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Vol. 5, No. 31

Friday, July 31, 2015

The Messenger issue for AUGUST 2015 is here as a downloadable PDF, or click the image below to read on Issuu:

June Messenger

Paper copies are available for pick-up in the foyers and narthex of the church..

Sunday's Leaflets in PDF:LeafletImage

7:30 a.m.


9:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m.

5:00 p.m.


Helen Butts comes to us from another parish in the city.

Helen is our new Director of Marketing and Advancement for St. James Episcopal Day School.

The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

Coptic Icon of Feeding the Multitudes

They said to him, "Sir, give us this bread always."Jesus said to them, "I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty. The image is a Coptic Icon.

7:30 a.m. - Rite I service in the church.

9:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II in the church, with organ and cantors.

9:00 a.m. - As You Are Service in the Chapel of the Twelve Apostles with the As You Are musicians

10:00 a.m. Enjoy coffee and fellowship in the Parish Hall parlor.

11:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II in the church, with organ, cantors and choir.

5:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II in the Chapel of the Twelve Apostles.

Centering Prayer at 6:00 p.m. in the CSF Suite on the third floor of the Ministries Center.

Mom-to-Mom CPR course in August! Read more.

Mom2MomSpecial thanks to St. James Episcopal Church for cost-sharing this training course for our ministry and important to all moms, and to the ECW for providing snacks and the nursery.

Ministries Fair

All the ministries of St. James Episcopal Church will be on exhibit in Bishops Hall following a combined service at 10:30. Find your connection -- to ministry, to others, to service, to the community!

EfM LogoThe Rev. Mary Ann Garrett and Ann Holmes will be leading an EfM group this fall, to be held on Wednesdays from 4:30-6:30 p.m. beginning on August 26. Please contact either of them for more information; click the links above, or visit them at the Ministries Fair on Sunday, August 23.

Deanery Fair

Special Presentation Sunday, August 9:

In Our Music God is Glorified - an Episcopalian's answer, short and sweet, to the questions about Why, What, and When We Sing. Please join choir singer René Singleton and organist Herndon Spillman in the church at 10:00 a.m. for an inspiring and engaging experience in sacred song.


Registration for Happening #75 is Now Open

Friday, August 28 - Sunday, August 30

Happening is a youth-led spiritual formation weekend designed for high school teens. It is an amazing experience that changes the way you think about yourself and your faith.

Happening is open to 9th through 12th grade teenagers of any denomination who have not participated in Happening in the past. If you have participated in Happening and would like to serve on staff, you can email Marvin McLennon. You need not be Episcopalian to attend, however you must be committed to engage in theological reflection from a Christian perspective. 

Happening #75 will be held August 28 - 30, 2015 at the Solomon Episcopal Conference Center in Loranger, Louisiana. Registration deadline is Friday, August 21. Cost is $150. Scholarship assistance is available. For more information, please contact Marvin McLennon, Diocesan Youth Coordinator.

Click here for the SECC EventBee information, rules, and registration page. Download the permission form here.

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