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Christmas at St. James’

20141225-_MG_8710Christmas Eve 

4:00 pm – Family Service / Children’s Christmas Pageant

10:30 pm – Procession of Carols
with Choir of St. James and Instrumental Ensemble

11:00 pm – Solemn Eucharist

Christmas Sunday

10:30 am – Holy Eucharist (Gregorian Chant)
with Gentlemen of Schola Cantorum of St. James’

This Week at St. James’

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Sunday, December 11, 2016

Third Sunday of Advent 

At 4:30 this Sunday
Great Music at St. James presents

Advent Procession of Lessons and Carols

Patterned after the ever-popular service of Nine Lessons and Carols originating from King’s College, Cambridge, England, the Choir of St. James’ offers this service in anticipation of Christmas on 11 December 2016 (in place of Evensong).

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SUNDAY

8:00 AM
The Holy Eucharist, Rite I
This is a traditional language service with a sermon, organ music and hymns.

9:30 AM
Family Service Discussion (Parish Hall, parents welcome)

10:30 AM (Parish Hall, children)
HeARTS for God

10:30 AM
The Holy Eucharist, Rite II
This service is offered in a rich panoply of ancient and contemporary language, ritual and song. The Choir of St. James’  offers music from Gregorian Chant and Renaissance polyphony to traditional Anglican Cathedral music and anthems written by today’s most celebrated living composers. The Sermon, rooted in biblical scholarship, addresses relevant issues for day-to-day living. 

** Childcare and Sunday School is available from 10:15am-12:15pm in the Parish Hall.

12:00 PM
Family Service Discussion (Parish Hall, Parents welcome)

12:15 PM
The Holy Eucharist, Korean Language, Rite II
Holy Eucharist from the Korean language version of The Book of Common Prayer is celebrated in the main church with music and preaching followed by fellowship in the Parish Hall.

4:30 PM
Advent Procession of Lessons and Carols
Patterned after the ever-popular service of Nine Lessons and Carols originating from King’s College, Cambridge, England, the Choir of St. James’ offers this service in anticipation of Christmas on 11 December 2016 (in place of Evensong).

TUESDAY

7:30-9:00 AM
Food Pantry Prep 
(volunteers welcome)

12:15 PM (Tuesdays)
Holy Eucharist, Rite II, in the Chapel

THURSDAY

8:00-9:00 AM
Food Pantry Distribution
 (volunteers welcome)

7:00 PM (Thursdays)
Holy Eucharist, Rite II, Korean Language, in the Chapel

FRIDAY

Soup Kitchen Prep 3:00 PM (Parish Hall)

Soup Kitchen Meal 5:00 PM (Parish Hall)

6:00pm (Fridays)
Chapel Prayer Service (following Soup Kitchen)

UPCOMING DATES:

January 8
Baptism of Our Lord

January 29
Annual Parish Meeting (Parish Hall)

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WELCOME

We are three hundred plus souls from many lands and cultures who come together in the middle of Los Angeles in a century-old parish that thrives as it prays, sings, works, serves, and plays together. We are also a flourishing K-6 elementary school, a preschool, a soup kitchen and food pantry, prayer groups, a multi-year Education for Ministry group, book groups, men’s and women’s groups, and much more. We invite you to use this web site to explore some of the things we are currently doing and to enrich our lives by joining us.

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Great Music at St. James’

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Advent Procession of Lessons and Carols

This Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 4:30 PM, The Choir of St. James’ under the direction of James Buonemani performs this annual tradition in the style of King’s College, Cambridge, England, singing the music of Richard Marlow, Peter Wishart, John Joubert, Aaron McDermid, Michael Head, Andrew Carter, Bob Chilcott, Morten Lauridsen and a new work by James Buonemani. Associate Organist Tom Mueller will perform Hugo Distler’s Partita on “Wachet auf! ruft uns die Stimme” and Joseph Jongen’s “Toccata in D-flat.”

Free Admission. | Doors open at 4:00 PM. | Festive Reception follows.

Join us December 24 at 10:30 PM for our Christmas Eve Solemn Eucharist. The Choir of St. James’ with winds and harp perform seasonal music.

December 25 at 10:30 AM, the Gentlemen of the Choir perform Gregorian Chant, Britten’s “This little Babe” and Biebl’s famed “Ave Maria.”

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