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. Nov. 22nd 3:00 – 4:00 PM Food Bank

6:00 PM—Bible Study: Ephesians



SAT. Nov. 25th 5:00 PM—Worship Service

SUN. Nov. 26th Worship Services at 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM

SUN. Nov. 26th Worship Services at 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM

MON. Nov. 27th 10:00 – 2:30 PM Coat of Many Colors

3:00 – 4:00 PM Food Bank

TUE. Nov. 28th Yogilates with Dave 7:15 PM (Open to All - $5.00)

WED. Nov. 29th 3:00 – 4:00 PM Food Bank

6:00 PM—Bible Study: Ephesians

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

FRI. Dec.1st 10:00 – 2:30 PM Coat of Many Colors

SAT. Dec. 2nd 7:30 AM—Bibles & Bagels

5:00 PM—Worship Service

SUN. Dec. 3rd Worship Services at 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM

3:00 PM—Cumberland/Lincoln Chorus Concert

TUE. Dec 5th Daryl Sherman Dinner Concert at 6:00 PM


Come join the Cumberland-Lincoln Community Chorus (CLCC) at its Holiday Concert ”Candle of Hope", on Sunday December 3, 2017, at 2 PM at St. James Episcopal Church; as we once again enjoy the start of the holiday season with their music. This year the selections range from a modern adaptation of a Chopin melody to a selection from The Nutcracker to traditional carols and a sing-along. The program will run about 1 hour with a short intermission. If you have enjoyed our hosting of CLCC in the past, you know that CLCC is a spirited chorus, directed by Dr. Judith Lynn Stillman with a 46 year history in the community, You will no doubt recognize friends and neighbors in the chorus. This season’s music is sure to enlighten and entertain all ages. There is no admission charge for the concert; there will be a free will offering to assist the Chorus with its continued community outreach programs at nursing homes and assisted living facilities.


Save the date for Tuesday evening, December 5th! At 6:00 PM, St. James will host a holiday dinner concert featuring Daryl Sherman and another delicious meal of baked stuffed chicken! Tickets will be $15, available from Shirley Ayers, Peter Tierney, and at the door if seats are still available.

Event: 3rd Annual Dinner/Music Concert Fundraiser featuring Daryl Sherman

Description: St. James Episcopal Church is sponsoring an enchanting evening - a dinner concert featuring Daryl Sherman, internationally known jazz singer and pianist, with their own Shirley Ayers and the St. James Choir performing seasonal favorites. This is a Church sponsored and run fundraiser. Dinner starts at 6:00pm, doors open at 5:45pm; music throughout the evening, dessert and door prizes too –an extra door prize ticket for each bar of soap and each pair of socks donated.

Tickets are $15/ea., children 5-12 $6/ea.; Children under 5 free. Seats are limited so call and reserve yours today.

A stuffed chicken dinner with all the fixings, will be served. Please reserve your tickets by November 28th, by calling: 401-762-4535 or 401-762-2222 Tickets are also on sale after Sunday services.


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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