St. James' Episcopal Church

The Episcopal Church in Old Town, Maine


Welcome to St. James’ – We invite you to look around our Website and learn more about our church. If you’re not currently a member of St. James’ – we’d like to take this opportunity to invite you to join us at our regular weekly service at 10 a.m. Sunday mornings.

We offer Communion Service on Sundays at 10am and also distribute the service via Zoom.   If you would like to join us, please send an email to for information on connecting.


Who We Are

St. James’ Episcopal Church is a small, progressively minded congregation intent on being a welcoming and safe space for all. We are young and old, male and female, gay and straight, single, married, divorced and widowed, CEO and unemployed, student and teacher, rich and poor. We worship together, study and ask questions as we move more deeply into the mystery of God.

People of St. James’

The Rev. Jane+ White-Hassler – Priest in Charge
The Rev. Jared Talbot – Deacon
Dwight Emerich – Senior Warden
David Brainerd – Junior Warden
John Gregory – Treasurer
Matt Dunlap – Assistant to the Treasurer

Members of the Vestry:
Faith Dionne,
Ann-Marie Miller,
Jim Ross,
Maureen Walsh,
Ellen White,
Ann Dieffenbacher-Krall, Clerk

Our Sunday Services

As of June 2021, we are offering in-person Holy Communion services every Sunday while still streaming the services via Zoom for those unable to attend. If you would like to join us, please send an email to for information on connecting.

Our Outreach Programs

St. James has an extensive and year-round outreach program. Some of the activities include a free community lunch every 3rd Saturday, a fill the Back Pack Program for children’s food insecurities at the local school, Days of Warmth to help the Penobscot Nation Emergency Fuel Fund, a Mother’s Day Shower to collect baby items, a school supplies collection for children going back to school, a Thanksgiving drive to provide meals, and a Christmas food drive.

Donate to St. James’

If you would like to make a donation to St. James’ you may do so by clicking on the link below and following the instructions.  Thank you!
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St. James' Episcopal Church - Old Town, Maine | A member of The Episcopal Diocese of Maine, The Episcopal Church, and the Worldwide Anglican Communion