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The Underground Kitchen

Giving back and helping those in need! During the initial months of COVID, the Diocese of Va., and many members of St. James's, joined forces to get much-appreciated food to the hungry in our community. Working together, we delivered over 50,000 meals of chef-prepared soups and fresh bread. This ministry has taken a pause to [...]
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Mensch Masks

Thank you for Making Mensch Masks to Help Save Lives and Fight Racial Disparity (think we can delete this part) We are excited to share that we have exceeded our goal, delivering 1,410 face masks to The Market at 25th, serving as the distribution center. In early June, St. James’s and Beth Ahabah launched a [...]
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Families for Food

Summer Service Projects for Children, Youth, & Families St. James’s children, youth, and families are invited and encouraged to put their faith into action this August by sourcing food to feed people who are struggling with hunger during these challenging economic times. There are three ways you and your family can help share God’s love [...]
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Singing is A Family Affair

The anthems, for Sunday’s (July 5th) Morning Prayer service, were recorded at the home of Patrick and Laura Strickler. It was wonderful to hear and see parish members safely gathering.  The recording session was extra special - Trey Sibley was joined by his daughters, Olivia and Taylor. We wanted to find out more.   Trey, [...]
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DOERS-in-Action Summer 2020 list

Pack and Deliver Food for UGK! We hope you have heard the news! St. James’s has become a partner in the UGK Community First, a non-profit organization that provides healthy, wholesome meals to those in need, particularly in food-insecure areas.  Beginning this week, the church kitchen will be open several days each week to UGK [...]
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Parenting Forum COVID-19 from May 26

Ashley Soukup, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, was back and hosted an online forum. She attended Wake Forest and La Salle. For the first time as a therapist, she is finding herself in the same situation as everyone else. Here are some trends Ashley is seeing in her office over the last 11 weeks. [...]
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You can help McGuire Veterans Hospital

While our hospital ministry team is unable to be present with patients and staff at this time, DOERS can help provide greatly needed masks for hospital staff who do not work directly with patients. The hospital requires 100% cotton masks. We are looking for volunteers to sew masks as well as donations of the following [...]
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