205 No. Fourth Street | Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70801 | 225-387-5141 | church @ stjamesbr.org |    

We proclaim Christ crucified and risen, and invite all to join with us in ministry together in his name.

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Sunday Worship Schedule

  • 8:00 a.m. - Rite I, Old English spoken service in the church
  • 10:30 a.m. - Rite II with organ and choir(s), in church
  • 10:30 a.m. - As You Are service following Rite II with the As You Are musicians.
  • 5:00 p.m. - Rite II spoken service in the Chapel of the Twelve Apostles


  • Noon - Rite II spoken service in the Chapel of the Twelve Apostles, with special prayers for healing (unction) for yourself or on behalf of others

Latest News and Readings


Lay Ministry News

Check out the latest news in Lay Ministries with Mary Boutwell on her new page. Click here.


Capital Campaign Kickoff

I hope you will join me in Bishops Hall on Sunday, February 26, following the 10:30 service for the official kick-off of a capital campaign, “The Love of Christ Forever.”

There has been extensive …


Gumbo 2017

Opening on the first Friday in Lent, March 3, the St. James Episcopal Church Women - and guys, and friends - invite you to Bishops Hall, at the corner of Florida and N. Fourth Street for Gumbo 2017!



Our liturgy ends not with an admonition to head out and find a cappuccino and The New York Times, but to go and love and serve in the name of the Lord. Like Jesus, we have a message to proclaim … Continue reading

Youth News

Check out the latest news and event notes from Hannah Rothermel.


Brick Presentation

Gary Howes of the Durable Group gives a presentation In Bishops Hall on Sunday, August 7, describing work needed to repair and preserve our historic church building.

Update: The Capital Campaign Case Statement can be downloaded in PDF format, here.


Family Bowling Night

Children's Council is hosting another fun, family event: Family Bowling on March 10, at All Star Lanes on Airline Hwy., just north of I-12. $15 per family covers bowling, shoe rental, pizza, and soft drink. Register here! Registration closes March 6.


Prison Ministries Conference

St. James Episcopal Church to host the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana Prison Ministries Conference on March 27-29, 2017.


Adult Sunday School

Adult classes on Sundays at 9:15 a.m. starting January 8 include two offerings. We hope you will take advantage of our Sunday morning programs for the whole family!


Our Latest Tweets:

  • 17 Feb - Today's eMessenger is ready. You can read it here: fb.me/OyM7rvkn
  • 15 Feb - EYC UPDATE: We are off to a fun and busy start to the year! Here are pictures from some of our events: Ice... fb.me/6KKXpzewZ
  • 8 Feb - The Welcome Committee had a planning party last night. Is everyone ready to invite a friend to our church home? fb.me/5PjujJiGE
  • 5 Feb - The Children's Council can put on an event!
  • 5 Feb - Having fun at the GREAT almost CAMPOUT! fb.me/8snOIcCW1

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