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

Noonday Prayer during Lent - Monday thru Friday

We will have Noonday Prayers Monday thru Friday during Lent.  Please join us for a brief service of scripture, meditation and prayer. Read more

Thrift Shop Open Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

"The Sky's the Limit" Thrift shop is open every Tuesday 11-3, Friday 10-2 and Saturday 9-3. High quality clothing and household items at amazing prices.  We are happy to  receive donations of clean, gently used clothing and household items during business hours and Tuesdays and Saturdays.  Read more

Adult Education 9:15 in the Library

 Click on the Picture for the schedule and topics of Adult Education from Feb 26- April 2. All are welcome. Read more

Town Santa coming to the front lawn!!!

Santa is coming!!! Montclair Recreation Department along with the Fire Department will be driving Santa around this Saturday Dec. 3rd.  He and the community band will be stopping on the lawn of St. James to give out candy canes at noon.  Read more

Volunteers for Habitat Build

We are looking for a few volunteers to work on a job site with Habitat for Humanity on Saturday Oct. 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. We will meet at Grace Church in Nutley and carpool to the site. Bring a lunch and drinks. Hard shoes suggested, please no open-toed shoes. Teenagers and older are welcome. Parents would need to fill out a consent form. Please contact the church office if interested 973-744-0270 or   Read more

Article about the St. James Bell Tower by Mark DiIonno

Pulitzer Prize nominee, Mark DiIonno wrote a great article about our bell tower, its history and it's renovation. Please click on the link below to read it.   Read more