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The Underground Kitchen

The Underground Kitchen Community First Corporation, a non-profit organization that provides healthy, wholesome meals to those in need, particularly in food-insecure areas and to those currently adversely affected by COVID-19. We are a partner in UGK and our church kitchen will be used by the UGK chefs. Those who would like to volunteer are invited [...]
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Mensch Masks

Thank you for Making Mensch Masks to Help Save Lives and Fight Racial Disparity (think we can delete this part) We are excited to share that we have exceeded our goal, delivering 1,410 face masks to The Market at 25th, serving as the distribution center. In early June, St. James’s and Beth Ahabah launched a [...]
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Back to School – Parenting Forum – Zoom

School is going on-line? What does that look like? How will be make this work for our family? How can we make the best of this? Please complete the attached survey regarding the upcoming Parenting Forum by Zoom to indicate your areas of concern and preferred time.  https://forms.gle/3nkJfXLPCzGJ5hUWA
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Looking Forward

The vestry, clergy, staff, and volunteers have been working on a number of fronts for vigorous activity this fall and beyond. Working teams are in place and are developing plans for a safe return to in-person worship, upgraded digital capabilities, Children’s, Youth and Adult formation ministries fall offerings, a  renewed website, alignment of ministries and [...]
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Navigating your Child’s Educational Journey…Through a Pandemic!

by Ashley Morgan Soukup MA, LMFT https://theordinarytherapist.com/navigating-your-childs-educational-journey-through-a-pandemic/ There is an old saying that goes something like, "At a dinner party, you don't talk about politics and religion." Who knew that in 2020 we would need to add "education" to that list. Nothing appears to be more polarizing, anxiety provoking, and controversial than deciding to send your [...]
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State of the Church

The Reverend Dr. John McCard and Robert C.T. Reed give State of St. James's Episcopal Church, Richmond, VA.   2020 July, 21 https://youtu.be/rbAwushED2E Dear Parish Family, Since our last video update on the state of the parish, we felt it was important to give you a further update on the vestry and staff's expectations for [...]
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Virtual Choir – Sicut Cervus

From Psalm 42 Composer G.P. da Palestrina Music PDF Sicut cervus desiderat ad fontes aquarum, ita desiderat anima mea ad te, Deus. As the hart longs for the water springs, So longs my soul for thee, O God. This track is about 3 minutes, but it took 17 singers fine-tuning their own recordings for hours [...]
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25 years with the Whitmires

July 15, 1995, was Mark’s and Virginia’s first day at St. James’s Church. They say it has been a wonderful 25 years, making music with so many wonderful people.   Recently, Mark and Virginia looked through the rosters - they were amazed to see how many choristers have been singing with them for 10, 15, and [...]
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St. James’s Children’s Center Supplies

St. James’s Children’s Center opened on June 15, 2020, and we are so excited to have 32 children with their energy, smiles, and giggles filling our space!  DOERS can be supportive by providing a gift of some particularly needed items: Lysol spray Clorox wipes Gallon size re-closable plastic bags Snack-size re-closable plastic bags Kleenex Pull-up [...]
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