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St. James Episcopal Church
August 17, 2018
Volume 8, Number 33
The e•Messenger

Lay Ministries Fair


Next Sunday -- August 26 at 11:30 a.m. -- Bishops Hall

This Sunday at St. James

August 19: The Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Holbein's The Last Supper

Hans Holbein, the Younger, (1497-1543) painted the Last Supper based on da Vinci's famous mural. Only nine disciples are present as the side panels were lost during the Swiss reformation. 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.

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.


A modified service of Morning Prayer with the Day School returns for the school year this Monday, August 20, at 8:15 a.m., in the church. Day School families and parishioners are invited to attend; begin your work week with prayer and praise.


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.


Friday morning celebration of Holy Eucharist with the Day School returns for the school year next Friday, August 24, at 8:15 a.m., in the church. Day School families and parishioners are invited to attend and experience a special joy in worship with this student-led service.

NOLA Church Crawl

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. Click the image above, or here, to register -- space is limited!


The Bad Girls Book Club selection for September is Exit West by Mohsin Hamid, and we'll meet on Monday, September 10 at 6:00 p.m. at La Madeleine's on Jefferson Highway. R.s.v.p. to Monica Murphy, or text 225-335-3572.

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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