Parish Life Ministries
These ministries help us connect with each other.
Bridge Group - Ministry Leader: Anne Grove
St. James Bridge Group fosters fellowship among people of all skill levels by playing bridge monthly.
EYC Supporters - Ministry Leader: POSITION OPEN
EYC suppers: provides meals on Sunday evenings for the youth program.
Memorial Garden Committee - Ministry Leader: Nan Payne
Memorial Garden Committee makes the Garden a place for peace and remembrance by weeding, trimming, and planting to ensure that a beautiful and serene atmosphere is maintained and that those interred here are remembered. For more information and photos of the Garden, see the drop-down menu under Parish Life.
Foyers - Ministry Leader: Laurie Parkerson
Foyers are groups of 6-8 parish members who meet once a month (for 4 months) in their homes for fellowship and a covered dish dinner or lighter fare.
Funeral Receptions - Ministry Leader: Hardy Chandler
Funeral Reception teams provide a compassionate occasion for families to gather as they grieve the loss of a loved one by providing simple refreshments for receptions. The four teams rotate and each team hosts about two receptions per year. New members are always welcome.
Greeters - Ministry Leader: Sherry Fransioli
Greeters provide a friendly introduction for people visiting St. James; they also make and organize the name tags.
Hospitality - Ministry Leaders: Sandra Winecoff/Dorothy Fantle/Katharine Burge
The Hospitality Guild and the Auxiliary Volunteers provide coordination, leadership and support for various parish social events, including Sunday social hour. Guild membership is open to all who are interested in leadership and coordination of these events. Guild Auxiliary Volunteers contribute to specific events by helping with decorating, preparing/serving food, and related tasks. New members are always welcome!
Kitchen Coordinator - Ministry Leader: Katharine Burge
Kitchen Supplies - Ministry Leaders: Sandra Winecoff/Carole Haskell
Transportation (Van & Car) - Ministry Leaders: Gene Carr (van); POSITION OPEN (car*)
Transportation Ministry (Van) provides rides to the 11:15 service in the parish shuttle to people from Carolina Village, Lake Point Landing, and some apartment complexes.
Transportation Ministry (Car) drives people to services. (* See also "Driving Force" under Pastoral Care.)
Welcoming - Ministry Leader: Diane Jacober
Welcoming Committee offers hospitality and helps to incorporate new members into the church family.