St. James Orthodox Church - 195 North Main St. Milpitas, Ca 95035 - (408) 934-1794
Upcoming Events
Friday, September 27
Exaltation of the Precious Cross
Divine Liturgy at 10:
00 am
Sunday, September 29
Matins at 8:30 am
Divine Liturgy at 10:30 am
Welcome to St. James' Website
Here you will find general information about
Orthodoxy and about who we are as a
church. Our site is not only for the one
seeking the roots and the continuity of the
Christian faith, but also for the Orthodox
Christian who lives this faith daily. You are at
the perfect place to orient yourself and to
learn and experience more!

After you become familiar with the information
here, we encourage you to come visit! Come
see and experience what the internet cannot
capture – the living Church.

Our Divine Liturgy
Before the start of the Divine Liturgy, the
Midnight Service takes place at 7:00 am.
Following the Midnight Service is the Matins
(Orthos) service at 8:00am. The Divine
Liturgy which begins at 10:30am is conducted
in English, Arabic and Greek.
Spiritual Corner
His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of
Born in Nazareth, St. James,
"The Brother of our Lord", was
actually Jesus' second cousin
and the first Archbishop of
Click here for more
information on the life of our
patron saint.
About St. James
Archbishop Elpidophoros of Bursa was
unanimously elected by the Holy and Sacred
Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in
Constantinople as Archbishop of America on
May 11, 2019. Archbishop Elpidophoros was
enthroned on Sunday, June 23, 2019, as the
Archbishop of America in a formal church
ceremony according to the ancient rites of the
Orthodox Church.

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