Children (3rd grade and up) and Youth will lead both the 9:00 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. services.
The goal of this Lenten project is to inspire youth in 6th -12th grades to have fun exploring Bible stories.
6th – 8th Grade PYM Weekend May 8-10, 2020 Retreat weekends are a great opportunity for youth to have fun with new and old friends and explore their faith outside the rhythm and routine of daily life. (more…)
Spring Youth Day of Service March 23rd, 2019 9:30 AM – Noon (more…)
Sunday, April 14, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Hosted by St. James’s 5th-8th Graders, in Valentine Hall The entire congregation is encouraged to come eat pancakes, eggs, sausage, and fruit prepared by our 5th-12th grade youth. Donations encouraged to support the Summer 2019 Youth Mission Trips. We need volunteers! Join the fun by helping cook, assemble food, set […]
Current 8th- High School youth are invited on a 10-day service, cultural exchange, and coral reef conservation expedition to Havana, Cuba in July 2020. Youth and adult leaders will train to be scuba certified in 2019 so we can dive while in Cuba as part of our study on Environmental Creation Care. Applications are now […]
St. James’s and the Diocese of Virginia offer many wonderful opportunities for youth to engage in leadership opportunities, volunteer service, mission trips, and good old fashion fun during the summer months! January 14 will be the 2019 Summer Preview (more…)
On Sunday, January 20 at 4:00 p.m. through Monday, January 21 about 11:00 a.m., our 10th-12th grade youth will have a MLK Lock-In for Service. (more…)
St. James’s SNOWFEST (6th-12th) A winter youth retreat to Shrine Mont, February 8-10, 2019 (more…)
This past July, Episcopal Bishops, clergy, and lay leaders gathered in Austin, Texas for General Convention. Included in their agenda were over a dozen environmental resolutions indicating a strong commitment to caring for God’s creation. (more…)
Recently, Penny Gugino told me a tip about junk mail. Yes, you can put it in your recycle bin as soon as you get it, but it is better to stop receiving it so that it doesn’t arrive in your mailbox in the first place. (more…)
Growing up in the 1970s, I often watched Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom. I have cozy memories of the host, white-haired Marlin Perkins, narrating long, extended takes of animals in their natural habitat, far removed from human civilization. (more…)
“To fast” means to do without in order to draw closer to God. For 2018, our Presiding Bishop Michael Curry asks us to fast on the 21st of each month in solidarity with all who struggle with hunger. His concern is domestic and international. (more…)
Looking for a chance to reconnect with the natural world and reflect on the many gifts God has given us?