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Upcoming Events and Activities
 
The Writers Group will meet in the parlor on Monday, February 24 from 6:30 - 8 PM.

Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, February 26
Ash Wednesday Schedule:
  • Holy Eucharist with Imposition of Ashes - Noon & 7:00 PM (Choir)
  • Stations of the Cross in the City immediately after the noon service

Ashes-to-go will be distributed by parishioners at various times and locations. If you would like to participate, please see the sign-up sheet and schedule on the credenza in the parish hall.

Walking the way of the Cross will be offered each Friday during Lent at 5 PM in the Church.

On Thursday, February 27 at 6 PM, the Book Group will meet at the home of Alma Peterson, 863 Montauk Ave., New London.  The book One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn will be discussed.  Books are on reserve at the New London library.  For information, contact Lori Sarkett at 860-287-5500 or lorisarketthne@gmail.com.

The St. James Supper Group will gather on Friday, February 28 at 6 PM at the Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant, 31 Golden Street, New London.  Let Lori Sarkett know if you plan to go by Wednesday, February 26, at lorisarketthne@gmail.com.
 
Save the Dates:
 
Sunday, March 1 - Evensong service with the Anglica Singers at 5% in the church.  For a listing of the service, click here.
 
Wednesday, March 4 - Please join the Caring for Creation Committee in a joint adult education discussion with members of our neighboring faith community, All Souls Unitarian Universalist Congregation, at 6 PM in the parlor, co-led by the Rev. Ranjit Mathews and the Rev. Carolyn Patierno. The topic will be a 3 1/2-page chapter titled, "Cherishing Our World: Avoiding Despair in Environmental Justice Work," from the book Justice on Earth. Print copies of the chapter are available from Ellen in the church office or can be requested electronically by emailing: parishoffice@stjamesnl.org. The complete book can be purchased from Amazon.
 
Wednesday, March 11 - Adult Education - We will be reading and discussing Brené Brown’s book, Rising Strong: How the Ability to Reset Transforms the Way We Live On.    Call Ellen in the office if you want her to order you a copy of the book. 
 
Sunday, March 22 - Silent Movie Night with Robert Humphreville, organist, at 7:30 PM in the church.  The movie is Charlie Chaplin's The Gold Rush.
 
Saturday, March 28 - Harriet Tubman: A Woman with a Railroad will be performed at 7 PM in the church.

Support St. James on Amazon Smile!  If you make purchases on Amazon.com, please select the Amazon Smile: http://smile.amazon.com homepage instead of amazon.com.  You will be prompted to select a charity to support and St. James is now one of those choices.  Please scroll down the list to page 2 and select St. James, New London.  A small contribution will be made by Amazon.com for each purchase.

 

PayPal is available.  If you wish to donate electronically for any reason, please go to the St. James website and click on the DONATE button.  This will allow you to select a payment method, amount and purpose.


Karla Umland, Ron Ward and Emma Palzere-Rae will be taking photos for our Instagram & Facebook pages. Please don’t be alarmed if they are taking photos as she is doing it to augment our social media presence and witness to the Gospel. If there is a problem having your picture placed on social media, please reach out to Fr. Ranjit.
 
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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
 
For more information about activities and events later this month, click for The Witness 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.  The monthly newsletter of the Southeast Region, Bridge, can be found by clicking here
 
To visit the website of our sister parish, St. Margaret's in Aberdeen, Scotland, click here.