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


Church Office: 979.968.3910
Cathy Sterman


Preschool: 979.968.9501
Laurie Krupala


Father Eric: 979.968.3910


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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...

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

May 4th at 6 pm


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 and a limited live auction, and we are now asking for donations. If you would like to donate or volunteer, please call or text Laurie at 214-477-6582, or email:

Thank you!

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Episcopal Church Women
The ECW fosters a special kinship in the

religious life 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 our Parish, our Community, our Diocese,

our Nation & our World.



Our next  monthly ECW luncheon & meeting  will be combined with the

Daughter's of the King prayer group :

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 @ 10:00 am
in the Parish Hall!

"Daughter's of the King - How We Pray" 


ALL women are very welcome to attend and bring a friend!


BAKE SALE with the "Holy Smokers"! 

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

  Saturday, February 9th, 2019!


Grab your pals & and host a St. James Supper Club!


Hosts are still needed for the months of :





The Sign-up Sheet is in the Parish Hall!

                                                                                         C'mon...ya know it'll be fun! 

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“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...

Come early and enjoy the fellowship of the "Holy Smokers"! 


Our next "Fundraiser to benefit OTHERS" will be 

Saturday, February 9th at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm!

(Cleaning Party is Friday, February 8 @ 1 pm)





Join us!

The Men's Club

The Men's Club open to all men.  

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


Our next meeting is ~

Monday, February 11th @ 6:00pm  


Location: The Stribling Family's Home

Hosted by:  Doug Stribling, Mike Parrish, Larry Kahanek & Trey Cheatham  

Maps are in the office     *     Newcomers are ALWAYS welcome!

Fayette County
    Disaster Recover DistributionCenter

851 S. Reynolds Street
La Grange, TX 78945 


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

FRIDAY: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
SATURDAYS - 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Volunteers NEEDED…come join the fun!

February 12, 13, 15 & 16, 2019

Sign-up in the Parish Hall
or ask Lil Landry or Marilyn Gibson for more information! 


Work Days for 2019...

March 26 - April 1          May 14-20          July 9-15         

August 20-26          October 8 - 14          November 19-25          

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


Our next meeting  will be combined 

with the ECW, and a luncheon on

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 @ 10:00 am
with a viewing of the DVD:

"Daughter's of the King - How We Pray" 

Please Join us!


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

Diocesan Council

February. 21-23, 2019

If you are interested in being a delegate, please contact Fr. Eric at 979-968-3910 .    

The Pastoral Care Committee is a group of people that work 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 of 

"The St. James' Shepherds"
will be Thursday,  February 28th @ 3:30 pm

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 information on the process through Safeguarding God's People training.

St. James Vestry


Vestry will meet next:

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 5:00 pm

at the Parish Hall.

Spanish Classes!!!
The Fayette County ESL program is preparing to expand, offering SSL- Spanish as a Second Language -  classes, most likely on Wednesday mornings and afternoons.  
Plans now are for a one-hour children's class and two two-hour adult classes.
There will
be a fee charged to pay instructor Roxanne Shell, from Smithville.
If interested, please contact Julie Ardery, 512-636-9057 or 
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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 or come by: 
                                      805 Mode Lane   ~   La Grange, Texas 78945

OPEN MONDAY - 9 am - 11 am
THURSDAY - 1 pm - 3 pm


Food for FEBRUARY:

(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... 

April 15 - 18, 2019

Sign-up in the Parish Hall!

Work Days for 2019...

June 10-13          Oct 21 - 24

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

Take some time this year, to BE...

       go on a Spiritual Retreat!


Camp Allen Retreats 2019...    

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.

Save your Corks!

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


For more information...
ask Mary Kahanek

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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