We hope you will consider making St. James your spiritual home. A wealth of information about the church can be found throughout our website. To learn about Worship Services & Music, click on that main-menu heading at the top of this page. Similarly, main-menu links will lead you to Sunday Faith Formation events for people of all ages, Parish Life ministry groups, Community Service opportunities, Pastoral Care, and Stewardship.

A series of Introduction to St. James classes (called St. James 101) is offered twice a year to familiarize newcomers with their new church home. Topics include liturgical practices, church history, our various ministry groups, and how you can get involved. Please let us know on the contact form below if you are interested in attending St. James 101 classes so we can invite you to the next scheduled series.

If you have been coming to our services on a regular basis, you are already part of the congregation. You can make the decision to join St. James official by transferring your membership. If you wish to transfer, to enter St. James from another denomination, or to become a Christian, please contact our Associate Rector, The Rev. Christie Olsen, at 828-693-7458 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. about the paths you can take.

If you would like to receive St. James's monthly newsletter (The Epistle) or the weekly e-Bulletin, please so indicate in the comments box below and give us your email address. Likewise, if you would like to be contacted by one of our clergy or by a member of our Welcome Committee, or if you have questions about a specific ministry group you've seen on our website, please give us that information and include your phone number.  

We look forward to hearing from you!