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Earth Day Scavenger Hunt 2020

O heavenly Father, who hast filled the world with beauty: Open our eyes to behold thy gracious hand in all thy works; that, rejoicing in thy whole creation, we may learn to serve thee with gladness; for the sake of him through whom all things were made, thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. For Joy in God’s Creation, Book of Common Prayer, page 814 During the [...]
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Easter Sermon

Easter Sunday April 12, 2020 St. James’s Episcopal Church The Reverend Dr. John F. McCard Women why are you weeping? Whom are you looking for? When it comes to dealing with the vagaries of human life, I tell church members the real reason I became a priest was to help me with my control issues. [...]
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PBS NewsHour April 2020

How religious observances are adapting to social distancing In April, millions of Christians, Jews and Muslims around the world mark Easter, Passover and Ramadan -- some of the holiest observances of the year. But how are followers of these religions expressing faith and community when the pandemic makes traditional gatherings impossible? John Yang reports. Richmond [...]
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Serve on the Shutterbug and Video Squads

Calling all lens pros, semi-pros, talented amateurs, interested dabblers. The Communications Office invites photographers who are looking for a ministry to join the Shutterbug Squad. Your help is needed at church events and services, on trips and retreats, throughout the year. You can use your own camera, or one the church provides. We also need [...]
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Mindful Biking

Need a Physical Challenge and a Spiritual Renewal On a Budget? Come Ride with Dr. Mark Cooper on Bike Virginia 2019 and join in a daily morning and afternoon opportunity for Mindfulness Meditation. This the 32nd year for this popular bike tour that will take place June 21 through June 26 beginning in Woodstock, [...]
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Join Us in Doers Dining Jesus loved a good dinner party! Special things can happen when faithful families gather around tables. It is in this spirit that your parish invites you to gather with one another to break bread through Doers Dining. Doers Dining is a vibrant initiative that nurtures friendships through intimate gatherings in each other's homes. As [...]
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