Highlights of the Called Meeting

Presbytery of the James met virtually on January 25, 2022. Some of the meeting leaders were hosted by Westminster Church, Richmond. Moderator Dan Jordanger, a ruling elder from Providence Gum Spring, called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. and led the presbytery in prayer. Interim General Presbyter and Stated Clerk Fred Holbrook introduced Warren

Worship Considerations for Omicron Variant Surge

Three congregations recently have modified their worship practices as a result of the omicron variant surge. Feel free to adopt their language in whole or part as you consider your church’s approach to keeping your community safe. Salisbury Church, Midlothian First Church, Richmond Grace Covenant Church, Overland Park, Kansas Salisbury Church, Midlothian  Salisbury Church in

Our Ministry Together

We are deeply grateful for all that we have been able to do and to be through you, especially during a pandemic. Our congregations and ministry partners have shown a strong resilience to continue to be in ministry in the places where they are called to serve. Our presbytery has also remained resilient as we

Deadline for Financial Gifts to Presbytery

We are thankful for our covenant that is affirmed by your prayers and financial support of the Presbytery of the James and its ministry. We rejoice in your faith, especially during the difficulty of the past two years. Undesignated income totals $467,728 through November. The budgeted request for 2021, growing out of our covenant with

Young Adult Volunteer Begins Service in Scotland

Each year, the presbytery’s World Mission Ministry contributes financially to support young people in the presbytery who join the Presbyterian Mission Agency’s Young Adult Volunteer (YAV) program. In this ecumenical, faith-based year of service, individuals ages 19 to 30 help agencies around the world address root causes of poverty and reconciliation. Alongside this work, volunteers

Hybrid Worship That Won’t Break You or the Bank

The small church ministry task force invites you to participate in the seminar “Hybrid Worship that Won’t Break You or the Bank” led by Steve Martin of the Lakelands Institute. This 60-minute Zoom seminar will help you navigate the difficulties of maintaining your worship reach with both those who come in person and those who