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Ash Wednesday at St. James

Dear friends, This year, we have a very special Ash Wednesday planned here at St. James’ in-the-City on February 26. First, a 7am service in the Chapel led by Father John Kim. Then, St. James’ School students and their parents will get to meet Bishop Frank Brookhart, who will be preaching and  administering ashes at…

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In Your 20s/30s? Come Join Us // YAPGES

The Young Adult Prayer Group and Eating Society (or, usually, just YAPGES) is the regular gathering of twenty- and thirty-somethings for food, fellowship, discussion, and prayer. We meet about monthly for a pot-luck dinner and are open to all to bring as they are able.  Our January YAPGES dinner was great! We had two kinds…

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Ministry Council

A fun and vibrant group met this week after services, gathering leaders of all the different 𝗮𝗰𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗲𝘀, 𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗶𝗲𝘀, and 𝗽𝗲𝗼𝗽𝗹𝗲 𝗴𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗽𝘀 of 𝐒𝐭. 𝐉𝐚𝐦𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐧-𝐭𝐡𝐞-𝐂𝐢𝐭𝐲. The 𝗠𝗶𝗻𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗿𝘆 𝗖𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗰𝗶𝗹 is made up of parishioners volunteering as leaders in a particular ministry, group, or event at St. James. We can’t wait to share more about each of…

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An Advent Message from Bishop John Harvey Taylor

Advent 2019   By John Harvey Taylor   As the season of Advent begins, greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to the people of God in the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles.   Advent is our season of maximum attentiveness. These busy weeks lead inevitably and gloriously to Christmas. The feast of…

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Stories from the Frontline

Last Monday evening’s event, called Let’s Talk About Homelessness, was amazing! There were church members, school parents and members of the wider community there. Our hearts were touched, and all of us learned much more about how to reach out to those experiencing homelessness and also how we can help address the profound need for more…

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Saint James and a Harp

A few parishioners of the St. James’ family met up with the choir during the tour. These are some thoughts submitted by Sara Jane Thies. On this day of our patron, Saint James, we are blessed to have been in my motherland Ireland for almost a week. Starting in Dublin, to research more of the…

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Rev. Kate in Korea

Keep up with Mother Kate’s trip to Korea here, or by following her on Twitter Follow @RevKateCress Tweets by RevKateCress

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Celebrating Fr. John Kim

Congratulations Father Kim! Sunday Marks the 30th Anniversary of The Rev. John Kim’s  Ordination to the Priesthood. On Sunday mornings you can almost always see one slightly arched and skinny priest with disheveled hair, in his vestments, and most times running this way and that, preparing for three Sunday services. Once Bishop Diane Bruce declared,…

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If It’s Not One Thing, It’s Your Mother

St. James’ Rector, The Rev. Dr. Kate Cress was recently invited as guest homilist for Solemn Evensong at the Episcopal Cathedral of St. John’s, Los Angeles. Below is the transcript. January 19, 2019 Psychologists are known to say, “If it’s not one thing, it’s your mother.”  And it’s true, isn’t it, that we can trace some of the most complicated moments…

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