The Saint James Episcopal Church Farm School

A Church that is a Farm that is a School

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Vision

Mission

Values

We envision
A thriving Episcopal church and school at the heart of a thriving Pleasant Grove

Our Mission
A church, farm, and school that transforms its community by growing Christian leaders through Anglican worship, rigorous education, creation stewardship, and care for the whole person.

We value
Episcopal identity

Proclamation of the gospel and Christian faith formation in the context of work, study, and prayer in the Anglican tradition

Second chances to flourish

Inspiring students, families, and the community to strive for the highest standards of achievement and lifelong learning

A culture of virtue

Fostering a culture of perseverance and practice in Christian virtue, common responsibility, and social grace

The work at hand

Making a difference by attending to what can be done locally

Human dignity

Working towards a more just community, mercifully meeting immediate needs, and educating the whole person

 
 
 

 

 

Our Vocation

Church

We are a church. A new phase of life for Episcopal Church of Our Saviour, St. James will remain a community of worship, preaching, teaching the Christian faith, and celebration of the sacraments. We worship in the Anglican tradition, following the Book of Common Prayer. Join us at 11 a.m. every Sunday.

 

Farm

We are a farm. Since 2003, church members, friends from the neighborhood, and the organization Gardners in Community Development have been growing food and feeding our neighbors in need. This farm is central to our mission, and will be a vital part of our educational program.

 

School

We will be a school. By the Fall of 2019, we intend to transform our way of being a church by becoming a Christian middle school that serves the students and families of Pleasant Grove.

 
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Episcopal Identity

Being an Episcopal church and school means living out the Christian faith as it has been passed down to us in an ancient tradition that still speaks today.

We worship together, grow as a community, devote ourselves to study and faith formation, and work for social justice.