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.

Upcoming Events and Activities
We offer one Sunday service at 9 AM  in the Church and a Wednesday evening worship service at 5 PM in Hallam Chapel during the month of August.  The schedule provides parishioners an opportunity to worship together and also experience the different liturgies used at each service.

The St. James Book Club will meet this Thursday, August 22 at 6 PM at the La Luna Restaurant.  The book this month is Michael Connelly's The Black Box, which is on reserve at the New London Library.

St. James Supper Group—Annual Lord’s Pantry Fundraiser is this Friday, August 23 at Dodd Stadium, Norwich (CT Tigers Baseball Game with Fireworks).  Price is $20 per person.  A portion of each ticket purchased will benefit the Lord’s Pantry.  Please contact Lori Sarkett at 860.287.5500 or Ellen in the parish office at 860.443.4989 to reserve tickets. 

The Jumble Shoppe will reopen this Saturday, August 24 from 10 AM to 1 PM.

Our church bells will be rung at 3 PM on this Sunday, August 25 in participation with Healing Day, commemorating 400 years of African American history and culture, beginning with the first enslaved Africans who landed in North America in 1619.


Save the dates:


Our annual parish picnic is on Sunday, September 8 at the Waterford Beach Pavilions.  Our day begins with Holy Eucharist at noon, with a potluck lunch following.  A sign-up sheet is in the parish hall.

Our fall Christian Formation program kicks off on Wednesday, September 11 with a worship service in Hallam Chapel at 5 PM, follwed by a potluck supper at 6 PM in the parlor and a book discussion starting at 6:30 PM.  We will study The Book of Joy:  Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by the Dalai Lama and the Rt. Rev. Desmond Tutu.  This book has been a #1 bestseller on the NY Times book list.

Come and join fellow parishioners on Saturday, September 14 from 8:30 – 10:30 AM in the Hallam Chapel for a Centering Prayer Workshop. Please contact Nancy Higgins or Karla Umland if you have any questions or would like additional information.
Sunday, September 15, 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. - Our gathering as Episcopalians in the Southeast Region of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut at the Church of the Holy Advent in Clinton!  We know, no one wants to think about September yet:  so just save the time in your calendar, and be ready for good things when you show up. 
Sermons are recorded and can be found by clicking the "Sermons and Media" red button on the left side of this webpage or by clicking here.
On the St. James YouTube we have been 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 three shows can be seen at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5X_fiAxb-aLd31pcc2yihaFvUXSHWi
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