COVID-19 RESPONSE: At the
direction of State and Federal officials and guidance from the CDC,
St. James Anglican Episcopal Church will be closed until the
Covid-19/Coronavirus outbreak guidance changes.
Sunday Services will be streamed through
our profile on Facebook
live on Sunday Mornings and will include the readings/propers for
the day, the Collects and Prayers as well as the sermon. Please
contribute link to help support St. James during the outbreak.
We welcome you to join us at
St. James Anglican Church!
St. James Anglican Church is located in
the heart of Sandy Springs, Georgia -- a suburb of Atlanta.
Established in 1967 by Bishop Frank H. Benning, St. James continues
following the traditional Anglican faith in this ever increasingly
modern era. Our services come from the traditional 1928 Book of
Common Prayer. We are here for those seeking the original/traditional
worship experience based in the solemn beauty and dignity of the
Anglican Faith. Our service music is nothing but the Grand Traditional 1940
Hymnal, Standard Harmony Edition as traditionally used with the 1928 Book of
Common Prayer. Our hymns and service music is provided in glorious Pipe Organ by
McLennan. Some of this music can be heard on various pages of our
St. James Anglican Church was founded in 1967 and celebrated 50
Years of Faith, in the Spring of 2017. At first glance our church is
noticeably "different" in comparison to what you may expect upon
arrival. Unlike your typical cathedral or structure designed and
built specifically for worship. This is because St. James exists
within a farmhouse dating back to the Pre-Civil War Era (circa 1836).
Since 1974 when St. James moved from downtown Atlanta to its current
location the former home has undergone multiple renovations and
modifications. Taking this into consideration, we feel it is perfect
example of a true "house of God."
trees in nearly three rolling green acres of
beautiful land; St. James
provides not only the Anglican-Episcopal tradition, our location harkens back
to a more calm and peaceful time. Here at St. James you will find a
calming peace amidst the hustle and bustle of
a busy and growing modern city.
We at St. James are a diverse mix of Christians bound by common
beliefs and a shared appreciation for the Christian fellowship our
church provides. St. James is committed to preserving the beautiful
language and solemn dignity of traditional Anglican rituals. Some of
us are former "modern" Episcopalians; others are Anglicans from around the
world. Even still some of our membership comes from those seeking
truth and peace in spirit and unity with no particular
Because we are a small church, one of our goals is making guests and visitors feel at home
while experiencing the saving power and grace of Jesus Christ.
Currently our services are held on Sunday at 11am unless otherwise
Holy Communion is held the first and third Sunday of the month, with
Morning Prayer on the second and fourth Sunday of the month.
All are welcome, including modern Episcopalians who long for more traditional
Anglicanism which has long since faded from the modern Episcopal services.
At St. James, you will experience "church the way you remember it." After all, the Episcopal service and tradition
began in the Anglican
St. James Anglican Church is the home
of The Anglican Episcopal Diocese, South and a proud
member of the ACIC / ACUSA with oversight
from The Rt. Rev. Larry W. Johnson of The Anglican Church of Virginia.