1878 - 1878 – The first steps to making all pews “free”

The first steps to making all pews “free”

In January 1878, soon after Knight’s arrival, the vestry declared the pews were “free and open to all” for the evening service “if the rector shall decide to have regular Sunday evening services in the evening instead of, as heretofore, in the afternoon.”


Saint James Episcopal Church
119 North Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17602

The Rev. David W. Peck, Rector
The Rev. Shayna Watson, Associate Rector
The Rev. Glenn Miller, Priest Associate

Weekend Services

Sunday Mass 8:30 AM
Sunday Mass 10:30 AM

The Rt. Rev. Dr. Audrey Scanlan, Bishop
Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania


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