"Monuments Man" Coming to St. James!

WHO: Harry Etltlinger, World War II Veteran & advisor to the movie "Moneuments Men" WHEN: Sunday October 25th at 9:15 a.m. WHERE: Parish Hall.  ALL ARE WELCOME Read more

Pilgrims and Prophets in West Virginia

For many people, the word “pilgrimage” evokes contemplative journeys to exotic holy places, such as Jerusalem or the Taize community in France. But pilgrimages also can be educational journeys, and the “holy” can be found wherever we look to see God’s presence in the world. Last May, I joined 14 other seminarians on a cross-cultural trip to West Virginia as part of a class studying art, energy, education and religion in Appalachia. This was not a mission trip, but rather an educational ministry trip: We went to learn about another culture, listen to the stories of the people we encountered and discover their ministries. It was a different kind of pilgrimage. Read more

Energy Audit

On Tuesday, Doug Gehlbach, Energy auditor for New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program, met with Jim Thomas to review the results of the energy audit which took place at St. James two weeks ago.  Read more

Welcome, Newcomers!

St. James is pleased to welcome nine newcomers to the congregation. We held a festive and delicious brunch in their honor at our rectory this past Sunday, March 8th.  Read more

A Pilgrim’s Journey on the Camino de Santiago

What does God call us to do?  A pilgrimage, by design, is supposed to take us out of our comfort zone. So why would a large group of people choose to spend their vacation on a rigorous journey across Northern Spain?  Click on the picture to read more. Read more

Service for the Eve of the Nativity music starting at 10 p.m. Dec. 24

Please join us for our Christmas Eve service preceeded by a Musical Prelude presented by the Director of Music, Sean Price. The music starts at 10 p.m. followed by a Choral Holy Eucharist at 10:30 p.m. All are welcome, Read more

T-Shirt Memorial back on front lawn

St. James is responding to new incidences of violence in schools.  To affirm our love of community and commitment to peace, we will once again put up our T-shirt Memorial on the front lawn of the church on Sunday, May 27. The Presiding Bishop, Michael Curry notes, "We in the United States are in the midst of a great discussion, a great debate."  He speaks about the young people of Marjory Stonemen Douglas High School in Parkland, FL.  "They are asking us, and imploring us, and challenging us to find a better way."  He notes we need "to make our schools safe, to make our streets safe, and to make this country safe for all of God's chhildren and all of God's people." Read more

Diocese of Newark elects 11th Bishop

The Rev. Carlye J. Hughes was chosen XI Bishop of the Diocese of Newark during a special convention on May 19, 2018 at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Morristown.  The first woman and first African-American to be elected bishop in the Diocese of Newark, Hughes, 59, is currently rector of Trinity Episcopal Church in Fort Worth, TX and was one of three nominees. To learn more about Bishop-elect Hughes, please click here. To see a video of Bishop-elect Hughes' remarks after her election, please click here.   Read more

Love is the Way - Bishop Michael Curry's sermon at the Royal Wedding

Treat yourself to a wonderful sermon about LOVE.  Click here to watch Bishop Michael Curry's homily given on May 19  at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Read more

Memorial to the Lost

St. James Episcopal Church dedicated a Tee-Shirt Memorial for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Sunday, February 18.  It will stay on the lawn through Lent.  Please come by to leave messages of support and condolence in the community journal. Read more