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Food for the Poor

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This Sunday, August 13,  please welcome The Rev. Robert Deshaies as our visiting clergy while Kristin+ is away.  Rev. Deshaies will share his personal witness about Food For The Poor’s mission to care for the destitute as a means of living out the Gospel mandate to love one another as the provide direct relief to […]

Confirmation Program Begins this Fall

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Calling all youth and parents!  We will be beginning a Confirmation program in September for any High School youth who are interested in exploring their faith and discerning Confirmation in the Episcopal Church. We will meet once a month from October through March and have a weekend retreat in April.  For those who want to […]

Welcome Our new Nursery Care Attendant

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I am excited to share that we have found our new Nursery Care Attendant for Sunday mornings!  Please join me in welcoming Katelynn Marshall.  Katelynn comes to us with experience as a professional nanny and glowing recommendations.  Her first day with us was last Sunday and some of you had a chance to say hello […]

Taking a Share in the Councils of the Church

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This slightly odd phrase – to take your share in the councils of the Church – is actually a part of the ordination service for a priest.  It is an admonition to remember that community is not just the parishes we are called to serve with, but the wider body of Christ as well – […]

Seeking Nursery Care Attendant

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With the retirement of our long time Nursery Care Attendant Susan, we are opening a search for this position.  We know that often times it is through word of mouth and personal connections that great people are found, so please share this with anyone you know who might be interested! Position:  St. James’ Episcopal Church […]

M.A.D. Camp 2017

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St. James’ is sponsoring another M.A.D. Camp for kids this summer and the play is entitled “The Emperor’s New Clothes.”  We are in need of items to outfit our young actors.  If you would be willing to donate or “loan” the below items we would be extremely happy!  They are: 1.  Men’s size small or boy’s […]

An Episcopal Nun in Our Midst

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A note from St. James’ member Paula Morrow, who is a member of The Worker Sisters and Brothers of the Holy Spirit: The Worker Sisters and Brothers of the Holy Spirit is an international Covenant Community that offers women and men, regardless of marital status, a path for individual spiritual growth through a life commitment […]

Praying with Stations of the Cross

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This year our Sunday School kids and families are creating a set of Stations of the Cross will be hung around the church in the next week.  The practice of praying the “stations” grew out of the early church practice of walking the Via Dolorosa, or Way of the Cross, in Jerusalem, as a way […]

Paschal Triduum: The Great Three Days

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You may be new to the observance of the paschal Triduum.  This is your invitation to follow Jesus’ journey from Maundy Thursday through good Friday to the telling of salvation’s story at the Vigil.  do this and you will have an Easter like no other. You might think of the Triduum as one liturgy in […]