Community & Service


Garden Church set

Bill Ralph Memorial seating area in St. James’ Garden. Donated in love, and care, by Karen Ralph. Thank you Karen.


Eucharistic Ministers assist the priest in administering the bread and wine during Holy Communion. Email: <a title="CLICK TO SEND EMAIL" href="mailto:Art Perry Art Perry


To share communion with those unable to attend church, Eucharistic Visitors (EVs) are sent by the congregation with bread and wine consecrated at the service. EVs provide a pleasant visit for the person.  Email: Jane Acord


An acolyte performs a variety of liturgical roles, including: lighting candles, leading processions by carrying a cross (crucifer) or torch (torch bearer), censing the church (thurifer), and assisting at the altar during the Eucharist.  Email: <a title="CLICK TO SEND EMAIL" href="mailto:Art Perry Art Perry


This group serves church members in-need through home and hospital visits; contacts by phone, mail and e-mail; meal delivery; errands & transportation. We invite parishioners to join us in this worthwhile and rewarding ministry.  Email:Ms. Pat Gunn.


Members of the Altar Guild prepare the worship space for liturgy. The primary duty is to set out vessels and linens for the Eucharist, and cleaning them after service.  Email: <a title="CLICK TO SEND EMAIL" href="mailto:Hugh Naftel “>Hugh Naftel


During the Liturgy of the Word on Sundays, lectors “proclaim the Word,” reading the Old Testament Reading and the Epistle. Email: <a href="mailto:Art Perry Art Perry

ECW: Episcopal Church Women.

Episcopal Church Women (ECW) empowers women to do Christ’s ministry in the world. Our vision is that we become a vibrant blend of all ages, coming together as a peacemaking, healing part of the Church. more…  Email:  Jeanne Omundsen


Ushers welcome attendees and provide the service leaflet. In addition, ushers assist in the liturgy by passing the collection plates, taking the gifts (bread and wine) to the altar, and assisting congregants during Holy Communion.


Cursillo helps those in the church understand their individual calling to Christian Leadership. The leadership may be exercised at work, in the family and social life, and within the Church environment. more…  Email: Carol Belt


St. James’ all volunteer choir rehearses weekly, Wednesday 4:30- 5:30pm.  Newcomers are always welcome.

Help with buildings or garden:

There is always more work to be done to keep the St. James’ campus and garden in shape for members and guests to enjoy. To volunteer to help any of the Junior Warden’s teams and keep our church looking terrific, please contact Dennis Pappenfus for updates on activities.  Dennis Pappenfus Email