Annual Subscriptions available
It’s not too late to purchase an annual subscription at $175 for adults and $155 concession. The events listed below are all included in the subscription, with the exception of the Retreat in September which incurs an additional charge. Click here to book your subscription.
St James’ Talk: St James the Great
On our Patronal Festival weekend we discuss our patron saint; St James the Great. Fr Andrew Sempell, Christopher Waterhouse and Warren Trevelyan-Jones explore who he was and how he has been remembered in art, music and popular culture. Tickets $10, click here to book online.
The St James Choir Concert ‘For All The Saints’ follows at 5pm.
with the Reverend Catherine Eaton
The Reverend Catherine Eaton leads us on a journey through the development of the Daily Offices. With a focus on forms of corporate and monastic prayer, the retreat will feature a group of singers from the Choir of St James’ who will lead us in the offering of the Divine Offices from Evensong on Friday to lunchtime on Sunday, including Sung Matins, Compline, and the offering of the ancient offices of Lauds, Prime, Terce, Sext and None. $230 per person, click here to book online.
Saturday 15 September, 3pm-4:30pm
How do we as a church, society and as individuals commemorate those who have died? We examine poetry, prayer, music, art, and literature that has been written ‘in memoriam’ of people from across the ages. The St James’ Choir concert ‘In Memoriam’ follows at 5pm.
God in the Warzone
Saturday 3 November, 3pm-4:30pm
As we commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, this seminar explores the role of Defence Force Chaplains in history and in the present time. We will explore poetry, prayers and liturgies used in conflict zones and hear first-hand from two Australian Defence Force Chaplains about their ministries. The St James’ Choir concert for Remembrance-tide follows at 5pm.
Advent Studies: The Lord’s Prayer
Leaders include Fr Andrew Sempell, Fr John Stewart, Sue Mackenzie, Christopher Waterhouse
Various times and venues, commencing Monday 26 November. Drawing on materials from Book 2 of the ‘Pilgrim’ course, our Advent Studies will focus on the Lord’s Prayer and prayer generally. Groups meet in the city and suburbs of Sydney for four weeks during Advent. Sessions are free to attend. $10 for booklet.