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St. James’s Annual Giving Tree

COVID can’t stop Christmas! Please consider a donation to help make the season bright for our neighbors in the East End. This year we are collecting monetary donations from parishioners which we will use to purchase $100 Visa gift cards. Our partners at Peter Paul Development Center will work closely with clients to assess individual [...]
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Connecting with Christmas Cards

It's so lovely to receive a Christmas card - and these days it's rather rare! Would you be willing to write 10 cards to some fellow parishioners? Please call or email Frances Caldwell for information and to volunteer. Wouldn't this be a lovely Advent practice? And guess what - All ages can participate! Sponsored by [...]
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Dismantling Racism Youth Series (Jan. – Mar. 2021)

The Episcopal Church has developed a Christian formation program specifically for youth called Dismantling Racism: A Youth Curriculum. Mary Beth Abplanalp is certified to teach this 6-session curriculum designed to help middle and high school youth and their parents have conversations about race, become allies, and build relationships to address systemic racism in their context. [...]
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World Pediatric Project

As part of our mission to help others, St. James's is supporting two children from other parts of the world receiving medical services in Richmond. We are assisting the World Pediatric Project (WPP) in a different way during this Covid pandemic. WPP is housing two children at the Doorways. Naveah is three years old and [...]
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St. James’s Annual Thanksgiving Food Offering

Turning Hunger into Hope! Your gift of food during this Thanksgiving season is critically important to our community! Please participate in our annual Thanksgiving food collection. Communities in Schools CEO, Harold Fitrer, in collaboration with Feed More reports that by the end of 2020 1-in-4 children and 1-in-6 adults will be food insecure. Throughout the [...]
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Family Service Project – Gleaning November 7

As part of our Families for Food outreach efforts, you and your children of all ages are invited to harvest crops Saturday morning, November 7 from 8:00-11:30 AM in the Northern Neck of VA (exact located TBD). We are partnering again with Harvest of Hope to glean the fields. If you are interested in participating, sign up […]

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St. Francis of Assisi

Who was St. Francis of Assisi?  Saint Francis of Assisi was a Catholic friar who gave up a life of wealth to live a life of poverty. He established the Franciscan Order of friars and the women’s Order of the Poor Ladies. He is known as the patron saint of animal and the natural environment, and […]

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