St. James Episcopal Church
Friday, October 24, 2014
Located on Historic Route 7A in the heart of Arlington, VT
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This Week at St. James’

Pentecost 20, Proper 25

October 20-26, 2014


Monday, October 20

              9:00 AM - 12:00 PM – Office Hours - Fr. Scott

            7:00 PM – Spanish Group - undercroft


Tuesday, October 21


9:00 AM -12:00PM – Office hours – Mary Ann Mento

               8:00 PM – AA


Wednesday, October 22

5:30 PM – Informal Holy Eucharist in the Celtic style   


Thursday, October 23 – St James of Jerusalem, Brother of our Lord  

Jesus Christ and Martyr, c. 62 

9:00 AM -12:00PM – Office hours – Jill Roosma


Friday, October 24

            9:00 AM -12:00PM – Office hours – Vivian Lacy

            Sabbath Day – Fr. Scott


Saturday, October 25

            Sabbath Day – Fr. Scott


Sunday, October 26 – Pentecost 20, Proper 25


 8:00 am Holy Eucharist Rite I – The 8:00 am worship is a simple, quiet service. The

service begins with the Liturgy of the Word (scripture, prayers, and sermon) and ends

with the Liturgy of the Table (Holy Communion). There is no music at this service,

and it lasts approximately 45 minutes.


10:00 am Holy Eucharist Rite II –  The 10:00 am service includes hymns and music.

This service usually lasts about 75 minutes. Following the service there is a time of fellowship and refreshments.


7:30 PM – AA

Important Links:


              Read The Mountain E-New: October 1

Check out the new format!!


            Listen to Sunday’s Sermon: September 28

                          October 5

                         October 12

                        October 19


            Annual Appeal PowerPoint and discussion from the October 12 Kickoff Brunch




Looking Ahead


Friday, October 24, 5:30PM ……………………...St. James’ Book and Movie Club:                                                      

                                                                                                                “The Truman Show” 

Sunday, October 26.... Rite I, 8AM & Rite II, 10AM...………………Holy Eucharist

                                        Discussion of “The Truman Show” follows the 10AM liturgy

Friday, October 31 – Saturday, November 1…………….. Diocesan Convention

Sunday, November 2, 8 and 10 AM………………………………….All Saints’ Sunday

         Pledge Ingathering Sunday

Wednesday, November 12, 5:30PM..…Holy Eucharist followed by Abundance    

                                                                                Celebration and Parish Potluck Dinner

        The Eucharist will Commemorate the Consecration of Samuel Seabury in 178

Friday, November 14..Commemoration of the Consecration of  Samuel Seabury,

                                                first Bishop of the Episcopal Church in the United States,

                                                                              November 14, 1784, Aberdeen, Scotland

The Prayers of the People

For the Sick:  Ken Blackler; Garrett Brewer; Janet Burch; John Clancy;

Sue DeMarsico; Peter Garneau; Pamela Harris; Marie Hauck; Esther Jaffee; John Jaworski; Bruce Keene; Joyce Klugewicz; John Laughrey; Darrell Longtin; Allan Mears; Jack Michael; R. Moore; Cecelia O’Brien; Susy Schott; June Sherwin; Shirley and Don Smith; Yvonne Sutton; Dot Whitley; Allan; Anita; Bruce; Dennis; Dick; Helen; Isaac; John; Judy; Kay

For the Departed:   Maggie Miller 

For Those In Need of Our Prayers:  Charles; Anna, Sherri; Alyce; Curtis and his family; Sara; John and Katie; Joan; Cathy; Alex; Sofia; the victims of natural disasters around the world; the people of Iraq and in all of the Middle East; the children of Syria and all children affected by conflict and turmoil; refugees around the world; pray for peace among all the nations of the world.             

 For Those Who Celebrate This Week:

      Birthdays:  10/19- Dot Closs; 10/25-Eleanor Hanrahan

      Wedding Anniversaries:   None this week

      Baptismal Anniversaries:  None this week 

For Those Who Serve in the Armed Forces:  Gary Marckres; Amy

 In Thanksgiving:  For the ministry of hospitality; for our greeters and welcomers, our coffee hour providers, our office volunteers; for this parish family; the beauty and wonders of autumn; for the continuing presence of the Holy Spirit; for the gift of faith; for the hope of peace.

 For The Church:  For Justin, Archbishop of Canterbury; Katharine, our Presiding Bishop; Thomas, our Bishop; for the people and mission of this Diocese; for this parish of St. James’, its mission, and for Scott, our priest; for the Rev. Keith F.  Patterson, priest; for the Rev. Sean Lanigan, priest; in the Diocesan Prayer Calendar we pray for St. Paul’s Church, Wells and The Spanish Reformed Episcopal Church.   

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE:  The list of those who have requested our prayers and remembrances is printed weekly in SJWN. Please remember to read the list each week so that you may recall the individuals for whom we pray collectively at that time.  Don’t forget to send us any updates about people you may have added to the list. Forms are available on the table in the nave after the last row of pews.



Monday, October 20: Office hours 9AM-12 noon. 

Friday, October 24: Sabbath Day

Saturday, October 25: Sabbath Day

A REMINDER: We are entering heating season so please be mindful that the doors at the foot of the stairs into the undercroft should be kept closed in order to conserve as much heat as possible.  Thank you. Fr. Scott

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We will alternate watching movies and reading books together. Do not feel you must participate in each book or movie discussion - you can decide as we go along. All movie screenings and meetings will be in the undercroft. If you prefer to watch the movie at home, that is just fine! If you would like to read "Chasing Francis" with us, please contact Kathleen Moore by Sunday, October 26th, so we can order the books

Friday, October 24th at 5:30pm: Watch movie "The Truman Show" 

Sunday, October 26th following 10am service: Discuss "The Truman Show"

Friday, November 21st: Discuss book "Chasing Francis: A Pilgrim's Tale"

Friday, January 30th: Watch movie "The Fault in Our Stars"

Sunday, February 1st: Discuss movie "The Fault in Our Stars"

Friday, February 20th: Discuss book "I am Malala" 

For more information, please check with Kathleen Moore.