This Weekend at St. James - MERRY CHRISTMAS!
Hello Parishioners! Merry Christmas -- very soon!! Please spread the word about our Christmas services, which promise to be lovely. There will be lots of music and singing (familiar hymns, of course, including our traditional singing of Silent Night), and everything will be beautiful. Both services will include Communion, with a Christmas sermon at the 10 pm only. On Christmas Day itself we'll have a 10 am service with more hymn singing, for those looking for a mid-morning break.
Advent 4 Service 10 am (no 8 am service)
Christmas Eve Services 5 & 10 pm
Christmas Day Service 10 am
Metropolitan Japanese Ministry Service 2 pm
Other News You Need to Know:
Can You Give a Ride to Services Christmas Eve?
We're looking for someone to give a ride to two of our older parishioners for the 5 pm Christmas service. Contact me (Astrid) directly if you are able to help.
Pledging for 2018
If you haven't yet submitted your pledge and would like your name listed in the Christmas Eve bulletin, you can pledge online this afternoon or tonight. Bulletins go to print tomorrow! Thank you for your support!
2017 Pledge Fulfillment
Need to know where you are on your 2017 pledge? No problem! Contact Carol in the office at firstname.lastname@example.org. Remember, we rely on your pledges for everything we do!
We WILL have our mid-week service next Weds at 9:30 am, but no Bible Study.
The office will be closed next Monday and Tuesday, December 25 & 26.
Sunday school is finished for the year and will resume Sunday January 7.
Know of someone who might make a good vestry member? Get your requests to our Junior Warden, Tracy McCarthy, or send them to Mo. Storm by January 7.
Mardis Gras Tickets - Buy Now!
Mardis Gras tickets are on sale if you buy them before the end of the year. Contact the office OR buy them through our website. Don't miss it!
Our annual meeting will take place January 28, the last Sunday of the month.
Rector's Book Group
The rector's book group is back! Our next meeting will be Sunday January 21 at 11:15 am, and we will discuss "How to Think" by Alan Jacobs. You can buy a copy in the Parish Hall any time. Copies are $15. Join us!