Welcome Rev. Jessie Thompson



Office Hours at St. James'

Mondays & Wednesdays

Jessie's Sabbath Day is Friday

History of St. James


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


First & Third Wednesday 

of every month


Upcoming Dates:

Feb. 19

Mar. 4

Upcoming Events


Feb. 25, 2020- Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner 5-7pm

Feb. 26, 2020- Ash Wednesday

7am- Prospect Park Train Station

12pm- St. James

7pm- St. Johns Essington

Bible Study is on Hiatus During Lent

Wednesday Lenten Series Begins March 1

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 revjessiethompson@gmail.com



Safe. Secure. Easy. Fast.

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


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 stjames732@gmail.com

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 revjessiethompson@gmail.com

Senior Warden: Pam Hallow  pammyh11@aol.com

Office Secretary: Joanne Burns  stjames732@gmail.com