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Saint James in the Wilderness

Rev. Melissa offers a weekly meditation during these challenging times.  The YouTube playlist of "St. James in the Wilderness" can be accessed HERE

Worship Opportunities

Rev. Melissa will offer Morning Prayer every Sunday at 9am via Zoom.  Please click HERE.

St. James will hold a live virtual service via Zoom every Sunday at 10:30am.  Please click HERE.

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.  

Collect for the Community   

Gracious God, strengthen in us two values that we hold central as a Christian Community.  These values are inspired by Jesus' two great commandments.  First, we love God or something greater than ourselves with all our hearts and mind, and second we commit to loving our neighbor as we love ourselves.  There is no boundary or condition to our love and commitment to God or to our neighbor, no matter who they may be.  All are welcome in this place.  Amen.

Worship Schedule 

Virtual Morning Prayer - Rev. Melissa will offer virtual "live" Morning Prayer every Sunday at 9am via Zoom.  You can join the service by clicking here.

Virtual Holy Eucharist - Rev. Melissa and Rev. Audrey will hold a virtual "live" Service of Holy Eucharist every Sunday at 10:30am via Zoom.  Please join us by clicking here.  A weekly bulletin and a link to the Book of Common Prayer can be accessed under the Resouces tab on the right side of the webpage. 

Worship every Sunday at 11:15am virtually at the National Cathedral in Washington DC by clicking here.

Morning Prayer with Rev. Audrey.  The link the Book of Common Prayer is under the Resources tab on the right side pf the webpage.

The National Cathedral offers virtual live daily worship - Morning Prayer and Evening Prayer, please check that out as well by clicking here. and scrolling down the page.