• 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 Formation
    – 9:15 AM to 10:15 AM
  • Holy Eucharist Rite II with music
    – 10:30 AM
  • Healing and Holy Eucharist
    – 5:30 PM



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.

Bible and Prayer Book Challenge

Please join us in reading together this year the Psalms and New Testament with selections from the Book of Common Prayer.  See the Resources section for the reading list.

Worship Schedule for Holy Week & Easter (March 29-April 5)

Palm Sunday--March 29
10:30 a.m. Blessing of the Palms, the Passion narrative and Holy Eucharist
Maundy Thursday--April 2
6 p.m. Holy Eucharist with meal, foot washing and stripping of the altar
Good Friday--April 3
12 noon Stations of the Cross
5:30 p.m. Liturgy for Good Friday
Easter Sunday--April 5
6 a.m. The Great Vigil of Easter
10:30 a.m. Festive Holy Eucharist

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