Prayer & Study Groups

For daily and weekly Bible readings: The Lectionary Page is a liturgical calendar with links to the lessons from the Episcopal Lectionary (BCP – Book of Common Prayer) and the Trial Revised Common Lectionary (RCL). Click on this link, scroll to the date, and click on the BCP link or underlined name to follow the readings of the day.

For Morning and Evening Prayer: You can always participate in Morning and Evening Prayer wherever you are; the Daily Office is on the web at www.missionstclare.com.

Centering Prayer: Join us for twenty minutes of Centering Prayer in our Meditation Chapel.  Centering Prayer is by appointment.  If you are interested, please contact the office at 978-388-0030 or by e-mail at stjames.clergy@verizon.net.

To learn more about this special prayer practice, visit the Centering Prayer website. To learn more about Centering Prayer at St. James, contact Linda Davis Siess at ldsiess@juno.com.

St. James Men’s Group-The St. James Men’s Group
The St. James Men’s Group meets on Sunday mornings immediately following the 8am service. Meetings are held in the Parish Hall. Come to one, some or all meetings! Informal and enlightening. For more information, please talk with Arthur or Mort.

Women on the Journey -Women of all ages are invited to join this monthly meeting of women interested in growing deeper in faith through Bible study, reflection and missionary work.  The Women on the Journey Collect, written collectively by the women who attended the April meeting reflects the Journey the group seeks:

God, our creator and constant companion,

Who is our guide and mentor, pouring into our hearts Love, Trust and Compassion.

Guide us through centering thoughts and calmness of heart.

So that we may bring forth, Love, Compassion and Inspiration

through our words and actions.

In Jesus name we pray.  Amen.

This group meets the third Saturday of each month beginning with 10am fellowship and agenda starting promptly at 10:30 to 12:30pm.  Check our Event Calendar on the front page of our website for details.  If you have any questions, please contact the office at 978-388-0030.