Ministry Highlights:

Saint James’ 2018 Lenten Series continues this Tuesday night, March 20, 2018, at 7:00 PM with guest preacher, Dr. Craig Oliver of Elizabeth Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA. God is so deserving of the ninety minutes you will give God during each Lenten Worship Experience. Every member of the Saint James Family is expected to sow a minimum of $20.00 for each lent experience. Remember, God loves a cheerful giver.


Pastor Slaughter would like to humbly thank everyone who attended his Doctoral Public Presentation on Thursday, March 15, 2018. You are truly the greatest people on the planet!


Please join Pastor Slaughter this afternoon, March 18, 2018, at 3:00 PM at New Ebenezer Baptist Church (119 Camden Street, Newark, NJ 07103) for their 66th Church Anniversary. The Ushers and Praise Team have been requested to serve. Dinner will be served at New Ebenezer at 2:00 PM. Directions are available outside the church office.


On Monday, March 26, 2018, Pastor and Mrs. Slaughter’s firstborn child, Kellyn Skyla Slaughter will turn 13 years old.  Please take the time to wish Kellyn a Happy Birthday.


Please join Pastor Slaughter on Friday, March 23, 2018, at 7:00 PM at Providence Missionary Baptist Church (469 S. 17th Street in Newark) for the Central Ward Minister’s and Friends Alliance Revival. The Ushers and Praise Team have been requested to serve. Directions are available outside the church office.


Did you know that you could text your tithe or offering to Saint James? Take advantage of Saint James’ “Text to Give,” by texting your contribution to: 973-878-0759. In the message section, type the amount you would like to give. For example: $100.00 and then hit send. This makes giving simple, secure, and convenient. Remember, the Lord loves a cheerful giver.


Women's Ministry Presents the: Women’s Ministry Weekend April 13-15, 2018. Please visit the registration table after each worship experience to register. Space is limited!


To all tithers, contributors, and partners of Saint James! As we begin a new fiscal year, as the “undershepherd” of this phenomenal ministry, I want to encourage you to be as faithful as you can to God and yourself fiscally in 2018. A dime out of every dollar goes to God, and the next dime out of the dollar goes to your savings. I am wholeheartedly believing in the word of God written in Genesis 26:12, “Isaac planted crops in that land and the same year reaped a hundredfold because the Lord blessed him.” I believe if you can trust God enough to sow consistently and faithfully in 2018, God will bless you and bless you indeed! Saint James will celebrate “All Tither’s Month” in the month of April 2018. Pastor Slaughter prays that all members of Saint James will become tithers.


The Saint James "Dirt to Destiny" (D2D) Capital Campaign is approaching the end of its second year. Through the Capital Campaign, Saint James has been able to purchase the necessary property/land needed for construction without obtaining a loan. The campaign will also provide a tremendous boost in the pre-development cost associated with the vision. Pastor Slaughter is strongly encouraging all members to make a pledge in 2018 toward the capital campaign. If you can pledge $5, $10, $15, $20 a week or per month, it will help the capital campaign tremendously. If you need a pledge card, please look in the back of your pew, contact the church office or complete the form online at When making contributions to the capital campaign, please write it on your envelope or on the designated line of your envelope. Remember Acts 5:39. We believe God!


There are numerous scholarship opportunities available.  Please log onto and select “Scholarship Applications” on the drop-down menu under the Youth tab on the home page.


Thanks so much for your participation in our 2018 HBCU Tour. The full amount of $399 is due. All paperwork must be turned in as well before we depart on March 26, 2018. For more information please call Keshia Spencer, youth pastor, at 973-622-1344, Ext 117. 


The Pastor’s Aid Society will celebrate its 87th Annual Palm Sunday Tea on next Sunday, March 25, 2018, at 2:00 PM in the Upper Fellowship Hall. We will honor our Pastor and First Family along with our beloved Sister Dollie Sherrod and Brother Jesse Henderson.  Please see one of the Pastor Aid members for more information about this memorable event. Sis Arnita Harden, President. 


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