Christmas Pageant on December 21

Our Christmas Pageant presented by the children and youth of the parish will be during the 10:15 service. All children ages 3-18 welcome! No acting experince required. The pageant is a great way for children to understand the meaning of Christmas.  Rehearsals are Saturday Dec 14 for costumes at 11:30,  Dec 20 at 9:30 for speaking roles, 10 a.m.  for all and Sunday Dec 21 at 9:15 a.m. Contact Jamie Pagliaro if you would like more information at

Family Service for Christmas Eve at 4 p.m.

Please join us for our Family Choral Holy Eucharist celebrating Christmas on December 24 at 4 p.m.

Service for the Eve of the Nativity

Please join us for our Christmas Eve service preceeded by a Musical Prelude presented by the Director of Music, Sean Price. The music starts at 10 p.m. followed by a Choral Holy Eucharist at 10:30 p.m. All are welcome,

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Christmas Day Service 10 a.m.

Please join St. James celebrating Christmas Day Mass at 10 a.m.  All are welcome.

Welcome to the Episcopal Church of St. James!

St. James Episcopal 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.      

 Sunday Worship Schedule

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

9:15 a.m. Children and Adult Education

10:15 a.m. Choral Holy Eucharist

11:30 a.m. Coffee Hour- Refreshments and Fellowship