About Amanda Debler

Secretary of the Bishop's Committee and St. James' IT all-rounder.

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Palm Sunday and Easter 2017 with St. James the Less

This year, we have the good fortune to have both Palm Sunday and Easter services planned:

9 April, 4pm: Palm Sunday

16 April, 4pm: Easter Sunday, with coffee and snacks after the service

We also have a service planned for 23 April (4pm), with the Annual General Meeting to follow. All are welcome at the meeting; you need to be registered as a member of the congregation to vote or stand for office.


Advent and Christmas 2016

Celebrate our Savior’s birth with St. James the Less!

11 December 2016, 16:00 (in parish room on 1st floor) – Regular Sunday service

26 December 2016, 14:00 (main church) – Service of Lessons and Carols

We’ll have coffee and sweets after the services.

14 August 2016 – Service of Evening Prayers

We’re looking for our next priest, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t worship together until we find him or her! We’re still meeting every 2nd and 4th Sunday at 16:00 at the Jakobskirche.

This Sunday, 14 August, Stephanie Budwey, a liturgical scholar currently persuing her Habilation at Kirchliche Hochschul in Wuppertal, will lead Evening Prayers in the main church. We will have coffee and snacks upstairs after the service.

More on Stephanie’s work – Sing of Mary: Giving Voice to Marian Theology and Devotion

22 May – Worship Service and Fr. Dennis’ Retirement Party

After four wonderful years with us and our sister church, St. Boniface Augsburg, Fr. Dennis Krumlauf and his wife Jane are headed back to the US to enjoy retirement and their grandchildren.

While Fr. Dennis and Jane are leaving, the rest of us will still be here, worshipping together every second and fourth Sunday at St Jakob’s, at 16:00. Right now, we’ll have Evening Prayers services with hymns, under the direct guidance of Bishop Pierre at the American Catherdral in Paris. We are looking for our next priest, and plan to have other retired Episcopalian, Anglican and Lutheran priests conduct communion services from time to time, with a vision of increasing the overall service schedule to every Sunday.

Come grow with us.

International Worship Service, 8 May 2016, 17:00

Instead of our regular Sunday service, we will be joining with many other international churches in and around Nuremberg for the Internationaler Gottesdienst. Gospel singing starts at 16:30, and the main service at 17:00.


After the service, there will be a huge multicultural food fest outside. Join us!


10 April 2016 – Worship Service, Despite Expected Protests

Our regular semi-monthly service will still take place as planned on 10 April 2016, at 4pm (16:00). However, due to the expected Turkish/Kurdish protests planned for that day in the Jakobsplatz, the service will be upstairs, on the first floor. There is an elevator.

Our small parking lot will be open, but street parking might be tight. The Jakobsgarage will be open. If you wish to take public transit, use either the Weißer Turn (U1) or Plärrer stop (U1, U2/U3).

Easter 2016 at St. James! Remember to spring forward an hour…

Easter falls on the 4th Sunday of March this year, so we will be having an Easter Service!

Worship starts at 16:00, with Coffee Hour (and sweets!) following, all in the large parish hall at the Jakobskirche (2nd floor, elevator access)

Remember to “spring forward” on Saturday night – Daylight Savings/Summer Time begins this Saturday night in Europe.

Service of Lessons and Carols – 26 December, 2pm

Join St. James the Less on Boxing Day (day after Christmas) at 14:00 for our annual Service of Lessons and Carols. This is your chance to sing your favorites and perhaps hear a new one from the US or Britain! Coffee, tea and snacks to follow.

The service will be upstairs (2nd floor) in the large parish hall. There is an elevator.