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HOME COMING † FOUNDERS DAY, 11/17/2018

St. James Episcopal Church Celebrates 131 Years! Hear ye! Hear ye! Hear ye! Are you, a family member, or a friend a long-time Somerville resident? Is your family name (or that of a friend or relative) listed here? Booth, Fairweather, Felton, Flewelling, Johnson, Kenney, McElroy, Miles, Mitchell, Moncrief, Mosich, Mueller, Oberbeck, Pettus, Pillsbury, Rowsell, Shaffer, …

Daylight Savings ends 11/4/2018

Remember to set your clocks BACK one hour when you go to bed Saturday night, 11/3. Daylight Saving Time ends at 2am Sunday morning! Enjoy your extra hour of sleep. See you at our 10 AM service. Do note that Somerville’s Veterans’ Day Parade will result in road closures. Do allow a little extra time to …

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Save the Date! Founders Day ⊕ Homecoming, 11/17/2018

We take great pride and pleasure in announcing our plans to celebrate our 131-year-old ministry in Somerville. Do pencil us in for 5pm, November 17, 2018. More details will come but we plan to offer: Holy Eucharist visitation by The Right Reverend Alan M. Gates, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts special musical guests reception and …

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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 …