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

WED. Oct. 18th 3:00 – 4:00 PM Food Bank

THURS. Oct 19th 10:00 AM -2:30 PM Coat of Many Colors
7:00 PM Choir Rehearsal

FRI. Oct. 20th 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM Coat of Many Colors

SAT. Oct. 21st 10:00 AM – 1:00 AM Coat of Many Colors
5:00 PM—Worship Service

SUN. Oct. 22nd Worship Services at 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM

MON. Oct. 23rd 1:00 – 5:00 PM Coat of Many Colors 
3:00 – 4:00 PM Food Bank

TUE. Oct. 24th Yogilates with Dave 7:15 PM (Open to All - $5.00) 
7:00 PM—Tremblay Concert

WED. Oct. 25th 3:00 – 4:00 PM Food Bank

THURS. Oct 26th 10:00 AM -2:30 PM Coat of Many Colors 7:00 PM Choir Rehearsal

FRI. Oct. 27th 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM Coat of Many Colors

SAT. Oct. 28th 10:00 AM – 1:00 AM Coat of Many Colors 
5:00 PM—Worship Service

SUN. Oct. 29th Worship Services at 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM 
Order of the Eastern Star Installation—2:00 PM

Ryan and Elizabeth Tremblay will be playing a concert to raise funds for St. James this Tuesday, October 24th at 7pm. The concert will take place in the church and be followed by a dessert reception. Please sign up if you are able to provide desserts. This event is open to the public—please invite friends and spread the word. Tickets will be $10.

Please welcome the Rev. Juliana Anderson, who is covering services today while Peter and Veronica are attending the baptism of their new godchild, Emmanuel Steiner. Juliana is a graduate of Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, MA, the former rector of Christ Church in Hyde Park, MA, and currently resides in Providence.

The Order of the Eastern Star will be holding an open installation of officers for Woonsocket #3 on Sunday, October 29th at 2:00 pm in our Parish Hall. Ronald Ayers will be installed as Worthy Patron, and Brenda MacDonald as Worthy Matron, and members of St. James are cordially invited to attend as they receive this honor and responsibility.

>>There will be a planning meeting for the Christmas Bazaar following the 10:00 am service Sunday, November 5th.

>>We would like to ask your assistance for donations for the various tables at the bazaar. The parishioners are always very supportive of this event with sellable donations; we thank you in advance for your generosity. We gladly accept any items you are willing to donate such as knickknacks, jewelry, kid’s toys/items, holiday décor household items, etc. Please kindly refrain from donating computers, TVs and other similar electronic items or appliances this year.

>>Note the new hours for the Coat of Many Colors Thrift Shop, starting in October 2017:
Mon 1:00PM - 5:00PM
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


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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