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Retreats, Pilgrimages and Field Trips

Where You Can Go and What You Can Do

Annual Parish Retreat at Shrine Mont

The historic Shrine Mont Retreat Center offers a beautiful setting for St. James’s annual fall retreat in the mountains!

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. https://youtu.be/kVhPscOxfus This the 32nd year for this popular bike tour that will take place June 21 through June 26 beginning in Woodstock, [...]

Holy Land Pilgrimage in 2020 – Sign up Now

February 2020 There is still time to sign up for this trip if you are interested in going on  a 2020 pilgrimage. (more…)

Rappahannock River Valley Historic Churches

Fall 2019 (TBD), 7:45 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Did you know that it was dangerous to be an Episcopalian during and immediately following the Revolutionary War, (more…)

Lenten Retreat: Mindfulness Meditation

Saturday, March 9, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.Valentine Hall On Ash Wednesday, the people are invited “to the observance of a holy Lent” through a number of practices, including self-examination and reflection. (more…)

Washington National Cathedral

Thursday, May 16, 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Meet at St. James’s Episcopal Church for this all day Pilgrimage The Washington National Cathedral is not just a house of prayer for all people: it is also the national cathedral for the Episcopal Church. (more…)

SNOWFEST

St. James’s SNOWFEST (6th-12th) A winter youth retreat to Shrine Mont, February 8-10, 2019  (more…)

A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

February 9 – 19, 2019 Join Pastoral Associate Reverend Dr. Mark Cooper on a journey through the sites where our faith began. (more…)

Exploring God’s Creation Field Trip

Looking for a chance to reconnect with the natural world and reflect on the many gifts God has given us?

Oberammergau Pilgrimage Set for August 10-20, 2020

This 11-day pilgrimage to Oberammergau and the Passion Play will be led by rector John McCard. (more…)

Where We’ve Been and What We’ve Done

A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

November 5-19, 2014 Join Assistant Rector Reverend Carmen Germino on a journey through the sites where our faith began. Pilgrims who participate will read the Bible with new eyes for the rest of their lives. Our host community for the trip will be St. George’s College, situated on the grounds of the Cathedral of the […]

WomanKind 2016

February 26 and 27, 2016

Intentional Spirituality Retreat

A half-day retreat for Saturday, June 18, 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Richmond Hill called, “Taking Your Next Spiritual Step: A Summer Short Retreat.”

WomanKind 2018

This biennial event features outstanding and renowned leaders for a weekend of workshops, talks and worship bringing together women

A Practical Spirituality

Study the way of St. Benedict on September 10 with the Reverend Jane Tomaine.

Exploring God’s Creation: Hiking the Pony Pasture Nature Trail

Looking for a chance to reconnect with the natural world and reflect on the many gifts God has given us?

St. James’s Lenten Retreat on Reconciliation & Forgiveness

Come for a day of meditations, reflection, and worship helping us focus on quieting our hearts, souls, and minds

Exploring God’s Creation: Belle Isle Nature Hike

Looking for a chance to reconnect with the natural world and reflect on the many gifts God has given us?

Join Our Summer Read in Preparation for the Shrine Mont retreat

The parish summer read is Jerusalem Greer’s latest book At Home in this Life

Exploring God’s Creation Nature Walk

Looking for a chance to reconnect with the natural world and reflect on the many gifts God has given us?

Advent Retreat – Windows to the Soul: Praying with Icons

Friday, December 1, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 2, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Valentine Hall and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (more…)

Again, We Travel the Way of St. James

The Way of St. James Still Calls Pilgrims to Walk, Ride and Pray The Reverend Dr. Mark Cooper (more…)

Field Trip: Tour of the Bon Secours Forensic Nursing Unit

January 20 Field Trip to Bon Secours

Holy Wandering: Labyrinths Lead Lenten Retreat

“Holy Wandering: Labyrinths as Contemplative Prayer and Pilgrimage” St. James’s Annual Lenten Retreat March 9 and 10, 2018, Valentine Hall, the Sanctuary, and the Parkinson Room (more…)

Exploring God’s Creation Nature Walk

Looking for a chance to reconnect with the natural world and reflect on the many gifts God has given us?