Upcoming Events

Sunday School Kick-Off

Sundays, January 20 & 27th at 10:00 AM

Make it your New Year’s Resolution to join a Sunday School class! This is an opportunity to check out a class for the first time or to begin a new study with another class. It sometimes feels awkward to join a group, so throughout January the Adult Ministries team has designed a comfortable way for folks to participate in Sunday School.

St. James Book Club

Sunday, January 20th at 3:00 pm

The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid, Bill Bryson’s memoir of growing up in the 1950s, will be the subject of this month’s discussion. Beloved writer Bill Bryson, whose mother was the home-style editor of their hometown Iowa newspaper, and father who was the sports writer, humorously covers all aspects of life in the 1950s.
Come join us for some lively discussion.


TGIW (Thank God It’s Wednesday)

Wednesday, January 23rd

t’s a New Year and a new opportunity to grow in your faith journey! Why not join an Adult Ministries Small Group at St. James UMC? Pick up a Spring Program guide today and see all of the group opportunities offered this spring. Then register now for your spot in a Spring 2019 Adult Class and Group.

Families & Substance Abuse Panel Discussion

Thursday, January 24th at 7:00 pm

Pitt County Coalition on Substance Abuse (PCCSA) is hosting a panel discussion on Families and Substance. We will be discussing questions such as: What are the risk factors for a substance use disorder? How do I talk to my youth about prevention? My friend’s teen is using, how do I support them? My teen is in recovery, how do I unify our family?

Evening Prayer Shawl Group Resuming

Monday, January 28th at 6:00 pm

The evening Prayer Shawl Group will resume on January 28, 2019 from 6:00pm till 7:30pm. No matter what you skill level is, you are welcome in this group.

UMW Days for Girls Workshop

Saturday, February 2nd, 9:00 AM – Noon

Sewers and non-sewers are welcome.
We will be working on bags for the Jamaica Mission Team to distribute.

Jamaican Themed Benefit Dinner

Saturday, February 2nd at 6:00 pm

Help support the ongoing mission work in Jamaica. Dinner will include grilled chicken, rice and peas, pineapple, corn bread, fruit punch, and island-style desserts. Tim Messina will present a program of music. Tickets are now available from members of the Jamaica Mission Team.


Night to Shine

Friday, February 8th at 6:00 pm

St James United Methodist Church is proud to be an official host church for the 2019 Night to Shine, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. Night to Shine is an unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God’s love, for people with special needs, ages 14 and older.