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


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 …


The Lord Is Risen Indeed! 4/1/2018

Happy Easter, everyone! “You can meet them in school, or in lanes, or at sea, In church, or in trains, or in shops, or at tea; For the saints of God are just folk like me, And I mean to be one too.” Many thanks for the many saints of God we met at St. …


Holy Week Services, 2018

St. James observed the beginning of Holy Week with our 10am Palm Sunday service on 3/25/18. If you missed it, do please join us at one or more of our services on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday: Maundy Thursday, 3/29/2018, 7pm; preceded by a potluck supper at 6pm Good Friday, 3/30/2018, 7pm Easter, 4/1/2018, …


Last Lenten Peace & Quiet Time, 2018

ANNOUNCING: The Last of our LENTEN READINGS & QUIET MEDITATION This Wednesday, March 28 6 – 6:30 PM Today’s your last chance to have a quiet half hour of peace and reflection on Wednesday at St. James. Those of you coming to book club at 7pm–come early, bring a sandwich, and we’ll break break together …


Weather Alert!

Reminder to check this site and our Facebook page for notice of weather-related cancellations. For non-church events, however, check with your contact–we can only report on cancellations that have been passed on to us from your groups’ organizers. We hope you are safe and warm tonight. If you haven’t yet started to shovel, you may …


St.J Book Club: Dreamland, 2/28/18

Our discussion of Confederacy of Dunces last time would have been more fun if 3/4 of the members hadn’t disliked it so. We need more members so a lone wolf won’t feel so lonely! We reviewed a loooong list of book suggestions & picked out the next selections. We will meet the fourth Wednesday of each month …

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Calling all parishioners and neighbors!

Dear friends of St. James and brothers and sisters in Christ, Your little neighborhood church has had tough going the past few months. On Tuesday, 20 February, 6pm, our congregation meets with Bishop Alan Gates to discuss recent events and our status. We are at 1170 Broadway, Somerville. ALL ARE WELCOME. Have you worshipped at …