The presbyters of Presbytery of the James will be visiting each area of the presbytery throughout the year. They look forward to gathering church leaders together and learning about the joys and challenges of ministry for each.

The tentative dates of the events are below. Ministers, commissioned pastors, clerks of session, and moderators of session will receive invitations to an event by email. Please be on the lookout in the month prior to the event date.


January 19: Area 12 Churches
Hosted at South Hill with invited churches Aberdour, Ebenezer, First (Chase City), First (Emporia), Lawrenceville, Ogden, and Thyne Memorial


February 1: Area 11 Churches
Hosted at Grace Covenant with invited churches All Nations Fellowship, All Souls, Ampthill, First (Richmond), First United, Ginter Park, Overbrook, Village, Westminster (Richmond), and Woodville

February 23: Area 3 Churches
Hosted at the Presbyterian Church (Fredericksburg) with invited churches Hartwood, Milford, Praise the Lord, and Summit


March 16: Area 7 Churches
Hosted at Amelia with invited churches Genito, Mattoax, Oak Grove, Pine Grove, Providence (Powhatan), Rennie Memorial, Swift Creek, and Zion Hill

March 22: Area 2 Churches
Hosted at Mitchells with invited churches Culpepper, Kirk O’ Cliff, Louisa, Madison, Orange, and Waddell Memorial


April 20: Area 5 Churches
Hosted at New Hanover with invited churches Ashland, Bethlehem, Every Table, Fairfield, King’s Chapel, Mechanicsville, Salem, Sandston, and Trinity


May 22: Area 4 Churches
At Tappahannock with invited churches Brett Reed, Campbell Memorial, Milden, Providence Forge, St. Andrews, and St. James


June 6: Validated Ministers
At Union Presbyterian Seminary's Early Center

June 7: Area 9 Churches
At Blackstone with invited churches Bethesda, Bott Memorial, Burkeville, Concord, Hawkins Memorial, and Pryor Memorial


September 21: Area 1 Churches
At Tabor with invited churches Blue Ridge, Cove, First (Charlotteville), Meadows, Olivet, Rockfish, Scottsville, South Plains, and Westminster (Charlottesville)


October 11:  Area 6 Churches
Colonial Heights, Covenant, First (Hopewell), Gregory Memorial, Rivermont, Rosewood, Second (Petersburg), Westminster (Petersburg), and Woodlawn

October 26: Area 8 Churches
Byrd, Gayton Kirk, Hebron, Holy Trinity, Laurel, Providence (Gum Spring), River Road, Three Chopt, and Tuckahoe


November 8: Area 10 Churches
Bon Air, Brandermill, Chester, Eastminster, Forest Hill, Lord Jesus, Salisbury, Second (Richmond), Southminster, and Voices of Jubilee