Welcome Home Tea for Mother Joyce!
Sunday, October 17, 11:00 am in Parish Hall
Mother Joyce returns from her sabbatical October 17!
To celebrate her return the Staff and Vestry will be hosting an English Tea following the morning worship service.
Please RSVP using the form below by October 10.
Welcome Home Tea
Between the Pews Weekly Email (every Wednesday)
Keep current with news at St. James by reading our weekly email newsletter.
We want to hear from you!
What is our WHY?
Our WHY describes our values:
- WHY we do mission
- WHY we exist
- WHY invest time/energy/resources in St. James?
What is our WOW?
If Jesus were to come to St. James today, what would make him say, “WOW!”?
Please prayerfully consider how you would answer these questions and respond by October 24:
Sunday Morning Worship @ 9:30 am
In-Person and Livestream
This link takes you to the St. James YouTube Channel page. On the YouTube Channel page are the uploaded videos and previous live streams.
When we are live streaming there will be an additional window at the top of the page with a link next to it labeled LIVE. Click LIVE to watch the live stream.
Thank you for your cooperation and patience as we’ve navigated attending church in-person during a pandemic!
- Please sanitize hands upon entering.
- Please wear a mask and socially distance.
- Please do not enter if you (or someone you live with) have a fever, cough, shortness of breath, or known exposure to COVID-19.
We will continue to serve the Eucharist in individual portions.
Formation and Connection Opportunities
COFFEE CHAT Sunday at 8:00 am (new time!)
Meeting ID: 860 1181 4269
Meet Members on the Monitor via Zoom
Wednesdays @ 6:30 – 7:30 pm, September 15 – November 17
Join us this week for Keith and Matt’s Excellent Creation Care Adventure!
- Advocacy, and
- Living in abundance rather than scarcity
- How a cure for pride is digging in the dirt, and
- How Babette’s Feast is a metaphor for this topic
Meeting ID: 861 5593 0474
Every month on the second Saturday at 8:30 am, the guys will be meeting virtually for a time of conversation facilitated by Norm Harris and Corky Corcoran. Grab a cup of coffee and join them!
Next meeting: Saturday, November 13, 8:30 am
Zoom Meeting Link: Men’s Breakfast
Meeting ID: 859 3566 9617
It’s a Breeze!
Breeze is our online church database, and you can use it for online or text giving.
With your Breeze account:
- you can access the online directory of St. James folks
- you can use it to register for events like Mass on the Grass or classes
- we can send group emails and texts through Breeze to alert or remind you of events
If you haven’t created your Breeze account yet, it’s easy!
Go to https://stjameskent.breezechms.com or download the Breeze app on your phone or tablet. You will be asked to choose a user name and create a password. Then search for yourself and make sure your profile has the correct information (name, address, phone, email, family members, etc.). To make changes, hover over the blue bar of each section and “click to edit section” will appear. If you need help, contact Michele at 253.852.4450 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Community Engagement (Outreach) Office provides low-income Kent residents with food, water, clothing, utility shut-off assistance, drivers licenses and IDs, referral information, and prayer always.
In cooperation with the IRC (International Rescue Committee) our New Roots gardens focus on food access and nutritional needs of families upon arrival in the U.S., and build on the agricultural experience of many new refugee and immigrant families by providing access to land, materials, and education for program participants to grow healthy food.
We are open on Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10-4
If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Peter Ostrander, Minister of Community Engagement, email@example.com
The Thrift Shop is located in the gymnasium next to St. James Episcopal Church 24447 94th Avenue South Kent, WA 98030.
We are accepting donations of gently used items during open hours at the Thrift Shop.