Overview of Ministries at St. James


St. James the Fisherman Episcopal Church is a vibrant community of faith rooted in the centuries old Anglican tradition. 
When you visit you will notice that we celebrate Jesus' love through worship, inspiring preaching, warm fellowship, generous community outreach and loving pastoral care.

We offer our worship with a mixture of traditional and contemporary styles - enhanced by inspiring music.

Our congregation is multigenerational, with new families worshiping alongside longtime members who go back to the beginning of this parish.

We enjoy a full Christian life at St. James: worshiping, studying, socializing and serving God through the various ministries of the Church.

St. James the Fisherman Church offers the following programs


Community Outreach

  • Adopt-a-classroom at Coral Shores High School – funds earmarked for the special needs students/classroom
  • Angel Tree – collect and distribute gifts for Upper Keys needy families and our special needs adopt-a-classroom Students
  • Collecting and Distributing - pop-tops from soda cans for Ronald McDonald House
  • Collecting and Distributing Christmas hams and Thanksgiving turkeys - for needy families within MCHD
  • Collection and Distribution of Bags of toiletry items for Veterans – served by our ministry partner the Veteran’s Administration Clinic of Key Largo
  • Episcopal Charities of Southeast Florida – support each year
  • Red Box Ministry – collecting and distributing food for needy families served by our ministry partner the Monroe County Health Department


Use of building

  • AA – hosting weekly meetings
  • Art classes – bi-weekly meetings
  • Mariner’s School – hosting classes and certification testing
  • Shelter of Last Resort during hurricanes – Monroe County Emergency Management


St James Children’s Center

  • NAES member
  • NAEYC accredited
  • Gold Seal accredited by the State of Florida Department of Children’s Services
  • Bike-a-thon for the benefit of St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Memphis, TN



Sacred space for interring remains of loved ones - available to all in the community


Book Store

Aid to Bishop Todd and Patsy McGregor’s Mission in Madagascar & Kenya



Adult Sunday Forum

Vacation Bible School

Advent/Lenten Program


Weekly e-newsletter


Website/Facebook/Twitter/Constant Contact

News releases to local paper and Diocesan newspaper



Elected parish board who are charged with fiscal responsibility of parish and care of physical property

Participate in the Program overview & Fundraising


Pastoral Care

Individual meetings


Visiting the dying/sick/shut-ins

Home communions

Telephone availability


Daughters of the King

Prayer Ministry



Parish Administrator


Come join us!


  April 2020  
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