Christian Formation

Spiritual Development

Spiritual development is an important part of our life together as we seek to grow into the fullness of discipleship in Christ. We are open in our questioning, seeking ways to connect with God that make sense for our time while also respecting tradition.

  • Lectionary Discussion - a weekly gathering to discuss the appointed Sunday biblical texts and their meaning for our lives. Sundays 8:30 a.m. All are welcome. (Currently by Zoom)

  • Children's Sunday School and Children's Chapel - on hiatus during the pandemic.

  • Holy Hikes- Vermont - a monthly (or so) easy hike for those seeking to find God in nature through shared prayer and companionship. On hiatus.

  • Anam Cara Sojourners - looks at formation from a Celtic Christian spiritual perspective through learning events, worship services, seasonal reflection offerings, and pilgrimages.

  • Adult Forums, Book Groups, and Study Groups - offered occasionally, often with lay leadership.

  • Justice and Anti-Racism Team - This group shares in learning opportunities and events related to the important topic of racism and recently offered a series called Sacred Ground, a film and book discussion group.

  • Baptism, Marriage, and Funerals Preparations - led by our priest.

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St. James Episcopal Church

4 St. James Place 

Essex Junction  VT  05452 

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