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ANNUAL MEETING, 4 Feb. 2018

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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St. James Book Club: CANCELED, 12/13/2017

So sorry but due to a loss of power, book club tonight has been canceled. Please check this website later for an update on rescheduling. Below, find information from Amazon about our next books. As always, you can borrow book club reads (typically available in several formats) from your local library (or follow this local library link), or purchase them from your local independent …

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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 …