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St. James Book Club: Five Days at Memorial, 11/8/2017

We had a nice discussion of Thunderstruck when last we met. We thought the book was interesting in parts but none of us loved it. However, we did agree on what to read for the next 2 sessions: November 8: Five Days at Memorial, by Sheri Fink December 13: Confederacy of Dunces, John Kennedy Toole And …

Next Book Club: 10/11/2017, Thunderstruck

Thanks to those who joined us last time for a lively discussion of Mudbound. It just goes to show, you don’t have to be a fan of a book to talk about it. Perhaps the movie will work better! Our next date: Oct. 11, 7pm Our next book: Thunderstruck, by Erik Larson From Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Thunderstruck-Erik-Larson/dp/1400080673 …

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Book Club Is Back! 9/13/17

The St. James Book Club took a break in July & August. We hope you read lots of interesting books and will tell us something about them at our next meeting on Wed., Sept. 13th, at 7pm. Have you finished our next selection,  Mudbound, by Hillary Jordan? Amazon describes the book thusly: “In Jordan’s prize-winning debut, prejudice …

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St. James Book Club: Exit West, 6/7/17

We had fun with the last selection–My Italian Bulldozer by Alexander McCall Smith. (Some of you may know him from his wonderful series, The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency.) Our next selection is Exit West,: A Novel by Mohsin Hamid. Amazon describes it thusly: An Amazon Best Book of March 2017: When Nadia and Saeed fall …

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Out of Many, a musical play about immigration: 5/4/17

In a 2014 Tufts Now article, Somerville was described as having a rich ethnic diversity and pride in its immigrant, working-class roots. In addition, the city was said to be integrating new immigrants into the community. We know this continues to this day–in response to current events regarding immigrants, Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone has declared Somerville a …

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The Berry Collective Concert, 4/28/17, 8pm

The Berry Collective presents Mozart and Beethoven Take 5: The Quintets for Fortepiano and Winds A period-instrument performance of beloved chamber music featuring some of early music’s most exciting performers Kristin Olson, classical oboe Thomas Carroll, historical clarinet Allen Hamrick, classical bassoon Yoni Kahn, natural horn Sylvia Berry, fortepiano Join us Friday, April 28, 2017 at …

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St. James Book Club: Wed, 5/3/17

Thanks to everyone who came out last time. We had a great discussion of the issues raised by The Sympathizer.  Although a little brutal at times, it’s a good read. If you haven’t yet read it, put it on your list. For our next selection, we agreed to do something light–My Italian Bulldozer by Alexander McCall Smith. …

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16 April 2017: He Is Risen!

Join us at 10am for a festive Eucharistic service in celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Please bring the entire family–the service will be followed by a delicious coffee hour and children’s Easter egg hunt. The Lord is risen. The Lord is risen, indeed. Alleluia!  

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Good Friday, 7PM, April 14, 2017

Please join us at 7PM tonight for our Good Friday service. If your schedule doesn’t permit, please come for our joyous Easter celebration at our 10am service, Sunday, 4/16. We will celebrate the risen Christ with good news, trumpet, and flutes. We’d love to have you, as well. Remember, an Easter egg hunt follows the …

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Easter preparations, 4/15/17

All are welcome to join St. James this Saturday, 11AM, to decoration the church for our Easter celebration. It’s lovely to move the fragrant flowers into place! We would love to see you, Saturday, and.or Sunday!