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St. James' Episcopal Church
9 Williams Street • Clinton, New York 13323
Services Saturday 4 pm and Sunday 9:30 am
If you are new or visiting, welcome...

We offer Zoom worship services on Saturdays at 4:00 pm
and Sundays  at 9:30 am.

The Sunday service includes hymns and service music sung by our choir. A musical prelude proceeds the worship service.

To join click here to join by ZOOM...
or join by phone: dial 1-646-558-8656, enter the Meeting ID: 948 3365 7947

Wednesdays — December 2, 9, 16
12 noon 

During the Advent season, Father John  offers a brief mid-week Zoom prayer. 
The focus is HOPE.  May we can help each other “as we hope in the future God offers us.” An Advent scripture text will be read twice. Participants will be asked if there is a word or image or phrase that stands out to them. Father John will offer a reflection from a spiritual writer. There will be a question for the group to ponder and converse about for 10 minutes. The session closes with a prayer. 

Join Zoom Meeting, click here.... 
or join by phone (audio only) by callung 646-558-8656, key in the Meeting ID: 811 8875 3298#, then enter the password 673278#, then press # again.

Advent Series: Preparing to Become the Beloved Community
Sundays, 4:00 pm beginning November 29

We  gather to pray, engage the scriptures and  have conversations - some with a partner and some with the larger group. We close each session by lighting the candle(s) of the Advent Wreath and praying together. The themes for the four weeks are:

Telling the Truth about Our Churches and Race
Repairing the Breach in Institutions and Society
Practicing the Way of Love in the Pattern of Jesus
Proclaiming the Dream of Beloved Community

For more information about the series, click here... 

Join by Zoom by clicking here...  or by phone (audio only) by calling 646-558-8656 and entering meeting ID: 871 8974 8153#

The Wardens and Vestry are pleased to announce the calling of the Rev. John Crosswaite "Fr. John" to serve as our parish priest. 
Click here to learn more...
and about Fr. John here...

Compline, sometimes referred to as night prayer, is the last prayer of the day in many liturgical traditions, including the Episcopal church. It is traditionally said or sung prior to retiring for the day. Many people from our St. James’ family helped to create this short, peace filled service. We hope that you will watch it often and that it will enhance your personal worship. 
If you would like to watch our first Compline video, you can view it on YouTube.

St. James' Episcopal Church, Clinton has temporarly suspended in-person worship services. Parish sponsored meetings, and other gatherings that take place on the St. James' campus are meeting through Zoom until futher notice.  Click here to learn more.... 

The church remains open for private meditation.  Please practice appropriate safety hygiene and be considerate of others who use our worship space.

St. James is the yellow wooden church half way up Williams Street (on the left heading away from the Villiage green). Some e-maps locate us at the corner of  Williams and College Streets, the location of Stone Pres Church.

St. James' Episcopal church, along with other area churches, supports the County Pantry.  With the pandemic, donations of funds and  foods are especially needed. At this time they ask for only specific food donations; see list here...  

If you, or someone you know, is struggling with keeping food on the table, contact the Country Pantry. If your child is in the Westmoreland or Clinton School District, and needs nutritional snacks, please call 315-272-5267.   facebook;

St. James’ Episcopal Church is a community of faith where we come together in Christ to develop spiritually through worship and Spirit-led action. We experience the sacred through our liturgy, music, hospitality, and shared ministries.  As part of our outreach mission to the greater Clinton area, the parish campus is used by various community groups as a place of meeting and fellowship.  We are continually and prayerfully exploring ways to transform the world through loving faith-filled service. More...

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    St. James Episcopal Church
    9 Williams Str
    eet • Clinton, New York 13323  • 315 853 5359
    C. Richer, website adminstrator