St. John St. James Church, Roxbury

About St. John St. James

St. John St. James Episcopal Church is a welcoming church community, with a rich tradition of worship and prayer, with the Gospel read in English, French and Spanish, reflecting the language traditions of our members. Join us for Sunday morning worship at 10:15 am. Expect to be welcomed for worship, music, and good fellowship. We are currently meeting in the small chapel at the Church of St. Augustine & St. Martin, at 31 Lenox Street, Boston, MA 02118.

St. John St. James Episcopal Church
c/o St. Augustine St. Martin Church
31 Lenox Street
Boston MA 02118
Priest-in-Charge: Rev. Rospignac Ambroise
Email: pignacambro@yahoo.com
Website: stjohnstjameschurch.org/
Facebook Page: facebook.com/stjohnstjamesroxbury/ (@stjohnstjamesroxbury)

History

St. John St. James was created in the 1960s as a merger of two congregations, St. Johnís and St. James. The newly created church moved into 149 Roxbury Street and found a role in serving the Roxbury neighborhood through a variety of ministries and served as a home for seminary students and community activists who were drawn to its ministry. St. John St. James is a diverse church community, with members whose roots are from Barbados, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Trinidad, Canada and the United States.

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Articles

Visit the ARTICLES page for articles about the church's heritage and about current events, including the 2019-2020 community ministry study group series.

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Diocesan/Church Network Links

St. John St. James is part of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, the Boston Harbor Deanery, and a member of the Roxbury-Dorchester Mission Hub:

Web Links:

Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts: https://diomass.org

Deaneries: https://www.diomass.org/about-us/deaneries-and-regions