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Welcome, Newcomers!

On Sunday, June 1st, we will hold a welcoming event for all parishioners who have joined St. James over the last few years. Please contact Rev. Karen for additional details–617-666-1063 or

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Congratulations and Thanks

On May 18th, we congratulate our graduating seniors, Paolo and Laura. next fall, Paolo will attend UMass, Amherst; Laura will attend Framingham State. Best of luck to you both from all of us at St. James. We also recognize our 2013-2014 church school teachers–many thanks to Renni, Linda, Elizabeth, and substitute Ethan.

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ResiStat Meeting 5/21/2014

Mayor Joseph Curtatone and Ward 7 Alderman Katjana Ballantyne invite you to attend a neighborhood meeting on Wednesday, May 21, at the West Somerville Neighborhood School at 177 Powderhouse Blvd. from 7 to 8:30 p.m. to discuss neighborhood and citywide issues. The agenda includes the data behind the City’s new trash barrels, public safety data …


The Golden Door Premieres

St. James parishioner and In Good Company member Renni Boy will appear in the premiere performance of The Golden Door May 16th and 17th. Written by award-winning playwright Joyce Van Dyke, The Golden Door is set in an Armenian grocery store in a transitional Boston neighborhood. Ani, the third-generation Armenian-American owner, runs the failing store …

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Thanks to all who contributed to the procurement, delivery, and installation of our new sign. We are now a much more obvious presence in Teele Square. Looks great, everyone!  

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Neighborhood Development

The following is from Ward 7 Alderwoman Katjana Ballentyne. One property under proposed development is adjacent to St. James. **************** REGARDING THE PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT OF TWO SITES AT: A) 1119-1133 BROADWAY, Somerville, MA (Teele Square): – An existing two story building and eight residential units over commercial space; – A new third floor addition with …


Thank You!

  Many thanks to the St. James Altar Guild and everyone who readied the church for Easter Day.       Thanks also to those who prepared, served, and cleaned up the Easter Brunch, and those who helped with the Easter egg hunt.       Thanks as well to all the musicians–instrumentalists and vocalists–who …


Holy Week and Easter Services

Please join us for all or some of our Holy Week and Easter services.   Palm Sunday, April 13th, 10am. The Sunday of the Passion celebrates Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem. At the start of this service, we at St. James carry palms in a short procession, recalling how the crowds laid palms before Jesus as …

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Spring Cleaning, 4/19/14

All hands on deck! The grounds at St. James are looking a little winter-worn. This Saturday, 4/19/14, please join us from 10am until we’re tuckered out.  Bring yourself–in work clothes–and your work gloves, favorite gardening tools, etc., as the St. James crew picks up litter and generally spruces up the grounds for Easter. Spring into spring!


2014 Confirmation Classes

The confirmation classes that were to culminate in a May confirmation service have been postponed. However, Reverend Karen will be forming classes later in the year for those who wish to be confirmed, or received, into the Episcopal Church.. The confirmation service for those being confirmed out of St. James (or any other church in the …