St James Episcopal Woonsocket

(401) 762-2222
24 Hamlet Ave.
Woonsocket RI 02895

St. James Episcopal Church

St. James Welcomes you!
We are an Episcopal Church in downtown Woonsocket, right next to the Court St. Bridge on Hamlet Ave. We are focused on worshiping God in a joyful manner, teaching children and adults about Jesus and God, helping each other, and reaching out to the community through our ministries.


At St. James Church we strive...
  • To model Christ-like behavior of acceptance, forgiveness, and love
  • To reach families in our community for Christ
  • To assimilate them into the life of the Church
  • To nurture them toward Christian maturity

What's Happening!

You are welcome to join us for services on:

Sunday:

  • 8:00 AM (quiet service)
  • 10:00 AM (traditional service with choir)
  • **Note that the "10am" services in August 2018 will be held at 9:30AM at St. Mark's Lutheran Church 871 Harris Ave., Woonsocket, RI as we share resources during these summer months.  Parking is in the Park N' Shop parking lot.

Saturday:

  • 5:00 PM  

Below are some upcoming events. Please be sure to check out the calendar for full details. Our building is a fully accessible facility.

2018

What's Happening At-A-Glance:

TUE. Aug. 7th 2:00 PM—5:00 PM: Vicar’s Office hours 6:00 PM

7:30 PM: Bible Study—Psalms

WED. Aug.8th 9:00 AM—Noon: Vicar’s Office hours 3:00 PM

4:00 PM: Food Bank

THURS. Aug. 9th 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Coat of Many Colors

FRI. Aug 10th 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Coat of Many Colors

SAT. Aug 11th 10:00 AM – 1:00 AM Coat of Many Colors 5:00 PM—

Worship Service at St. James

SUN. Aug. 12th 8:00 AM

Worship Service at St. James

9:30 AM—Worship Service at St. Mark

MON. Aug. 13th 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Coat of Many Colors

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Food Bank

TUE. Aug. 14th 2:00 PM—5:00 PM: Vicar’s Office hours

6:00 PM—7:30 PM: Bible Study—Psalms

7:00 PM—Vestry Mtg.

WED. Aug.15th 9:00 AM—Noon: Vicar’s Office hours

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Food Bank

THURS. Aug. 16th 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Coat of Many Colors

FRI. Aug 17th 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Coat of Many Colors

SAT. Aug 18th 5:00 PM—Worship Service at St. James

SUN. Aug. 19th 8:00 AM—Worship Service at St. James 9:30 AM—Worship Service at St. Mark 10:45 AM—Joint Outreach Meeting AUGUST WORSHIP WITH ST. MARK LUTHERAN CHURCH

During the month of August, the 2nd worship service each Sunday will take place at 9:30 AM at St. Mark Lutheran Church on Harris avenue. Directions to the church are available in the atrium at St. James. Please remember to use your giving envelopes so that your gifts to St. James can be collected and directed correctly.

PHOTO DIRECTORY—We will be producing a new, internal photo directory for St. James & St. Mark to help new members put names to faces. Meg Boone has volunteered to take photos. Please participate to help us be as welcoming as possible to visitors and new members.

BIBLE STUDY—The Tuesday Bible Study will meet from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM this week in the ECW at St. James. We will be reading and discussing the psalms.

OUTREACH MTG—There will be a joint meeting of the St. Mark Outreach Committee and Outreach volunteers from St. James following the 9:30 am service on Sunday, Aug. 19th. We will be discussing ways that St. James and St. Mark can collaborate in outreach efforts this fall.

SCANDINAVIAN TABLE—Following last week’s meeting about the St. James Holiday Bazaar, Irene Nebiker has volunteered to coordinate bringing a Scandinavian flavor to the bazaar. Members of either church who are interested in working on Scandinavian food or handcrafts should be in touch with Irene.

CHOIR REHEARSAL—The St. James choir will rehearse at 6:30 PM on Thursday, August 16th in the St. James choir room. Save room for dessert!

Note the hours for the Coat of Many Colors Thrift Shop:

www.facebook.com/coatofmanycolorsthrift

Mon 10:00AM - 1:00PM

Thu 10:00AM - 1:00PM

Fri 10:00AM - 1:00PM

Sat 10:00AM - 1:00PM

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Rev. Peter G. Tierney, III is the rector at St. James Episcopal Church, Woonsocket.  

Office hours: Tuesdays 2pm - 5pm, Wednesdays 9am - 12pm, other hours by appointment, Peter will be in the office at other days and times too, but the Tuesday and Wednesday times are static.  

However, it is suggested to call ahead, 401-762-2222

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