Canon Sarah James, one time member of the Deaf Issues Panel, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, 9th December. She formally stepped down from this role c 2004 or 2005 . Sarah was also Vice-chair of CMDDP for a while and a great supporter of Deaf Ministry. She became unwell about two years ago and has recently lived in a home in Gloucestershire. Her funeral in Painswick Painswick, , half way between Cheltenham and Stroud ere at the parish church on .Monday, 22nd December, 2pm. where she previously lived. Pray for Hywel, her husband, and remember her work and Christian life with thanksgiving.