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156 N. Monroe St.
P.O. Box 507
La Grange, Texas 78945

 

Church Office: 979.968.3910
Cathy Sterman

Cathy@StJamesLaGrange.org

 

Preschool: 979.968.9501
Laurie Krupala

Preschool@StJamesLaGrange.org
or
Laurie@StJamesLaGrange.org

 

Father Eric: 979.968.3910
Eric@StJamesLaGrange.org

 

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Service Times

Holy Eucharist:
Rite One
8:00 a.m.

Child Care:

9:15 am
in the Preschool


Holy Eucharist

Rite Two
10:30 am

 

Office Hours:
Tuesday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Office: 979-968-3910

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St. James News & Events...

*** Please note:  Church Offices will be closed December 25th - January 2nd. 

Messages will be checked regulary for any pastoral emergencies.

Have a very MERRY CHRISTMAS & a HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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Helping Hands 4 LG TX After Harvey

Is a Facebook page (co-organized by our own, Laurie Krupala) to share vital resources and community needs, after the flooding.  It offeres helpful information for

volunteers and victims, alike.

 

 

On Facebook, go to:

Helping Hands for LG TX After Harvey

St. James Vestry

 

New Year's News: Vestry elections will be held on January 14th, 2018. Please contact Fr. Eric if you feel called to this ministry. Nominations for 2 positions will open on Dec. 11, and close on 1/11/2018. Forms will be in the church office.
 

*Bishop Harrison visiting on January 21st. She will be doing baptisms, confirmations, receptions, and reaffirmations. If you have taken the Discovery class, & desire to be confirmed, received, or reaffirmed please inform Cathy in the church office. If you wish to be baptized or have one of your children baptized, let us know.  

 
*Annual Parish Meeting: scheduled for 
January 28, 2018.

The ministry leaders are asked to start working on their reports.  

Save the Date!...

St. James' Preschool is gearing up for this year's
Preschool Picassos
Art Auction & Dinner
at Frisch Auf Valley Country Club on
 February 24th at 6 pm!

 

There is ALWAYS something blooming at St. James Preschool!

We are thinking "OUTSIDE of the box" this year and hope all of you will join us for this fun event!  There will be a silent auction again this year, and asking for donations to our auction that are preferably art themed. If you have any of these items we may keep or borrow, please call or text Laurie at 214-477-6582, or email: laurie@stjameslagrange.org.

Thank you!

The Order of the Daughters of the King
 Our mission is the extension of Christ's Kingdom
through Prayer, Service and Evangelism. 

The Daughters of the King
will meet again in January 11, 2018.
in the Parish Hall.  Please Join us!

 

For more information, please contact Charlotte Hillbolt at 979-249-5447

The Mens Club

The Mens Club open to all men.  

Join us at our monthly fellowship meetings,
held at a different location every month.

 

Our next meeting is ~

Monday, January 15th @ 6:00pm  

                                                               

Location: TBA

Hosted by:  TBA

 

Maps are available in the office          *          Newcomers are ALWAYS welcome!

 

Weekly devotions

atSt. James

Weekday Bible Study: Come join a Bible study every Wednesday 9 am - 10 am in
the Parish Hall.

 

FIND...

Formation IN Direction

a school for spiritual formation is offering programs in both spiritual direction training and in
spiritual formation for ministry.  

See www.f-in-d.org for more information.  Applications will be accepted until June 30th.  

You may also contact Kathleen Phillips at 979-324-4302 or finddirectr@yahoo.com

The Pastoral Care Committee is a group of people that works with our clergy to provide loving care to those in our parish who are in crisis and/or are not able to join us for Sunday Services.

Our next meeting will be TBD,

in the St. James' Parish Hall.  Newcomers are always welcome to join us!

 

If this sounds like the ministry for you...please contact Cathy, so that you can become certified.
Ursula Stephens has inforamtion on the process through Safegarding God's People training.

 

IN THE INTERIM...

Please take our survey!

 

Please take our online Pastoral Care survey...

The Church Under the Bridge Ministry…

Church Under the Bridge is a meeting place for Austin's homeless population;
offering a church service, music, food
and fellowship in Christ.
If you would like to donate to this worthy cause, there is a list of needed supplies located in the Parish Hall. 
Please call Jackie Parrish with any
questions at 713-455-3997

Episcopal Church Women
The ECW fosters a special kinship in the religious l
ife of the ladies of St. James.  
This kinship provides a unique avenue for fellowship, learning and a channel through which they advance the mission of our church...in our Parish, our Community, our Diocese,

our Nation & our World.

 

SAVE THE DATE! 

Our next  ECW meeting is :

TBA

 

BAKE SALE with the "Holy Smokers"! 

         Offering Sides Dishes for the BBQ and Baked Sweets to enjoy!

  Saturday, January 13th, 2018!

 

Take some time this year, to BE...

       go on a Spiritual Retreat!

 


Camp Allen Retreats 2018...    

All young ones are welcome to join the
 
“God’s Little Helpers”
Altar Team!
 

Explore a closer walk with Jesus as children learn and participate in the “behind the scenes”
setting-up of our altar and
sanctuary for Sunday service.

 

 

To join us, just ask Father Eric!  Everyone is welcome…Moms & Dads too!

St. James' Episcopal Church is blessed to be included in this new book about some of the most beautiful churches in the Lone Star State.  
 

With mesmeric, artistic renderings by Carl J. Christensen and
fascinating history accounts by
Pixie Christensen...
this book is a "MUST HAVE"
for everyone!

 

Get your copy today!... 

 

 

 

The “Faith” Maker

Stained Glass and Carpenter Gothic Architecture of St. James Episcopal Church, La Grange, TX

 

Thank you, Parishoner, Julie Ardery for your hard work and research to share the the fascinating story behind the beautiful

St. James' stainded glass and architecture...more

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Click here to learn more about St. James' NEWEST Ministry!

To take part, contact Father Eric at 979-968-3910.

"Neighbor to Neighbor"

A Texas Village
 

EVERY

First & Third Mondays from 1 - 4 pm
Join us for GAMES DAY!

 

Senior Games Day

 

EVERY 1st & 3rd Monday, from 1 - 4 pm

The Meadows Building
275 E. Ellinger Road

(Business 71 - past Beall's on the left) 

 

All Fayette County Seniors, over age 55, are invited!

To get things started...

On Sept 11, from 1-4 PM in the same location we will be having a special Game Day to celebrate Grandparents Day with some fun entertainment by John Trafton.

 

There is no charge & refreshments will be served

 

If you need a ride or additional information, 
please conctact Bobbie at 979-217-2652
or email at:

N2NTexas@gmail.com

 

Sponsored by:

Neighbor to Neighbor & Combined Community Action

 pLEASE NOTE! ...

  DUE TO THE FLOODING FROM HURRICANE HARVEY...
WE HAVE A  NEW TEMPORARY LOCATION
TO SERVE OUR COMMUNITY. 

                         Fayette County
                          Disaster Recover DistributionCenter

851 S. Reynolds Street
La Grange, TX 78945 

RECEIVING HOURS
MONDAY - THURSDAY: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM


SHOPPING HOURS:
FRIDAYS - 9 :00 AM  - 3:00 PM
SATURDAYS - 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM 

 

Volunteers NEEDED…come join the fun!
Our chance to help... 

TBA

Sign-up in the Parish Hall or ask

Lil Landry or Marilyn Gibson for more information! 

 

Work Days for 2018...

TBA

The Blinn College - Schulenburg campus has released its Fall workforce and community education course schedule, complete with courses in computers, healthcare, watercolor painting, photography and languages.
Information is posted in the Parish Hall.
(Cathy will be happy to run a copy for you.)

Save your Corks!

Help fight Cancer!
Spec's will pay two cents per cork to the Stehlin foundation, for Pediatric Brain Cancer research.
Container is in the Parish Hall.

 

For more information...
ask Mary Kahanek

Al-Anon Meetings:
Women's Group meeting!
Every Tuesday evening at 6pm in
the Parish Hall

 

AA Meetings:
Every Wednesday evening at 8pm
                       in the Parish Hall.

 

For more information, please call the Parish Office.

Please notify the office FIRST...

If you have important information about meeting times, other scheduled events,

or if you are planning to use the parish hall , borrow tables, chairs, equiment or etc...  Thank you!

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