Blessing of the Animals

WHEN: Sunday October 2, 8:15 am & 10:15am


Save the Tower Beefsteak November 12 :30 p.m.

 A fun night of beefsteak in the parish hall featuring a tricky tray, bread sculptures, entertainment provided by The St. James Players! Dinner includes salad, all you can eat beefsteak, fries and an ice cream sundae dessert. A prize will go to the best bread sculpture. Free babysitting for children 3 and under.  Tickets are $40 per person. Contact the church office 973-7-0270 or

St. James Players present Macbeth

The St James Players present Macbeth. Free Admission

Article about the St. James Bell Tower by Mark DiIonno

Pulitzer Prize nominee, Mark DiIonno wrote a great article about our bell tower, its history and it's renovation. Please click on the link below to read it.


Volunteers for Habitat Build

We are looking for a few volunteers to work on a job site with Habitat for Humanity on Saturday Oct. 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. We will meet at Grace Church in Nutley and carpool to the site. Bring a lunch and drinks. Hard shoes suggested, please no open-toed shoes. Teenagers and older are welcome. Parents would need to fill out a consent form. Please contact the church office if interested 973-744-0270 or


Welcome to the Episcopal Church of St. James!

St. James Church at the heart of Upper Montclair and worshiping in the Episcopal tradition, is an inclusive community focused on faith, family and fellowship.

We seek to:

  •  Nurture spirituality through community and Christian education
  •  Grow and support our diverse membership through fellowship and outreach
  •  Serve the needs of Montclair and beyond through God’s love.      

 Summer Sunday Worship Schedule    

8:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist in the Church

9:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist in the Church

10:30 a.m. Coffee Hour- Refreshments and Fellowship

Upcoming Events

Sunday, October 2:
WHEN: Sunday October 2, 8:15 am & 10:15am SPECIAL FAMILY SERVICE Bring your pets! A new tradition that makes St. James truly unique. The sanctuary will be filled with our beloved pets as we celebrate the annual Blessing of the Animals during the 8:15 & 10:15 services.  Read more