The Funeral of Robert Reeves

September 9, 2022; 11 AM
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Welcome to Saint James Episcopal Church!

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the 10:30 AM
Sunday Morning Mass

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Compline at the Urban Well
First Fridays, 9 PM

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A Civic Evensong: In Memoriam
Queen Elizabeth II

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7:30 PM service

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Sunday Morning Forum

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Upcoming Events at Saint James

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events and worship services on our events calendar.

Contemplative Citizenship

In the chapel Available in person & via Zoom

Tuesdays at 7 PM in the chapel and and running through November 8th, Fr. David will introduce a prayer practice followed by a discussion on contemplative citizenship. Each session presents a democracy-strengthening idea or practice that can be implemented in our own way, regardless of our political perspective. This is a free series and no registration is needed. Click here to join via Zoom.

Learning from Buddhism

Wednesday, Sept. 28: Day trip to the Walters Art Museum; viewing art inspired by the teachings of the Buddha

Saturday, Oct. 1: A retreat with Grace Song; experiencing what Buddhism teaches Christians about wisdom and compassion

Thursday, Oct. 6: Mercy Seminar; how Buddhists and Christians understand the sacred writings of both faith traditions

Discounted package pricing available.

Have a prayer request?
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Holy Week and Easter at Saint James

Observing the Triduum - Maundy Thursday through Easter

Where diverse people from different faith traditions gather in a spirit of humility and openness as we learn to be more centered, conscious and compassionate in our world. Click here to learn more about the Urban Well.

TheoCon Odyssey Youth Programs for children,
youth and families

...using elements of popular culture like movies, comic books, gaming, music and art to help our youth realize and apply their own faith and spirituality through the allegories offered
in these forms

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Early World Music at Saint James

2022 - 2023 Season

Sunday, September 25, 4 PM

ALBA Consort

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Friday, November 18, 7:30 PM
Iestyn Davies, countertenor & Thomas Dunford, lute

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Sunday, March 19, 4:00 PM
Nota Bene Viol Consort

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Saturday, May 6, 7:30 PM
The Rahim AlHam Trio

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Thinking about visiting Saint James?

Check out our visitor's page. It has lots of information from where to park, to what to wear and the location of our nursery, elevator and restrooms. There's even a campus map you can download to help you get your bearings!

Saint James Ministries
at Carter and MacRae Elementary School

Providing help to students and their families.

Ollie's closet door
Ollie's Closet

Providing school supplies for students and teachers

Academic Mentoring

Mentoring students and providing help with with schoolwork

Power Packs

Packing food for the weekend and providing easy recipes

Holy Week and Easter at Saint James

Observing the Triduum - Maundy Thursday through Easter

Aliya Cycon, oud

Ponder These Things

A multi-sensory, contemplative retreat
in preparation for Christmas

Available in-person and online

Join Fr. David Peck for an afternoon to explore what makes for hope in our lives. Learn to create inner stillness despite a reactive world; experience inner silence despite a noisy city; and through ancient music and yoga find your mind and body refreshed.

Friday, December 17
9 PM ~ Compline: Ancient Music for the Modern Soul

Saturday, December 18
2 – 4:30 ~ PM Ponder these things: an Advent retreat with meditation, yoga and readings

5 – 7:00 ~ PM Bridge Dinner and stories from refugees (in-person only)
7:30 PM ~ Aliya Cycon in concert

Sunday, December 19
4 PM ~ Lessons and Carols with the Saint James choir and Aliya Cycon

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Tuesday, November 30th

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Thanksgiving Eve Community Service

There will be a Community Thanksgiving Service at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church this evening, Wednesday, November 24th, at 7 PM. The Rev. Devin Jeffers, pastor at First Reformed United Church of Christ, will be preaching.

Holy Trinity Lutheran is located at 31 South Duke Street in downtown Lancaster. Off street parking is available.

Thanksgiving Day Morning Prayer

Thursday, November 25, 10 AM via Zoom All are welcome to join Fr. David for Morning Prayer on this day when we intentionally set aside time to give thanks. Click here to join the service on Zoom.

Compline All Souls

Friday, November 5, 9 PM
Prayers will be offered for loved ones who have died in the past year. If you would like the name of your loved one to be read, please click here and use the form on our website. For more information about the service, please click here. Deadline for name submission is October 31st.