We Invite You To A Holy Lent


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Sunday services at 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and Wednesday at 7:30 a.m.

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The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’

Matt 25:40

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Contemplative Worship

The first Sundays of each month at 5:00pm. Come experience a different way to worship in our Contemplative Worship service.

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St James the Less Episcopal Church

We are a vibrant Episcopal church in Ashland, Virginia. Whoever you are, wherever you come from, and wherever you are in your journey, the people of St. James the Less welcome you. We hope you’ll find us to be a loving and inclusive community, and we want to make it as simple as possible for you to find your place among us.

The quickest way to find out what’s happening at St. James the Less on a weekly basis is to sign up for our newsletter.

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Sunday Worship:

Traditional Worship
8:00 am - Holy Eucharist, Rite I
10:00 am - Holy Eucharist, Rite II
5:00 pm (1st Sundays) - Contemplative Service
5:00 pm (2nd Sundays) - Informal Evening Prayer

Wednesday Worship:

7:30 a.m.
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We have two worship services on Sunday mornings at 8:00am and 10:00am. We have one worship service on Wednesdays at 7:30am. Our liturgy is traditional as well as our music. We also have children's and youth Sunday school during the school year and adult faith formation every Sunday. You can find out more by clicking the link below.

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Our Ministries

Our firm belief is God is alive and working hard in our community to bring about healing. We also believe we have been called to join God in his work.

You are welcome to help out any time!  Thank you very much!

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Our Newsletter

The St James the Less Episcopal electronic newsletter lists the activities and events going on all the time throughout the year.

For the latest updates on our church, we have provided our current newsletter below.

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We are preparing for a winter storm; we are also preparing for Lent, and for our Annual Parish Meeting.

We are grateful to all who helped clear the snow from our walkways!




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