Debut of St. James Book Club, 6/15/16

Join us at St. James, 7 pm on Wednesday, June 15, when we begin our discussions with Marie Kondo’s best-seller The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing. You can purchase the book at Amazon–hardcover or Kindle edition-–for about $10. The book is also available in many formats (hardcover, large-print, audio, etc.) at most libraries. Locate your local …

Circle of Hope: clothing needed

Circle of Hope is in need of clothes for women and children, and sweat pants and scrubs for men (large and extra-large). Please bring clean clothes, in good condition, to St. James this Sunday, 5/29, from 11AM to 3 PM. Thank you for your generosity.

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St. James Food Drive, Sunday, 5/29/2016

This Sunday, from 11am to 3pm, St. James will collect non-perishable foods to benefit the Helping Hand Food Pantry. When you come to Somerville’s Memorial Parade, bring one can or an armload to share with your neighbors. Every little bit helps!  


St. James Rocks

PorchFest 2016 saw PsychoPomp performing on the front steps of St. James–“Your home for groove, thrash, and progressive metal coalescing into one. Colin Brumley, guitar; Hector Jaramillo, drums; Dave King, bass.” In addition, vestry member Bob Oaks performed with his group, Porchfish, down the street at 62 Clarendon–“Back for another year of some old Delta …

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Holy Week Services, 2016

We invite you to join us at St. James for our Holy Week services, which begin with Palm Sunday and culminate with the joyful Easter celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. If you missed Palm Sunday, join us for one or all of the following services: Maundy Thursday: 7:00 pm, March 24 Good Friday: 7:00 pm, …

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Race of Ireland and Time Change, 3/13/2016

This coming Sunday, the Race of Ireland road race may affect your commute to our 10 AM Sunday service. Please read the city announcement, below, to plan your trip. Also, don’t forget to “spring ahead” Saturday night–move your clocks forward one hour to arrive at St. James at the correct time. Hope you will join …

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Vote Today, March 1, 2016

Almighty God, to whom we must account for all our powers and privileges: Guide the people of the United States, especially Massachusetts and Somerville, in the election of officials and representatives; that, by faithful administration and wise laws, the rights of all may be protected and our nation be enabled to fulfill your purposes; through Jesus Christ our Lord. …


Ash Wednesday, 10 February 2016

This year, Ash Wednesday falls on February 10th. To accommodate busy commuters who wish to observe the beginning of Lent, Rev’d. Karen Coleman will offer “Ash & Dash” from 3pm to 7pm; look for her just inside the red church doors on Broadway. A brief service follows at 7pm. “Spirit of truth, you know me intimately, …


ESL canceled 8 February 2016

Due to rising snow totals, high winds, and increasingly hazardous travel conditions, tonight’s ESL class has been cancelled. Stay warm and safe at home. Next Monday we will not have class because of the Presidents Day holiday. We hope to see you in two weeks, on 2/22/16, same place, from 6 to 8 pm. Bring your friends!