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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
Sunday:
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

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Thursday:
Holy Eucharist - 10:00 AM 
Sunday's Lectionary (6/18/17):
Year A: Ordinary Time - Proper 6

Collect: Keep, O Lord, your household the Church in your steadfast faith and love, that through your grace we may proclaim your truth with boldness, and minister your justice with compassion; for the sake of our Savior Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen

First Lesson: Exodus 19:2-8
Psalm: 100
Second Lesson: Romans 5:6-11
Gospel: Matthew 9:35-10:8

Classes, Events, and Announcements
TEA AND MURDER IN THE LIBRARYBeginning June 21st at 6 pm, join us 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. Our first mystery: Murder in the Vicarage!

BEING DISCIPLES: Join us as we read and discuss the brief (but rich) book Being Disciples by Rowan Williams, who served as the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury from 2002 to 2012, and is now Master of Magdalene College at the University of Cambridge, England. This fresh and inspiring look at the meaning of discipleship covers the essentials of the Christian life, including: faith, hope and love; forgiveness; holiness; social action; life in the Spirit. Written for the general reader by one of our greatest living theologians, this book will help us to see more clearly, love more dearly and follow more nearly the way of Jesus Christ. Starting June 25th at 11:30 a.m. in the Fireside Room. Reserve your copy of the book now with Fr. Ken or Dcn. Vicky. 

St James Fest: Sunday, July 23rd! Food, Music, Tours, Children’s Activities. Mark your calendars - ‘cuz you don’t want to miss it!


Click Here to view the June 2017 Newsletter

Pantry Needs:
Food Pantry: Peanut Butter, Shampoo, Conditioner, and Deodorant ~ both men's and women's

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

Childcare

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


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