Monday, October 23, 2017

Sunday, October 1, 2017

September 29, 2017  
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Adult Forum is every Sunday at 11:00 a.m. at
Mia Studio & Gallery (back room), 620 E. Olive, Fresno.
Keeping Time With God:
The Prayer Book as a Guide to Growing in Christ
led by Jeanine Werner

Taize Songs & Prayers
Come join us for a special service of beautiful Taize songs and prayers,
at Mia Studio & Gallery, 620 E. Olive Ave., Fresno.
We meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.
Our next service is Tuesday, October 10th , 6:30 pm.

Children’s Sunday School
Children’s Sunday School lessons and activities are available for children ages preschool to 5th grade during the church service. Children meet in the back of the church during the Gradual (song before the Gospel reading) and will walk to the classroom together. They will return during the exchanging of the peace so they can join their families during Communion. If you have questions, or are interested in helping with children’s ministry, please contact Paula Velez (559-389-8042 or kasadevelez@gmail.com).
Daughters of the Holy Cross Prayer Box
The Daughters of the Holy Cross have a prayer box for your prayer requests. The Daughters will pray for you daily for one month or longer upon your request. Cover yourself in prayer by these servants of God.

Disciples of Christ – Meets Wednesdays 7 pm to 8:30 pm

Widows in Christ
We meet the 1st Tuesday of the month
Fellowship and Prayer Support
For more information contact Dana Taylor 559-437-0971
If we walk in the light as HE is in the light, we have fellowship with one another.
1 John 1:7

Women’s Bible Study – Thursday Evenings 6 pm
at the Church Office, 1300 E. Shaw Ave. #174, Fresno, CA
Priscilla Shirer’s The Armor of God based on Ephesians 6:10-19
Contact: Erin Messer 974-3832 or Melody Walcott 292-6150

Pastoral Prayer Partners
Anyone can pray—and anyone who prays is an essential part of the ministry of the church.
Our Pastoral Prayer Partners are intercessors who pray during our services, inviting the Presence of God and standing guard through the Spirit over our ministers.
You can be a valued part of this crucial ministry!
Please contact Cat Young at 779-8025 for more information.

40 Days for Life Fresno – Sept. 27 to Nov. 5
Please join us for an hour of prayer and fasting at a peaceful prayer vigil in front of Planned Parenthood’s Fresno abortion facility (650 N. Fulton St.) St. James is responsible for filling every hour Monday, Oct. 9 from 7am to 7pm. Call Cheri Risch to sign up for an hour: 385-1155
Sound Ministry needs an Apprentice
We are still prayerfully looking for an apprentice in the Sound Ministry to help John Downing on Sunday mornings and special events. If you are considering this opportunity to serve, let us show you more. Speak with John or Fr. Carlos. And… God bless you!

Nominations are open for Vestrymembers . . .
The election of vestrymembers will be at the St. James’ annual meeting in January 2018. Our Vestry is made up of seven members. We need to fill three vacancies. Interested persons may nominate themselves or another church member. An eligible nominee is (a) a baptized person in good standing with St. James Anglican Church; (b) whose name is enrolled in the register of the church; (c) who is a communicant who regularly participates in worship services at the church; (d) who is a faithful financial contributor of record; who has either been confirmed or received into the Anglican Church; (e) who is at least 18 years of age; and (f) who has satisfied the foregoing requirements for at least ninety days prior to the date of an election. Prayerfully consider who would be willing to share their expertise and leadership skills with St. James. Current Vestrymembers are listed in this bulletin. They would welcome a call from you to answer any questions you have.

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