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Jingle Bell Roadrace, 12/14/14

Possible impact on access to and parking near St. James this Sunday: On Sunday, Dec. 14, beginning at 9 a.m., City officials will detour vehicles in and around the Davis Sq. area to accommodate the running of the Jingle Bell road race, benefiting Somerville youth and Somerville athletics. Major roadways including Holland Street, Powerhouse Blvd, …

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An ESL Thanksgiving, 11/24/14

At Monday night’s ESL (English as a Second Language) session, we and our friends-students celebrated Thanksgiving with many smiles and much laughter as well as a gracious plenty to eat.                       Students and “teachers” brought food to share and, as a result, we had a …

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Welcome, Ellie!

        St. James was pleased to welcome the newest, smallest parishioner, Ellie, to its fold on  November 9, 2014. A joyous feast was shared following the baptismal service. We can’t promise such a lavish spread every Sunday but we usually offer tasty snacks and good fellowship. Won’t you join us at our …

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Visitation & Funeral for Bishop Shaw: Additional Details

Visitation hours will be held on Friday, Oct. 31, 4-9 p.m., including the Office of the Dead at 6 p.m., and Compline at 8:30 p.m., at the Monastery Chapel of the Society of St. John the Evangelist (980 Memorial Drive) in Cambridge. The funeral service, with Holy Eucharist, will be held on All Saints’ Day, …

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All Saints’ Day, November 2, 2014

November 2 is All Saints’ Day, a Sunday dedicated to the dearly departed. The service will include a reading of our necrology. If you would like the name of a friend or family member included on the necrology, please contact Reverend Karen by October 26 at RevKaren@stjamessomerville.org or 617-666-1063. Thank you, Holy Trinity Children’s Choir, …

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Tom Shaw, SSJE Brother, Bishop, Friend, 1945-2014

The Rt. Rev. M. Thomas Shaw, SSJE monk, former bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, and friend to St. James, Teele Square, died Oct. 17, in the care of his SSJE brothers at Emery House in West Newbury, Mass.  He was 69. Information about the visitation and funeral follows, below, and can be found …

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Annual Fall Fair: Thanks to All!

Many thanks to all the volunteers who helped make our 2014 Fall Fair a success. By postponing one day, we were blessed with glorious weather, a great turnout, and good sales. Profits help support St. James and our mission. ******************* All are welcome to our Fall Fair, this SUNDAY, October 5, 2014. Drop by, 12, NOON, to …

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Monroe Saturday Nights: Break the Silence, 9/27/14

Parishioner Renni Boy invites you to Monroe Saturday Nights’s FREE production of BREAK THE SILENCE An Evening of Drama, Poetry, Dance, and Music Exploring Dating Violence and How to Stop It. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2014 7:30 pm Jonas Clarke Middle School 17 Stedman Road, Lexington, MA Presented with support from The Lauren Dunne Astley Memorial …

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Road closures, 9/7/14

Getting TO St. James tomorrow will not likely be a problem. You may have to reroute to get home, however. See the following from Jackie Rossetti for the City of Somerville — important road closure information and invitation to the “Strike Up the Bands @ SomerStreets” event this Sunday, September 7. Family-friendly programming and live …