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Underground Railroad

UPPER MONTCLAIR – From preschoolers to octogenarians, 160 people walked a hazardous and circuitous journey from slavery to freedom in a immersion experience of the Underground Railroad on Feb. 5 at St. James Episcopal Church, 581 Valley Road.  Click on the picture to read more. View

Palm Sunday Procession

The donkey led the procession from Anderson Park to the St. James sanctuary at the 10:15 Palm Sunday Service. View

Good Friday Children's Station of the Cross

Rev. Melissa led The Stations of the Cross for the St. James youth and families View

Halloween Happening at St. James

The Halloween Happening was a Spooktacular Success! The event was open to the community, and more than 60 St. James members and community visitors attended.  Festivities began in the Parish Hall with pumpkin painting, creepy crafts, ghostly games and spooky snacks, followed by several Haunted Hallway Tours. The ghosts and spirits that haunt St. James screamed their welcome to visiting tourists -- many of whom chose to go on tour multiple times! View

Canoe trip on the Delaware

Saturday August 9th the sun came out for the St. James paddlers! Awesome canoe & kayak trip, picnic on an island, swimming in the Delaware River, eagle, hawk, big fish sightings, ending with a celebratory early dinner at the Layton Hotel.  View

Youth Mission trip to Appalachia

The youth group from St. James along with Rev. Melissa, Rev. Audrey and 2 adult chaperones went to Blue Knob Pennsylvania in the Appalachian Mountains to serve families in need. The teens help with painting, home repair, roofing and helped to  build wheelchair ramps. Local churches and missions were also be served during the mission trip as the goup lent a hand to help maintain and improve their facilities, showig the love of Christ throughout an area in need. View

Empty Bowls

On Saturday April 12th, the St. James Outreach Committee lead the congregation in a ministry striving to care for others, by conducting a food drive at local area grocery stores. In response to the devastating statistic that in the State of New Jersey 300,000 children go to bed hungry, the Empty Bowls Project supported the work of the Human Needs Food Pantry here in Montclair. We collaborated with the Youth Group and the parent group from the St. James Preschool as well as with members of the two other churches who use our Chapel every week.  View

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