-year strategy, Sharing God’s Blessing, for the period 2019-24 which is constructed around five goals and aspirations. Later in this section we include a report of progress towards the aspirations in our strategy and the challenges we face...

Revd Jonathan Cain, Vicar