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Our News items and the latest issue of Saint James' Update are usually posted on Friday before end-of-business day.



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From the Bishop
Last week through a computer glitch, one of the Update e-Blasts carried my column under the heading "From the RectorÂ…", which as most of you know is not my current title. But it made me think that >> more
 
Newcomer Q&As
New to Saint James'? New to the Episcopal Church? Please join us for an informal gathering in the chapel with Bishop Catherine from 9:15am- 10:00am on any or all of the following Sundays. Bring >> more
 
Anglican Formation
Join us for this six-week introduction and exploration of Anglicanism. Topics will include an introduction to the Book of Common Prayer, Anglican and Episcopal History and Theology, Why We Do >> more
 
Sunday School Helpers Needed
Sunday school returns in the Fall. We are looking for a few Sunday School helpers. If you are interested in assisting our Sunday School teachers, please contact the Rev. Jenifer Chatfield: >> more
 
Saint James' Book Group
will meet August 24. We have a long (500 pg.) book to read, and there is a movie out, based on the book: The Book Thief, by Marcus Zazek. Zazek is a young Australian writer; you can view him on >> more
 
The Saint James' Selfie Project
What we are asking:
Please take a "selfie" of yourself and/or an "ussie" of you and your household and email it to croskam@saintjamesla.org. Along with it, please send your contact >> more
 
Saint James' 2014 Women's Retreat
Oct 3 - 5--Reserve your room today!
We are thrilled that Bishop Mary Glasspool will be leading us in our Women's Retreat on October 3rd through October 5th!

We will return to the >> more
 
From Fr. Tom
It's getting to that season of the year--Summer--when our weekly pledging tends to slow down due to vacations and just the leisure of the summer. Unfortunately our bills do not slow down or stop >> more
 
Great Music: The American Chorister
The documentary film project featuring the Choir of Saint James' has reached it's kick starter goal of $5000 thanks to the support of parishioners and friends. The choir and filmmaker, >> more
 
Altar Flowers
With great thanks we are pleased to see that the Altar Flowers signup chart is filling up fast. If you plan to donate flowers in 2014, please do so at your earliest convenience. The chart is located >> more
 
Father Paul Publishes New Book
Check out this new book from our own Fr. Paul Kowalewski, who took most of the Summer of 2012 to compile a collection of essays about his spiritual life as it unfolds living in the desert. Great >> more
 
New Deadline for Update Submissions
A new deadline has been set for submitting articles to be published in Saint James' weekly Update. Submissions are now due each week on Monday at 5:00 PM. Submissions handed in after this deadline >> more
 
Shop Online & Contribute to Saint James' in the City
When you're shopping online, consider doing it through OneCause and a portion of your purchase will be returned to Saint James' in the City. What a wonderful way to give >> more
 
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