2020 Summer Service Schedule

Each summer St. James joins with Bloordale and Richview United Churches for Sunday worship.  Each church hosts 3 services.  All services start at 10:30 a.m.   This year’s schedule is as follows:

Services on July 5, 12 and 19  are  held here at  Bloordale United Church, located at 4258 Bloor Street West, west of Renforth Drive on the north side of Bloor Street.

Services on July 26, August  2 and 9 are held at Richview United Church, located at 149 Wellesworth Drive, one block north of Rathburn Road and one block east of Renforth Drive,

Services on August  16 , 23 and  Aug 30 are held at St James United Church

Congregational meeting – vote new minister

Congregational Meeting Wednesday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m. – to vote on the Search Committee’s recommendation of a new minister. Thank you to the members of the Ministerial Search Committee: Brenda Beaton (chair), Jon Linton, Don Munday, Tina Shapero, Sylvie Ty and Randy Wilson for their diligent service on our behalf. Thank you as well to Rod Lord for organizing our virtual meeting by phone and computer and for the Telephone Network personally contacting everyone to let them know how to participate. Detailed instructions will be sent out as how to be part of this meeting.

Alto Section Lead/Soloist job posting

Alto Section Lead/Soloist Position: St. James United Church invites applications for an alto section lead/soloist. We are a warm, friendly, supportive, active, forward-thinking faith community with a culture of musical excellence, support and appreciation. Two adult choirs (auditioned Chancel Choir, non-auditioned Senior Choir with Chancel Choir as core), three leads (S+A+T/B), varied repertoire (the classics to upbeat contemporary, including some unaccompanied), and regular opportunities for solo work. Solid sight-reading skills and the ability to blend while leading the section are expected. Position open until filled. During the time of coronavirus, responsibilities will be fulfilled virtually, as determined by safety considerations and public health guidelines. Please view the full position description here. Press for job description. Please contact J.-C. Coolen, Music Minister, at jccoolen@sympatico.ca for more information and to arrange an audition.

Sunday Service – Trinity Sunday and Communion

Trinity Sunday and Holy Communion.

We will be singing “Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty”, the hymn that used to be sung during worship every Sunday. You are also invited to have a piece of bread or cracker and a beverage of choice ready as we remember the gift of Jesus and the multiple meanings of communion. Rev. Coral Prebble will be preaching on Genesis 1 – 2:4, the story of creation.

Worship june 7, 2020 Trinity & Communion Abbreviated

Senior Luncheon cancelled

The Seniors Luncheon will be held on the first Thursday of the month  at 12:30 pm.   The cost of the luncheon is $6.

Please contact Marty Linton 416-654-1907 or marty.linton@gmail.com if you plan to attend and to arrange a ride if needed. All seniors are welcome.