Our Church: A Guided Tour

L’église : une visite guidée

Introduction and Contents

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St. James the Apostle is much more than its church building. To fully experience St. James the Apostle, we invite you to visit us during a worship service, a faith-building educational activity or a social event.

Yet, this built heritage is an important gift that tells our story. It reflects the life and evolution of our church since 1864. It is also an important space for outreach ministry. And today, because of its location close to Concordia University and in the heart of Montreal’s most commercial centre, and because of the beauty of the building and the gardens, we are called to respond to our mission daily.

Sections of the Tour

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Credits. This tour guide (written by Deborah Hinton, completed in the Spring 2007 and revised in November 2008) is inspired from notes written by Irene Nerrie, May 2004 and conversations with her, Howard Nerrie, Barbara Whitley, Leslie West, Honor Barrett, Scott Bradford and other knowledgeable members of the congregation as well as David Wigglesworth, Diocesan Architect. Further revisions were made in 2011 by Michel Gagnon.