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Dismantling Racism Youth Series (Jan. – Mar. 2021)

The Episcopal Church has developed a Christian formation program specifically for youth called Dismantling Racism: A Youth Curriculum. Mary Beth Abplanalp is certified to teach this 6-session curriculum designed to help middle and high school youth and their parents have conversations about race, become allies, and build relationships to address systemic racism in their context. [...]
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St. Francis of Assisi

Who was St. Francis of Assisi?  Saint Francis of Assisi was a Catholic friar who gave up a life of wealth to live a life of poverty. He established the Franciscan Order of friars and the women’s Order of the Poor Ladies. He is known as the patron saint of animal and the natural environment, and […]

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Diocesan-Wide Labor Day Service

On Sunday, September 6 (Labor Day Weekend), St. James’s will gather online, with the Diocese of Virginia, for a pre-recorded Morning Prayer Service led by our bishops. Bishop Goff will preach and Bishops Brooke-Davidson and Taylor will be there, too. This will be in lieu of our regularly recorded Sunday service.    The Diocese wants to […]

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