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    { We're Glad You've Visited }

    We welcome you and invite you to enter into a deeper exploration of a community that shares the love of Jesus Christ with each other, our city, and the world. It takes more than a few words to describe a parish, but there are two things we can tell you right away: we are committed to Jesus Christ and from that commitment flows our care for one another and our ministries. In every ministry and program, we at St. James' Church on Madison Avenue at 71st Street invite you to enter more deeply into the life we share in Christ. We hope you will join us.

    The Rev. Brenda G. Husson, Rector

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    { Summer Sundays }

    8:00 a.m.  |  Holy Eucharist (Chapel)

    10:30 a.m.  |  Holy Eucharist (Church)

    6:00 p.m.  |  Candlelight Communion

    Mon. - Thur., 8:00 a.m.  |  Morning Worship

  • { Getting Here }

    LOCATION: Madison Ave. between 71st and 72nd Streets

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    OFFICE PHONE: (212) 774-4200

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    { First Time Families }

    We've found that St. James' mix of rich Anglican tradition and innovative, fun family worship and programming is just the right recipe for helping kids know God's love.

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    When you come to church at St. James', you can expect to find...

    SPACE TO PRAY. Our services include hymns, prayers, and time for silence, as well as Communion and sermons that connect our Scriptures to our lives.

    SPACE TO BE YOURSELF. Worshipers at St. James' come from many different places, backgrounds, and perspectives.

    SPACE TO MAKE CONNECTIONS. Whether it's your first time or your thousandth, there's always an opportunity to get better connected with God and one another. Join us at coffee hour or stop by the Welcome station on your way out. We look forward to meeting you.


The Forum

Coburn Hall. Sundays, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

The Forum is an important resource for Christian formation at St. James' Church. Designed to delve deeply into the central topics of the Christian faith, The Forum is a space to engage with our clergy and special outside presenters about the things that matter most. Grab a cup of coffee and join us. 

The Forum runs concurrently with Church School, following the 9:10 a.m. Eucharist and before the 11:15 a.m. Choral Eucharist.


Lent 2017  |  5 Marks of Love

This Lent, St. James' will join with Episcopalians across the country in exploring the ways in which Christ’s love expresses itself in and through us; in our lives, in our faith communities, and in the world around us. Guided by reflections from the Brothers of the Society of Saint John the Evangelist (SSJE) in Cambridge, Mass., we will explore the "Five Marks of Mission" shared across the Anglican Communion. What does it mean to be rooted and grounded in God's love? And how is God calling us to share that love in all we do? 


March 5  |  Tell 

To proclaim the Good News of the Kingdom.

The Rev. Ryan Fleenor begins our Lenten series by introducing the theology of mission: What is God's mission? How are we called to participate in it? And what is the "good news" of the "kingdom" that we are called to share?


March 12  |  Teach

To teach, baptize and nurture new believers.

The Rev. Sarah Stewart continues our Lenten series on the Five Marks of Love. As Christians, we belong to God and to one another. In the second “Mark of Love” we are called to help nurture God’s love within one another. Community is a necessity of Christian life because we are people of love who are called to encourage one another in this new life.


March 19  |  Tend

To respond to human need by loving service. 

Suffering is a part of the human condition that none of us completely escapes, and it is a “Mark” of God’s love operating in our lives when we respond to human need by loving service. The third Mark of Love asks us to see how God is already working in the lives of those in need, and then discover how we can be channels of that mission in the world.


March 26  |  Transform

To transform unjust structures, to challenge violence of every kind, and to pursue peace and reconciliation.

Associate for Mission Susana Ferrer explores how the prophetic witness of Jesus calls us to recognize and fight for human unity. Jesus came to tear down the walls that divide us. How can we continue this mission, challenging unjust structures, working for peace and reconciliation?


April 2  |  Treasure

To strive to safeguard the integrity of creation and sustain and renew the life of the earth.

The fifth Mark of Love invites us to participate in God’s work of safeguarding the creation. This mark calls us, first, to appreciate the beauty of the earth and then to commit ourselves to protecting it. This is critical work in our moment.



Questions? Contact the Rev. Ryan Fleenor at rfleenor@stjames.org