February 11, 2016


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Welcome to St. James Episcopal Church. Established on the green in Woodstock, Vermont in 1827, St. James is a parish of the Episcopal Diocese of Vermont, a part of the world-wide Anglican Communion. 


Upcoming Events:

Ash Wednesday Services - February 10

St. James will conduct Holy Eucharist and Imposition of Ashes services on February 10 at 12 noon and 7:00 p.m.. Please join us!

Dogs and the Art of the Bible 

Thursday, February 11 - 4:30 p.m. at the Norman Williams Public Library

The Rev. Norman MacLeod, Veterinarian Philippa Richards and artist Finnie Trimpi will repeat this light-hearted, yet substantive presentation on the place of dogs in art inspired by the Bible. Admission is free and open to all. 


Thursday, February 11 through Tuesday, March 22

 Monday - Friday at 6:00 p.m. 
Evening Prayer will be held in the Sanctuary


First Sunday of Lent, February 14

Holy Eucharist at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.
Coffee hour:  Ways to Love God and Neighbor at St. James

Wednesdays, February 17 through March 16 at 7:00 p.m.

Styles of Prayer for Everyday Lives
 (See Christian Education page for more information)


Third Sunday of Lent - February 28

Holy Eucharist at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.
Coffee hour: Christian Spirituality Book Fair 
with Skylight Press 


Choral Evensong - February 28

4:00 p.m.
Combined Choirs of St. James and St. Thomas, Hanover

Reception to follow 


Fourth Sunday of Lent - March 6

Holy Eucharist at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.

Coffee hour: The Experience of Youth in Woodstock

Biz Alessi of the Ottauquechee Community Partnership

Fifth Sunday of Lent - March 13

Holy Eucharist at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.

Coffee hour: Art of the Passion of Christ 

Palm Sunday - March 20 

Procession and Blessing of the Palms 
Reading of the Passion of Christ and Holy Eucharist at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.


 Worship with Us

We are a community of people who come together to worship God in the Episcopal tradition. Through Jesus Christ, and in unity with the Holy Spirit, we seek renewal and growth as we worship God, serve each other and serve our wider community.


Sunday Morning Worship

8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite I

10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite II

 Evening Prayer

Evening Prayer is held every Thursday at 6:00 p.m. in the sanctuary. Please join us.


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