St. James'

Discover St. James’ for yourself and in so doing experience and serve God in Christ with us.

St. James'

Situated in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, we are both a neighbourhood and a destination Church. We seek to worship God in the beauty of holiness. We seek to serve by living a sacramental life rooted in the Anglo-Catholic tradition.

St. James’ is not for the faint-hearted. It takes courage and conviction to worship in this neighbourhood. Likewise, it takes courage to live here. From the outside there are many perceptions of the area in which the Church is located. However, those who persevere in worship and service at St. James’ discover that as we seek to be faithful to the needs of the Downtown Eastside so also we are enriched and transformed by the neighbourhood, whoever we are, wherever we live.

If you are seeking to worship and serve Christ wholeheartedly; if you want to belong to a community of faith and be challenged to grow in your journey of faith; if you are seeking sanctuary and refreshment in God – discover St. James’. Mass times and other events can be found on our worship page.

We hope that through this website you will be moved to discover St. James’ for yourself and in so doing experience and serve God in Christ with us.

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Hymn Videos from St. James' February 2, 2017

Many thanks to PJ Janson of St. James' for forwarding to diocesan communications these two videos of the processional and recessional hymns from the Celebration of a New Ministry, the installation of the Reverend... Read More

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Candlemas Celebration of a New Ministry

On Candlemas, February 2, 2017 Bishop Melissa Skelton inducted the Reverend Canon Fr. Kevin Hunt the 12th Rector of St. James, Vancouver in A Celebration of a New Ministry Eucharist. Fr. Kevin had been serving the... Read More

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St. James' Supports St. Helen's Refugees

On the morning of Sunday, January 29, 2017, Peter Goodwin, John Conway and Doug Ibbott, all members of St. James’, Vancouver participated in the Fourth Sunday After Epiphany worship at St. Helen’s, Point Grey. As is... Read More

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Fentanyl Crisis Memorial

The Parish of St. James' and the Street Outreach Initiative under the ordained leadership of the Reverend Fr. Matthew Johnson have created a Fentanyl Memorial in the sanctuary. Holding all in Christ's Light. Here is... Read More

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Art Show: Living on Shared Territory

Art Show: Living on Shared Territory     part of The Heart of the City Festival   St. James’ Anglican Church is pleased to present works by Norman Fox, Diane Wood, Jeff Wilson, Doug Ibbott, Nicole Hannah, Christine... Read More

The Reverend Lucy Price, Assistant Deacon Curate