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Next Events:

SMILE Bible Study

Wed, May 06, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.
Ministries Center library

Senior Men Into Life's Enjoyment - SMILE - gathering each Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. in the Ministries Center library to study, together, the Bible. Led by Fr. Mark Holland.


Joan of Arc Study Group

Wed, May 06, 2015 at 12:00 p.m.
Final meeting for the season, hosted by Suzette Tannehill.

Call 225-387-5141 for more information.


Wednesday Noon Eucharist & Healing Service

Wed, May 06, 2015 at Noon
Chapel of the Twelve Apostles

A service of Holy Eucharist, Rite II, with special prayers for healing and anointing with oil (unction), if desired for yourself or a loved one.


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Sunday Schedule

  • 7:30 a.m. - Rite I, Old English spoken service in the church
  • 9:00 a.m. - Rite II with praise-style music in the Chapel of the Twelve Apostles
  • 9:00 a.m. - Rite II with organ and Cherub or Treble Choirs, in the church
  • 11:00 a.m. - Rite II with organ and Adult Choir, in the church
  • 5:00 p.m. - Rite II spoken service in the Chapel of the Twelve Apostles

Hearty Breakfasts - Approximately four Sundays per year we invite our neighbors living on the streets and area homeless shelters to Bishops Hall so we can serve them with a hearty breakfast, from 8 until 9 a.m. Volunteers are always welcome to join our parish family as we put the hospitality of Christ into practice.

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

News and Readings:

Death

He does not save us from dying, but through dying He saves us from the state of death.

-Richard Meux Benson, SSJE (1824-1915) 
Society of Saint John the Evangelist

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Strategic Planning Workshop & Town Meetings

A Planning Workshop was held April 17 and 18 at St. James Episcopal Church. Hosted by the Strategic Planning Committee, the workshop was attended by 35 members of the vestry, clergy, and Task Force leaders. Our consultant, Reb Scarborough, facilitated the two-day session of prayer, fellowship, discussion, and decisions.

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Summer Sounds Lineup Announced

Summer Sounds at St. James Concert Series Returns for Sixth Season!

The St. James Center for Spiritual Formation is pleased to announce the return of the popular Summer Sounds at St. James series of musical concerts. Concerts are scheduled each Wednesday evening in July at 7:00 p.m., at St. James Episcopal Church, at the corner of Convention at N. Fourth Street in downtown Baton Rouge.

Admission for each concert is $10; college students with a valid ID will be admitted free. A reception follows each concert so the audience may have an opportunity to meet the performers, obtain memorabilia and recordings, and enjoy the St. James Artists’ Guild Summer Exhibition and Sale. Read more.

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