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


SUN. May 21st Worship Services at 8AM & 10AM
MON. May 22nd 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM Coat of Many Colors
                         3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Food Bank
TUE. May 23rd Yogilates with Dave 7:15 PM (Open to All - $5.00)
WED. May 24th 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM: Coat of Many Colors
                     3:00 – 4:00 PM Food Bank
                     5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Coat of Many Colors
                     6:00 PM—Bible Study
                     7:00 PM—Choir Rehearsal
THURS. May 25th 6:00 PM—Ascension Day service @ Emmanuel, Cumberland
FRI. May 26th 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM Coat of Many Colors
SAT. May 27th 10:00 AM – 1:00 AM Coat of Many Colors
                       5:00 PM—Saturday Worship Service
                       6:00 PM—Family Game Night
SUN. May 28th Bishop’s Visitation
Worship Services at 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM
Open Forum @ 9:00 AM
Bishop Knisely’s visitation to St. James will take place on Sunday, May 28th at both the 8:00 am and 10:00 am services. It is Memorial Day weekend, but if you are in town, please make every effort to be present that Sunday to welcome our bishop and to support the members of St. James who will be renewing their commitment to the Christian faith.
There will be a Blackstone Valley Deanery Ascension Day worship service on Thursday, May 25th at 6:00 pm, hosted by Emmanuel Church in Cumberland (120 Nate Whipple Highway). We will be gathering the 7 churches in our deanery to celebrate this major feast of the Church Year, which commemorates Jesus’ glorification and return to Heaven. Please plan to attend. There will be a combined Deanery choir to lead the musical offerings—choristers are asked to come at 5:30 pm to warm up, but no rehearsal is needed.
Family Game night will take place on Saturday, May 27th following the 5pm service.
Bibles & Bagels, our monthly men’s breakfast & bible study will take place on Saturday, June 3rd at 7:30 am. We meet at Coffee & Cream in North Smithfield.
The Sarah Wales Scholarship Committee will meet at 9:00 AM between the services on Sunday, June 4th to consider the 2 applications we have received for scholarships this year.
There will be an initial planning meeting for the Holiday Bazaar on Sunday, June 11th after the 10:00 am service.
The volunteers at the Coat of Many Colors have cleaned up the bulletin boards downstairs, and are inviting the congregation to write inspirational or spiritual quotations to post on the boards to help brighten the hallway.


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


24 Hamlet Avenue, Woonsocket, RI 02895
401-762-2222- NEW HOURS starting May 1st 2017
Mondays 10AM - 2:30PM
Wednesdays 10AM - 2:30PM & 5PM - 7PM
Fridays 10AM - 2:30PM
Saturdays 10AM - 1PM  
Clothing Bargain Sale - lots of brand names.
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