Join the committed volunteers who regularly work to keep our streetscape on Lancaster Avenue looking clean and well-cared for. Our first offering for 2019 will be on Saturday, April 27th, beginning at 8:00 a.m. in the parish's Bartholomew Hall. (NOTE THE START TIME IS ONE HOUR EARLIER THAN LAST YEAR'S EFFORTS.) It is anticipated that the cleanup will be concluded by 10:00 a.m. New A-A-H Coordinator Paul Okupriarek will be on hand to welcome everyone and help with morning … [Read more...]
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The Invite*Welcome*Connect Summit 2019 is scheduled for June 12 - 14, 2019 on the beautiful campus of the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. For complete details and to register now now for this event, please visit the event page. Mary Foster Parmer, the creator and overseer of Invite*Welcome*Connect — an evangelism, hospitality, and ongoing pastoral care project within and for Episcopal churches everywhere — is hosting the initiative's fourth summit. This will … [Read more...]
Please support our youth ministries on: SATURDAY, January 26, 2019 NESHAMINY STATE PARK 3401 State Road Bensalem, PA 19020 The complete event runs from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. The actual plunge occurs at 12:00 pm. Rite 13 and J2A youth and leaders are inviting you to help us raise money for Special Olympics PA! This is a polar bear plunge...brrr! Crazy you ask??? Yes indeed. However, this event is celebrating 11 years of raising money for Special Olympics. They get around 1,000 people … [Read more...]
The photo above is shared by our parish administrator, someone with a long history with St. James'. Luann tells us about the history of the items in the picture. The picture of St. James' was painted by Dori Smith (deceased member), mother of Diane Umile, one of the original members of Forever Endeavour. The Christmas tree and ornaments belonged to the Women of St. James'. The tree was used at the Christmas bazaar to sell ornaments. The angel on top of the tree was made by Pat … [Read more...]
The parish had fifteen volunteers present at the annual Saturday morning event to benefit The Lord’s Pantry of Downingtown with their pre-Thanksgiving meal assistance program. This year the event took place on November 17th. As you can see from the photograph, the parish was “9:00 a.m. Strong” as the majority of volunteers are Contemporary Rite II service worshipers. There were also a few others from the 7:45 a.m. Rite I service and the 11:00 a.m. Traditional Rite II services. The … [Read more...]