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St. James Episcopal Church
August 10, 2018
Volume 8, Number 32
The e•Messenger

Lay Ministries Fair

This Sunday at St. James

August 12: The Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

Vermeer's The Milkmaid

The maidservant pours milk, entirely absorbed in her work. Except for the stream of milk, everything else is still. Vermeer took this ordinary activity and made it the subject of an impressive painting (c. 1658). Read more. Click the image for a larger view.

Sunday's Service Schedule
  • 8:00 a.m. - Holy Eucharist, Rite I, in the church
  • 10:30 a.m. - Holy Eucharist, Rite II in the church
  • 5:00 p.m. - Holy Eucharist, Rite II in the Chapel of the Twelve Apostles

Summer Nursery Hours: Our professionally-staffed nursery is open Sunday mornings between 10:00 a.m. and noon this summer, for infants of six-weeks to children four years old as parents desire and are in worship and fellowship. The nursery is located directly off the Parish Hall foyer. Your infants and young children are always welcome in church.

Special Fellowship Event this Thursday evening!
AV Summer Social
Church Calendar Link

Open meetings of AA are held each weekday at noon in the Activities Room on the first floor of the Ministries Center.


After Anna, by Lisa Scottoline is the August selection for the Bad Girls Book Club. Discussion is this Monday, August 13 at 6:00 p.m. at La Madeleine's on Jefferson Highway. R.s.v.p. to Monica Murphy, or text 225-335-3572.


S.M.I.L.E. (Senior Men Into Life's Enjoyment) Bible study is in the library on the second floor of the Ministries Center at 11:00 a.m. each Wednesday.


Holy Eucharist with healing prayers is celebrated each Wednesday at noon. This simple service lasts about 35 minutes, and is held in the Chapel of the Twelve Apostles, just inside the Parish Hall door on N. Fourth Street.


The James Gang day trip to New Orleans via motorcoach, with tours of Trinity Church and Christ Church Cathedral, is all set for Thursday, September 27. Cost will be $30, plus lunch. Look for details and registration, soon, or contact Mary Boutwell.

EYC News


Put next Sunday, August 19 on your calendar for an afternoon hike in the Tunica Hills. We'll leave from the Youth Room at noon and drive to Grace Episcopal in St. Francisville to meet up with their youth group and go hiking at Clark Creek. Youth should wear hiking shoes and clothes that can get wet/muddy. Bring hat, sunscreen, water bottle, snack for trail, and change of clothes/shoes in a backpack. Contact Mrs. Annie by or on this Sunday, August 12, for more details and permission slips.


Annual Ministries Fair in just two weeks!
Ministries Fair
St. James Place offers October retreat
Download Flyer and Registration Form

St. James Place invites you to a Senior Adult retreat led by their chaplain, the Rev. Jerry Phillips, with worship music provided by our own Randy East, on Thursday-Friday, October 18-19, 2018.


Programming begins Thursday evening on Knowing Christ, and continues Friday morning on Attaining the Resurrection.


Click the image above to download the reservation form. For additional information, contact Tonya Dixon at St. James Place, via phone at 225-490-3443, or email her using this button:


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