The Tenth Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Montana was elected on Friday, July 26, 2019.  The Tenth Bishop is The Rev. Marty Stebbins.  The Rev. Stebbins will be Ordained as the Tenth Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Montana at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Helena, Montana. 

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - Holy Eucharist at 10 a.m. in the Choir Loft.

Sunday, September 22, 2019 - Services at 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.  St. James has made arrangements for the movie "Traces of the Trade" to be shown in the Parish Hall at St. James on Sunday, September 22, 2019 following the 11 a.m. service.  The movie is about a family in Bristol, Rhode Island that discovers that its ancestors were the largest slave traders in the United States.  Some of the members of the family decide to learn more about the activities of their ancestors.  After we've viewed the movie, we will have an opportunity to discuss the movie.  If you'd like to view "Traces of the Trade", please bring your lunch and whatever beverage you would like to drink (there's a refrigerator in the Parish Hall where you can store your lunch and beverage).  No need to RSVP, just come to the Parish Hall at 12.:15 a.m. on September 22nd.

St. James Office Hours: Mondays thru Thursdays 10:00 a.m.-2 p.m.

Executive Assistant: Ellen Robinson         St. James Office: (406)586-9093, Extension 1          sj5westolive@gmail.com

St. James Bookkeeper: Maria Evanson      Office Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 2 p.m., Mondays thru Thursdays.  Bookkeerper's Office: (406)586-9093, Extension 7       sjbkkpr@gmail.com 

When the St. James Office is closed, contact our Verger, Vicki Van Rensselaer, at terracecoast@aol.com or (406)282-7035 if you have a question about an activity or event that is taking place at St. James.

Assistance For The Victims Of Earthquakes, Floods, Hurricanes And Wildfires: If you would like to assist the victims of earthquakes, floods, hurricanes and wildfires, visit the website of Episcopal Relief & Development (ERD) at http://www.episcopalrelief.org.  Episcopal Relief & Development is the international relief and development agency of The Episcopal Church.  ERD assists victims of hunger, disease and natural disasters in the U.S. and throughout the world.

If you would like to financially support the music ministries at St. James, checks should be made payable to St. James Episcopal Church with a notation on the memo line of the check of Fiscus Fund.

Love INC Personal Care Pantry currently has the following needs: Dish soap and baby wash.  When possible, please donate unscented products.  Donations can be put in the basket that is in the Narthex (the main entrance to the Nave) at St. James.

The Gallatin Valley Food Bank currently has the following Donation Wish List: canned fruits, chunky soup, tuna, boxed cereal, peanut butter, granola bars, canned tomatoes.

Sunday, September 8, 2019 - Sunday, October 6, 2019: 2020 Stewardship.  "for all things come of thee, and of thine own have we given thee."  I Chronicles 29:14, King James Version of the Bible.  We'd like to receive all pledge cards by October 6, 2019.  You can put your pledge card in the offering plate or in the Pledge box that is at the front of the Nave or you can mail your pledge card to St. James at 5 West Olive Street, Bozeman, MT   59715.  Once you've submitted your pledge card, don't forget to put your piece on the Stewardship puzzle that is at the front of the Nave.  The location of your piece on the puzzle can be found on the back of your piece.

Monday, September 9, 2019 - Monday, November 18, 2019: WEBS Fall 2019 & Winter 2020 Bible Study of the Gospel of Matthew: Learning to See Scripture the Way Jesus Did.  The study will be held on Mondays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Hope Lutheran Church.  The study will resume on Monday, January 6, 2020 and run to Monday, February 26, 2020.  9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Coffee & Conversation, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Large Group Opening, 10:30 a.m. to 10:40 a.m. Break, 10:45 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. Small Group Bible Study & Sharing, 11:20 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Large Group Closing.  If you'd like to attend the study, please contact the WEBS Administrator, Ann Schrader at aschrader54@gmail.com.  If you have any questions, please contact the Study Facilitator, Rev. Valerie Webster at (406)579-3980 or vwebster587@gmail.com.

Time Of Taize Prayer: Numerous Christian Churches would like to invite you to an ecumenical night of prayer on the second Monday of each month (September 2019 to April 2020) at 7 p.m. at Christus Collegium, 714 South 8th Avenue, Bozeman (near MSU).  Dates for "Time of Taize Prayer" are October 14, 2019, November 11, 2019, December 9, 2019, January 13, 2020, February 11, 2020, March 9, 2020 and April 13, 2020.  Facilitator: Rev. Valerie Webster, vwebster587@gmail.com or (406)579-3980.  Pianist: Heidi Hormung. 

Thursday, September 26, 2019: Want to know more about The Episcopal Church?  Inquirers class will start on Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will run for 7 weeks.  If you are interested, please let Fr. Greg know at frdgsmith@gmail.com or call (406)596-2013.

Friday, September 27, 2019: A Good-bye Party for Julie Sisler will be held in and around the lodge at Camp Marshall on Friday, September 27th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  If you need lodging, contact janelle_fuller@yahoo.com

Sunday, September 29, 2019: We will be holding a Reception in the Guild Room honoring Ray Ross following the 9:30 a.m. service.

Calling All Youth !  On Sunday the 29th, the Episcoposse (high school group) will meet in the Parish Hall to prepare a meal and then move to the youth room for fun and discussion.  Stop by at 5 p.m., but feel free to come as early as 4:30 p.m. to help set up and make the meal!  Questions?  Contact Bob Fowler at bobfowler96@gmail.com.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019: A Healing Service will be held at 6 p.m. in our Chapel (which is called the Chapel of the Resurrection) that is located in the basement of St. James next to the Parish Hall.

Sunday, October 6, 2019: This year's Pet Blessing will take place on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 2 p.m. in Canterbury Park (across the street from St. James).  Parishioners are invited to bring their family plets for fun, fellowship and blessings.  Dogs, cats, birds, snakes, rats, horses, fish, frogs, marmots, gerbils...all pets are welcome.  We encourage you to invite your friends too.  Come and join Fr. Clark for this fun-filled event.

Friday, October 11, 2019: The October adult potluck dinner will be held on Friday, October 11th at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 12, 2019: MAC Connect 2019: The Future Is Ecumenical will be held on Saturday, October 12th from 10 a.m. to
3 p.m. at Hope Lutheran Church in Bozeman or remotely via Zoom.  $35.00 per person in Bozeman, $20.00 per person remotely.

Friday, October 18, 2019: St. James serves at the Fork & Spoon Homestyle Kitchen.  Please contact Peggy and Rick Bergstedt at Peggyberg1@gmail.com or (307)851-1731 (Peggy) or (307)851-3986 (Rick) if you would like to join this ministry.

Sunday, October 27, 2019 (New Member Sunday): We will hold one service at 10 a.m. that will be followed by a potluck luncheon in the Parish Hall honoring people who have joined the St. James parish family since November 2018.

Sunday, November 3, 2019: St. James hosts Family Promise.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019: A Healing Service will be held at 6 p.m. in our Chapel (which is called the Chapel of the Resurrection) that is located in the basement of St. James next to the Parish Hall.

Friday, November 8, 2019: The November adult potluck dinner will be held on Friday, November 8th at 6:30 p.m.

Friday, November 15, 2019: St. James serves at the Fork & Spoon Homestyle Kitchen.  Please contact Peggy and Rick Bergstedt at Peggyberg1@gmail.com or (307)851-1731 (Peggy) or (307)851-3986 (Rick) if you would like to join this ministry.

Saturday, November 30, 2019: The St. James Community & World Concerns Committee invites you to attend their annual St. Nicholas Craft & Baked Goods Fair on Saturday, November 30, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the St. James Parish Hall.  This fundraiser provides half of the Committe's budget.  All funds go to organizations that help people in need both locally and internationally.  For more information, contact Carol Sharrock at cbsharrock@gmail.com.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019: A Healing Service will be held at 6 p.m. in our Chapel (which is called the Chapel of the Resurrection) that is located in the basement of St. James next to the Parish Hall.

Sunday, December 8, 2019: St. James hosts Family Promise.

Friday, December 13, 2019: The December adult potluck dinner will be held on Friday, December 13th at 6:30 p.m.

Friday, December 20, 2019: St. James serves at the Fork & Spoon Homestyle Kitchen.  Please contact Peggy and Rick Bergstedt at Peggyberg1@gmail.com or (307)851-1731 (Peggy) or (307)851-3986 (Rick) if you would like to join this ministry.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020: A Healing Service will be held at 6 p.m. in our Chapel (which is called the Chapel of the Resurrection) that is located in the basement of St. James next to the Parish Hall.

Monday, January 6, 2020 - Monday, February 26, 2020: WEBS Winter 2020 Bible Study of the Gospel of Matthew: Learning to See Scripture the Way Jesus Did.  The study will be held on Mondays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Hope Lutheran Church.  The study will resume on Monday, January 6, 2020 and run to Monday, February 26, 2020.  9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Coffee & Conversation, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Large Group Opening, 10:30 a.m. to 10:40 a.m. Break, 10:45 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. Small Group Bible Study & Sharing, 11:20 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Large Group Closing.  If you'd like to attend the study, please contact the WEBS Administrator, Ann Schrader at aschrader54@gmail.com.  If you have any questions, please contact the Study Facilitator, Rev. Valerie Webster at (406)579-3980 or vwebster587@gmail.com.

Friday, January 10, 2020: The January adult potluck dinner will be held on Friday, January 10th at 6:30 p.m.

Friday, January 17, 2020: St. James serves at the Fork & Spoon Homestyle Kitchen.  Please contact Peggy and Rick Bergstedt at Peggyberg1@gmail.com or (307)851-1731 (Peggy) or (307)851-3986 (Rick) if you would like to join this ministry.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020: A Healing Service will be held at 6 p.m. in our Chapel (which is called the Chapel of the Resurrection) that is located in the basement of St. James next to the Parish Hall.

Friday, February 14, 2020: The February adult potluck dinner will be held on Friday, February 14th at 6:30 p.m.

Friday, February 21, 2020: St. James serves at the Fork & Spoon Homestyle Kitchen.  Please contact Peggy and Rick Bergstedt at Peggyberg1@gmail.com or (307)851-1731 (Peggy) or (307)851-3986 (Rick) if you would like to join this ministry.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020: A Healing Service will be held at 6 p.m. in our Chapel (which is called the Chapel of the Resurrection) that is located in the basement of St. James next to the Parish Hall.

Friday, March 13, 2020: The March adult potluck dinner will be held on Friday, March 13th at 6:30 p.m.

Friday, March 20, 2020: St. James serves at the Fork & Spoon Homestyle Kitchen.  Please contact Peggy and Rick Bergstedt at Peggyberg1@gmail.com or (307)851-1731 (Peggy) or (307)851-3986 (Rick) if you would like to join this ministry.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020: A Healing Service will be held at 6 p.m. in our Chapel (which is called the Chapel of the Resurrection) that is located in the basement of St. James next to the Parish Hall.

Friday, April 10, 2020: The April adult potluck dinner will be held on Friday, April 10th at 6:30 p.m.

Friday, April 17, 2020: St. James serves at the Fork & Spoon Homestyle Kitchen.  Please contact Peggy and Rick Bergstedt at Peggyberg1@gmail.com or (307)851-1731 (Peggy) or (307)851-3986 (Rick) if you would like to join this ministry.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020: A Healing Service will be held at 6 p.m. in our Chapel (which is called the Chapel of the Resurrection) that is located in the basement of St. James next to the Parish Hall.

Friday, May 8, 2020: The May adult potluck dinner will be held on Friday, May 8th at 6:30 p.m.

Friday, May 15, 2020: St. James serves at the Fork & Spoon Homestyle Kitchen.  Please contact Peggy and Rick Bergstedt at Peggyberg1@gmail.com or (307)851-1731 (Peggy) or (307)851-3986 (Rick) if you would like to join this ministry.

Wednesday, June 3, 2020: A Healing Service will be held at 6 p.m. in our Chapel (which is called the Chapel of the Resurrection) that is located in the basement of St. James next to the Parish Hall.

Friday, June 12, 2020: The June adult potluck dinner will be held on Friday, June 12th at 6:30 p.m.

Friday, June 19, 2020: St. James serves at the Fork & Spoon Homestyle Kitchen.  Please contact Peggy and Rick Bergstedt at Peggyberg1@gmail.com or (307)851-1731 (Peggy) or (307)851-3986 (Rick) if you would like to join this ministry.

Wednesday, July 1, 2020: A Healing Service will be held at 6 p.m. in our Chapel (which is called the Chapel of the Resurrection) that is located in the basement of St. James next to the Parish Hall.

Friday, July 10, 2020: The July adult potluck dinner will be held on Friday, July 10th at 6:30 p.m.

Friday, July 17, 2020: St. James serves at the Fork & Spoon Homestyle Kitchen.  Please contact Peggy and Rick Bergstedt at Peggyberg1@gmail.com or (307)851-1731 (Peggy) or (307)851-3986 (Rick) if you would like to join this ministry.

Wednesday, August 5, 2020: A Healing Service will be held at 6 p.m. in our Chapel (which is called the Chapel of the Resurrection) that is located in the basement of St. James next to the Parish Hall.

Friday, August 14, 2020: The August adult potluck dinner will be held on Friday, August 14th at 6:30 p.m.

Friday, August 21, 2020: St. James serves at the Fork & Spoon Homestyle Kitchen.  Please contact Peggy and Rick Bergstedt at Peggyberg1@gmail.com or (307)851-1731 (Peggy) or (307)851-3986 (Rick) if you would like to join this ministry.

Wednesday, September 2, 2020: A Healing Service will be held at 6 p.m. in our Chapel (which is called the Chapel of the Resurrection) that is located in the basement of St. James next to the Parish Hall.

Friday, September 11, 2020: The September adult potluck dinner will be held on Friday, September 11th at 6:30 p.m.

Friday, September 18, 2020: St. James serves at the Fork & Spoon Homestyle Kitchen.  Please contact Peggy and Rick Bergstedt at Peggyberg1@gmail.com or (307)851-1731 (Peggy) or (307)851-3986 (Rick) if you would like to join this ministry.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020: A Healing Service will be held at 6 p.m. in our Chapel (which is called the Chapel of the Resurrection) that is located in the basement of St. James next to the Parish Hall.

Friday, October 9, 2020: The October adult potluck dinner will be held on Friday, October 9th at 6:30 p.m.

Friday, October 16, 2020: St. James serves at the Fork & Spoon Homestyle Kitchen.  Please contact Peggy and Rick Bergstedt at Peggyberg1@gmail.com or (307)851-1731 (Peggy) or (307)851-3986 (Rick) if you would like to join this ministry.

Wednesday, November 4, 2020: A Healing Service will be held at 6 p.m. in our Chapel (which is called the Chapel of the Resurrection) that is located in the basement of St. James next to the Parish Hall.

Friday, November 13, 2020: The November adult potluck dinner will be held on Friday, November 13th at 6:30 p.m.

Friday, November 20, 2020: St. James serves at the Fork & Spoon Homestyle Kitchen.  Please contact Peggy and Rick Bergstedt at Peggyberg1@gmail.com or (307)851-1731 (Peggy) or (307)851-3986 (Rick) if you would like to join this ministry.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020: A Healing Service will be held at 6 p.m. in our Chapel (which is called the Chapel of the Resurrection) that is located in the basement of St. James next to the Parish Hall.

Friday, December 11, 2020: The December adult potluck dinner will be held on Friday, December 11th at 6:30 p.m.

Friday, December 18, 2020: St. James serves at the Fork & Spoon Homestyle Kitchen.  Please contact Peggy and Rick Bergstedt at Peggyberg1@gmail.com or (307)851-1731 (Peggy) or (307)851-3986 (Rick) if you would like to join this ministry.

Wednesday, January 6, 2021: A Healing Service will be held at 6 p.m. in our Chapel (which is called the Chapel of the Resurrection) that is located in the basement of St. James next to the Parish Hall.

Friday, January 8 2021: The January adult potluck dinner will be held on Friday, January 8th at 6:30 p.m.

Friday, January 15, 2021: St. James serves at the Fork & Spoon Homestyle Kitchen.  Please contact Peggy and Rick Bergstedt at Peggyberg1@gmail.com or (307)851-1731 (Peggy) or (307)851-3986 (Rick) if you would like to join this ministry.