Posts Tagged “Episcopal Church”

The Free Community Dinner at St. James’ Community Dinner. February, 24 at 5:30pm

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The Free Community Dinner at St. James’ Community Dinner. February, 24 at 5:30pm

  The February, 24 Community Dinner at St. James’. The Dinner will be hosted by   The Goshen Junior National Honor Society & Goshen’s Youth Ending Hunger Club @ 5:30 pm in the  St. James’ Parish Hall.   Started in June of 1999, the Community Dinner at St. James’ began as a program to help feed those who could use a free meal and…

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Lenten Stations of the Cross Service. Friday at 7:00pm March, 2, 16 & 30,

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Lenten Stations of the Cross Service. Friday at 7:00pm March, 2, 16 & 30,

 The Stations of the Cross, or in Latin the Via Crucis, tell the story of the Passion of Jesus Christ in fourteen steps or stations.  Walking the Stations is a tradition for Roman Catholics and also Anglicans and Lutherans.  It  is a common Lenten practice.  Most of the stations come directly from Scripture while the…

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St. James’ Camera Club Meeting, March, 13

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St. James’ Camera Club Meeting, March, 13

Our email is sjccny@gmail.com  The next meeting of the St. James’ Camera Club is March, 13 at 7:00pm. CLICK HERE  for The St. James’ Camera Club website       The St. James’ Camera Club meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month in the St. James’ Parish Hall from 7:00 pm to around 9:00 pm.  All are welcome.    …

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Good Friday Liturgy, March, 30 at 12:00 Noon

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Good Friday Liturgy, March, 30 at 12:00 Noon

The Good Friday Liturgy will begin at 12:00 Noon on March, 30,   Click Here for Good Friday Readings. Good Friday  The Friday before Easter Day, on which the church commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus. It is a day of fasting and special acts of discipline and self-denial.

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The History of the Episcopal Shield

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The History of the Episcopal Shield

The shield was adopted by the General Convention of 1940 and is rich in symbolism.  The red cross on a white field is the St. George Cross, an indicator of our link to the Church of England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.  The miniature crosses in the blue quadrant symbolize the nine original…

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Community Groups or Clubs Meeting at St. James’

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Community Groups or Clubs Meeting at St. James’

We are a living, growing church going forth in  the name of Christ. Service to the community is a large part of our fellowship. Alcoholics Anonymous Boy Scouts Troop 63 St. James’ Camera Club ECCO (Episcopal Community of Central Orange)  

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Liturgical Ministries

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Liturgical Ministries

Acolytes Fr. Carl, chairperson An acolyte is a lay person who assists in worship by carrying the processional cross or crucifix, lighting and extinguishing candles, holding a torch at the reading of the gospel, and assisting the priest and deacon during holy communion. At the present, St. James has nineteen acolytes. They range in age from…

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