Posts by The St. James’ Parish

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Youth Summer Mission Trip Update

by The St. James' Parish

Thank you to everyone who supported our recent brunch and our dessert table at Quartermania!  Because of your generosity we have reached our fundraising goal of $1,000! Please pray for our youth and adults who to will participating in City Week from June 29 to July 4, as they work and learn in Baltimore:  Quinlan […]

Take Flat Jesus wherever you go this summer!

by The St. James' Parish

Beginning this Sunday, pick up your very own FLAT JESUS to color and take with you wherever you go this summer!  Prizes and recognitions will be given out in the fall for the picture taken the farthest away, the silliest picture, the best pic of Jesus doing an everyday activity, and much more. If you use […]

Spring Youth Retreats

by The St. James' Parish

Visit youth.episcopalmaryland.org for more information and registration forms. Happening #10 March 31 – April 2 (grades 9-12) Friday at 7:00 –  Sunday at 3:00 PM Cost: $85 Deadline March 27 Happening is a national program designed, staffed, and run by Episcopal youth! This weekend will deepen your relationship with Jesus and connections with those on […]

Current Mt Airy Net Needs

by The St. James' Parish

Mt Airy NET sends their thanks to all of us at St James for our generous donations to their food pantry.  It helps more than you know. Items that are currently needed are:  canned meat (tuna and chicken), personal care items such as shampoo and soap, toilet paper and paper towels, canned fruit, cereal and […]

Church Camp at the Claggett Center!

by The St. James' Parish

Summer camps at Claggett Center combine the fun of summer camp with a meaningful experience bringing campers and staff closer to God.  This year’s theme will be Go and Do Likewise – and the week will include a day on the ropes course, time at the pool, arts and crafts, fun worship, kayaks, canoes, bikes […]

Deep into the Night ~ Lenten Series & Soup Lunch

by The St. James' Parish

Every year at the Easter Vigil we begin by lighting the new fire, gradually moving from darkness to light, ending with the celebration of the first Eucharist of Easter.  But before we let ring our alleluias, we gather in candlelight to tell our sacred stories, remembering the arc of salvation beginning with the creation story. […]

Altar Flowers

by The St. James' Parish

The new 2017 sign-up sheet has been posted in the narthex which allows you to pick any Sunday during the year.  This will allow you to write your name on the calendar now instead of hoping to remember later.  We just ask that you complete an Altar Flower Donation Form (also in the narthex) and drop it […]

Liturgy of Lament & Remembrance for Reproductive Loss

by The St. James' Parish

On Sunday, February 19th  at 7:00 pm you are invited to gather at St. James’ for a service of healing and hope for those who have experienced loss through miscarriage, stillbirth, abortion, placing a child for adoption, having a failed adoption placement, or inability to conceive.  This liturgy is designed to offer a space for grieving and healing through […]

2017-2018 Nursery School Registration Information

by The St. James' Parish

It is the policy of St. James’ Nursery School to allow church members to register their children for new spots in our Two, Preschool Three, and Prekindergarten Four classes before registration is open to the public.  Completed applications with registration fees will be accepted in the Nursery School Office beginning at 8:00 AM on Monday, […]

Welcome to #12Days, a Daily Resource for Christmas

by The St. James' Parish

You’re invited to celebrate the full season of Christmas with a gift of 12 Days. This free resource produced by Forward Movement and created by author and mom Mary Ann Frishman features daily mediations on the gift of Jesus that can help your family celebrate the 12 days of Christmas, starting December 25 and running through January […]