156 N. Monroe St.
P.O. Box 507
La Grange, Texas 78945
Father Eric: 979.968.3910
9:15 - Noon for children ages 2-5
Nursery is located in the Preschool Building
Tuesday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
St. James News & Events...
Jon Stephens - 7/2 Terry Eastin - 7/2 Val Pechal - 7/5 Ray Landry - 7/7
Bill Balch - 7/14 Audrey Wick - 7/15
Bill Bishop - 7/16 Louisa Schorlemer - 7/16 Marjorie Ettredge - 7/17 Steve Mayer - 7/18 Judy Stribling - 7/24 Jimmy Helms - 7/25
Wayne Hamman - 7/29
Julie Ardery & Bill Bishop - 7/12
Deborah & John Bradley - 7/17
Tanya & Joe Jameson - 7/23
Elaine & Matt Vickers - 7/26
Judy & Doug Stribling - 7/31
Welcome, Father John Loving!...
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
“The Holy Smokers”
The group, better known as "THE HOLY SMOKERS,"
host a drive-thru BBQ Chicken and Sausage
"Fundraiser to benefit OTHERS..."
Every second Saturday of the month beginning at 11:00 a.m.
Our Men's Group and those from the "benefactor of the month", awaken and begin stoking
the fires at 5 am (sometimes earlier) for a mouth-watering lunch!
Some would say it's our most successful form of outreach...
Friday, July 7th @ 1 pm...we will clean and prep the birds! Come join
Come early and enjoy the fellowship of the "Holy Smokers"!
Our next "Fundraiser to benefit OTHERS" will be
Saturday, July 8th at 11:00
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, July 10th @ 6:00pm
Location: Joe Bailey's Residence
(Maps are available in the office)
Hosted by: Joe Bailey, Bill Bishop & Jim Holms
Newcomers are ALWAYS welcome!
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 on Thursday, July 13 at 11 am
in the Parish Hall. Please Join us!
For more information, please contact Charlotte Hillbolt at
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!
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!
Thursday, June 22nd
The ladies are planning an outing to
The Care Inn to celebrate their June Birthday Party!
If you have any questions, please call Virginia James' cell at 979-561-7149
BAKE SALE with the "Holy Smokers"!
Offering Sides Dishes for the BBQ and Baked Sweets to enjoy!
Returning in September!
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
this book is a "MUST HAVE"
AREA MINISTRIES FOR EMERGENCY NEEDS
A.M.E.N. was started in 1992, and is an interdenominational, non-profit, 501 c(3) organization that provides food, rent and utility assistance to residents of Fayette County.
A.M.E.N. operates solely on contributions and/or food donations received from churches, organizations, groups and individuals. There are currently 13 churches which supply volunteers to A.M.E.N. that work on a weekly rotating basis.
All client applications are screened by client interviewers to determine the kind of assistance needed. A.M.E.N. is a Partner Affiliate with the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas. Capital Area Food Bank distributes an average of 15 million pounds of food per year, to more than 370 non-profit agencies in 21 Central Texas Counties, who then distribute the food to the people in need.
To volunteer...call or come by:
805 Mode Lane ~ La Grange, Texas 78945
Food for JULY:
PEANUT BUTTER & JELLY
(Regular, Reduced Fat and/or Sugar...ALL varieties welcome!)
The drop-off bin for non-perishable food donations is in the Parish Hall.
All donations are appreciated.
Volunteers NEEDED…come join the fun!
Our next chance to help...
July 31 & August 3, 2017
Sign-up in the Parish Hall or ask
Suzanne Arts for more information!
Work Days for 2017...
July 31 & August 3 October 2 & 5 December 28
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!