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Next Selections, St. James Book Club

Thanks to everyone who came out on 9/19. We had a lively discussion of Gonzo Girl and came up with some questions for the author, Cheryl Della Pietra. They will be emailed to the author and, if and when she replies, we’ll share the answers at our next meeting We also came up with a list …

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St. James Book Club: Gonzo Girl, 9/19/2018

Last meeting, we discussed The Clothes They Stood Up In. Our next selection is Gonzo Girl, by Cheryl Della Pietra. All are welcome; do join us! We meet 7-8 pm. Enter through the door on Clarendon Avenue. Of our next selection, Amazon says, “The road to hell is paved with good intentions … and tequila, guns, …

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FALL FAIR! Sat, 9/8/2018, 10am – 3pm

Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, the St. James Fall Fair is back! Are you furnishing a new apartment or dorm room this fall? Looking for a “new” outfit for an interview or outing? Need a prop or a stage outfit? Want to treat yourself or a friend to a kicky piece of jewelry? Then come check out …

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Next Book Club: The Clothes They Stood up In, 8/22/18

So sorry you couldn’t join us for our last discussion on The Bookseller of Kabul. We had no problem finding interesting viewpoints to share–about the subject matter, the author, and the state of the world. Our next “book” is The Clothes They Stood up In, by Alan Bennett. We say “book” because it really is a short story; …

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St. James Book Club: The Bookseller of Kabul, 7/25/18

We had a fabulous, lively discussion of Mrs. Caliban when last we met (although one of us couldn’t get beyond the first chapter). We thought the book was strange and intriguing and thought-provoking. Question: Which movie is more closely based on the book–The Shape of Water, or The Creature from the Black Lagoon? Below, find information …

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Next St. Book Club: Mrs. Caliban, Tues, 6/26/2018

Sorry for the late notice. We have rescheduled to Tues, 6/26/18, same place, same time (7pm) We had a good discussion of our last selection, All Standing. Most were not fans of the author’s writing but still found the subject matter interesting. If depressing. One reader did point out that at least we have made …

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Next Book Club: Wednesday, 5/23/2018

Hurry! You’ve less than 24 hours to finish those last 250 pages! We meet 7-8pm; enter through the courtyard door on Clarendon. Come even if you haven’t finished the book. We can still have an interesting and lively discussion. We will also decide on our next reading(s)–see long list, below. Come help us choose! The …

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5/20/2018: The Most Rev. Michael Curry, …

… our presiding bishop, will NOT be at St. James at 10am this Sunday. But if you enjoyed watching the royal wedding today, we invite you to come experience an Anglican service in person, and hear the sermon of our pretty fabulous priest, Reverend Clarence E. Butler, Ph.D. All are welcome. There’s love here, too! …

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NO Memorial Parade, 5/20/2018

We’ve learned that, due to predicted thunderstorms, the city has cancelled the Memorial Parade that had been scheduled for tomorrow. No road closures in the area so expect an easy commute to and from St. James. *********************** Church goers, please note that the City of Somerville will hold its annual Veterans’ Memorial Parade this Sunday, …

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This Sunday, 10 am

A bit ago, we posted something about the second of two rules given to us. (Google “great commandment”.) The first rule, and greatest, is that we are to love God with all our 1) heart, 2) soul, and 3) mind. If you want to make a start on that, join us this Sunday at 10 …