Welcome to our virtual center for Holy Week. This coming Sunday we will celebrate the Resurrection. While the doors of St. James' are closed throughout this pandemic, our worship of God and our care for one another continues.

We have prepared each of the services for Holy Week and our Easter celebration with great thought and care. Please join us in online worship throughout this Holy Week by checking here for videos, music, and other resources.

Compline

Compline (Night Prayer of the Church) will be held every night from Easter Sunday on at 8:00 pm via Zoom. Click here for a link to join. Note: due to security reasons, we must require a password for access to our Zoom meetings. The password was sent out to our parish email list. If you did not receive the email, please sign up for our updates and contact the church office for the password.

Maundy Thursday

On this night we remember Jesus at table on the night before his death, the institution of the Eucharist and the events that lead to the cross.

7:00 pm - Virtual Maundy Thursday Service

Join us for a live video of this service on Facebook.
The video will also be streamed below and posted on
YouTube.

All-Night Prayer Vigil

Each year we hold a Prayer Vigil throughout  the night in Children’s Chapel.  We will do this again this year.

Following our online Maundy Thursday service,  you are invited to set aside time to pray before the Virtual Altar of Repose in Children’s Chapel below. Our Prayer Vigil continues through the night until Noon on Good Friday.

If you would  to submit a prayer request on this night for others to hold in prayer during the Vigil, please email us here.

Thursday Night to Good Friday Noon - Virtual Prayer Vigil

Join others in prayer at the altar, and listen to this contemplative music prepared by our Music Director, Sarah Gonzalez.

Click here to view fullscreen.

If you are having trouble or would like more listening options, click here to listen directly on Spotify.

Virtual Stations of the Cross

Click here to follow along with a written guide.

Readings & Meditations for the Watch

Click here for readings and meditations resources

Good Friday

On this day the Church commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus.

Noon - Virtual Good Friday Service

Join us for a live video of this service on Facebook.
The video will also be streamed below and posted on
YouTube.

Virtual Stations of the Cross

Click here to follow along with a written guide.

Virtual Veneration of the Cross

8:00 pm - Compline

Click here for a link to join our Zoom meeting (requires password).

The Great Vigil of Easter

Join Zoom Service

Meeting ID: 536 071 485
Password: 3985T39

The Great Vigil of Easter will be live streamed online via Zoom at 8:00 pm (password required). Download the service bulletin here.

We will begin with the lighting of the holy fire, the traditional chant, biblical readings from our salvation history, live music provided by members from our choir, a sermon, and of course, we will ring in Easter with bells or, as some have requested, the  banging pots and pans!

Light a candle and join us for the first service of Easter!

Easter Sunday

A Spiritual Eucharist will be held at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC. In addition, join us for the following virtual services:

10:15 am - Virtual Sermon

Join us for a live video of this service on Facebook.
The video will also be streamed below and posted on
YouTube.

Stations of the Resurrection

Prepared by Lisa Cerrina.

Hymn: Jesus Christ is Risen Today

Performed by the St. James' Virtual Choir.

11:30 am - Easter Brunch Coffee Hour

Click here for a link to join our Zoom meeting (requires password).