Lenten Sermon Series:  “Conformed”
We In Romans 8:29, Paul calls us to be “conformed to the image of God’s Son.” In the Lenten season, our sermon series will focus on Christian formation, the character of Christ and the call to be conformed in His image. 
Be sure to be with us.  
Prayers for the Lenten Journey
Join us for times of prayer during Lent when we come before the Lord with humble hearts to seek His face and to hear from His Spirit.  On two Wednesdays, March 8 and April 5 our Noon communion service will be followed by time of Lenten prayer.  We will also gather to pray on Friday, March 31 at 6 pm. 
“Come, let us worship and bow down; let us kneel before the Lord, our Maker!  For he is our God, and we are the people of his pasture and the people of his hand.” — Psalm 95:6,7
Wednesday, March 8 & April 5 at 1:00pm
Friday, March 31 at 6:00 pm

Quasar LIFE Conference April 1 – Don’t Miss It!
St. James and Bishop Keith Andrews will host Georgette Forney, president of Anglicans for Life on Saturday, April 1 for the “Quasar Conference: Shining a Light on the Culture of Death”. The conference will be held at St. James from 10 am – 2 pm with lunch provided. This is a no charge event. Georgette will highlight the truth of abortion and euthanasia. We will focus on developing life-affirming pastoral care, education, and advocacy to prevent abortion and assisted suicide, The community is invited. To register, contact Rev. Cathie at
Holy Week
Palm Sunday, April 9:  Holy Communion service with Palm Procession and Passion Narrative at all services – 7:30, 9 and 11 am
Noon Communion service with Soup Lunch April 10-12:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Noon Communion service followed by Soup Lunch
Maundy Thursday, April 13:  7 pm Holy Communion service followed by Traditional Stripping of the Altar
Good Friday, April 14:  12 – 3 pm Service of Meditations on the Seven Last Words of Christ; 7 pm Good Friday Spoken Liturgy
Easter Sunday, April 16
7 and 9 am:  Festival Eucharist with choir and brass

11 am:  Festival Eucharist with worship band

Special Easter program for children at 9 and 11 am services!  Bring your family and join us!

7-week Pre-Evangelism Course Opportunity!
Reflections:  Listening for the Spirit in Others” is a course to learn to engage a non-believer with life questions through off-site interviews.  You will learn to practice active listening skills that  open conversation. You do not need to be versed in apologetics and you do not communicate opinions on faith during the interview.  At the end of the course, you will have cultivated a relationship with the interviewee and opened the door to further conversations leading to opportunities to share the faith.  Tuesday evenings 7 – 8:30 pm beginning April 18.  Contact Stephen Caldwell for more information at st.caldwell@yahoo.comthe people of his pasture and the people of his hand.
Alpha Monday Nights
Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith. Each talk looks at a different question around faith and is designed to create conversation. Alpha is run all around the globe, and everyone is welcome.
February 6, – April 17, 2017
Monday Nights 6:00-8:30pm
Held at: St. James Anglican Church
              2995-A Airway Ave.
              Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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Legacy Outreach Group Offers Special Prayer Ministry
Do you know someone who needs special prayer for healing or in a time of crisis? The Legacy Outreach Group offers special prayer for those in need. Led by Rev. Cathie and Philip Young, the Legacy group is trained in prayer ministry and will come to a home or someone in need may come to the Young’s home by appointment. For more information or to schedule a prayer time,
contact Philip at
or Marty Chapman at
Reaching Out to Homeless in Our Community
Trellis, the organization which links churches with community needs, provides opportunity for us to work with the homeless population in our area. If you are interested in learning more about how you could serve on a one-time or regular basis, please contact Joan Hearn, our congregation’s point person for this area of ministry. Email her at