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
 
Second Annual Christmas Bazaar - Our second annual Christmas Bazaar, co-sponsored by the St. James Quilters and the Jumble Shoppe, will be held in the parish hall on Saturday, December 8 from 9:30 AM to 2 PM, and on Sunday, December 9 after both morning worship services.  Homemade Christmas cookies will also be sold on Sunday to support our parish Christmas giving. 
 
Military Overseas: If you know of anyone who is serving overseas, please provide us with their name and address so we can send cards and letters to them from our parish. Pat Lee will be available in the parish hall after the 8:00 AM service or call Ellen in the parish office at 860.443.4989.
 
A bilingual Holy Eucharist will be offered on Wedneday, December 12 and 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.
 
Spanish class on Saturday mornings is held from 10 AM - 12:00 noon in the church school roomOur friend Julien Rodriguez is offering the class.
 
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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.