There are many events happening at St. James Church as you can see from the list and the Google calendar below. If you have questions or would like to learn more, please contact the church office at office@stjamestempe.org or (480)345-2686.


St. James Calendar

November 2021

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  • Centering Prayer
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  • Vestry Meeting
  • Digital Ministry Team
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  • Sunday Worship Service
  • First Fruits Sunday
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  • Creation Care Ministry
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  • Centering Prayer
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  • Digital Ministry Team
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  • Centering Prayer
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  • Digital Ministry Team
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  • Creation Care Ministry
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  • Centering Prayer
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  • Digital Ministry Team
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  • Sunday Worship Service
  • Angel Tree 2021
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Add St. James to your Calendar

You can add the St James calendar to your Google Calendar:

  • Click on the ‘+’ next to ‘Other Calendars’ in the left hand sidebar
  • Choose ‘Subscribe to calendar’
  • Enter ‘stjamestempecalendar@gmail.com’ as the Calendar name

Upcoming Events/Items of Interest

  • Blankets for Navajoland. We’re collecting collect new solid color blankets (full, queen or keen sizes) for our neighbors on the Navajo Nation. Please bring them to the church office by Monday, November 23.
  • Angel Tree. Because of COVID protocols we are doing this effort like we did last year. We hope to collect $50 per child (50 children) to purchase clothing and gifts. All donations need to be in the church office (or donated to Children & Family Ministries in Tithe-ly) by November 28 so we can shop online and get the gifts ready for delivery from December 11-19.
  • UMOM. The UMOM Women’s Auxiliary is collecting new pajama sets and plush throws for UMOM’s Halle Women’s Shelter. Please get your donations to the church office by Wednesday, December 1.
  • Greening of the Church. Please join us on Saturday, November 27 at 10am to decorate the church for the season of Advent. Please bring an ornament from your home to decorate our Christmas tree.
  • Guest Speaker: Rev. Canon Jana Sundin. Jana will be our guest priest during the 9:30am service on Sunday, November 28 and will speak about nurturing youth and children’s ministry after the service.
  • First Fruits Sunday. On Sunday, December 5 we will collect non-perishable food items to help our hungry neighbors.
  • Ladies Tea Raffle. We are accepting donations of merchandise, cash and/or gift cards so we can continue to create unique raffle baskets. Funds raised will be used to help replace our aging drip irrigation system. For more information or to donate, contact the church office at office@stjamestempe.org or (480)345-2686.
  • United Thank Offering (UTO) Collection. UTO materials (blue boxes and giving envelopes) will be available in the Church Office and the Narthex for pick-up when we’re back in the sanctuary. Please consider giving back to UTO who has blessed us with a grant for our service streaming equipment.
  • Acolyte Training. Saturday, January 15 from 10am – 12 noon and Saturday, January 22 from 10am – 12noon. Both sessions in person at St. James. Please contact Deacon Robin at deacon@stjamestempe.org or at (480) 242-7178.
  • UMOM Walk to End Homelessness. This annual event will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at the Phoenix Zoo. More details to come!

Weekly Updates

Our weekly bulletin keeps everyone in the loop as to what’s going on at St. James. Links to the most current bulletin(s) are posted in each section/month below. You can sign up here to receive our newsletter by email.

If you would like a copy of a bulletin that has not been posted, please contact the church office at office@stjamestempe.org or (480)345-2686.


Monthly News

The Spirit of St. James is a monthly newsletter that summarizes what’s going on at St. James. Recent and past copies of our newsletters are available below. If you would like a copy of a newsletter not posted, please contact the church office at office@stjamestempe.org or (480)345-2686.