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Thanks be to God

As we come together as a congregation once again, it has reminded us of the many things for which we’re grateful--especially the generous gifts you shared with our church and our neighbors during the past 15 months. For that reason, we’ve created a Season of Gratitude, where we celebrate all the Doers who did so [...]
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Summer Worship Schedule

In-Person Sunday Worship 9:00 and 10:00 am 9:00 am Outdoor Service in the Memorial Garden 10:00 am Service in the Sanctuary Beginning Sunday, June 6, we will lift all restrictions on public worship.  No masks. No limits on where you can sit. No restrictions on singing. And no registration required. Online Sunday Worship 8:30 and [...]
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Worship This Sunday

Sunday Summer Schedule Our summer worship season begins Sunday, June 6 9:00 a.m. service in the memorial garden 10:00 a.m. service in the church At this time,  all COVID restrictions will be lifted on public worship.  No masks. No limits on where you can sit. No restrictions on singing. Online Services Online services air at [...]
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Please lift up to God those who have asked for our prayers

For the sick and in need, especially Aubrie Aber, the family of Eleanor Angle, Keren and Bless Arthur, Elizabeth Austin, Hunter Babin, Susan Bain, Jennifer Ball, Derby Brackett, the Brunner and Martin family, Alice Campbell, Pitter Caswell, Janet W. Cosby, Betty Crasten, Tim Dilsaver, Will Fackler, Karen Harper, Mary Harrison, Brenda Lacks, Camille Brunner Martin, [...]
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Youth Choir

The St. James's Youth Choir was recognized at a special performance during the Sunday, May 16 service.  This group of Middle and High School singers began rehearsing as soon as it was possible to hold outdoor rehearsals last September. These young people  faithfully gathered on the surface parking lot each Sunday afternoon, often enduring winter [...]
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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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Communion in the Garden

Wednesday Evening Service 5:30 pm Outdoor Holy Eucharist  A short Holy Eucharist Service is held each week in the Memorial Garden located between the sanctuary and the Parish House.  No registration is required but we do request that attendees wear a face mask/covering.  All are welcome to a service that shares Holy Communion in a [...]
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Our New Ministry

Invite • Welcome • Connect St. James’s is at an important point in our history. As we get closer to living in a post-COVID world, we want to take a look at how we relate to prospective members, newcomers and to long-time parishioners, so each of them can find what they need from our amazing [...]
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Running Club

Lace up your shoes and join us for Sunday Running Club We've started our spring running club and invite runners/joggers/walkers to join us for a  super casual opportunity to enjoy the warmer weather, get some exercise, and see new and old friends. Here's what you need to know: This club is for every ability level [...]
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Wednesday Night Programs

The History of St. James's From the Beginning. Wednesdays, April 14 – May 5, 2021 No matter how much you know about St. James’s, you’re about to learn a whole lot more. Every Wednesday evening from April 14 through May 5, we’ll see the history of St. James’s through the lens of race in our [...]
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Summer 2021 Youth Mission Opportunities

Appalachia Youth Mission for 9th-12th graders, July 18-24, 2021 Come help with home repairs in the rural mountain coal community of Hurley, VA, hard hit by the economic impacts of the pandemic. Many residents in this community live in mobile homes that require significant maintenance. We’ll work with Hurley Community Development Inc. to swing hammers, build ramps, [...]
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