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Vestry

A Multitude of Ministry

Every week, St. James’ School holds chapel service here in the church. Canon Aidan Koh leads worship, and Jim Casey conducts the St. James’ Children’s Choir. Sixth graders in sharp, navy blazers set the elegant tone. Parents join their children in the pews. Sometimes I preach, and always offer a blessing at the end. And,…

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Rector’s Report

In ways that often seemed mysterious at the time, myriad experiences in my life – years spent living and working in Africa and Asia, teaching and conducting research in a range of educational settings, and serving as a priest in Massachusetts – now seem to have been paving a road to you, to life and ministry…

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Welcome Rev. Kate Cress

Dear St. James’ Family, By a unanimous vote of the St. James’ Vestry, we are thrilled to announce The Rev. Kate Cress as the next Rector of St. James’ in-the-City. Rev. Kate Cress currently serves as the Rector of Church of Our Savior in Somerset, Massachusetts since her ordination in 2009. Prior to her calling…

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Search Update

Dear Friends in Faith, By Sunday, May 5th your vestry will have met, interviewed, celebrated Eucharist, heard preach, and discerned with all the finalist candidates. The next step—coming this week—is for your vestry to meet, and prayerfully decide whom to call to be our next rector. As soon as we have done this—and given the…

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Search Update

Dear Friends in Faith, As we’ve told you, we’re at the last stage of our search for a new rector: the search committee has identified four finalists, whom the vestry will be meeting and interviewing over the next several weeks to discern the match with the parish profile we compiled from your surveys and our…

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Search Update

Dear Friends in Faith, As we’ve told you, we’re at the last stage of our search for a new rector: the search committee has identified four finalists, whom the vestry will be meeting and interviewing over the next several weeks to discern the match with the parish profile we compiled from your surveys and our…

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Search Update

Dear Friends in Faith, As we’ve told you, we’re at the last stage of our search for a new rector: the search committee has identified four finalists, whom the vestry will be meeting and interviewing over the next several weeks to discern the match with the parish profile we compiled from your surveys and our…

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Search Update

Your search committee has informed your vestry that, after the committee completed its process of discernment, they have arrived at a slate of finalist candidates for our next rector.  As soon as the diocese completes its vetting process, the search committee will brief the vestry at an upcoming retreat, and the vestry will then commence…

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Introducing the Chair of Your Rector Search Committee

I’m Ingrid-Finley Scott, and have agreed to serve as the chair and vestry liaison of our rector search committee. I’ve been a member of the St. James congregation for seventeen years, my late husband and I having been introduced to it by my parents, who told me I would love the place and its people.…

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Warden’s Update – October 2017

   Dear Friends in Faith, We’re writing with a rector search update. As you will likely recall, we have assembled a search committee (see a previous update for details), which will undertake the important task of moving from a list of 30+ candidates to a group of about three finalists—who match the criteria established during…

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