Welcome to Saint James

Seeking spiritual nourishment and community? Returning to the church of your youth? Looking for a church that welcomes children? Worshipping in the footsteps of your family? We follow the teachings of Jesus Christ to engage the wisdom of scripture in meeting the challenges and opportunities of today. We believe Christian living is a balance of prayer, study, stewardship and action. We hope you will find that balance in your life as part of the community at St. James.

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Sixth Sunday after Pentecost 10:00 July 12th via Zoom and Facebook Live

Children's Chapel

Worship Resources For When We Can't Gather in a Building

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Noon Day Prayer and Compline are online via zoom. Monday, Wednesday, Friday in July and August

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Faith Formation

Adult Education,Labyrinth, Meditation Chapel and Parish Library

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Art & Music

Choir, Concerts and Art Shows

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Latest News

Habits of Grace – The Growing Edge

Habits of Grace, July 7, 2020: An invitation for you, from Presiding Bishop Curry [July 7, 2020] As we learn how to adjust our lives given the reality of the coronavirus and the request to do our part to slow its spread by practicing social distancing, I invite you to join me each week to […]

Morning Prayer July 4, 2020

We invite you to attend this worship service recorded at St. James Church. You may also want to watch the reading of the Declaration of Independence and then see a brief video of the history of St. James (About Us tab).  Participants in all three recordings include: Suzanne Zantop, Betsy and Erik Moran, Pam, Cate and […]

Declaration of Independence Read at St. James

The Declaration of Independence read by parishioners of St. James: Suzanne Zantop, Alan Leroy, Matthew McGinley, Rich Townsend, Sam Cochran, Cate Cochran, Pam Cochran, Betsy Moran, Erik Moran. Videographer: Bayly Buck. Rector: The Rev. Joe Cochran.   Please note that all participants followed recommended safety protocols.


What is Juneteenth? New York Times article Episcopal Diocese of Maryland video Resources, photos, history at https://www.juneteenth.com   Anti-Racism Resources from The Episcopal Church

Latest Sermons

5th Sunday after Pentecost

The Rev. Joe Cochran, Rector The Gospel: Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 Jesus said to the crowd, “To what will I compare this generation? It is like children sitting in the marketplaces and calling to one another, ‘We played the flute for you, and you did not dance; we wailed, and you did not mourn.’ For John […]

Second Sunday after Pentecost

Joe’s sermon is on our Facebook page video of the Sunday worship service. His sermon begins at 25.31. Matthew 9:35-10:8(9-23) Jesus went about all cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, and curing every disease and every sickness. When he saw the crowds, he had compassion for them, because […]

Trinity Sunday

June 7, 2020 The Rev. Matt Rogers The Gospel: Matthew 28:16-20 The eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go […]


May 31, 2020 The Rev. Joe Cochran, Rector The Gospel of John 20:19-23 When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with […]

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