The Messenger

The Messenger is St. James quarterly newsletter where you can learn of news, events, and ways to serve through St. James Episcopal Church

The Herald

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News

Summer Sounds is Back July 8th!

Summer Sounds is Back July 8th!

By popular demand, Chris LeBlanc Band returns Thursday, July 8th to Summer Sounds at St. James for the third time, after a hiatus in 2020 due to the pandemic. This year, in addition to music by Chris LeBlanc, there will be activities for the children so our families...

St. James Artists Guild Show Summer 2021

St. James Artists Guild Show Summer 2021

Browse through the offerings of local artists during the St. James Artists Guild Exhibition in Coleman Hall from Sunday, July 4 to Sunday, August 1. The exhibition will feature the works of over 30 artists, and a wide range of media. For more information, please...

Organ Installation Updates

Organ Installation Updates

Week 1: On Thursday, June 17, the team from Goulding & Wood Pipe Organ Builders arrived at St. James. Along with 15 volunteers, the Goulding & Wood staff unloaded the semi-truck containing all ten tons of organ between 11am and 6pm. Weeks 2-3: Over the next...

Now Hiring: Family Ministry Coordinator

Now Hiring: Family Ministry Coordinator

Join the St. James Team Family Ministry Coordinator Full-Time St. James is a historic, vibrant, and growing downtown congregation with an excellent Day School in Baton Rouge, serving over 1000 members with an Average Sunday Attendance (ASA) around 300 before COVID. As...

Holy Week & Easter

Holy Week & Easter

As Easter quickly approaches, we are invited to walk with Christ through each step of Holy Week. On Palm Sunday, we enter Jerusalem triumphantly with Jesus as we cry out Hosanna. On Maundy Thursday, we remember Christ's new commandment to love as we have been loved as...

A Hymn Celebrating Black History Month

A Hymn Celebrating Black History Month

Sung by the Treble Choir of St. James, Baton Rouge Shannon Gallier, Director of Music Austin Clark, Organist "Let us break bread together” is a rare example of an Afro-American Spiritual inspired by the Eucharist. The sedate and ordered structure of most liturgical...

Seminarian News

St. James is happy to announce that Annie Jung, our seminarian in her second year at Virginia Theological Seminary, has been granted candidacy for ordination. This is one of several pivotal moments in the process towards becoming a priest. God willing and the people...

Welcome Home St. James!

Welcome Home St. James!

We are excited to announce our first day back in the church will be January 31st!   Sunday Schedule Services have been temporarily modified to the following: 7:30am Holy Eucharist, Rite I (spoken only) 9:00am Holy Eucharist, Rite II (music by choral quartet...

Community Resources List

Community Resources List

The Home Services List was initially created in 2005 after Hurricane Katrina, by St. James parishioner and stellar volunteer, Nancy Jo Poirrier. This list is not intended to promote any particular business or service. It is created to help us all select from a...