St. James Parish is part of the Episcopal Diocese of Vermont and the Diocese is part of The Episcopal Church in the United States. Our Bishop, the Right Reverend Dr. Shannon MacVean-Brown was elected and consecrated in 2019. You can learn more about her at here: link. The Episcopal Church is committed to inclusion of all people in the loving name of Jesus Christ, regardless of race, creed, gender and gender preference, economic or social standing according to its longstanding desire to bring the inclusive love of Jesus Christ to the world. You can learn more about our Presiding Bishop, the Most Reverend Michael B. Curry here: link. The Episcopal Church is part of the worldwide Anglican Communion though not under its direct governance.