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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 …

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We have been given two rules, the second of which tells us to love our neighbors as ourselves. How do you support those in need in your community? Are you looking for a fun, easy way to show you care? Volunteer for our ESL program! For more information, drop by any time during a 6-8pm …

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William J. Brathwaite, Sr.

All of us at St. James say farewell this week to a good and faithful servant of Christ, Bill Brathwaite, Sr. Details of visitation hours and the service may be found at this link, also given below. Rest in peace, Bill. You are sorely missed by many. ‘http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/bostonglobe/obituary.aspx?n=william-j-brathwaite&pid=188744220&fhid=25364

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St James Book Club: 4/25/2018

Our next book & date: Wed. April 25: Last Bus to Wisdom, by Ivan Doig FYI, the paperback is close to 500 pages, so you may want to get started soon! The NYTimes Book Review says, “One of Doig’s best novels…enchanting … It’s warming to think that in his final months [he] shared the writing …