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Upcoming Events
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Pampered Chef Cooking Show Fundraiser
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
1PM in the Parish House. Join us for food and fun to raise money for the new library door. A portion of the proceeds will go directly to Saint James for the new door.
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Telugu Language Class
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
NA Meeting
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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Saint James Episcopal Church

8 AM Sunday Spoken Eucharist

This mass centers on the reading of appointed scriptures, prayers of the people and celebrating Holy Eucharist. It is an intimate service with no music or singing. The mass lasts about 45 minutes.  Coffee and refreshments are offered following the service.

 
10 AM Sunday Eucharist with Music
 
This mass includes the reading of appointed scriptures, music, singing, prayers of the people and Holy Eucharist. This a larger mass with congregational singing and organ music.  Coffee and refreshments are offered following the service. It lasts 60-75 minutes.
 
Nursery care is available at the 10 AM services.
 

 
Holy Day and National Holiday Services
 
Ash Wednesday -- The season of Lent begins with the traditional imposition of ashes on the forehead. Services are offered at 11 AM and service at 7 PM Wednesday, March 6, 2019.
 
Palm Sunday-- The day we commorate Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem and the beginning of Holy Week.  8 and 10 AM, Sunday April 14, 2019.
 
Maundy Thursday -- Thursday of Holy Week is remembered for the institution of the Lord's Supper (Eucharist) and for the capture of Jesus before his death. 7 PM Thursday, April 18, 2019.
 
Good Friday -- Friday of Holy Week is remembered for the trial, crucifixion, and death of Jesus Christ. Stations of the Cross at 12 Noon and 7 PM Friday, April 19, 2019.
 
Easter Sunday -- The church gathers in joyful celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. 8 and 10 AM Sunday,
April 21, 2019.
 
Pentecost -- We gather to commorate the gift of the Holy Spirit on the followers of Jesus Christ and the birth of the community of God, the Church.  8 and 10 AM Sunday, June 9, 2019.
 
Independance Day -- We gather together to ask a special blessing on our nation, and on all nations, with Eucharist and national hymns.  we will obeserve Independence Day 8 and 10 AM Sunday, June 30, 2019.
 
Rogation Sunday -- a special service held at Midwest Groundcovers in Virgil, IL where we thank God for creation and bless the soil, seed, and water for all that sustains our lives.  10 AM Sunday, August TBD 2019.
 
Feast of Saint James and Christmas in JULY -- We gather to celebrate the life of our patron saint, Saint James, the first of the apostles of Jesus to be martyred.  It is also Christmas in JULY when we give a special offering to support FISH Food Pantry in Carpentersville.
9 AM. Sunday, July 21, 2019.  A potluck brunch will follow service.
 
155th Anniversary Celebration Sunday, October 6 at 8 and 10 AM -- A special service where we celebrate the founding of Saint James Parish in 1864.  
 
All Saints -- Eucharist is shared and space is provided to offer thanksgiving for those we love but see no longer. 8 and 10 AM, November 3, 2018.
 
Christmas Eve -- The church comes together to celebrate the birth of the Savior of Humanity.  Join us for one of two services, Family Service at 4 PM and our Traditional carol sing 10 PM and Midnight Mass 10:30 PM Tuesday, December 24, 2019
 
Feast of the Incarnation (Christmas Day) – 10 AM Wednesday, December 25, 2019.
 
Epiphany -- The 12 days of Christmas culminate with the arrival of the Three Wise Men, and Jesus' physical manifestation to the Gentiles, on the Feast of the Epiphany. 10 AM Sunday, January 5, 2020.