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We need your help to support other ministries: Pads, Life teen, Hospitality and Fellowship, Feed My Starving Children.

The Cookies with Santa committee needs adult volunteers to help the children of our parish enjoy a magical event on Friday, December 13th, from 5-7 p.m.We need help checking guests in, distributing pizza, cookies and milk, taking polaroid pictures of the children with Santa, assisting children with simple crafts, and making sure the kids are safe in general. Sign up here: Signup Genius click here

We are thrilled to announce that the St. James Annual Mercy Box program will be a part of our Christmas charities this year. Fr Matt has, again, identified several inner city parishes with families struggling to make ends meet. This year St. James will deliver “Mercy Boxes,” to needy families in St Malachy, St Agatha and Assumption Blessed Virgin Mary Parishes in Chicago. The spirit of Christmas is alive as these food boxes benefit a very diverse group of our fellow brothers and sisters in Christ .As always we will need volunteers in order for this program to be a success. A signup genius has been created to facilitate parishioners ( teens & Adults) participating in the collection of boxes. Please visit our website for the link to the signup genius:Sign up to volunteer here

Part of our LIFE TEEN experience is providing a full meal for the teens on Sunday nights. We are looking for parishioners who would be able to support youth ministry in serving this way. We do have a weekly budget to cover the cost for supplies for the LIFE TEEN dinner. St. James Youth Life Night Meals

For Pads..All volunteers must be 18+ and Virtus trained, except for set-up which can include minors.Thank you for serving those experiencing homelessness. St. James PADS 2019-2020 5th Wednesday and Holiday Volunteer Sign-up or Pads Signup Genius

On the second weekend of every month, St. James Parish hosts Hospitality Weekends. What is Hospitality Weekends? 
The opportunity for our guests and parishioners to come together in the Gathering Space after every Mass to enjoy a donut, coffee, and conversation with one another.Hospitality Weekends – Donuts and Fellowship On the second weekend of every month, St. James Parish hosts Hospitality Weekends.



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