Saint 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:


  • 8:00 AM (quiet service)
  • 10:00 AM (traditional service with choir)


  • 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.

What's Happening

Christmas Worship Schedule:

Sunday, December 24th 9AM - 4th Sunday of Advent

Sunday, December 24th 7PM - Christmas Eve Family Service with Choir

Sunday, December 24th 9PM - Ecumenical Christmas Eve Service at St. Marks Lutheran Church 871 Harris Ave, Woonsocket, RI 02895 -Combined Church Choir and the Rev. Peter Tierney preaching.

Monday, December 25th 9AM - Ecumenical Christmas Day Service at St James Episcopal Church - Christmas Hymns and the Rev. Ed Sproul preaching.


WED. Dec. 13th 3:00 – 4:00 PM Food Bank

6:00 PM—Bible Study: Ephesians

THURS. Dec.14th 10:00 – 2:30 PM Coat of Many Colors

FRI. Dec.15th 10:00 – 2:30 PM Coat of Many Colors

SAT. Dec. 16th 5:00 PM—Worship Service

10:00 – 1:00 PM Coat of Many Colors

SUN. Dec. 17th Worship Services at 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM

4:00 PM—Advent Lessons & Carols at St. John’s, Millville

MON. Dec. 18th 10:00 – 2:30 PM Coat of Many Colors

3:00 – 4:00 PM Food Bank

WED. Dec. 20th 3:00 – 4:00 PM Food Bank

THURS. Dec.21st 10:00 – 2:30 PM Coat of Many Colors

FRI. Dec. 22nd 10:00 – 2:30 PM Coat of Many Colors

SAT. Dec. 23rd 10:00 –1:00 PM Coat of Many Colors

(Note: There will be no 5pm Saturday service this weekend)

Please submit names for Christmas Flowers to the Church office by Wednesday, Dec. 20th.

The Food Bank is asking for special donations of soap, diced or stewed tomatoes and canned corn. We will collect throughout Advent and bless the collection at our 7pm Christmas Eve service.

The Coat of Many Colors is looking for donations of children’s winter coats.

Note the new hours for the Coat of Many Colors Thrift Shop, starting in October 2017:

Mon 10:00AM - 2:30PM

Thur 10:00AM - 2:30PM

Fri 10:00AM - 2:30PM

Sat 10:00AM - 1:00PM


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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