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Children’s Christian Education on Sunday

Sunday School classes are offered for all children, ages two through fifth grade, from September through May each year.  Lessons are held during the Christian Education hour from 10:15 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Godly Play Age three through first grade The Godly Play curriculum is based on storytelling and wondering. Using the language of religion [...]
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Fall Parish Retreat

Response to the Fall Parish Retreat has been so great that all the available beds have been reserved. Reservations are now on a Waiting List Only basis. The cost for two nights of lodging and six meals is $285 families (or two adults) and $185 for singles. Kids are always free and childcare is provided [...]
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Holy Peeps Project 2021

Children and Youth are invited to get a shoe box, some Easter Candy, and a bit of imagination to create a diorama of a Bible story or liturgical action featuring PEEPS candies. The idea of this Lenten project is to inspire our children and youth to have fun exploring Bible stories and Episcopal liturgy by [...]
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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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Leadership Opportunity for High Schoolers

The Episcopal Diocese of Virginia has just announced Parish Youth Ministries is now accepting applications for committee membership for the 2020-21 program year. Rising 9th-12th graders who have attended a PYM event before are encouraged to apply. The link below has more information and the application. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd5ksvHSapDY0vsCItCuC_rC08-5XVpRdwSZ0YEf7Oii19Yvw/viewform
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Upcoming Race History Discussions (ZOOM)

Recent protests and renewed conversation about racial justice and reconciliation have many people curious about these issues and the role of the Episcopal Church therein. You’re invited to join your clergy for a discussion of two resources this summer uncovering untold stories of Richmond’s history and the Episcopal Church’s history with race, power, and division.  [...]
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