The St. James Book Club’s Reading Program

The St. James UMC Book Club has announced its reading and discussion schedule for May and the months of fall.

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A Message from Pastor Joyce

Back at the end of December, 2020, when I sensed a nudge from God to start a daily prayers video for 2021, I confess that I balked a bit. Well, maybe a lot. The idea of preparing and videoing a daily prayer service for each week, Monday through Friday, felt overwhelming...

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A Study of Paul’s Letter to the Romans Begins May 5

Join Marianne Leventry in digging deeper into Paul’s letter to the Romans. During our time together, we will slowly read Romans by using Lectio Divina. The theme of this letter is righteousness.

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Results of “Springless” Spring Fling

The Spring Fling Committee met Monday, April 26, to evaluate the recent “Springless” Spring Fling. There was good news all around.

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NC Stop Human Trafficking

NC Stop Human Trafficking has resources to prevent sexual assault. April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. The term sexual assault refers to sexual contact or behavior that occurs without explicit consent from the victim.

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Honoring our High School Seniors

We will celebrate our St. James UMC graduating High School seniors on May 23. During our worship services, seniors are invited to wear their graduation gowns and process together into the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. services.

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Collecting New Boots, Socks, and Work Pants – DEADLINE: APRIL 30th!

St. James Youth are collecting new steel-toed boots, heavy-duty socks, and work pants for our neighbors who are currently living at Community Crossroads. They need that clothing and footwear for employment.

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College Scholarship Application Deadline Approaching

Applications Due Friday, May 7

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New Procedure for First Sunday Communion Service

St. James UMC will hold a Sunday Afternoon Communion Service this Sunday, May 2, at 5:00 p.m. The drive-in service held since the pandemic began will be replaced by distribution.

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St. James UMC Seeking Director of Children’s Ministry

Last summer, we were very fortunate to have Daewon Goldenbaum-Yang step into our Children's Ministry Program on an interim basis during the time of this pandemic. We are grateful for the ways that Daewon has maintained our ministry and even moved our program forward during these strange times!

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St. James UMC Food Pantry Update

The Food Pantry is still in full swing, now serving hundreds of families through twice-monthly distribution on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month.

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REMINDER: New Procedure for Entering the Sanctuary

CONTINUING THIS SUNDAY, MAY 2

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Books to Discuss: The St. James Book Club’s Reading Program

The St. James UMC Book Club has announced its reading and discussion schedule for May and the months of fall.

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A Note From the Staff Parish Relations Committee

This last year has been incredibly challenging for all of us.  The members of our church staff have done a remarkable job in overcoming challenges, thinking outside the box, and showing the dedication to do whatever it takes to keep our church connected.  

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Children’s Ministry Plans Upcoming Events

The Children's Ministry Team will host a Body & Sexuality Lesson for current fifth and sixth graders on May 1 from 9 a.m. to noon. There will likely be 15-20 children.

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Greenville Choral Society to Hold Outdoor Concert

The Greenville Choral Society is sponsoring a free outdoor concert on Sunday, May 2 at 4 p.m. at the Memorial Baptist Church.

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April is Autism Awareness Month

Aces for Autism is a non-profit program that strives to give the best quality of care and service to families and their children who have autism.  The Aces for Autism Center is located at 925 Conference Drive in Greenville.

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Help! Please Volunteer for Worship

St. James UMC has moved to a new configuration of entering the building for services in the Sanctuary.  More folks are coming to services in the CLMC.  Also, as virtual worship continues, we need more folks to participate in the pre-produced worship services.  All of that means we need more volunteers.

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Sunday School Classes

Sunday School classes, ongoing through the pandemic, have continued to update topics of study. Please note the varying times that each class meets. Sources of information for each class are listed below.

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