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Book of Common Prayer

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Our Mission & Values


We will love and serve God and, through the power of the Holy Spirit, be Christ's ministers in the world.


  • We nourish the hungry in our community.

  • We support and welcome refugees and immigrants.

  • We stand with those who live in our midst without documentation.

  • We affirm that LGBT persons are entitled to full civil rights and protection under the law.

  • We commit to the honor and dignity of women and speak out against sexual or gender-based violence.

  • We express solidarity with and honor the indigenous peoples of the world.

  • We affirm the vibrant presence of diverse religious communities both locally and worldwide.

  • We acknowledge our responsibility to be stewards of God’s creation.

  • We honor the children in our midst, and resolve as adults to support and protect them.


We are all God’s children, created equally in God’s image.

We welcome you.

Adapted from...

Following the Way of Jesus

by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry

Nov. 14, 2016


Read Bishop Curry's original statement

Meet the People of St. James


Rev. Chris Hertlein


Rev. Dcn. Kristina Burbank

Music Director & Organist

Eric Simpson



John Fiedler- Senior Warden

Bill Hite - Junior Warden


Karen Lewis

Michael Alleman

Alice Pappagianis

Carole Atkin

Steve Griffiths

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