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Welcome, and thank you for visiting St. James' Episcopal Church. We hope that our website highlights the wide variety of worship, fellowship and service opportunities available. Please feel free to read more about our church on this site and come in for a visit. We would love to meet you and share with you our love for Jesus Christ and for you, our neighbor.

We have many ministries you are welcomed to participate in with us.  All are most welcome here!

Our Mission


We are committed to live our baptismal vows, which call us to "seek and serve Christ in all persons, to love our neighbors as we love ourselves, to strive for justice and peace among all people, and to respect the dignity of every human." (From the Book of Common Prayer)

To be all inclusive and a welcoming community to all who seek to draw closer to God.

Photos of our Events & Parish Family


Click on the photo below to see our 53 albums with over 1,332 photos.  This will bring you to the website, flickr which will open in a new window in front of the St. James' Church web page.  You will not lose the St. James' Church website.



PLEASE SEE LATEST NEWS ON THE CALENDAR PAGE AND SERVICES PAGE.  Services are held in the Church & on Facebook.  The Church is air conditioned in the summer months & warm in the colder months.

Sunday Morning Services are at 10:00 AM in Church.

Any additional Services will be announced on our notice board, on our website and by email.

Christmas Schedule

Dec. 24th - 4th Sun. in Advent - Holy Communion 10:00 am.

Christmas Eve - 7:00 pm. Holy Communion with Carols.

Christmas Day - 10:00 am. Morning Prayer with Holy Communion.

Latest News​
  • An All-Parish Welcome & Orientation with Father Philip & Jennifer McKenzie Dec. 16th from 9am-3pm.  Time for lunch provided by the church.
  • See our Advent activities & Christmas Services schedule on our calendar page.
  • St. James' Church is celebrating its 155th Anniversary serving the community. Come visit us!
  • We are pleased to announce the appointment of The Reverend Philip Zoutendam as Priest-in-Charge. Come join Father Philip and us every Sunday.  See the story on the Rector's Message page on this website.
  • The Church is open Sundays at 10:00 AM for worship. Air purifiers are located throughout the Church.
  • To join our email list for latest news and receive a copy of our Sunday Service add your email address to our email list. Please email:  You may unsubscribe at any time by request & your email is never shared.​​​​​​​​​​
  • Sunday Holy Communion Services with Father Philip in person every week at 10:00 AM.  Join us for fellowship time with coffee & snacks with good conversation. Let us get to know you, our neighbors.  
  • All are most welcome at St. James' Church.
Food Pantry
  • The need is the greatest this time of year. Due to staffing please do not bring any food to St. James' Church. We would happily accept food gift cards or monetary donations for the food pantry by mail & on Sunday.  During this time of year this is a very large need for the community. You may call the office at 201-945-0079 or the Wardens found on the "Personnel Page" on this website.  Mail your donations to St. James' Church at the address in the heading of this page.  Thank you in advance.
To Make a Donation

To assist you in contributing to the giving programs at St. James' Episcopal Church we have added an electronic method to make it easy for you to share your treasures for memorials, pledge donations, altar flower gifts, bread & wine offerings and other donations you may wish to give in God's Glory to St. James' Church.    Click on the Contribute Now! button to learn more and send your special donation to St. James' Church.  Credit cards accepted.

All are welcome here at St. James' Church

As you travel on your spiritual journey come visit us and take this journey with our most friendly and intimate parish family.  Learn more about how you may receive your answers by asking, "Lord, what can I do to help?"  We pray that you will find your answers here with us that you may be looking for in your life. 


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and receive emails we send out with our latest news. Visit our Contact Us page to sign up for our free monthly newsletter, "The Pilgrim".  Our newsletter will continue in the near future. Meanwhile check this website for updates.

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