Welcome to the website of St. James' Episcopal Church in Oskaloosa, Iowa. We're so pleased you have visited us!



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

SENIOR WARDEN: Dave Christenson

Phone:  641-660-4454


Phone:  641-660-0599

READING GROUP: We are studying Charles Krauthammer's Things that Matter on the following Mondays: March 18, April 1 and 8 -- at 7:00 p.m. at the parish church.

SUNDAY WORSHIP SCHEDULE  -- Worship services, except for Principal Feasts and Holy Days, begin at 9:00 a.m.


Second Sunday of Lent (Sunday, March 17): Holy Communion

Third Sunday of Lent (Sunday, March 24): Holy Communion

Fourth Sunday of Lent (Sunday, March 31): Holy Communion

Fifth Sunday of Lent (Sunday, April 7): Holy Communion (Vestry meeting)

Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday (Sunday, April 14): The Procession of the Palms and Holy Communion

Maundy Thursday (Thursday, April 18): Holy Communion and the Stripping of the Altar    5:30 p.m.

Good Friday (Friday, April 19): Good Friday Vigil -- the Last Words of Jesus.     12:15 p.m.

Easter Sunday Morning (Sunday, April 21): Holy Communion

Second Sunday of Easter (Sunday, April 28): Holy Communion


The Scriptural Sentence for Morning Prayer in Lent:

"Rend your hearts, and not your garments, and turn unto the Lord your God: for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repenteth him of the evil." (Joel ii 13, KJV).



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

        Updated 11/22/18