St. James Anglican Parish

Within the  Diocese of NS & PEI

Priest:

The Rev'd Dr. John WR Roddam

18 Prospect Avenue

Kentville, NS, B4N 4H7

Parish Office (902)678-3123

stjames@ns.sympatico.ca

Priest Associate:

The Rev'd Catherine Desloges

Welcome to St. James Anglican Church, A place for Worship, Caring, Learning and Fun.

And let us consider how to provoke one another to love and good deeds, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day  approaching  

Hebrews 10:24-25 (NRSV)

MONTHLY BREAKFAST

Muffins * Fresh Fruit * Eggs * Bacon * Beans * Fish Cakes * Toast * Tea * Coffee * Juice    Very early in the morning on every 4th Saturday of the month, a dedicated group gathers to serve the best breakfast in town.   Hours: 8:00am-10:00am.  $7.00 minimum Charge.                              

Contact:  Rev. Catherine Desloges


LONGEST NIGHT CONCERT

Each December 21st, we gather to experience some quiet time amidst a demanding season with the unique sounds of Celtic harpists/singers.  Ardith and jennifer, and some enchanting storytelling.  Cost is $10.00.

Contact:  Parish Office


ST. ANNE's CAMP

We support, promote and assist with the programs offered at this Anglican wilderness Camp.

                                                          Contact:  Terry Hibb


ACW GUILD

Anglican Church Women meet for fellowship on the 2nd & 4th Thursday at 2 pm, Sept. - June.  The group is involved in catering, outreach and church activities.

                                                  Contact:  Marilyn Hamlin


MEN'S CLUB

Male members of the parish meet on the 3rd Tuesday monthly st 5:30 pm for a potluck meal and social.  Guest speakers and other activities are organized through the year.                                            Contact:   Wayne Hamlin


TURKEY DINNERS

A major community outreach held twice yearly in April & October.  People have been coming from miles around for many years to enjoy a Turkey Dinner at St. James.

                                                     Contact:  Wayne Hamlin


GLORIOUS TECHNICOLOR KNITTERS

Members of St. James and others meet every 2nd Tuesday from 1:30-3:30pm to know, sew, crochet and  fellowship.  Crafts are displayed and sold at various events.                             

Contact:   Mary Corkum-Allaire


APPLE PIE BAKE

Pies pre-ordered and then assembled in one day in the fall with the help of many.

                                                  Contact: Kathy Connell





LEARNING MINISTRIES

BAPTISMAL/CONFIRMATION PREPARATION TEAM

Assists the clergy in teaching/preparation of baptismal and confirmation candidates and/or their parents.

                                                                         Contact:  Parish Office

EDUCATION FOR MINISTRY (EFM)

A 4-year theology certificate course for lay people.   Participants commit one year at a time and meet in small groups with a rained mentor.                                                                                                                                                                                Contact:   Bill Travis


BOOK STUDY

Small groups meet for a 5-6 week study & reflection on a book selected by the Spiritual Development Team.

                                                                                                                                                                                        Contact:  Parish Office

FUN & FELLOWSHIP MINISTRIES

OTHER MINISTRIES

PARISH COUNCIL

Provides general oversight and leadership in the parish.  Members are elected at the annual parish meeting.  Council meets on the 3rd Monday (Sept-June) at 7:30pm.


GARDEN OF REST

Provides and maintains cremated remains on church grounds.  

                                                                                                                     Contact:  Wilma/Willis Moore or Hope/Richard Chickoski


CHOIR

Leads worship music at the 10:30am Sunday Service and as needed.  Meets for practice weekly on Wednesday at 7:00-9:00pm.  If you enjoy singing, you welcome!

                                                                                                                                                      Contact:   John Scott, Director of Music


ALTAR GUILD

Prepares the Altar, Communion vessels, candles, linens and lectionary books for all regular and special worship services.

                                                                                                                                                                                         Contact:   Joyce Wile


OFFERTORY FAMILIES

Carry bread and wine to the Altar on behalf of the community.

                                                                          

GREETERS

Greet/Welcome people who come to worship and provide service materials and respond to parishioners' needs during the service.

                                                                                                                                                                                      Contact: Parish Office


MONEY COUNTERS

Count and verify offerings from weekly services.   No experience needed.          Contact:   Debbie Boon





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