Upcoming Events

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)

Emerald City Big Band’s Christmas

Friday, December 15th at 7:30 pm

There is no better way for the family to hear the exciting and beautiful sounds of the holidays than enjoying live big band music. Mark your calendar for Friday, December 15th, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Greenville’s own Emerald City Big Band will be performing their annual Big Band Christmas Concert at St. James United Methodist Church


True Meaning of Christmas Tour

Sunday, December 17th 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

The United Methodist Church is hitting the road this Advent season to extend Christmas invitations in 21 cities across the U.S. (and Greenville is one of them!) “The True Meaning of Christmas Tour” will be traveling through 16 states unwrapping the true meaning of Christmas through holiday cheer, free hot cocoa and support for local churches. We need volunteers to help distribute free hot cocoa to shoppers and share St. James information cards to invite them to Christmas services. What a fun way to spread the Christmas cheer and share the true meaning of Christmas!

Moravian Lovefeast

Sunday, December 17th at 6:00 pm

This traditional gathering which has its roots in the Moravian Church celebrates special occasions by sharing a simple meal with friends and brings to life the true meaning of unity, liberty and love for all who participate.

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!