Posts Tagged “Episcopal Church”

The Day of Pentecost June 4 2017

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Pentecost   The term means “the fiftieth day.” It is used in both the OT and the NT. In the OT it refers to a feast of seven weeks known as the Feast of Weeks. It was apparently an agricultural event that focused on the harvesting of first fruits. Josephus referred to Pentecost as the fiftieth…

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The Free Community Dinner at St. James’ Community Dinner. May 27 at 5:30pm

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The Free Community Dinner at St. James’ Community Dinner. May 27 at 5:30pm

The May 27 Community Dinner at St. James’. The dinner will be Hosted by St. James’ Episcopal Church  @ 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 companionship, at the end of each month when…

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St. James’ Camera Club Meeting, June 13

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St. James’ Camera Club Meeting, June 13

Our email is sjccny@gmail.com  The next meeting of the St. James’ Camera Club is  June 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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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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