For religious concerns, contact the office at (906) 632-2451.
The answering machine is checked daily.
REMINDER TO EVERYONE
All COVID protocols at St. James’ have been lifted. Please stay home if you are feeling ill. Remember even though the mask requirement is lifted, you are still free to wear one.
Stay healthy and get the vaccine when you can.
IF YOU HAVE A PASTORAL EMERGENCY, CALL ST. JAMES (906) 632-2451 AND LEAVE A MESSAGE. MESSAGES WILL BE CHECKED ON A REGULAR BASIS.
SERVICE SCHEDULE AT ST. JAMES’
Wednesdays - 10am - Healing Service w/Eucharist
Sundays - 10am - Holy Eucharist
4th Sunday of the month is Morning Prayer
Office hours are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 9 a.m. - 12noon.
ADVENT / CHRISTMAS SEASON INFORMATION
During Advent, we are slowly decorating the church in preparation for Christmas. All are invited to help after the 10 a.m. service. We will also have an Advent poster for each family to take home.
Christmas Flower Envelopes will be available during Advent. Please remember to state your intentions.
Our youth will once again be purchasing food items and food gift cards for Christmas Baskets for the Salvation Army with their can return funds. Donations to this worthwhile cause will also be accepted. For more information, contact Susan Harries by phone (906) 322-1793 or by emailing her at email@example.com. You can also contact Sandy DePlonty by phone (906) 440-5237 or by emailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Donations can also be sent to the office.
Christmas Card Tree - There will be blank cards to put messages in for the holiday season by the tree during Advent. Everyone who attends the Christmas Eve service will get a card. If there are extra cards, we will drop them at Hearthside Manor or Freighter View. We will also accept cards prepared at home and brought to church.
Christmas Eve service will begin with Carols at 5:30 p.m. followed by Festive Eucharist at 6:00 p.m.
There will not be a service on Sunday, December 25, which is also Christmas Day.
(I will add to this list, as news comes in of upcoming events.)
PRAYER FOR ST. JAMES'
We pray the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give us a spirit of wisdom and revelation as we come to know Him, so that, with the eyes of our hearts enlightened, we may know what is the hope which God has called us. Amen. Epheasians 1:17-18a
No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here.
St. James’ welcomes ALL who wish to serve GOD through Jesus Christ.
REACH OUT AND CELEBRATE THE LOVE OF CHRIST!
ST. JAMES' VESTRY MEMBERS
2023: Sandra DePlonty, Bruce Lynn
2024: Johney Stephens, Steve Stiling, Cal Woodard
2025: Katie Chipman-Bergsma, Nikki Clark
Senior Warden: Bruce Lynn
Junior Warden: Cal Woodard
Treasurer: Sandra DePlonty
Clerk of the Vestry: Ruth Neveu
MINISTRY SUPPORT TEAM
Rev. Bob Aldrich - Priest
David Cook - Member
Rev. Hilary Galey - Priest
Rev. J. Patrick Galey - Priest
Rev. Susan Harries - Priest
Rev. Gin Mannisto - Missioner
Margaret Stiling - Member