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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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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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Easter

10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Morning Prayer Rite II Watch on this page or at doers.org/live The Lord is Risen Indeed Easter Bulletin Book of Common Prayer History Easter, also called Pascha (Greek, Latin)or Resurrection Sunday,is a festival and holiday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred [...]
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Easter Vigil

The Great Easter Vigil, when observed, is the first service of Easter Day, and dates from the earliest days of the Church. It is celebrated at a convenient time between sunset on Holy Saturday and sunrise on Easter Morning. The service normally consists of four parts: 1. The Service of Light. 2. The Service of […]

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Our 2020 Holy Week Schedule

Palm Sunday, April 5 10:00 a.m. Palm Sunday Morning Prayer The Parade will be different this year. Remember this the arrival of the Messiah in the Holy City. We will see familiar faces on the steps of St. James's, and we will be together online singing with our youth Choirs with joyous song at doers.org/PalmSunday [...]
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Jazz Mass March 1st at 5:00pm featuring Taylor Barnett

You are Invited! Once a month on the first Sunday at 5:00 p.m., our clergy lead Richmond’s finest jazz players along with singers from our choir and congregation through a specially designed liturgy that is open to the improvisation that is the heart of jazz music. Readings may be from Scripture, thoughtful theologians, poetry, novels, [...]
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ADULT CONFIRMATION CLASS

Short Courses: Sundays, March 1 to 22, 10:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.; Small Groups: Wednesdays, March 4 to April 1, 6:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Our confirmation class for adults follow the early church’s practice of teaching new members during Lent in preparation for Easter. Each Sunday a clergy-led short course on “Episcopal Church 201,” open [...]
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