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Youth Confirmation

7/2/2020  Dear 9th-graders Families, St. James’s is committed to offering a meaningful Confirmation preparation process for our youth seeking confirmation in the Episcopal Church. In years past, this has typically been a yearlong process for 9th graders beginning in September and concluding with the Bishop’s visit in May.  This is not a typical year, so [...]
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Earth Day Scavenger Hunt 2020

O heavenly Father, who hast filled the world with beauty: Open our eyes to behold thy gracious hand in all thy works; that, rejoicing in thy whole creation, we may learn to serve thee with gladness; for the sake of him through whom all things were made, thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. For Joy in God’s Creation, Book of Common Prayer, page 814 During the [...]
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Life Transitions Study Series

This three-week study with the Rev. Dr. Mark Cooper addresses how to prepare for and approach major life transitions, considering spiritual, practical and emotional aspects. Explore topics relevant to those in the “sandwich generation,” such as how to care for both aging parents and adult children, what legal paperwork to prepare, and how to manage [...]
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Interfaith Dialogue: Honoring and Remembering the Dead

Interfaith Dialogue with Congregation Beth Ahabah: Tuesdays, October 29 & November 5, at Congregation Beth Ahabah We are excited to offer our interfaith dialogues with Congregation Beth Ahabah throughout the program year. This fall, we explore how we honor and remember our dead through both traditional customs and superstitions. We’ll discuss Yizkor, Mourner’s Kaddish, Halloween [...]
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Learn the Way of Love

Our next Wednesday-night series considers "The Way of Love." Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s office released this magnificent guide for Christian living for use across the Episcopal Church. Come learn more about the Way of Love in particular and the ancient Christian tradition of rules of life in general with the Rev. Hilary Streever and Br. [...]
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New! The Permanent Things Book Group

Augustine. Dorothy Day. Julian of Norwich. Gregory of Nyssa. Evelyn Underhill. You’re invited to join in the discussion of classic works of theology with the Permanent Things Book Group, meeting on second and fourth Tuesdays, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m., in the Michaux House library. At our first meeting on Tuesday, September 10, we will discuss [...]
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