This Sunday is the Blessing of the Animals, so bring your furry, scaly, and/or feathered (even stuffed) friends to church with you for their St. Francis Day blessing! The 10 am service will be outside, though pets are welcome at both services this weekend. See you then! - Mo. Storm
8 am service (Church)
10 am service (Churchyard)
No Sunday School (Pet Blessing)
No Music & Arts for Children & Youth (Pet Blessing)
11:15 am Coffee Hour (Parish Hall)
11:45 am Confirmation Class (Isom Room)
5 pm Evening Eucharist (Church)
5:30 pm Jr. High Youth Group Dinner/Discussion (Parish Hall)
5:30 pm Sr. High Youth Group Dinner/Discussion (Rectory)
7:30 pm Tuesday Mardi Gras Planning Meeting (Isom Room)
9:30 am Wednesday Holy Eucharist
10:00 am Wednesday Bible Study
3:30 pm Thursday Children's Choir
4:30 pm Thursday Youth Choir
7:00 pm Thursday Adult Choir
Friday - Sunday Parish Retreat
Coffee Hour Sign-Up
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Women's Methodist Breakfast September 29 (This Saturday)
Mother Storm has been asked to speak at the Methodist Women's Prayer Breakfast at the New Rochelle United Methodist Church on September 29. The breakfast (not the talk!) goes from 8:30 - 11:00 am, and all members of St. James are invited. She will speak on the debates in the Episcopal Church (and wider Christian Community) about gendered language for God. To RSVP, contact Dakota in our office.
St. Francis Blessing of the Animals THIS SUNDAY
Bring your furry (and otherwise -- even stuffed) friends to church for their annual blessing! This is a real church service, but brief for the comfort of our furry friends at 10 am in the Churchyard.
Junior and Senior Youth Groups and First Sunday 5 pm Service THIS SUNDAY
Don't miss our inaugural 5 pm service this weekend. This will be informal and short and open to all parishioners, followed by dinner for Senior High Youth in the rectory, and for Junior High youth in the Parish Hall.
Confirmation Classes for 8th grade and up begins this Sunday at 11:45 am and runs every other Sunday. For more information or to enroll your child, contact Susie McNiff, Director of Christian Education.
Welcome Class for Newcomers October 13
Come learn about the Episcopal Church and St. James while getting to know each other! Mother Storm will lead the next newcomer class on Saturday October 13, 10-11:30 am.
Rectory Open House October 18
Each October, Mother Storm opens her home to the entire parish for a social gathering with refreshments. Childcare available. Join us Thursday October 18, 6:30 - 8:30 pm. RSVP with the office.
Parish Retreat News & Retreat Payments
Our parish retreat is in one week! Those who signed up will receive a final email next week before meet up there. And remember to make your final payment. For those not going, church here at St. James WILL still be happening that morning.
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