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Food Gifts at Altar

Thanksgiving Food Drive

The face of hunger has shifted dramatically during the last decade. Today hunger is far reaching and includes not only senior citizens on fixed incomes but also our working neighbors who live paycheck to paycheck without any financial security blanket to catch them when unexpected emergencies happen and when no food is left in the […]

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Cuba

We have a very special partnership with the Episcopal Diocese of Cuba that began in 2013. Past teams from St. James’s have assisted in the rebuilding of a church in Santiago de Cuba, and have also worked on projects in Havana as well. We hope to offer another mission trip to Cuba in 2019. (more…)

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RVA Rapid Transit

We work with ecumenical partners and others to bring effective rapid public transportation to metropolitan Richmond. The rapid transit system for greater Richmond connects job-seekers with employers and county residents with downtown attractions, with a positive impact on our region’s economy. In this area, we are also working on race relations through a partnership with […]

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project:HOMES

Working through project:HOMES, a community agency that provides services to elderly citizens, our volunteers work together several times a year to renovate or repair the homes of low-income elderly city residents. Kyle Martin is our professional building contractor who supervises and welcomes even those with no building experience! Contact: Andy Smith, 310-1026

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Professionals In Action

A team of volunteers with professional expertise, such as accountants,  lawyers, financial planners, eldercare/nursing home specialists, and building contractors who provide consultation to the Director of Servant Ministry/Pastoral Social Worker or clergy in addressing issues and questions that relate to the needs of a church member. Volunteers work on a periodic “as needed” basis. When […]

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