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This week at Saint James
This week’s calendar
Vestry meeting 7:30 p.m.
Food Addiction group 7:30 p.m.
Prayer Walk 8:30 a.m.
Holy Eucharist 9:30 a.m.
Thanksgiving service 7:00 p.m.
Recovery group 7:30 p.m.
Knitters' group 11:30 a.m.
Yoga class 3:30 p.m.
Food addiction group 7:30 p.m.
Holy Eucharist I 8:00 a.m.
Prayer walk 9:00 a.m.
Holy Eucharist II 9:30 a.m.
Children's Formation classes
Pick-a-Star gift tree during coffee hour
Choir rehearsal 11:15 a.m.
St. JAMES THANKSGIVING SERVICE: The Family Bible Study group will host a Thanksgiving service on Tuesday, November 25 at 7 p.m. in the church. The children will be preaching and assisting in the service. All parishioners are encouraged to attend this special service.
BOOK GROUP: The next meeting of the Book Group will take place on December 2 at 7 p.m. We will be discussing chapters 7, 8, and 9 of The Way is Made by Walking. We will conclude our sessions on December 16.
STEWARDSHIP: In order that we can plan for our Christian mission in our community for 2015, we ask that if you haven't already made a pledge you return your pledge cards as soon as possible. Extra pledge cards are available in the back of the church.
PICK-A-STAR: The tree will be up and the stars ready for our annual Pick-a-Star event on Sunday, November 30. Gifts will be due back on Sunday, December 14. If you will be away on November 30 and want to participate, please contact Stephanie Coleman and she will save a star for you.
CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON: All parishioners are invited to the Christmas Luncheon to be held on Tuesday, December 2, at Villa Sorrento, 823 Middle Country Road, St. James (corner of Astor Ave.). Make your reservation with Fjeril Deal. The cost is $30.00.
FOOD PANTRY: Turkeys are needed to fill Thanksgiving baskets for distribution on Tuesday, November 25th . If you can help, please bring them to the Food Pantry on Monday , November 24th between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. The Pantry also currently needs donations of canned fruit, peanut butter, jelly, and macaroni & cheese. Non-perishable donations can be left in the cart in the hall of the Christian Ed. building. If you see the cart is getting full, please take a turn delivering the food to the Pantry.
OPEN DOORS DEADLINE: The deadline for the December issue of the Open Doors newsletter is Monday, November 24th. Please have all information into the office by that date.
GRAVE BLANKETS: We are again offering the opportunity to our parishioners to purchase a grave blanket for their loved ones buried in another cemetery. The blankets are approximate 3' x 4', made of evergreens, decorated with pine cones, white birch twigs and red bows. The cost is $30. You may place your order with the office before November 28. The Cemetery Committee will decorate the blankets on Wednesday, December 3, beginning at 5 p.m., and they will be available for pick up after that.
GARDEN OF EVE WINTER FARM SHARE: Garden of Eve is offering a variety of monthly shares. See the yellow flyers at the back of the church for more information.