Christmas Day Service 10 a.m.

Please join St. James celebrating Christmas Day Mass at 10 a.m.  All are welcome. Read more

Family Service for Christmas Eve at 4 p.m.

Please join us for our Family Choral Holy Eucharist celebrating Christmas on December 24 at 4 p.m. Read more

Oratorio Society of NJ Messiah Sing in the Church December 2nd

The Oratorio Society of New Jersey will be presenting a "Messiah Sing!" in the Church at 7:30 p.m. Admission free..  Read more

Caroling on the Front Lawn Sunday Dec 18 11:30

Join us for Holiday Songs, hot chocolate and candy canes on the front lawn of St. James at 11:30 a.m.  Read more

Montclair Santa Visits on the Front Lawn Saturday Dec. 6

The Montclair Santa will be visiting St. James front Lawn at noon. Come by and give him your Christmas list!! Read more

Christmas Pageant on December 20

Our Christmas Pageant presented by the children and youth of the parish will be during the 10:15 service. All children ages 3-18 welcome! No acting experince required. The pageant is a great way for children to understand the meaning of Christmas. Click on the picture for rehearsal schedules and information. Read more

Ribbons of Thanks

Thanksgiving Day is approaching, and now is a great time to reflect upon all that we are thankful for. Please feel free to choose a ribbon from baskets located inside the church and outside by the front lawn lamp post starting on November 16th, and write down what you are thankful for using the fabric marker in basket. Choose a spot on the bushes or the scaffolding in front of St. James, tie your ribbon to a leaf, twig, or post, and it will be displayed for all to see! We are also collecting donations of canned food for the Human Needs Pantry in the container provided. Read more

Food Drive for Montclair Human Needs Food Pantry

Between November 9th-23rd, St. James is sponsoring a Thanksgiving Food Drive for the Montclair Human Needs Food Pantry. When out shopping for yourselves, pick up extra non-perishable items such as pasta, rice, soups, tuna, peanut butter and shelf stable milk for donation.For the holidays the Food Pantry is also seeking stuffing mix, canned yams, instant potatoes, packaged gravy, cranberry sauce, piecrust mix, and pie filling. Read more

Holiday Tree Lighting Saturday Nov 29

St. James Church along with UMBA (the Upper Montclair Business Association) will be hosting holiday ornament making at 4 p.m. followed by the town tree lighting on the front lawn at 581 Valley Road, the corner of Valley and Bellevue at 5 p.m. Saturday November 29. All are welcome. Read more

Help pack Shoes Nov 22 and Nov 23

The Soles4Souls Campaign was a huge success! Now the shoes need to be boxed and ready to ship. Please come to St. James Parish Hall to help pack shoes. Youth will be packing 12-1. Another packing is scheduled for 2-4 on Saturday, Nov 22. For sure, more shoes will need packing and that will take place Sunday 11:30-1 Nov 23. Please come by to help pack the shoes. Bring rubber bands!! All the shoes will be blessed during the 8:15 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. worship services on Nov. 23rd. Read more