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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!  

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Palm Sunday and Holy Week

Join us tomorrow, April 9, as we begin Holy Week with our Palm Sunday Service at 10am. The rest of the week, please join us at all or any of the following services: April 13, Maundy Thursday, 7 PM April 14, Good Friday, 7 PM April 16, Easter, 10 AM Our festive Easter service will …

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Congressman Capuano’s Community Meetings

As a public service, we post the following information from Congressman Capuano’s recent newsletter. For more information, visit his Facebook page (search for Representative Michael E. Capuano) or his web site. “Community Meetings A reminder that we have three community meetings coming up with details provided below: · Monday April 10th, Mildred Avenue Community Center …

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Decorating for Easter

All are welcome to join us on Saturday, April 15, at 11 AM as we decorate St. James for Sunday’s Easter celebration. With many hands, it won’t take long and, when spring has been particularly damp and cold, it is a delight to work with the lovely, fragrant flowers. If you wish to give Easter flowers in …

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St. James Book Club: The Sympathizer, 4/5/17

We had a great discussion of Americanah on March 8. Many thanks to those who could join us! One note, which might not have come up when all were present–you might find Chris Rock’s movie, “Good Hair“, an interesting tangent to explore.Our next selection, to be discussed on Wed., April 5, is The Sympathizer, by Viet …