Help us raise £2 million to secure the future of this iconic building
– Repairing and restoring the fabric of the buildings and graveyard
– Performing in song, music and drama
– Telling the story of St Just through its people
– Promoting training opportunities
– Use as a centre by our community
Keeping The Doors Open
We are planning for the future of the Chapel with efforts continuing to focus on understanding the extent of the work and funding needed to ensure the Chapel can continue to tell it's story of emigration and immigration from the shores of West Cornwall, how it rolled with the boom and bust of mining, and it's role providing spiritual and pastoral care and community to people who, to this day, stand firmly together to build common ground.
The Chapel is now beginning a new chapter of its life, imagining a better future, where the lessons from history contribute to a fair, just and prosperous Cornwall. Where once again the Chapel stays relevant (and standing) for the community it has served past, present and future.
a lighted candle is set in a miner's pick-head within a circle of blue it represents
Light, shining out of our industrial past,
taken around the world by sons and daughters of this town
What People Say
"I love how much you do with this amazing building. Always a joy to visit." (Southampton)
"Incredible concert here." (Local)
"A really fascinating exhibition. Great to learn more about the history of St Just." (Local)
"I love the organ and I like the way you take care of the graves." (a Scout)
"Thank you for the warm welcome. A national treasure - signing up to be a Pard!" (Somerset)
St Justers still call each other Pard
Pards worked together underground
They were partners.
Many were lifelong friends
Pards looked after each other
Cornish Pards agree to give not less than £100 for at least one year
That's one cup of coffee a week!
Many thanks to our very first two Pards Emily & Michael at Webfooted Designs, for contributing this website.
Their generosity has played a large part in encouraging the Church Council to keep the doors open.
Other Supporters and Local Groups:
Old Cornwall Society
Cornwall County Archives
St Just Town Council
Halifax Organ Academy
Cape Cornwall Scout Group
Penwith Youth String Orchestra
Pendeen Silver Band
International Male Voice Choir Festival
St Just Free Church
St Just Parish Church