Articles - St. James & Others


    Message from the Diocese
    05.14.21 | News

    Friends, We are aware that the CDC has issued updated guidance stating that vaccinated individuals may gather in most indoor settings without wearing a mask. We are currently reviewing the updated CDC guidance and will be connecting with our...

    Habits of Grace
    07.27.20 | by Bishop Michael Hunn

    Earlier this week, I was preparing a very brief meditation for a kind of public service announcement on prayer in the time of pandemic. And as I was preparing, something dawned on me that I wanted to share with you. There are two instances and...

      Our New Rector
      06.10.19 | Articles

      Working in the church is a second career for Fr. John Tober.  He retired from the USAF after a 26-year career as an intelligence officer working at various echelons and commands, and with a variety of aircraft and ground forces. After...

        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...

          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...

                  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...