Since 1991, Loudoun Hunger Relief (LHR) has been feeding the hungry in Loudoun County. St. James’ is one of Loudoun Hunger Relief’s faith congregation partners who assist with food collection, monetary donations, and volunteer service. In 2016 St. James’ Church donated more than a ton of food (2,285 pounds, to be exact!) and $9,186.48. Congratulations!  …

This month, we are praying for, learning about, and supporting Loudoun Emergency Homeless Shelter (LEHS). Operated by Volunteers of America and located in Leesburg, LEHS operates a 24-hour/7-day a week 30-day emergency shelter program with 44 beds for single persons and families who are experiencing a housing crisis. VOA provides the following services directly or…

Experience our liturgical variations for the season of Pentecost including these particularly appropriate options from The Book of Common Prayer: Form VI for The Prayers of the People (with our specific additions), Eucharistic Prayer II at 7:45 am and Eucharistic Prayer C at 9:00 am and 11:15 am, and the alternative and more accurate language…

Pick up your copy of our ever-popular resource for persons of all ages, “The St. James’ Guide to a Spiritual Summer,” which is available in our entry area. Get your guide for the whole summer, or follow us online each week or in “This Week’s Good News.” Either way, have a “Spiritual Summer!”

How would you like to have breakfast and/or lunch with other children and youth during the summer? Are you ever hungry or bored or just looking for a place to beat the heat? Well, you’re in luck! On weekdays from June 12 through July 14 breakfast AND lunch will be served at Leesburg Elementary School…for…

If you are looking for some practical ways to take your faith with you wherever you go, explore some wonderful options at www.buildfaith.org/home-practices, sponsored by the Center for the Ministry of Teaching at Virginia Theological Seminary. This free online resource offers theologically sound, effective, and doable ideas for faith formation for children, youth and adults….

St. James’ Preschool is offering tours and accepting registrations for the 2017-2018 school year. We provide classes in the following age groups: 2, 2 1/2, 3, 3 1/2, 4 and 4 1/2 (Pre-K). We also offer Extended Day classes. And, we are looking for part-time Lead Teachers and Assistant Teachers in our fun, loving, Christian…

Last Saturday’s morning of Reflection and Discernment was inspiring, dynamic and fruitful. We saw many specific and common themes emerge from our conversations. God’s vision for St. James’ Church is being revealed to us! Many thanks to all who participated in the Reflection and Discernment morning, and to everyone since January who contributed to the…

Sunday morning Church School , which meets from 10:10 am to 11:00 am, has concluded for the program year. Come to our Church School “Open House” on August 27. Classes resume on September 10. Children are invited to enhance our worship, while experiencing the joy of singing and gaining a love for church music, by…

Beginning later this month, we will be experimenting with gathering together members of St. James’ Church who are neighbors (people who live in close proximity to each other) for conversation and connection-building (and of course food). We are calling these get-togethers “Neighbor Gatherings” – focusing on the Biblical admonition to “Love Your Neighbor.”  If our…

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