At St. James by-the-Sea, everyone is welcomed into our community of faith. Wherever you are on your spiritual journey, we welcome the opportunity to join in worship, fellowship, spiritual growth, and community.


It’s not too late -  we still have spots available!  Come have your photo taken for the 2014 St. James by-the-Sea member directory!02-Family Album Signup Button

Sign up for your photography appointment one of three ways:

  • click here to link to LifeTouch’s online appointment system;
  • sign up after church on April 6th;
  • call the church office at 858-459-3421.

Photography appointments will be available on the following dates and times:

April 22nd and 25th (Tues & Fri), 1:00 – 8:30pm
April 26th (Sat), 9:30am – 5:00pm

Bring your whole family – that includes your pets! – and feel free to be creative! Have fun – you’ll receive a free 8×10 print of your portrait!

Lunch Bunch, April 23rd at 12noon

“The Beauty of Use – Mingei International Museum: A Place to Rejoice in the Everyday Extraordinary”

Martha Ehringer, who is a long time member of our congregation and Events Coordinator at the Mingei International Museum in Balboa Park, will lead the conversation.

Make sure you reserve a place at the table for this important event by signing up after church services, contacting the website, or calling the office by 4pm on Monday, March 17 at the latest. Lunch will be provided by Girard Gourmet for $9. Reserve your spot by calling the church at 858-459-3421, or email tye@sjbts.org.

Please note that because the third Wednesday of April falls in Holy Week this year, our April Lunch Bunch is scheduled for the fourth Wednesday of the month, April 23rd.

Wondering what’s going on with the exterior refurbishment at St. James?

Please read a remodelling update report from John Norris, chair of the Buildings & Grounds Committee here.

2013 Annual Report

To view a draft version of the 2013 Annual Report, please click here.