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
Upcoming Events
Thursday, October 18 - Seniors Luncheon hosted by the Faith in Action Committee, at noon in the parlor.
Friday, October 19 - The St. James Supper Group meets at 6:00 PM at the Mint Leaf Indian Restaurant, 770 Long Hill Road in Groton. This is a great way to enjoy fellowship and a meal. Rides available and encouraged. Please contact Lori Sarkett at 860.701.0481 or Ellen at the parish office 860.443.4989 by Tuesday, October 16. We hope you can join us!
Saturday, October 20 - A parish neighborhood area cleanup will be organized by the Caring for Creation Committee from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM. This was a very successful service to our neighborhood last year, and a time of fellowship as well. Disposable gloves and refuse bags will be provided.
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.  Tickets are available in the parish office.
Sunday, October 21 - Music on Whale Oil Row series - Phred Mileski, soprano, in concert in  at 3 PM - Once Upon a Time, Before the Internet:  Antique songs about technology and human nature.  New London native Robert Humphreville is the accompanist on piano.  There will be refreshments after the concert, so please come and meet Phred and Robert.  Admission is free, but donations are welcome!
Thursday, October 25 - St. James Book Club will meet to discuss this month's selection, The Nightengale by Kristin Hannah, at 6 PM at the La Luna Restaurant in the Holiday Inn in New London.
Friday, October 26 - From the SE Region: On October 26th, 10am, all are invited to be a part of the Stations of the Cross prayerful witness in New London. We’ll gather at the red doors of St. James’ Episcopal Church, 76 Federal St. and carry the cross through the city, proclaiming the way of love where the hungry, poor, addicted and lonely find welcome, ending at the Homeless Hospitality Center. The walk will cover approximately 2 miles, and last 1 ½ - 2 hours. This is in preparation for the Annual Convention of the Episcopal Church in CT, which will begin that afternoon at the Mystic Marriott in Groton.   It is helpful if you register at:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stations-of-the-cross-tickets-50702893720
Tuesday, October 30 - Offshore Wind Forum hosted by St. James Church at 6:30 PM, with a light meal served at 6 PM. The forum will discuss the offshore wind project proposed for southeastern CT, its potential benefits for the environment generally and New London in particular, and general issues and concerns regarding climate change. Registration is required at https://offshorewindforum.eventbrite.com.  See the announcement flyers at our website here and in the parish hall and on our FaceBook page for more information, or visit www.irejn.org.
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.