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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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Spiritual Retreats...

Take a moment and just BE...  

BE in the moment.  Be in the beauty that surrounds you.

BE with HIM... 

 

The Diocesen Retreats are a powerful instrument of renewal in the Church.

Their purpose is to concentrate closely on the person and teachings of Jesus Christ.  Faith is examined in a relaxed, fun,informal and loving atmosphere...  
All are welcome...there is something for EVERYONE here!

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FAMILY CAMP OUT

March 9-11, 2018 

Grab your camping gear, your family and your spirit of adventure!  Come enjoy a night away, nestled in the piney woods!  This one night family retreat is full of piney woods, starry skies, and wilderness fun!  Packages include three classic campout meals, outdoor living skill workshop, guided hiking, kayaking anda nostalgic camfire with skits and s'mores!

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ABUNDANT LIVING

March 12- 14, 2018

UTMB's Sealy Center on Aging has partnered with Camp Allen to create an engaging program that encourages aolder adult to embrace again as a spiritual journey and to live the gift of years to the fullest.  Learn from geriatricians; enjoy nature walks, cooking, canoeing and more!

 

The per-person rate includes all key-note presentations, workshops, two nights lodging, seven buffet meals, and all socials.  *Register before February 10, 2018 and receive discounted early bird rates!  Optional Sunday night packages are available and include dinner on Sunday and evening and breakfast Monday.  Conference check-in begins Monday at 10:00 am, with the event ending at 1:00 pm on Wednesday.
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NEEDLEPOINT RETREAT

March 21-25, 2018 and more!...

Join fellow needlepointers in the piney woods of Camp Allen for a three day, two-night needlepointing retreat.  Bring your own projects and pick up some new skills while you are here.  Package includes two nights' hotel accommodations, seven buffet meals, refreshments, and a needlepointing room overlooking 1,100 forested acres.  The event begins on Wednesday, March 21st at 10:00am and concludes on Friday, March 23rd by 1:00pm.

Click HERE to register for MARCH's Retreat...

Click HERE for JUNE's Retreat...

Click HERE for SEPTEMBER's Retreat...

Click HERE for DECEMBER's Retreat...

 

 

 

BIRDS & BLOOMS 2018
May 18-20, 2018

Calling all nature and bird lovers!  This conference is for you! Enjoy Camp Allen’s 1,100 forested acres, attend expert-led workshops, hike scenic trails with experienced guides and much more!

 

Featured Presentations include Wildlife photography, Audubon Presentations, Live owl and hawk demonstrations, birding identification, sunrise bird watching,
& outdoor painting workshops.

 

Per-person rates include two nights hotel accommodations, six buffet meals, and programming. Conference check-in begins at 5 pm Friday and concludes at 2 pm Sunday.
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MAN CAMP

June 1 - 3, 2018

Kick-back, relax and enjoy this two night retreat for men of all ages. 

One of our new programs, Man Camp will include a skeet shooting tournament,

craft beer tasting, barbeque, fishing and archery.
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SUMMER CAMP FOR MOMS

July 27-29, 2018

Hey Moms!  It's your turn to come to Camp Allen for a weekend of relaxation, renewal, and adventure.  Optional activities include: the Blob, giant swing, Adventure Summit challenge course, skeet shooting, horseback riding, rock climbing, canoeing, paddleboards, giant water slide, hiking, aquatics and archery.  Other featured highlights: women's speaker, cooking class, scrapbooking, yoga, decadent dessert social, massages, chick flick movie night, quilting, jewelry making, painting, art projects, and photography.
 

Packages are priced per person and include two nights hotel accommodations, six buffet meals, and most activities.  The retreat begins Friday at 5:00 pm and ends Sunday at 1:00 pm.  If two nights is just not quite long enough, inquire about our bonus night Thursday complete with lodging, three meals, and an unprogrammed day of REST!
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GRAMPS CAMP
September 21 - 22, 2018

Spend quality time with your grandchildren in the piney woods at this two day, one night retreat.  Activities include: canoeing, guided hikes, giant swing, swimming, orienteering, archery, campfire, fishing, pond studies, and stargazing.

 

Rates include one night of hotel accommodations, four buffet meals, and activities. 
The retreat begins Friday at 5:00 pm and ends Saturday at 5:00 pm.

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HOLIDAY IN THE PINES 

December 12-14, 2018

Get ready for a rustic - classic Christmas at Camp Allen’s Holiday in the Pines family weekend! Enjoy two nights of hotel lodging, six delicious meals, and activities for all! Activity options: blown snow, sledding, rock climbing, giant swing, boating, Adventure Summit Course, Swimming, massages, horseback riding, Discovery Dome theatre, Sunday worship service, campfire with s’mores, ladies tea, photos with Santa, family movie night, live bird & reptile classes, guided hikes, fishing lessons, hayrides, moon jump, archery, holiday-themed crafts, and more!

 

Package includes two nights hotel accommodations, six buffet meals, programs and most activities.  Please note that some activities require an additional fee.  Check-in begins at 5:00 pm on Friday and the retreat concludes at 1:00 pm on Sunday.

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Youth Retreats... Oh, yeah!

"YES" 
# 127 | April 13-15 | 2018 
For ALL youth in 6th - 8th Grade

A Youth Encounter Spirit (Y.E.S.) weekend brings together members of the 6th-8th grade youth of the Diocese of Texas as a Christian community. The 6th-8th grade participants and adult sponsors from youth groups among the parishes and mission churches of our diocese become members of the Y.E.S. family.

 

The focus of Y.E.S. is on "who Christ is." Y.E.S. helps foster a clearer appreciation of self, richer relationships with others, and a deeper experience with Jesus. Being part of the Y.E.S. family is fun. The weekend affords a loving environment in which to enjoy the warmth of a personal relationship with our Father and his unconditional love. Y.E.S. is one of the many ways God is equipping the youth (and adults) of this diocese for service in furtherance of His eternal purposes. 

DEADLINE TO REGISTER: April 3, 2018

 

Scholarships Available!

 

If you have already experienced YES, you are welcome to return and serve on staff!

 It is a FUN new way to experience YES...this time from behind the scenes!  
STAFF DEADLINE TO REGISTER: March 13, 2018

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE…

If you need a scholarship to attend YES, please contact Stephanie Townes at the diocesan office at stownes@epicenter.org. **PLEASE NOTE: Requests MUST be made prior to the event, and the Diocese requires written (email is acceptable) proof of the request in order to process a scholarship.

"HAPPENING"

 # 158 | January 12-14 | 2018  Temple, Texas 

 # 159 | April 13-15 | 2018   Camp Allen  (Registration to open soon!)
For ALL youth in 9th - 12th Grade
 

A Happening is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Through this experience, the Happening encourages participation in one's own parish and youth group. Is Christianity relevant to youth today? Can it penetrate the many areas of school life? Can it transform the world and keep up with changing times? The Happening movement thinks so. It does not propose a new type of spirituality but provides a method through which one's spirituality may be developed, nourished, lived, and shared in fellowship with Christians willing to dedicate their lives to God in an ongoing manner. The Happening movement believes that Jesus Christ has and will continue to make a difference in the world and in individual lives. Those attending Happening listen to thought-provoking and challenging talks given by members of the staff and clergy. These talks are designed to help the Happeners get to know God. After each talk, the opportunity is given for questions and discussion in small groups.

DEADLINE TO REGISTER for #158: January 2, 2018

 

Scholarships Available!
 

 

If you have already experienced HAPPENING, you are welcome to return  for  the Lock-In!

 It is a FUN new way to experience HAPPENING...this time from behind the scenes!
DEADLINE TO REGISTER for #158 Lock-In: January 2, 2018 

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