Parish News



The parish is looking for a new treasurer as our current treasurer has resigned as of the end of the year. The position requires approximately 5 hours per week. Training provided. Speak to one of the wardens should you have any suggestions. 

River Glen Nursing Home Service

Our monthly services are usually held on the first Tuesday of the month at 10:30 am. Contact Canon David Neelands if you wish to volunteer. 

Cedarvale Lodge Retirement Home Worship Service

Services are held in partnership with Christ Church, Roches Point every third Monday of the month at 10:00 am. Volunteers welcome. Contact Canon David Neelands for details.

Advisory Board 

Next meeting: Tuesday, November 28th, 2pm. In person at St James or Zoom options available. 

Christmas Toy Drive 

During the month of November we will be collecting toys for the Optimist Club of Keswick Christmas Toy Drive. Please bring your new, unwrapped toys to St James by December 5th for distribution. 

Faithworks/PWRDF Sunday 

Sunday, November 26th will be our annual Faithworks/PWRDF Sunday and the kick-off for our Advent Outreach project PWRDF World of Gifts.  

SOS Georgina 

Deacon Nancy is collecting donations of warm socks, winter clothing and sleeping bags for local residents currently experiencing homelessness.  

PWRDF World of Gifts

During Advent outreach is collecting for PWRDF World of Gifts. Your clearly marked donation may be put on the collection plate, dropped off at the church office or donated through PAR. Let’s exceed last year’s donations of $600!

Christmas Services

Sunday, December 24th, 3pm Christmas Eucharist with Rev. Robin Peasgood. NOTE: There will be no Sunday morning or Christmas Day service. 

Sunday, December 31st, Our annual Ecumenical service at the Salvation Army Community Church will occur at 10:30am with coffee being served before the service at 9:15am. NOTE: There will be no services at St. James Church.  

Virtual  Worship 

Join Canon David and other parishioners in a virtual worship service at 7 pm Saturday evenings. 

Bible Study 

There will be no study Nov 17th. A virture Advent study will run for 4 weeks beginning Friday, November 24th at 1:30. Deacon Nancy is leading. Email her here for the link.    Bible study will take a break from December 22 to January 5th inclusive. 

Deacon's Corner 


November Outreach 

Christmas Toy Drive Colection / SOS Georgina (sock, sleeping bags and warm clothing for the local homeless) / Faithworks 

December Outreach

Faithworks/ PWRDF World of Gifts , SOS Georgina