Summer Music Opportunity Concert - "On the Green"

The Summer Opportunity Band comprised of  young people aged 10-18 will perform in a concert "On the Green" at St. James on the church lawn July 18 at 7:30 pm.

Prepare food for Christine's Kitchen at the St. James Kitchen

St. James is again hosting taco lunch for the patrons of Christine’s Kitchen on Saturday August 11.  Volunteers are needed to help cook on Friday evening, August 10 in the kitchen at St. James from 6 to 8pm and to help set up and serve on Saturday August 11 from 11am to 1:30pm at Holy Trinity Church in West Orange.  Donations of baked goods are also appreciated if you can’t join us in person.  Please contact Joan Griffin at grifjoan58@gmail.com / 973-223-0723 or see the sign-up sheet in the hallway in you’d like to participate.   

Serve lunch at Christine's Kitchen at Holy Trinity, W. Orange

St. James is again hosting taco lunch for the patrons of Christine’s Kitchen on Saturday August 11.  Volunteers are needed to help cook on Friday evening, August 10 in the kitchen at St. James from 6 to 8pm and to help set up and serve on Saturday August 11 from 11am to 1:30pm at Holy Trinity Church in West Orange.  Donations of baked goods are also appreciated if you can’t join us in person.  Please contact Joan Griffin at grifjoan58@gmail.com / 973-223-0723 or see the sign-up sheet in the hallway in you’d like to participate.   

Diocesan Bishop-elect, Carlye Hughes preaches at General Convention (Integrity Service)

Integrity USA, the unoffical LGBT caucus within the Episcopal Church, held a service at this year's General Convention in Austin, TX.  The evening's sermon was delivered by the Rev. Carlye J. Hughes, Bishop-elect of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark and current rector of Trinity Episcopal Church in Fort Worth, TX.  Rev. Carlye's sermon can be heard by clicking here.  The sermon begins at 41:54.

Welcome to the Episcopal Church of St. James!

St. James Church at the heart of Upper Montclair and worshiping in the Episcopal tradition, is an inclusive community focused on faith, family and fellowship.

We seek to:

  •  Nurture spirituality through community and Christian education
  •  Grow and support our diverse membership through fellowship and outreach
  •  Serve the needs of Montclair and beyond through God’s love.      

 Worship Schedule    

8:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist in the Church

9:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist (Lamb Fold and Nursery care available)

10:45 a.m. Coffee Hour- Refreshments and Fellowship

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, July 18:
The Summer Opportunity Band comprised of  young people aged 10-18 will perform in a concert "On the Green" at St. James on the church lawn July 18 at 7:30 pm. Read more
Friday, August 10:
St. James is again hosting taco lunch for the patrons of Christine’s Kitchen on Saturday August 11.  Volunteers are needed to help cook on Friday evening, August 10 in the kitchen at St. James from 6 to 8pm and to help set up and serve on Saturday August 11 from 11am to 1:30pm at Holy Trinity Church in West Orange.  Donations of baked goods are also appreciated if you can’t join us in person.  Please contact Joan Griffin at grifjoan58@gmail.com / 973-223-0723 or see the sign-up sheet in the hallway in you’d like to participate.    Read more
Saturday, August 11:
St. James is again hosting taco lunch for the patrons of Christine’s Kitchen on Saturday August 11.  Volunteers are needed to help cook on Friday evening, August 10 in the kitchen at St. James from 6 to 8pm and to help set up and serve on Saturday August 11 from 11am to 1:30pm at Holy Trinity Church in West Orange.  Donations of baked goods are also appreciated if you can’t join us in person.  Please contact Joan Griffin at grifjoan58@gmail.com / 973-223-0723 or see the sign-up sheet in the hallway in you’d like to participate.    Read more