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 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Helena, Montana.  If you would like to contribute to the fund that has been established to provide gifts for our new Bishop, checks can be made payable to Episcopal Diocese of Montana with a notation on the memo line of the check of "New Bishop's Gifts" and mailed to Episcopal Diocese of Montana, P.O. Box 2020, Helena, MT  59624-2020 or donations can be made online by visiting the Diocesan website at http://www.diomontana.com.  Click on the heading for "Donate" that you will see at the top right-hand side of your computer screen, then click on the heading that you will see for "New Bishop's Gifts".  Donations can also be made by calling Jill Sallin at the Diocesan Office and giving her your donation information over the phone.  Jill's telephone number is (406)442-2230, Extension 100.

St. James is renting a bus to transport people to the December 7th Bishop Ordination in Helena.  Seats are available on the bus.  The cost of a seat is $20.00.  To reserve an available seat, contact Vicki Van Rensselaer at terracecoast@aol.com or (406)282-7035.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019: Holy Eucharist at 10 a.m. in the Choir Loft.

Sunday, November 24, 2019: Services at 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.  St. James parishioner, Jim Lawson, will present a program about the Kateri Medical Mission in Nigeria on Sunday, November 24th at 12:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall.  Everyone is welcome and feel free to bring friends.  A light lunch will be provided.

Calling All Youth!  Join us the evening of Sunday, November 24th at 5 p.m. for a meal and discussion about gratitude and generosity in the Christian life, followed by planning Advent activities and games.  ALL youth (6th-12th) are welcome at this meeting.

Thursday, November 28, 2019 (Thanksgiving Day): We will hold one service at 10 a.m. 

St. James Office Hours: Mondays thru Thursdays 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 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. - 2:00 p.m., Mondays thru Thursdays.  Bookkeeper'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 fruit, chunky soup, tuna, boxed cereal, peanut butter, granola bars, canned tomatoes, canned vegetables, canned pumpkin.

2020 Stewardship: If you have not submitted your Pledge card to St. James, please do so now so that the Finance Committee can compile the 2020 St. James Budget.  Pledge cards can be found in the pew racks in the St. James Nave and at the back of the church.  You can put your pledge card in the offering plate or you can mail your pledge card to St. James at 5 West Olive Street, Bozeman, MT 59715.  Thank you for your Pledge!

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 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.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019: The Downtown Ministerial Association will be holding a Community Thanksgiving Service at First Presbyterian Church (around the corner from St. James) on November 27th at 5:30 p.m. 

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 1 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.