In addition to regular Sunday services, St James offers a range of special services throughout the church year and the various stages of life.
Advent Advent, a season of four Sundays, opens the Church year. The season begins on the Sunday closest to Saint Andrew’s Day, November 30. Advent’s message is that God in Christ is coming to the world. Since Advent promises the coming of the Lord, its message is “prepare”. The Lord
Baptism Baptism is an important step a person’s Christian journey. It serves as a rite of initiation into the Christian community and is a shared responsibility of the baptismal candidate, their parents and/or sponsors, and the faith community surrounding them for the celebration. When we present people (adults or children
The Christian Church surrounds us with love and prayer when someone we love dies. Our faith teaches us to live in hope because of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ and that we are promised life beyond death. Our parish priest can provide pastoral assistance in your time of illness, or
Lent is observed for 40 days preceding Easter, commencing with Ash Wednesday. It is a time of repentance (turning around), prayer, self reflection, fasting, and meditating on scripture. Holy Week is the final week of Lent and immediately prior to Easter. It is a time when the Church remembers the
We at Saint James’ Church welcome your interest in celebrating your marriage with us. Marriage is both a civil ceremony and a religious ritual. Couples throughout history have pledged to spend their lives together in faithfulness, love, and mutual respect and care. In the Church, the couple accepts Christ’s invitation