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207 South Third Street

P.O. Box 545

Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577

CHURCH PHONE: 641-673-4218

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REGULAR SERVICE TIME:  9:00 A.M. Sunday Mornings


RECTOR: Fr. Terence J. Kleven

Cell phone:  641-780-3114


Home phone:  641-673-6850

JUNIOR WARDEN:  Shane Vernooy

Home phone:  641-672-9764


SUNDAY WORSHIP SCHEDULE  -- See Liturgical Schedule page for full details.  Worship services, except for Holy Days, begin at 9:00 a.m.


Next Vestry Meeting: Sunday, September 14th following the worship service

Rev. Dr. Terence J. Kleven, rector at St. James’ Episcopal Church and professor of Philosophy and Religion at Central College, Pella, is making two presentations on Politics and Religion in the Middle East at St. James’ Episcopal Church, Oskaloosa, on Tuesdays, September 23 and 30, beginning at 7:00 p.m.  Dr. Kleven teaches Biblical and Middle Eastern Studies at Central College, and he and his family have lived in various places in the Middle East, Jerusalem, Cairo, Beirut and Morocco, for several years while he was on research fellowships. There will be time for questions and answers at each session. Come and learn more of what is going on in the current, complex situation in the Middle East and North Africa and what our response should be.



September 23 – Christian History, Theology and Political Groups in the Middle East

September 31 – Muslim History, Theology and Political Groups in the Middle East


"May the God of hope fill us with all joy and peace to believing through the power of the Holy Spirit.  Amen."

        Morning Prayer service, page 102 of BCP

Updated 9/12/14