Special Events for Youth

There’s always cool stuff going on throughout the year, no matter what you’re interested in. From learning more about making and managing money to fun church lock-ins there is something here for everyone!

We helped celebrate our High School Seniors!

What great work! Scroll down to read details High School graduation is a huge milestone for youth and the pandemic has significantly disrupted anticipated rituals and celebrations for the class of 2020. For this reason the youth ministry leaders invite all St. James’s parishioners to show our graduates that God and their church love and [...]

Dylan Mass – Post-poned

You're Invited! Invite your friends - A wonderful opportunity to introduce St. James's to those you care about. The service of Holy Eucharist, Rite II is celebrated on this Sunday in Lent, with service anthems and hymns from the catalog of Bob Dylan, American songwriter and prophet. The service will feature the St. James’s Guitar [...]

Holy PEEPS Project!

The goal of this Lenten project is to inspire youth in 6th -12th grades to have fun exploring Bible stories.

Palm Sunday Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, April 14, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Hosted by St. James’s 5th-8th Graders, in Valentine Hall  The entire congregation is encouraged to come eat pancakes, eggs, sausage, and fruit prepared by our 5th-12th grade youth. Donations encouraged to support the Summer 2019 Youth Mission Trips. We need volunteers! Join the fun by helping cook, assemble food, set […]

Youth Summer Preview January 27

St. James’s and the Diocese of Virginia offer many wonderful opportunities for youth to engage in leadership opportunities, volunteer service, mission trips, and good old fashion fun during the summer months! January 14 will be the 2019 Summer Preview (more…)

Vacation Bible School Opportunities for Youth

June 18 – 22, 2018 EARN UP TO 20 HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE! St. James’s is looking for youth to volunteer at Vacation Bible School 2018. Youth can serve as shepherds for a small group or help with various activities like Games, Crafts, Story, Music, and Drama. The little kids love having “big kids” with […]

Palm Sunday Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, March 25, 2018, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Hosted by St. James’s 5th-8th Graders, in Valentine Hall     The entire congregation was invited for breakfast this past Palm Sunday. Pancakes, eggs, sausage, and fruit were prepared for you by our 5th-8th grade youth. While breakfast was eaten the Holy Peeps Project exhibit was explored and voted on. […]

Holy PEEPS Project!

The goal of this Lenten project is to inspire youth in 6th -12th grades to have fun exploring Bible stories.

Rebuilding Together

A new volunteer opportunity for St. James’s families Rebuilding Together was on Saturday, April 28, 2018 Q: What is Rebuilding Together? A: Rebuilding Together (formerly Christmas in April) is a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing with more than 40 years of experience. Together, with our corporate and community partners, we transform the […]

Shrine Mont Summer Camps

REGISTRATION OPENS TUESDAY, JANUARY 9TH, 2018! www.shrinemontcamps.net The Diocese of Virginia’s summer camp program at Shrine Mont promotes the emotional and spiritual development of children, youth, and young adults through the fostering of a safe and positive environment for all. It is the goal of this program to encourage the growth of relationships with self, […]

Generation Change: A Financial Education Series for Teens

This is a brand new financial education program called Generation Change for students in 10th-12th grade.

Youth Cooking Class

Cooking Class for 6th to 12th graders Chef-taught, Spirit-led, benefiting Taste of St. James’s (more…)

Summer 2017 Senior High Mission Trip Gallery


Summer 2017 Youth Mini Mission Trip Gallery

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Pancakes and PEEPS on Palm Sunday Gallery

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