Ribbons of Thanks

Thanksgiving Day is approaching, and now is a great time to reflect upon all that we are thankful for.

Please feel free to choose a ribbon from baskets located inside the church and outside by the front lawn lamp post starting on November 16th, and write down what you are thankful for using the fabric marker in basket. Choose a spot on the bushes or the scaffolding in front of St. James, tie your ribbon to a leaf, twig, or post, and it will be displayed for all to see!

We are also collecting donations of canned food for the Human Needs Pantry in the container provided.

Holiday Party for PATCH

On December 6th, from12- 2pm, St. James, St. John's and Caldwell Banker of Upper Montclair are combining forces to host a Holiday Party at St. James for the children whose parents are incarcerated in Essex County prisons. St. James is in charge of food, decorations (including Santa) and gifts for the parents.We are looking for volunteers to help set up and decorate the Parish Hall, serve at the event and help clean up. If you can't be there, we are also looking for bakers! Cookies, brownies and other small treats are especially welcome.  

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 20 at 10 a.m. and Sunday Dec 21 at 9:15 a.m. Contact Jamie Pagliaro if you would like more information at jamie@rethinkfirst.com

Montclair Santa Visits on the Front Lawn Saturday Dec. 6

The Montclair Santa will be visiting St. James front Lawn at noon. Come by and give him your Christmas list!!

Christmas Caroling on the Front Lawn Sunday Dec 14

Join us for Christmas Carols, hot chocolate and refreshments on the front lawn of St. James at 11:30 a.m.

Oratorio Society of NJ Messiah Sing in the Church December 2nd

The Oratorio Society of New Jersey will be presenting a "Messiah Sing!" in the Church at 7:30 p.m. Admission free.. 

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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

Upcoming Events

Saturday, December 6:
On December 6th, from12- 2pm, St. James, St. John's and Caldwell Banker of Upper Montclair are combining forces to host a Holiday Party at St. James for the children whose parents are incarcerated in Essex County prisons. St. James is in charge of food, decorations (including Santa) and gifts for the parents.We are looking for volunteers to help set up and decorate the Parish Hall, serve at the event and help clean up. If you can't be there, we are also looking for bakers! Cookies, brownies and other small treats are especially welcome.   Read more