Creating opportunities for faith in God
to be discovered, renewed and put into action
Musicianship Class Offered on Zoom
Thursday, Oct. 1, 7:00 - 8:00 pm

This class is fun and informative. It's not too late to get started. Want to sharpen your musical skills? Haven’t dusted off those notes and rhythms in a while?
Dr. Alison Luedecke is offering a musicianship skills course on Zoom this fall, Thursday evenings from 7:00 - 8:00 pm. Everyone is welcome! This is a great activity to do on your own or with friends and family. The course is open to all skill levels and experiences. Come, learn, and try something new. No RSVP needed; just click on the Zoom link 
St. Francis Day Blessing of the Animals this Sunday!
In-Person: Sunday, Oct. 4, 4:00 pm, Front Patio
Bring your beloved animals; four legged, furry, scaly, and winged creatures of all kinds to the Animal Blessing.
Join us for a simple liturgy celebrating God's creation, followed by a prayer of blessing for each animal. Please wear a mask, and we'll keep a safe distance as we celebrate!

SIGN UP for in-person service at 4:00 pm HERE

If you can't make it to the in-person service, there will be an online Animal Blessing.
Online: Sunday, Oct. 4, 11:00 am ZOOM LINK
Kids - don't forget pick up your goodie bags to prepare for the
All Hallows' Eve Service
Alex's Playlist: Blessing of the Animals
October 4th marks the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of all living creatures. We celebrate every year by blessing all the animals in our lives. This year, whether virtual or in person, we invite you to think about all the blessings these animals have brought to us. 

Listen on Spotify HERE
Wednesday Noon Prayer
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 12:00 pm

Please join us on Zoom for our Wednesday Noon Prayer service.

Click HERE to enter the Zoom meeting
A Festival of Faith: Lament and Hope
October 18 – November 1, 2020
Save the dates! A FESTIVAL OF FAITH: Lament and Hope, featuring two special services, a
photography exhibition, and the premiere of a sound installation, will take place at St.
James from October 18 through November 1.

Compline-by-Candlelight service, led by the Schola Cantorum of St. James, Sunday, Oct. 18, 7:00 pm
Jazz Vespers - Sunday, Nov. 1, 4:00 pm
Carlos Garcia - our Guest Preacher
Sunday, Oct. 11, 8:00 and 9:00 am
Our Diocesan Latino missioner, the Rev. Carlos Garcia, will be our guest preacher on October 11.
Besides being our Latino Missioner, he has served as Pastor of St. Philip the Apostle, Lemon Grove, for the past eleven years and has been an active member of the Cursillo movement for thirty years.

Carlos will join us both online and in-person.
“Journey Through the Bible” continues Oct. 11
Sunday, Oct. 11, 11:30 - 12:30 Zoom LINK
Three-Week New Testament Series taught by Dr. David Moseley
Sunday, September 27, 11:30 am-12:30 pm on zoom
We are excited to announce we will complete our “Journey through the Bible” series in October! Dr. David Moseley will be joining us for class online via zoom - don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity to hear about the latter half of the New Testament and some of the most challenging books of the Bible with one of our favorite Bible teachers and scholars, Dr. Moseley.
Sunday, October 11th: The General Epistles (James – Jude)
Sunday, October 18th: The Book of Revelation & Apocryphal Literature
Sermons Online
Sunday, Sept. 27

Humility Not For Wimps

Jesus didn’t need to boast about his status as the son of God. Instead, he led by example and showed us as the Rev’d Mark Hargreaves points out that the strength of a truly humble person is their self-confidence and their strong sense of identity and worth

Read, watch, or listen HERE