St. James' Parish is as diverse as our 300+ years of history. We draw from the Annapolis area and as far south as Calvert County. We have over 325 families and individuals. At the same time we are striving to, in some ways, remain a parish where everyone feels connected and a part of a vibrant Christian Community. Our parish emphasizes "Remembering the Past, Living our faith, and Worshipping into the Future". In the midst of the Eucharist each Sunday, we clearly proclaim "This is not our table, it is the Lord's, and everyone is Welcome". The Eucharist is extended to young and older, for we are all God's children. We are Sisters and Brothers in Christ and as such it is essential that we relate to each other as a family.
- 8 AM Holy Eucharist, St. Mark's Chapel
- 9 AM Holy Eucharist, St. James' Church
- 11 AM Holy Eucharist, St. James' Church
- 5:30 PM Holy Eucharist, St. James' Church
Special Holiday Schedule at St. James' Church
- Christmas Eve:
- 2:30 PM Holy Eucharist
- 5 PM Holy Eucharist
Music by the Celebration Choir
- 8:30 PM Holy Eucharist
Music by the Bell Choir
- 10:30 PM Holy Eucharist
Choral Prelude & Traditional Christmas Music by the Senior Choir
The Lectionary (External Link)
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Requests & Forms
Celtic Advent Retreat
On Saturday, December 14th from 9:00 AM to noon the Rev. Dawn Campbell will be leading a Celtic Advent Retreat at St. James' church and parish hall. The retreat will be in the spirit of the Iona Community on the Isle of Iona in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland.
In September of this year, Dawn+ spent a week on the Isle of Iona on pilgrimage. The retreat will closely resemble the rhythm Dawn+ experienced on pilgrimage. The morning will begin with morning prayer, followed by periods of reflection using scripture, chant, prayer, and the labyrinth (weather permitting). Much of the reflection time will be in silence. Finding time to be still and silent, especially during seasons such as Advent and Lent, is an incredibly powerful experience. The morning will end with Holy Eucharist. Both the morning prayer service and Holy Eucharist will come from the Iona Community Worship Book.Please RSVP before December 13th by signing up on the sign-up sheet outside the clergy offices in the parish hall, in the back of St. Mark's chapel, by emailing Dawn+ at email@example.com, or call (410)867-2838.
Please contact Linda Rines at Linda.Rines@comcast.net if you can help! Donations of frozen turkeys (10-12 pounds) are needed as well as cash contributions to purchase the other food items for the baskets. Thanks for supporting this important St. James' Parish ministry and helping to provide holiday meals to those members of our community in need.
Please join us on December 11th for fun, fellowship, and Christmas caroling to benefit the important work of the Salvation Army.
Middle and High School Students - We Need You! Please consider volunteering to assist with activities at the Lunch with Santa. Sign up by contacting Sharon McGlaughlin. This will be documented for Community Service Hours.