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 Concert of Music for the Christmas Season will be held on Saturday, December 15 at 4:30 PM, presented by the Anglican Singers and held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Westbrook. For directions, click here.
 
A bilingual Holy Eucharist will be offered on Wednesday, December 19 at 5:15 PM in the Hallam Chapel.  A potluck supper and Advent Meditation will follow the December 19 service.
 
Christmas wish list for our adopted families - Check out our giving tree chock full of ornaments in the parish hall; wrapped gifts are due by Sunday, December 16. Don't like to shop? Gift cards or financial donations are gladly accepted for our shopping elves!
 
Socks for the Homeless Hospitality Center (HHC) Shelter  - We are requesting donations of new white socks for the HHC guests.   Our goal is to "gift" each guest with three pairs of socks.  If socks are wrapped, please note on the outside of the package the size and gender.  Please deliver the socks to the Church by Sunday, December 16.
 
This year's annual Homeless Memorial Service will be held on Friday, December 21, at 6:15 p.m. at St. James.  All are invited to join us for this event as we gather on the longest night of the year to honor our neighbors in the unhoused community who have passed away, and to renew our commitment to fighting homelessness and economic injustice across southeastern Connecticut. 
 
The service will be begin outside in the courtyard with a reading of the names of those who have passed away this year, after which we will proceed into the sanctuary for the service.
 
Spanish class on Saturday mornings will start up again in January.
 
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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 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 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.