We are a Christian community called to worship together and to spread the Gospel. We welcome you to the Episcopal Church of St. James.

Our Mission
We of The Episcopal Church of Saint James are a Christian community called to worship together and to spread the Gospel.  Our mission is to foster reconciliation and unity with God in Christ by serving humanity, loving and nurturing one another and sharing our personal relationship with God.

Worship Services
Holy Eucharist - 8:00 AM
Adult Classes - 9:15 AM & 11:30 AM
Holy Eucharist (with music) - 10:00 AM
Sunday School - 11:00 AM
Social Hour - 11:30 AM

Click Here to view the September 2017 Server Schedule

Holy Eucharist - 10:00 AM 
Sunday's Lectionary (9/24/17):
Year A: Ordinary Time - Proper 20

Collect: Grant us, Lord, not to be anxious about earthly things, but to love things heavenly; and even now, while we are placed among things that are passing away, to hold fast to those that shall endure; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen

First Lesson: Exodus 16:2-15
Psalm: 105:1-6,37-45
Second Lesson: Philippians 1:21-30
Gospel: Matthew 20:1-16

Classes, Events, and Announcements
TEA AND MURDER IN THE LIBRARY: Join us Wednesday's at 5:00pm for Tea, Biscuits in the Library (Fireside Room) and the BBC productions of Agatha Christie's Miss Marple stories. The productions star Joan Hickson (Agatha Christie's own pick to play her heroine). Mark your calendars. Bring your knitting. You won't want to miss it.

Soul KeepingJoin us on Sundays at 11:30 a.m. in the Fireside Room to learn how to care for the Most Important Part of ourselves. This is a DVD series. Books are not necessary but can be purchased. See Fr. Ken or the office for more information.

All Creatures Great and Small Mass: Please join us on Sunday, October 8th at 1pm in the Great Hall (Enter from Elm Street). This service will be going to the dogs (cats, rats, snakes, etc.). Pets are invited to this service and their people can come too! A blessing of the animals will be part of the service. All are welcome, bring your dogs on a leash, and other pets in their crates to enjoy this special service.

St. James BBQ Chicken DinnerPlease join us on Sunday, October 8th between 4pm and 7pm for the St. James BBQ Chicken Dinner. We'll be serving Barbeque Chicken, Potato Salad, Green Beans, Dinner Rolls, and a Homemade Apple Pie. Cost is $10 per Adult and $5 per Child. Proceeds to support missions in the Dominican Republic.

Click Here to view the October Server Schedule.

Click Here to view the September 2017 Newsletter

Pantry Needs:
Food Pantry: Peanut Butter, Rice. Spaghetti Sauce

Pet Pantry: Canned dog and especially cat food, we are running low on supplies.


Childcare is provided in our nursery room during the 10:00 AM service each week, at no charge. 

305 Main Street
Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: 607-432-1458
Email: parishsecretary@stny.rr.com