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 At-A-Glance:

FRI. March 16th 10:00 AM—1:00 PM Coat of Many Colors

SAT. March 17th 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Coat of Many Colors

5:00 PM—Worship Service

SUN. March 18th Worship Services at 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM

12:00 PM— Lenten Education: Lutherans & Episcopalians Together

MON. March 19th 10:00 AM -- 1:00 PM: Coat of Many Colors

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Food Bank

TUES. March 20th 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Vicar’s Office hours

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Nightingale Mtg.

7:00 PM—Vestry Mtg.


3:00 – 4:00 PM Food Bank

7:00 PM—Lenten Ecumenical Service at Christ CC, Blackstone

THURS. March 22nd 10:00 AM—1:00 PM Coat of Many Colors

6:30 PM—Choir Rehearsal

FRI. March 23rd 10:00 AM—1:00 PM Coat of Many Colors

SAT. March 24th 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Coat of Many Colors

5:00 PM—Worship Service

6:00 PM—Family Game Night

SUN. March 25th Palm Sunday Worship Services at 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM

8:00 AM—Palm Sunday Breakfast at St. Mark's Luthern

9:00 AM—May Breakfast Planning Mtg.

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.

The Coat of Many Colors is in special need of practical shoes: sneakers & everyday flat shoes.

The Ecumenical Lenten Worship services are back this year. All services will be on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm, concluding with the Cross Walk from St. Paul’s in Blackstone to St. Mark in Woonsocket at 11:00 am on Good Friday, March 30th. The schedule will be as follows:

March 21st: Christ Community Church at the Corner of Mendon and School St. in Blackstone, MA

March 30th: Cross Walk starting at St Paul’s Catholic Church at 48 St. Paul St. in Blackstone, MA

Family Game Night will take place on Saturday, March 24th following the 5:00 PM service.

St. Mark Lutheran church will host their annual Palm Sunday Breakfast on Sunday, March 25th, beginning at 8:00 am. $6 per person, $7 for a combo plate. $3 for children 12 and under, children under 5 are free. There will also be an Easter Egg hunt following their worship service.

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

Mon 10:00AM - 1:00PM

Thu 10:00AM - 1:00PM

Fri 10:00AM - 1:00PM

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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