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)

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.

What's Happening At-A-Glance:

2018

WED. June 20th 9:00 AM—12:00 PM—Vicar’s Office Hours

3:00 – 4:00 PM Food Bank

THURS. June 21st 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Coat of Many Colors

7:00 PM—Choir Rehearsal

FRI. June 22nd 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Coat of Many Colors

SAT. June 23rd 10:00 AM—Crafting Group

10:00 AM – 1:00 AM Coat of Many Colors

5:00 PM—Worship Service

6:00 PM—Family Game Night

SUN. June 24th Worship Services at 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM

Birthday Thanksgivings and Offerings

9:00 am—Holiday Bazaar planning Mtg

12:00 PM—LEV Training

MON. June 25th 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Coat of Many Colors

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Food Bank

TUE. June 26th 2:00 PM—5:00 PM--Vicar’s Office Hours

6:00 PM—7:00 PM—Bible Study: Psalms

7:30 PM—St. Mark/St. James Exploratory Committee mtg.

WED.June 27th 9:00 AM—12:00 PM—Vicar’s Office Hours

3:00 – 4:00 PM Food Bank

THURS. June 28th 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Coat of Many Colors

FRI. June 29th 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Coat of Many Colors

SAT. June 30th 10:00 AM—Crafting Group

10:00 AM – 1:00 AM Coat of Many Colors

5:00 PM—Worship Service

SUN. July 1st Worship Services at 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM

We will be having a training for Lay Eucharistic Visitors (LEVS) after Church today, June 24th. LEVs are licensed by the bishop to take communion to the homebound or people in the hospital, under the supervision and direction of the church’s priest.

There will be a planning meeting for the Holiday Bazaar today, June 24th between the 8:00 am and 10:00 am services.

Sign-ups to assist with lunch preparation for City Camp Woonsocket are posted on the bulletin board in the Atrium. If you would like to help, please indicate which days you are available, and whether you can help in the morning and/or evening. Please mark your availability—the final schedule will be posted later.

There is a sign-up sheet for Coffee hour hosts to provide food and snacks only—we have volunteers to make the coffee each week.

Please check the schedule of readers and Eucharistic ministers that is posted in the Atrium to see when you are scheduled to serve.

We will be producing a new, internal photo directory for St. James to help new members put names to faces. Meg Boone has volunteered to take photos, beginning with the Saturday service attendees on 6/23 & 6/30. Please participate to help us be as welcoming as possible to visitors and new members.

A reminder that next week we will have the first of our monthly Birthday Thanksgiving Prayers and offerings.  Anyone who has celebrated a birthday during the first half of this year is invited to come forward for a blessing and make a voluntary Thanksgiving offering to St. James.

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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