The Funeral of Sharon Lee Carter

October 12, 2022; 3 PM
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Welcome to Saint James Episcopal Church!

This Week's Featured Events

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Compline at 9 PM

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Upcoming Events at Saint James

Click here for a complete listing of all our
events and worship services on our events calendar.

Check out our new season offerings and events booklet for winter-spring 2023 flip book!

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praying handsHave a prayer request?
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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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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, Sept. 25, 4 PM
ALBA Consort

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Friday, Nov. 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 AlHaj 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

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.

Christmas Memorial Flowers

Remember a loved one and help us prepare our sanctuary for Christmas

Memorialize or honor a loved one with Christmas flowers in the sanctuary. Suggested donation is $15/flower. Click here to get started. Type the name of your loved one in the memo box to be included in the Christmas Eve bulletin.

Monday, November 28th

Click here to download and print the coupon or  to display on your phone and show your server. Coupon is valid for lunch and dinner.

Allhallowtide Services

Sunday, October 30; 5PM

All Hallows' Eve Vigil

Tuesday, November 1; 12 PM

Feast of All Saints noonday prayer

Wednesday, November 2; 12 Noon

Feast of All Souls noonday mass

Wednesday, November 2; 3 PM

Feast of All Souls Mass at Willow Valley

Friday, November 4; 9 PM

First Friday All Souls Compline at the Urban Well

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Name Request form

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7:30 PM service

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7:30 PM service

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to view the funeral
of Jack Keyser

Sunday Morning Forum

Click here to join Forum via Zoom. Click here to go to the Forum Resources page where you can view past recordings and download the handouts.

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7:30 PM service

Bridge Dinner

A fundraiser for local refugees
November 5th | 6 PM
Parish House forum room

Join us for a time of international sharing as we share a delicious meal prepared and served by local refugee families. We'll hear about their journeys from a place they once called home and the difficulties adjusting to a completely new culture, language and way of life.

Registration deadline: Tuesday, November 1st

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