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Welcome, and thank you for visiting St. James online. We hope that our website highlights the wide variety of worship, fellowship and service opportunities available to you. Please feel free to read more about our church on this site and we warmly invite you to come in for a visit.  Wherever you are in your spiritual journey, we welcome you to join us!

Our Mission


St. James embraces Christ’s teachings as a way of life, and is an inclusive, relevant and dynamic spiritual community whose mission is spreading the Gospel to the world. 


Friendly and relevant, we welcome all to join us for worship and events.


Harnessing technology and empowering individuals on their spiritual journey.​​

Doing Good

Taking action to do God's work in our local community and around the world.

Community Church


We are vibrant and committed spiritual community who are called to bring the teachings of Christ to our local community in a positive, caring way that fosters inclusion and  progressive thinking. We believe the essence and purpose of a local community church is to serve the greater community and we actively pursue this goal every day.

We gather for worship and Christian education every Sunday morning, with licensed infant and childcare provided. Our service time is centered in ancient traditions with modern forms and a relevant contemporary message.
Come join us! 

Sunday Service
10:00 a.m.;
in-person worship has resumed as of Sept. 13th
But we’re always live-streaming on Sundays—see our video page for our Sunday services.

St. James Episcopal Church

3209 Via Lido
Newport Beach, CA 92663

Tel: 949.675.0210


Children’s church for all ages
(see our video Sunday School lessons in our Friday e-newsletter, if you’re on our mailing list) 

Childcare provided (when we are back in church) 

Pet-friendly services

Free parking available 

Fabulous hospitality after service (hospitality will return when health and safety permit) 


Masks, physical distancing all part of protocols for our in-person worship 
  • Temperature taken at the gate

  • Masks are required

  • Physical distancing

  • Read this document outlining the steps we're taking to ensure safety

  • Please contact the church office (or call 949.675.0210) if you have any questions.

Jack Green’s Celebration of Life will take place this Saturday, Sept. 19th at St. James; live-stream provided

The Requiem Eucharist and Celebration of Life for William John Green, Jr. (“Jack”) will take place at St. James at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19th. It will be live-streamed on Facebook at this link. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to St. James; you may do so online here, (but please email our office to let us know it's a memorial gift), or you may mail a check to St. James Episcopal Church, 3209 Via Lido, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3973.

Join us on Oct. 4th for the Blessing of the Animals

The Blessing of the Animals is an exciting annual family event that is held each year on the first Sunday in October. This year we will have it in our courtyard on Sunday, Oct. 4th after our 10 a.m. service (from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.). Last year we had around 90 pets being blessed! 

For more events, including “American Nations and Sacred Ground,” please visit our Events page.

Giving to St. James

Thank you! We sincerely appreciate your interest and support. To make a donation,  you can click the button below which will take you to our PayPal account, where you may pay with PayPal or with credit cards.

Or, you may contribute using the following smartphone apps:

SQUARE’S CASH APP: Use the cashtag $StJamesNewport

 ZELLE: Use the email treasurer@stjamesnewport.org

Alternatively, you can mail a check to our church office:

St. James Episcopal Church

3209 Via Lido

Newport Beach, CA 92663

Tel: 949.675.0210


Federal Tax ID 501(c)(3)


Parking Questions?

You can park in our lot, around the church (free on Sundays), or at the Lido House hotel. Details here.

Join Our Mailing List

We invite you to join our mailing list to receive updates on services, special events and the latest news.

This Week’s Sermon

We are delighted to offer the ability to attend Sunday services remotely via our Facebook Live broadcast beginning at 10 a.m. (recorded services are on our YouTube channel). 

Click here to watch the service live on Sunday morning (or at any time thereafter) and to view a sampling of previous sermons.


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