Upcoming Events

UMW Days for Girls Workshops

Saturday, September 23 and October 7 & 14

Days for Girls is an international project that gives girls an opportunity to stay in school by providing feminine hygiene supplies. Come sew and prepare kits for our Days for Girls Project. The kits will be distributed by the St. James Mission Team in October. We also are requesting donations of washcloths, small bars of soap, gallon ziplock bags and girls size underwear.

New Ministry to Help Adults with Disabilities

Information Meeting, Thursday, September 28th at 6:30 pm

Capernaum is Young Life’s ministry to kids with disabilities. St. James has been approached with helping to expand that ministry to include groups for adults with disabilities. We hope that you will join us at the informational meeting and help start this important ministry.

Charge Conference

Thursday, September 28th at 7:00 pm

The annual business meeting of the church with the District Superintendent. It is a cluster meeting with 9 other United Methodists congregations represented. Come hear all the great things God is doing at St. James UMC and around our District!


Evening Prayers

Sunday, October 1st at 6:30 pm

If you enjoy spending quiet time with God, you will appreciate our evening prayers service, which takes place the first Sunday of every month at 6:30 p.m. in the chapel. The service includes music, prayer, and a time of guided meditation with a scripture passage. The atmosphere is relaxed and informal.

Duke Day

Saturday, October 21st

Duke Day is a United Methodist Men’s outreach event of the NC Conference. The day will consist of worship, fellowship, tailgate lunch, and tickets to the Duke vs Pittsburgh game. Duke Day 2017 – Where Athletics, Faith in Christ, and Building of Men Intersect.

Trunk or Treat

Sunday, October 22nd, 4:00 – 6:30 pm

The annual event for families and children of St. James UMC and the surrounding community. Rain or Shine. Located in the parking lots of the church.  We are inviting a large number of children from the community and Wahl-Coates, so we need trunks!  Fun for all ages!!

Upward Basketball & Cheerleading

Register by October 22nd

We are thrilled to host another exciting season of Upward Basketball. Registration for the 2018 Upward Basketball season is now underway for boys and girls age Kindergarten/5 through 6th grade. Upward Baskteball is a unique sports experience that develops young athletes mentally, athletically, spiritually, and socially. Registration applications are available at all information desks throughout St. James UMC or register online at JSMnow.org.

UMW’s Parade of Tables

Saturday, October 28th, 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

SAVE THE DATE! The UMW and Women’s Ministry is hosting the Parade of Tables. Our speaker for the luncheon is Kristi Overton Johnson. Hostess Guidelines and the Registration form are online and tickets are $20.00.

Pilgrimage 2017

November 11-13, 2017

Youth and parents – put this on your calendar now! Pilgrimage has been bringing 5000+ youth (6th-12th grades) and mentors to the Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, NC for 24 years. It is a life-changing weekend event filled with amazing artists, thought provoking speakers, and inspiring youth leadership–all bearing witness to the transforming love of Christ. You won’t want to miss this!
Last day to register is August 30th.