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From the Bishop
Happy Saint James' Day!
As we gather this Sunday (July 27th), in the summer heat to celebrate the feast of our patron saint, whether it be in church at 8:00 or in Elysian Park at 10:30, >> 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
Sunday school returns in Late September. More specific information to follow.
Parish Outing--Come One, Come All
We would love to have a great Saint James' showing at the annual "Episcopal Night at the Dodgers"on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 7:00pm--Dodgers vs. Diamondbacks.

Tickets are $22 each and >> more
Saint James' Men's Group
will meet on Wednesday, August 6, at 7:00pm at Jim Stewart's house in the Hollywood Hills near Griffith Park. A couple of hours of good food, good conversation, and great fellowship. All are >> more
Welcome New Interim Assistant Organist
We are delighted to welcome Tom Mueller to our parish as our new Interim Assistant Organist. Tom's one-year position begins on August 10, during which time we will reassess the long-term needs of >> more
Saint James' 20s/30s Group is a Go!
If you're single, a couple, or part of a couple, we'd love for you to join the Saint James' 20s\30s group. For our first event, we'll tackle Jazz at LACMA on Friday, August 15 at 6.00pm The event is >> 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
Calling All Sweet Sages
It's time again for a "Sweet Sages" (a gathering of our retired parishioners) event! Join us Thursday, August 7th, at 11:00am in Hampton Hall, when we'll have the opportunity to "meet and greet" >> 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 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 the Vestry
It is with great excitement that we announce-Bishop Jon Bruno has made his decision. We have a new Bishop-in-Charge Under Special Circumstances beginning July 1, 2014.

Please join 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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