• Pastels on the Plaza October 2013
  • Special musical selection by the choir
  • Sunday School
  • Confirmation 2012
  • Saint Alban's


Grace and peace to you in our Lord Jesus Christ!

I am delighted to welcome you to our website. You will find here a window into the life and ministries of Saint Alban's. We are a community committed to Jesus Christ and carrying out His mission. For members of the parish I hope that you will find information and resources to support you in your daily life and ministry. For those new to Saint Alban's, this is an invitation to connect and join us as a community that bears Christ's name. In other words, I hope you will make the leap of faith from a virtual visit to an actual in-the-flesh visit. Come and see!

Many blessings,

The Rev. Sara L. Potter, Rector

Contact Us

St. Alban's Episcopal Church
1675 Chester Ave.
Arcata, California 95521
Phone 707-822-4102
Fax 707-822-4182

Regular Schedule

  • Holy Eucharist Rite I
    – 8:00 AM
  • Christian Education
    – 9:15 AM to 10:15 AM
  • Holy Eucharist Rite II with music
    – 10:30 AM
  • Healing and Holy Eucharist
    – 5:30 PM


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    St. Alban's is a community of disciples growing
    into the full maturity of Christ.

    Our mission is to be a community worshipping in the Episcopal tradition; devoted to God through prayer, study and action; faithful in welcoming the stranger; and serving the needs of our parish and beyond.

  • Pride Parade and Festival

    SAVE THE DATE for this year's Pride Parade and Festival on Saturday, Sept. 12.  The parade begins at 11:30 a.m. at 1st and C Streets in Eureka, CA.  The festival runs from 12 nnon to 5 p.m.  We will have a table during the festival to greet our LGTB friends and neighbors and invite them to consider making St. Alban's their home.  March with the Welcoming Church Team in the parade, table with us or just swing by to say hello!

  • Blessing of a new School Year

    On Sunday, September 13th at both services we will bless students and their backpacks as they begin a new school year and recognize the teachers of the congregation for their invaluable service to the wider community.

  • Sanctuary: A Worship Service of Supper and Light

    Geared for a younger crowd and those new to the faith, this servcie blends a meal, discussion and evening prayers by candlelight.  The theme for the September 13 service is Beyond Facebook: Face to Face. Join us that Sunday at 4 p.m. and each second Sunday of the month.

   August 2015