Be Ye Doers of the Word and Not Hearers Only Start Doing

Archive | News

Serve on the Shutterbug Squad

Calling all lens pros, semi-pros, talented amateurs, interested dabblers. The Communications Office would like to invite 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. Contact Russell Lawson (804) 355-1779 or russelllawson@doers.org to get on the […]

Continue Reading

Free Family Workshop on Dealing with Addiction

Why Can’t They Just Stop? CARITAS and Northstar Community will present a workshop from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.on March 2 in Valentine Hall at the Michaux House (1133 W. Franklin) for friends and families struggling with a loved one’s alcoholism or addiction. Families of alcoholics and addicts can feel overwhelmed and powerless. Arm yourself […]

Continue Reading

New Vestry Members Elected

New Vestry Members Elected at St. James’s Episcopal Church Annual Meeting   (FEBRUARY 28, 2013 – RICHMOND, VA) – Seven parishioners were elected to the Vestry at St. James’s Episcopal Church at the Annual Parish Meeting held February 24, 2013, reports The Reverend Randolph Marshall Hollerith, rector of  the church. “This year we were fortunate […]

Continue Reading

Family Library Expansion

To expand our book offerings in the Family Library on the second floor of the Michaux House,  we will offer the opportunity to purchase an “honor book” for a birthday, baptism, confirmation or other special event. We will also be having a book drive in the month of March. Bring your gently used books or […]

Continue Reading

Society of St. John the Evangelist Retreat

  Society of St. John the Evangelist, February 21 to 24 Join the Rev. Mark Cooper and seven other parishioners for an extended weekend of quiet, companionship and renewal at the SSJE monastery in Cambridge, Mass. This Lenten retreat will be directed and led by one of the brothers. $425 per person, $100 non-refundable deposit […]

Continue Reading

Life in Iran Today – ECW Lecture – February 19 at noon

“Nurturing Every Woman’s Spirit” – the ECW Lecture Series Winter 2013 Please join us at the next lecture in our series! Life in Iran Today Lecturer:  The Reverend Doctor Vienna Cobb-Anderson The presentation will discuss Vienna’s travels in and observations of present-day Iran. Please bring a bag lunch to eat during the lecture.  Tea & water […]

Continue Reading

CARITAS Shelter Week

 CARITAS Shelter Week is February 16-23  Sign up today and plan to be part of our annual CARITAS shelter week. This important ministry provides shelter, food, and hospitality to homeless women and children who will spend each night with us during the week of February 16.  Many volunteers are needed for a variety of roles. Sign-up […]

Continue Reading

Friday, February 14 – parish office closed today

The office is closed today. Due to the severe weather, Wednesday, February 12, programming was cancelled for the third time in recent weeks! Next week the church will be hosting guests from CARITAS and we would normally take a break from Wednesday programming. Because Wednesday night programming has been affected three times due to snow, […]

Continue Reading

Mardi Gras for Missions 2013

The Mardi Gras team has begun working on this year’s event which is  on Tuesday, February 12. Please put this date on your calendar and join fellow parishioners at this great mid-winter party.   Also, please consider donations of items, parties, vacation homes, services and financial contributions.  Thank you to all who have contacted us […]

Continue Reading

Hurricane Sandy Relief Mission

A team from St. James’s will travel to Brooklyn, NY in early April to assist in the Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts. We have room for a few more people! If you are interested in the trip, please contact Barbara Robinson (brobinson80@hotmail.com) or Carmen Germino (cgermino@doers.org or 355-1779, ext. 319).

Continue Reading

CARITAS Intake

St. James’s is once again assisting CARITAS by hosting nightly intake services for homeless men. Our host period continues each evening through February 8, 2013.  CARITAS is using the Michaux House basement to provide centralized intake for its overnight guests before transporting them to their evening accommodations at other congregations.   Two to three volunteers are needed […]

Continue Reading

Christmas Giving Tree

Christmas Giving Tree  The Christmas Giving Tree ministry offers us an opportunity to provide gifts to children and seniors who are served by Peter Paul Development Center and to provide monetary gifts to our in-house ACTS emergency fund to help pay for rent and utilities of individuals and families who are at risk of losing […]

Continue Reading

Advent Retreat December 8

Saturday, December 8, 2012: 9:30 – 3:30 P.M.  Chapel and the Atrium in Gibson Hall December begins with its hurry, the noise, the clamor of activity — actually it has already begun. You may usually be tempted by the thought “I don’t have time for a retreat… for a quiet day in the reality of […]

Continue Reading

Combined Choirs sing Evensong Nov. 11

The Combined Choirs from St. Paul’s, St. Stephen’s and St. James’s will sing Evensong at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 11 (Veteran’s Day), at St. James’s. With  more than 100 of some of our city’s best voices gathered here at St. James’s, this will be a beautiful service. We hope you will plan to attend.

Continue Reading