Jesus is the True Light of Christmas
Join us as we celebrate the true light of Christmas. Mark your calendars to be part of our Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Services.
• Christmas Eve, December 24, at 4:00 pm:  
Family Christmas Eve Service
• Christmas Eve, December 24 at 7:45 pm:  
Christmas Eve Festival Eucharist
• Christmas Day, December 25 at 10:00 am:   
Christmas Day Communion Service with Christmas carols.
50% Off All Items at the St. James Gift Shop
Sunday, December 16, is the last day you will have an opportunity to shop for Christmas gifts for your friends and family at the St. James Gift Shop. All items are 50% off the original price. All proceeds will be to purchase an Awning for the St. James Playground.
Sunday, December 16, 2018 
Christmas Party at Paularino Elementary School
Please plan for an afternoon of fun with Paularino families and staff as we decorate cookies, take family photos, enjoy Christmas music and invite them to our Christmas Eve Services. To help, and for more information, please email Linda Fleming at
Saturday, December 15, 2018  from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Held at:Paularino Elementary School
             Multi-Purpose Room            
             1060 Paularino Ave,
             Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Welcome Gatherings for Pastor Brian Schulz!
Please sign up in Trane Hall to attend one of the intentionally small group dinners or luncheons where you can meet and get to know Pastor Brian and give him the opportunity to meet and know you! Choose a dinner or a lunch, bring a salad, appetizer, or dessert if able. Let’s us know if you need a ride. Don’t wait, as the groups are purposely small and will fill up quickly. Questions, call Pam Svalstad at 949-232-7744 or call the church office at 949-999-3900. Different Dates Available
Monday Night Prayer Group Meets Weekly
The Monday Night Prayer Group meets every Monday at 6 pm in the large conference room.  Come and pray for St. James, our country, personal prayer requests and the needs of others.
Monday Evenings  at 6:00pm
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