On November 1, Dick McConnell , our Sr. Warden, and Laura Harting, the Chair of the Discernment Committee, announced that we have called Rev. John Symonds to be our next rector and he has accepted the position. Father John will be with us before Christmas. Below is Father John’s bio and attached is a picture of him and one with his family. Father John Symonds comes to us from St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Blair, Nebraska, where he has served for a little more than five years. His … [Read more...]
To establish processes to ensure the smooth operation of our church services and to keep it informal enough so as to be comfortable and inviting but formal enough to honor and glorify God.
“To establish processes to ensure the smooth operation of our church services and to keep it informal enough so as to be comfortable and inviting but formal enough to honor and glorify God.” St. James’ 7 Ministries Worship Acolytes Altar Guild Chalice bearers Choir Forever Endeavor Greeters Lay ministries Lectors Ushers Vespers Weddings/ Funerals … [Read more...]
Acts 2:1-21 Psalm 104: 25-35,37 Romans 8:22-27 John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15 Robin was on vacation this week. Her sermon will return next week on Trinity Sunday. … [Read more...]
St. James’ has a long tradition of offering a wide variety of worship opportunities to meet the spiritual needs of our diverse and growing congregation. All our Sunday services offer Holy Communion, and all baptized Christians are welcome to receive communion from our altar regardless of denomination or previous affiliation. For a complete description of our Sunday services please see the Worship Services page. … [Read more...]