St. James Episcopal Church
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To all who need a church home – to all who mourn and want comfort – to all who are lonely and want companionship – to all who pray and to all who do not – to all who sin and need a savior, this church opens wide the door, and in the name of Jesus, says, Welcome!


Our vision for St. James Parish is to be a loving family, embracing all people, expressing the love of Jesus Christ and carrying out His ministry in our community of faith and the community in which we live.

We celebrate our past, embrace the present and look forward to an exciting and blessed future. As a loving parish that is not content to remain within the comfort and safety of its historic walls, we seek to journey out into the diverse community and world sharing our blessings, talent and most importantly, the saving message of Jesus Christ.

 

➤ Sunday Services

8:00 am – Rite I
10:15 am – Rite II (with nursery provided)

➤ HEALING Service

Thursday at 10 am

➤ LOCATION

204 Lee Street
Leesburg, Florida 34748

☎ CONTACT

office@stjames-leesburg.org
(352) 787-1981


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Announcements

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION IS BACK IN SESSION!

We begin our Sunday School year at 9:00 a.m. on September 15th, with a number of options for children and adults.

For those interested in being confirmed or received into the Episcopal Church, we will have an Inquirer’s Class from September 15th to October 13th. For children interested in receiving Holy Communion, we will also have a First Communion class from September 22nd to October 13th. If you are interested in either of those options, please contact the church office at 352-787-1981.


BACK TO SCHOOL DRIVE UPDATE

Through the generosity of our St. James family this year’s Back to School Drive brought in over $600 in cash, and several loads of supplies. The cash allowed several items to be ordered that were chosen by Jackie Ashley, Lake County Schools Social Worker. They consisted of 120 backpacks, 40 thumb drives and 19 headphones. Jackie deeply appreciates all that St. James parishioners have done to support our local students. Our thanks to Peg Hopper for heading this drive.


NEED TO MEET WITH FR. TOM?

If you would like to know when you can come by the church to meet with Fr. Tom, he will be available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10:00 to noon, and Thursdays from 11:00 to noon. If you would like to arrange for other times to meet, you can contact him by phone or text at (352) 643-1182, or by email at frtrees@stjames-leesburg.org

 

UPCOMING

 

ST. JAMES PARISH WIDE DINNER

6:30 P.M., Thursday, October 10th
RoMac Training Center
200 E. Main St, Leesburg


Jubilate Rehearsals resume

August 14 at 5:00pm

A TASTE OF ST. JAMES

Friday, September 27th | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | $25 per person

A Fundraiser for supplies and medical needs for the Jamaican Medical Mission “Honoring 30 years of Mission Work.”

Please contact Sharon McCabe, 352-267-8188 if you are interested in BEING A CHEF or to donate to the SILENT AUCTION.

ECW Grand Auction & Silent Auction
Friday, November 15, 2019

Last year the Grand Auction raised $11,425 for the wonderful work of ECW, and we are hoping that this year your participation and donations will generate an even higher total.

For all inquiries about the Grand Auction, please contact Bob Tindall
walruselect@gmail.com | (717) 575-3092

For all inquiries about the Silent Auction, please contact Kristen Daley
kmydaley@gmail.com