Ascension Day

ascension3When we recite the Apostles’ Creed, we say ‘ He ascended into heaven, and sits at the right hand of God the Father Almighty’.  May 25 is Ascension Day. What is this Christian feast day all about?



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Coming at St James ….

events in parish 01A few highlights…. see many more at Coming Events

Each Wed. – Bible Study from 7:30 – 9 pm in the McGregor Rm
Each Thurs. –
Bible Study in Tomkins Hall from 1:30 – 3 pm.

Sunday May 28  – Sweet Suite at 7 pm in Tomkins Hall. $20 ticket includes CONCERT and ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT DESSERT BUFFET

Sat. June 3 – Doors Open from 10 am – 4 pm
Sun. June 4 – Doors Open from 12 – 4 pm

Sunday June 4th – Pentecost
Wear red and bring a potted red geranium which will be used as part of the planned landscaping around the front steps.

Saturday, June 10 – Car Wash & BBQ from 9:00 am-1:30 pm at Surgenor Barrhaven

Sunday June 11th at 4:30 – Evensong sung by the Anglican Chorale

Thursday June 15 at 7:00 pm – Drug Overdose Prevention and Naloxone Training Workshop  at Good Shepherd Church, Barrhaven.
Participants must pre-register by June 12.

Saturday, June 17 – St. James Golf Day at Manderley on the Green (5920 Prince of Wales Dr.)

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Garage Sale 2017

Our annual Garage Sale was held on Saturday May 6. Despite the cold rainy weather, the sale was successful in raising over $1000 for the parish. Congratulations to all who worked on it, and  to all who donated goods. Continue reading

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May 2017

 From Fr. Ross – 

As we move through the season of Easter, I’ve been asking myself what it means to live in ‘resurrection’ mode. Continue reading

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