Articles - St. James & Others


Coronavirus Response
03.13.20 | Resources | by Father John Tober

Dear St. James’ family— We are experiencing something virtually unprecedented in the lifetimes of many of us. I fear we are at the leading edge of a very difficult and dangerous time for many of our church family.  I’ve...

    Padrecitas Farewell
    06.10.19 | Articles | by Jennifer Terrazas

    St James Episcopal Church, Mesilla Park, NM Our parish has been blessed by having Rev. Jeanne Lutz, as our Priest in Charge for the past 13 months (May 2018-June 2019). Padrecita (as she is so fondly and respectfully known) finished her term as...

      Our New Rector
      06.10.19 | Articles

      Dear St. James family—   I am so pleased to be called to worship and serve with you as your next rector.  My wife Amy and I will plan to be with you by the end of June to join with you on our journey together on The Way. We...

        Pounding The Rector
        06.04.19 | News | by Jennifer Terrazas

        Pounding the New Rector   Help to welcome our new rector, Fr. John Tober and his wife, Amy to St. James’.  What is a pounding?  A pounding is an old-fashioned tradition celebrated in many churches when a new rector is...

          Key Bible Verses About Hope
          05.23.19 | Articles

          Key Bible Verses About Hope Posted by Samantha Decker May 15, 2019 4:55 AM Every single one of us need hope at some point in our lives. Some people even argue that hope is what changes our thoughts from negative to positive. This shift in...

            Reimagining Evangelism
            01.14.19 | Articles

            Rick Richardson, Associate  Professor and Director of the Masters in Evangelism program at Wheaton College, is the author of “Reimagining Evangelism”, a book I recently read.  He makes some intriguing suggestions regarding a...

              Mission Statement
              12.29.18 | Articles

              The mission of St. James’ Episcopal Church is to spread the love of Jesus Christ and to proclaim His Gospel; to study the Scriptures and encourage the seekers; to worship God in spirit and in truth; to share our blessings with...

                Vestry Highlights
                11.12.18 | Vestry Highlights

                Vestry Highlights from October Meeting After approval of minutes, Padrecita Jeanne spoke to a few points in her written report. She handed out summaries of the parish surveys. Out of 54 distributed, 54 were returned. While there are definite...

                  Quilting Bees
                  11.12.18 | Quilting Bees | by Jennifer Terrazas

                  St James Sewing Circle Do you quilt, sew, crochet, knit, hand piece, paper piece, cross stitch or anything with fabric, textiles or yarn?  Then you need to join us!  The St. James Sewing Circle started off as a quilting bee in January...

                    Saint of the Month
                    11.12.18 | Saint of the Month | by Father Frank

                    Saint of the Month Samuel Seabury, Our first american bishop-Nov, 14 “Apostolic succession.” I haven’t heard the phrase for years, but it’s important. It means we’re run by bishops–“episcopi,&rdquo...