Anglican Church of Canada

 St. James Anglican Church

Announcements

During this month of the provincial stay-at-home order, the office at St. James is only open to the public on Monday and Wednesday mornings. Please wear your mask and observe safe, social distancing if you need to drop by. Please wait outside the office if there is already someone else in attendance. We will be checking phone messages and email messages regularly. I know you join me in wanting both our staff and our guests to stay safe and healthy by observing these restrictions.


The latest newsletter from The Community of St James: Pray for the Earth


Our church may be closed but each week, we produce and distribute a newsletter — via mailchimp (click to subscribe)— and worship on our St. James YouTube channel.

Our Easter worship series is "Elemental Beauty: Beyond Resurrection.Pray. Sing. Love. Join us in these springtime celebrations!


A wonderful resource to explores, encourages, and refreshes your prayer life. Make this short pilgrimage between the Feast of the Ascension (May 13th) and Pentecost (May 23rd) through daily prayer and reflection.
You may download Thy Kingdom Come Prayer Journal HERE. If you would like a printed copy, please contact the office and we will pleased to provide one!


Surprised by the Spirit: Click HERE to hear and watch a message from our Primate! There is some fun ahead..


Evolving Faith with Sarah Bessey: Join Sarah Bessey on June 9, 2021 (7:00-9:00pm) as she takes us on a journey to Emmaus to discover hope that takes suffering and grief and injustice, our liberation and our joy and our wholeness seriously. Click HERE for more information and tickets.


Taizé Service: We have pre-recorded our April Taizé service. Our theme this month is "Elemental Beauty, Living Water". You can watch the video on our YouTube channel. The service booklet is downloadable HERE.


We are so very proud of our Music Director, Owen Bloomfield. Find out more about this wonderful premiere Slagflower and Other Songs:Vocal Music of Owen Bloomfield by visiting Owen's website at www.owenbloomfield.com/slagflower. Yes, you can even go to concerts on Zoom! Don't miss out on a wonderful musical event and the opportunity to support Owen!


YES... WE WANT TO STAY CONNECTED! With this in mind, know that any of our groups or committees may use our Zoom Account to schedule and enjoy a gathering. If you would like to take advantage of this connection, call the office and book a meeting time. Angela will provide the instructions to get online and to enjoy your gathering.


Staying connected with our friends in Conwy, North Wales: Coffee & Chat on Zoom each Tuesday morning at 10:30 am. All are welcome!
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/73453684163?pwd=ZkhhV0NkYkx5ZWJIS25Kc1BzRGxiUT09


Check out our Diocesan and National News today! Click on the title to read the latest issues online:

Current issue of Anglican Journal May 2021 - New!

Current issue of Niagara Anglican May 2021 - New!


THANK YOU FOR BEING AN AGENT OF CHANGE! Help support your neighbours by supporting The Community of St. James. Click HERE to read about the amazing community programmes offered!


Diocese of Niagara COVID-19 Resource Hub: Find the latest updates, pastoral directives, and resources related to the current coronavirus pandemic HERE.


Thank you — each and every one of you —for supporting this community in all the ways you do. What we receive in your gifts is the ability to maintain our staff, building, and property as agents of love and ministry in our community!
Ways you can give to our ministry:
• drop off your envelopes or special seasonal gift at the office mailbox
• by direct fund transfer to etransferstj@gmail.com.  
• through CanadaHelps.org on a secure page dedicated to St. James, Fergus
• through the Diocesan Donor Portal (with lower fees than CanadaHelps)


Check out these great blogs

Voices in the TreesRCL and other reflections by The Rev'd Canon Trudy Lebans

Love Letters: Scripture Meditations by Canon Dawn Davis

Rain Barrel Poster

Coming Events

Monday, May 17
11 am: Bible Study

Join us each Monday morning, 11 am to noon, as we explore scripture together. It's fun and relaxed. You don't need to know or even believe certain things. Just come with a curious and open mind. We laugh. We challenge. We think aloud. And we enjoy time shared figuring out just how we might follow the Way before us. Call Angela at the office (519-843-2141) and we'll send you a zoom invitation!


Sunday, May 23
DAY OF PENTECOST

Monday, May 24
11 am: Bible Study

Join us each Monday morning, 11 am to noon, as we explore scripture together. It's fun and relaxed. You don't need to know or even believe certain things. Just come with a curious and open mind. We laugh. We challenge. We think aloud. And we enjoy time shared figuring out just how we might follow the Way before us. Call Angela at the office (519-843-2141) and we'll send you a zoom invitation!


Sunday, May 30
TRINITY SUNDAY

Monday, May 31
11 am: Bible Study

Join us each Monday morning, 11 am to noon, as we explore scripture together. It's fun and relaxed. You don't need to know or even believe certain things. Just come with a curious and open mind. We laugh. We challenge. We think aloud. And we enjoy time shared figuring out just how we might follow the Way before us. Call Angela at the office (519-843-2141) and we'll send you a zoom invitation!


Monday, June 07
11 am: Bible Study

Join us each Monday morning, 11 am to noon, as we explore scripture together. It's fun and relaxed. You don't need to know or even believe certain things. Just come with a curious and open mind. We laugh. We challenge. We think aloud. And we enjoy time shared figuring out just how we might follow the Way before us. Call Angela at the office (519-843-2141) and we'll send you a zoom invitation!


Monday, June 14
11 am: Bible Study

Join us each Monday morning, 11 am to noon, as we explore scripture together. It's fun and relaxed. You don't need to know or even believe certain things. Just come with a curious and open mind. We laugh. We challenge. We think aloud. And we enjoy time shared figuring out just how we might follow the Way before us. Call Angela at the office (519-843-2141) and we'll send you a zoom invitation!


Monday, June 21
11 am: Bible Study

Join us each Monday morning, 11 am to noon, as we explore scripture together. It's fun and relaxed. You don't need to know or even believe certain things. Just come with a curious and open mind. We laugh. We challenge. We think aloud. And we enjoy time shared figuring out just how we might follow the Way before us. Call Angela at the office (519-843-2141) and we'll send you a zoom invitation!


Monday, June 28
11 am: Bible Study

Join us each Monday morning, 11 am to noon, as we explore scripture together. It's fun and relaxed. You don't need to know or even believe certain things. Just come with a curious and open mind. We laugh. We challenge. We think aloud. And we enjoy time shared figuring out just how we might follow the Way before us. Call Angela at the office (519-843-2141) and we'll send you a zoom invitation!


Monday, July 05
11 am: Bible Study

Join us each Monday morning, 11 am to noon, as we explore scripture together. It's fun and relaxed. You don't need to know or even believe certain things. Just come with a curious and open mind. We laugh. We challenge. We think aloud. And we enjoy time shared figuring out just how we might follow the Way before us. Call Angela at the office (519-843-2141) and we'll send you a zoom invitation!


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St. James Anglican Church


171 Queen St. E.,
Fergus, ON  N1M 1T2

519-843-2141

Worship Services
Our church is currently closed. Online worship can be found on our YouTube channel.

Sunday

10:30am

Modern Anglican Service with Music

Summer Sundays

9:30am

July and August

Wednesday

10:30am

BCP (said service)

4th Wednesday

7:00pm

Taizé [no service July/Aug]

Office Hours
Monday 9 am to 1 pm  
Wednesday 9 am to 4 pm  
Thursday 9 am to noon  

 

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