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St. James anglican church

About Us

The authority of our Bishops derives from an unbroken line of bishops back to the original Twelve Apostles. Through Apostolic Succession, the APCK owes its succession to the heroic efforts of the Right Reverend Albert Arthur Chambers.

Worship ~ Fellowship ~ Tradition ~ Charity

We hold to the seven sacraments given to us by God, two of which we consider necessary for salvation: Baptism and Holy Communion. These sacraments are a gift from God showing the power of the Holy Spirit which assists us through the various stages of our life. 

At Pentecost, the promised helper, the Holy Spirit, descended on the first Christians which inaugurated the New Covenant. This began His role in interacting and guiding the newly planted Church as it grew over the next two millennia. This guidance is recorded in the History and Tradition of the Church. We celebrate this God-guided tradition in our liturgy throughout the entire year.

We hold St. James as our patron saint, and emphasize the obligations of Christian action in this world after one has accepted Salvation through Jesus Christ. This is accomplished through both our weekly liturgical services and our daily devotion to go and spread the Gospel.


We are a mission in the Anglican Province of Christ the King, in the Diocese of the Western States. Our purpose is to bring the traditional Anglican worship, and all the beauty that comes with it, to the next generation of Christians. 

Our worship centers around the timeless traditional liturgy set forth in the 1928 Book of Common Prayer. This book includes prayers and administration of sacraments, along with traditions developed starting in the time of Christ that encompass us all in the continuing body of Christ as members of his church. 

Through our liturgical calendar, we read through the entire Bible once a year. In addition to our daily readings, we hold regular Bible studies where all denominations are invited to participate and bring unique perspectives of biblical interpretation for discussion. 

We use the 1940 Hymnal to make a joyful noise, as it is a direct supplement to the 1928 Liturgy that beautifully and reliably communicates orthodox theology rooted in Scripture and reinforced in tradition developed through the history of the Church.