Upcoming Events

St. James Adventurers – ECU Basketball Game

Sunday, November 26th – meet at church at 3:15 pm

We planning another Faith & Family outing to the ECU- N.C.A&T basketball game. The tickets are $10.00 And include a concession voucher worth $5.00.




XYZ Christmas Party

Thursday, November 30th at Noon

For kids 55 and older. Enjoy a traditional Christmas dinner, sing Christmas carols, and join in the infamous Christmas gift rodeo!

Family Movie Night

Friday, December 1st at 6:15 pm

Join us at 6:15 pm for a special presentation of “Polar Express”. There will be hot dogs, popcorn, and hot cocoa ($1/each) and every child will receive a silver bell! Sponsored by St. James’ Relay for Life Team.

Hanging of the Green Party

Saturday, December 2nd, 4:00 – 6:00 pm

Come “Hang the Green” for Christmas! This year, we are doing things a little differently to prepare for Advent and Christmas. We are kicking it all off with a Hanging of the Green Celebration Party!

Santa’s Visit

Sunday, December 3rd, 2:00 – 5:00 pm

Parents! Save the date for “Santa’s First Stop”! On Sunday, December 3rd from 3:00-5:00 pm, plan a visit with our “Santa” (Ed Daughtry) at St. James. Come and enjoy cookies & milk, make a craft, and hear the Christmas Story. A photographer will also be present to mark your memory!

Advent Carol of Bells

Sunday, December 10th, 6:00 pm

Fomerly the Advent Tea, this special evening features traditional tea and cider with lots of goodies! Music will be provided by the Circuit Riders and St. James Ringers bell ensembles with holiday favorites.

Angel Tree

The St. James United Methodist Women are sponsoring the 2017 Angel Tree. The Angel Tree project provides Christmas gifts for children who are in foster care through the Methodist Home for Children and placed in foster homes or group homes. Be the light of Hope for these children as they celebrate Jesus birth this Christmas!

Sock and Mitten Tree

Donations will be collected from Sunday, December 3rd through Monday, December 11th. The Tree and collection boxes will be located on the stage in the Fellowship Hall and in the lobby of the CLMC. The following items will be collected socks, underwear, gloves, mittens and toboggans for elementary age children.

Boston Butt for the Holidays

Order by Tuesday, December 12th

The Jamaica Mission Team is preparing a Boston Butt just for you. You can pick up the deliciously seasoned and grilled main dish between 10 am and 12:30 pm on Saturday, December 16th. You can serve it right away or re-heat it on a later date. (approximately 8-10 servings)

Ringing the Bells with the Salvation Army

Friday, December 22nd

St. James UMC has established a Christmas tradition to serve the Greenville community by ringing the Salvation Army bells on one day during the Christmas holidays. With your help, we will be ringing the bells at 20 kettle sites. We plan to have volunteers ring for 2-hour periods at each site beginning at 10:00 am and ending at 8:00 pm.

IF:Gathering 2018

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

Why should you join us for IF:Gathering 2018? It will be a time of powerful encouragement, a strengthening of our faith, and a clarity of mission that we desperately need in these difficult times. All women are invited! Register today and mark your calendars!