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

The Herald is St. James weekly enewsletter where you can learn of news, events, and ways to serve through St. James Episcopal Church

News

A Look Back at the Start of the Program Year

Sunday, September 12th marked the official start of program year with fellowship, learning and growth opportunities for the whole family to enjoy. Thank you to everyone who joined us! Adult Forum returned with One Parish, One Book, a weekly parish-wide book study of...

Outreach After Ida

Early morning on Friday, September 3, Canon Shannon Duckworth from the diocesan office called Fr. Chris to see if a team could be assembled at the last minute to help with distributing supplies and food to families in Thibodaux on Saturday morning. By that afternoon,...

2021-2022 Ministries Directory

2021-2022 Ministries Directory

In the pages of this ministry directory, you will find just some of the ways the people of St. James seek to make the kingdom of God known in Baton Rouge and beyond. In this time of pandemic, it is vital that we build up our beloved community in Christ while also doing our part to keep people safe. Therefore, it is imperative that we do what we can to meet people where they are and offer a variety of opportunities, as we are able. This directory is primarily focusing on educational, fellowship, pastoral care, and outreach ministries.

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...

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...

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...

Church Renovations

  Construction to renovate the interior of the historic church began on May 1, 2020. The scope of the work will include several much needed projects including plaster restoration, updated electrical and lighting, upgrade A/C and heating, add fire suppression...