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 …

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No ESL Monday, 2/19/2018

Reminder: Due to the holiday, we will NOT offer ESL on Monday, 2/19/2018. Join us next Monday, 2/26/18, 6pm – 8pm. For more information about our ESL program, visit our ESL page, which is accessible from our Home page.  


Ash Wednesday, 2018

On February 14, Ash Wednesday, we observe the beginning of Lent. “The first of the forty days of Lent, named for the custom of placing blessed ashes on the foreheads of worshipers at Ash Wednesday services. The ashes are a sign of penitence and a reminder of mortality, and may be imposed with the sign …


Readings for Sunday, 1/21/2018

Our supply priest, The Rev. Jean Baptiste Ntagengwa, has given us homework! Before next Sunday’s service (10am on 1/21), please read the day’s lessons. They are always and easily available at The Lectionary Page; for your convenience, next Sunday’s are also given below. By reading these ahead of Sunday, Rev. Jean Baptiste and congregants can have a …

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Notice is hereby posted of the Annual Meeting of St. James Episcopal Church, immediately following the 10 am Eucharist on February 4, 2018. (The meeting is held in February instead of January by special vote of vestry.) Reports will be given of the events of 2017, officers will be elected, and other official business will …


St. James Book Club: A Confederacy of Dunces, 1/17/18

Our canceled meeting has been rescheduled to Wednesday, January 17th, 7pm. It sounds as if folks are in two different camps on this book; we may have a lively discussion! We also have a long list of books from which to select our next reading. Come help us decide. Below, is information from Amazon about …


No Service 12/31/2017

Due to a confederacy of problems, we regret that we are unable to offer our usual Eucharistic Service tomorrow, nor Morning Prayer. A reminder that, due to the holiday, ESL will not be held on Monday, January 1st. Our next session is January 8th.. If you will be venturing out of your warm and cozy home Sunday morning, we encourage …


Greening of the Church/Christmas Eve Service

The Greening of the Church takes place Saturday, December 23rd. We start at 11am and usually have much fun (and sometimes wear our party hats) as we prepare the church in celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. All are welcome. Our candlelit Christmas Eve service begins at 7 pm on December 24. Join us prior to the service at 6:30 pm …


Christmas Eve Service, Dec. 24, 2017

This year, Christmas Eve falls on Sunday. Therefore, we will not have our usual 10am service on Sunday morning. Instead, please join us in the evening for our festive celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. We begin with a carol sing at 6:30 pm, followed by our lovely, candlelit service at 7pm. Do join …