Mission Statement

 

We are a forward looking, multi-cultural and inclusive faith community, proclaiming and doing Christ's work of love and justice in the greater New London area and the world.

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Upcoming Events and Activities
 
A mid-week Worship Service is offered this fall on Wednesdays at 5:15 PM in the Hallam Chapel. At 6:00 PM we have a pot luck supper and at 6:30 we have a book discussion. This month the book will be Rowan Williams' Being Disciples, which costs $8 and is available in the parish office. Please feel free to bring a dish to share for the potluck meal, and let Deacon Ellen know if you will be joining the group at deaconellen98@yahoo.com.
 
There will be an informational Forum on the work and life at St. Francis House after the 10 AM service this Sunday, September 23.  St. Francis House, located around the corner from St. James on Broad Street, is "a place of prayer, a house of hospitality and a center for peace and justice ministry."
 
An Evensong Service with the Anglican Singers will take place Sunday, September 23 at 5 PM at the Pequot Chapel at 857 Montauk Avenue in New London.  For more information about the service click here.
 
St. James has a writing group! Do you want some dedicated time to write? Journal, poetry, fiction, essay, play. We will meet this Monday, September 24, at 6:30 PM in the parlor.  Beginning in the month of October we will meet every first and third Monday of the month from 6:30 - 8:00 PM in the parlor. Bring your pen and paper, or laptop. Bring a friend! We'll provide the quiet space and company. Open to all writers, St. James and beyond. Questions? Contact Emma Palzere-Rae at emmapalzererae@gmail.com.
 
 

Save The Dates:

 

Thursday, September 27 - St. James Book Club meeting at La Luna Restaurant in the Holiday Inn near the church, at 6 PM.  The book to be discussed is Still Alive, by Lisa Genova, and copies are available at the New London Library.

 
Saturday, September 29 - Parish Cleanup - 9 AM to noon.
 
Sunday, September 30 - Forum on Global Partnership with Rev. David Copley, Director of Global Partnerships for the Episcopal Church, after the 10 AM service.  Rev. Copley will preach at both morning services and will also be available during the coffee hour following the 8 AM service.
 
Sunday, September 30 - Music on Whale Oil Row With Will Cooper and Young Lee at 3 PM, featuring soloists Carrie Hennessey, soprano and Paul An, bass-baritone.
 
Saturday, October 6 - Car wash to benefit the Covenant Shelter, taking place at the Jordan Fire Department in Waterford from 10 AM to 2 PM.
 
Saturday, October 20 - Fundraiser Steak Dinner to benefit the Covenant Shelter at the Birdseye Cafe, 187 Jefferson Ave. in New London, from 5 PM - 8 PM.  Tickets are $25 per person, see Fred Smith or Ann Burdick for tickets and information.
 
Good News!  The Sermons of St. James are being recorded and added to our YouTube channel, which you can access by clicking here or just by clicking the red tab labeled "Sermons & Media" on the left hand side of this website main page.  A stream of pictures of life at St. James plays during the sermon for your viewing pleasure!  If you click the "subscribe" button on the YouTube page, you will be notified when new postings are added.
 
Fr. Ranjit's on the tube!!! On the St. James YouTube we have begun archiving Ranjit's appearances on local access TV so that a wider community can enjoy his discussions about God's mission in our neighborhood with local guests. The first two shows can be seen at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5X_fiAxb-aLd31pcc2yihaFvUXSHWi
 
For information about more activities and events later this month click for The Net hereFor updates, reports or pictures of events as they happen, go to our Facebook page by clicking here or to our Instagram account by clicking here. The monthly Google calendar of events can be seen by clicking here.