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St. James Episcopal Church
January 25, 2019
Volume 9, Number 4
The e•Messenger

Annual Meeting Info


Election ballots will be distributed promptly

at 8:00 and 10:30, with services

immediately following.


2019 Vestry Candidate Profiles Here


Annual Reports and election results

in Bishops Hall at 11:30 a.m.

This Sunday at St. James

January 27: The Third Sunday after The Epiphany


Veronese - Wedding at Cana

From an 1899 lithograph by The Providence Lithograph Company, now in the public domain, has an interesting mix of synagogue elements we might recognize in churches.

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
Pancakes this Sunday at 9:00 a.m.



Nursery Hours: Our professionally-staffed nursery is open Sunday mornings from 8:45 a.m. 'til noon, 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.


No Christian education classes this Sunday for children or adults. Come, enjoy the pancake breakfast with your family and your church family!


Children's Church is offered during the 10:30 service. Children depart to the chapel for their own sermon and program, with opportunity to stretch and wiggle, and return to church in time for communion with their parents.

The Messenger
The Messenger

The FEBRUARY 2019 issue is now AVAILABLE IN PDF.


Pick-up copies are available in the tract racks in the Parish Hall and Ministries Center foyers, and the church narthex.

Church Calendar Link

Holy Eucharist with the Day School is at 8:15 a.m. today, in the church. Day School families and parishioners are invited to attend and experience a special joy in worship with this student-led service.


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


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.


St. Mary's Study Group will be meeting on Thursday, January 31 at 6:30 p.m., hosted by Kelly Williams. For more information, contact Mary Boutwell.


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Save the Date! We ♥ our Gumbo Volunteers luncheon scheduled on Thursday, Febraury 14 at 11:30 a.m.! We'll celebrate past years, the fun and fellowship, and get a taste of Gumbo 2019, all in the Parish Hall parlor. R.s.v.p. to Mary Boutwell.

Celtic Pilgrimage
Read more, and registration forms are available here.
EYC News

2019 CONFIRMATION: Information and Registration for eighth-12th graders

Mrs. Annie will lead an Informational Meeting on Sunday, February 17 at 9:30 a.m. Registration is due by Wednesday, February 27, for classes (five consecutive weeks) beginning Sunday, March 10. Our bishop will be at St. James on Sunday, May 5, for annual visition, confirmation, and reception. Questions? Comments? Contact Mrs. Annie. Ready to read more? Download the info packet, here.


Happening #82 is at the Solomon Episcopal Conference Center in Robert, the weekend of Friday, February 8 through Sunday, February 10. Join ninth-12th graders in our dicoese to deepen your faith journey and feel the impact of God's unconditional love for you. Information and registration is here.


SAVE THE DATE: Mission Trip 2019 is May 29-June 2

This trip will be open to rising sixth graders through current 12th graders. We will spend a long weekend in Texas on Hurricane Harvey rebuilding efforts. Details coming soon about specific service location site, costs, transportation. We do need chaperones. Please contact Annie Jung with any questions or to express interest.

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