Rev. Jessie Thompson: Morning Prayer Lent 5 March 28, 2020


Please be advised

Our Souper Lunch & Wednesday Night Lenten Series are cancelled until further notice. 

The current situation is rapidly changing and we will continue to keep you updated. Please check your email and our facebook page for more information. The Diocese website also has a lot of great information and a list of churches currently holding live streaming Sunday services at

St. James does offer Online Giving thru our Parish Giving System. Click the link below to sign up.

Welcome Rev. Jessie Thompson

Welcome Rev. Jessie Thompson

Welcome Rev. Jessie Thompson


Office Hours at St. James'

Mondays & Wednesdays

Jessie's Sabbath Day is Friday

History of St. James

Welcome Rev. Jessie Thompson

Welcome Rev. Jessie Thompson


The adherents of the Protestant Episcopal faith of the borough have formed a congregation, and all effort has been started toward the erection of a sanctuary in the borough. 

(Chester Times, December 20, 1906)

Souper Lunch

Welcome Rev. Jessie Thompson

Upcoming Events


First & Third Wednesday 

of every month


Upcoming Dates:

Upcoming Events

Lectionary Bible Study

Upcoming Events


Due to the Coronavirus outbreak Souper Lunch & the Wednesday Night Lenten Series is cancelled until further notice. 

Lectionary Bible Study

Lectionary Bible Study

Lectionary Bible Study


On Hiatus During Lent

Monday Evenings 6:30-8pm at St. James upstairs in the Conference Room
Tuesday Mornings 9-10:30am at St. John's downstairs in the Undercroft. 
Please join us as we study the Scriptures together and deepen our spiritual lives in growing in faith. 
BRING your Bible, BCP (Book of Common Prayer) and something to write on/with (notebook/journal).
Any questions? Please email


Lectionary Bible Study

Lectionary Bible Study



AA/NA Meetings

AA/NA Meetings


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Give generously to God and do so without a grudging heart; then because of this the Lord your God will bless you in all your work and in everything you put your hand to.  Deuteronomy 15:10

AA/NA Meetings

AA/NA Meetings

AA/NA Meetings


Monday 8p-9p: NA meeting Undercroft Tuesday 8:30- 10p:  AA meeting 'Lost and Found' Conference Room 

Wednesday 7p-8:30p: AA meeting  'As Bill Sees It'   Undercroft 

Thursday  7:30-8:45p:  NA meeting. Undercroft

Parish Information


Forever Candles & Memorial Flowers

If you would like to honor a family member on the altar with Candles or Flowers, please call the office to check on open dates. 

Prayer List

If you would like a name added to the Prayer List please call the office 610-461-6698 or email

Volunteer During Sunday Service

We are always looking for new faces to Usher, Acolyte & Read on Sundays. (Training will be provided if necessary)

Coffee & Conversation

Held Every Sunday after Service. 

If you are interested in donating goodies or volunteering for cleanup, please sign up in the parlor.


Don't forget you can drop off your soda can tabs and ink cartridges in the back of the church for recycling. 

Important Contacts

Deacon In Charge: Rev. Dc Jessie Thompson

Senior Warden: Pam Hallow

Office Secretary: Joanne Burns