Saint James Episcopal Woonsocket

(401) 762-2222
24 Hamlet Ave.
Woonsocket RI 02895

St. James Episcopal Church

St. James Welcomes you!
We are an Episcopal Church in downtown Woonsocket, right next to the Court St. Bridge on Hamlet Ave. We are focused on worshiping God in a joyful manner, teaching children and adults about Jesus and God, helping each other, and reaching out to the community through our ministries.

At St. James Church we strive...
  • To model Christ-like behavior of acceptance, forgiveness, and love
  • To reach families in our community for Christ
  • To assimilate them into the life of the Church
  • To nurture them toward Christian maturity

What's Happening!

Sunday Services:

You are welcome to join us on Sundays for services at:

  • 8:00 AM (quiet service)
  • 10:00 AM (traditional service with choir)

Please note:  Typically there is only one service at 9:00 AM for Easter.

Below are some upcoming events. Please be sure to check out the calendar for full details. Our building is a fully accessible facility.

What's Happening



Starting Sunday, June 7, 2015 Rev. Peter G. Tierney, III began serving as the rector at St. James Episcopal Church, Woonsocket. Please join us all in welcoming him, and his wife Veronica, to our parish, community and family.  

Office hours: Tuesdays 2pm - 5pm, Wednesdays 9am - 12pm, other hours by appointment, the Vicor will be in the office at other days and times too, but the Tuesday and Wednesday times are static.



Join us for fellowship, men's bible study and breakfast at 7:30 am at Coffee & Cream Restaurant in North Smithfield.  Typically, the first Saturday of each month.

  • Saturday October 3, 2015 - Reading:  Mark 10:2-16



Please join us to celebrate the Feast of St.. Francis of Assisi on October 4. The feast commemorates the life of St Francis, who was born in the 12th century. It is a popular day for pets to be “blessed”.

Bring your pet, your neighbors with their pets, photos of pets and even stuffed toy animals for a blessing. Pets should be on a leash or in a carrier. We know your pets are an important part of your life, please join us with your pet at either service, 8am or 10am.


Parish Pot Luck Cookout
Join us for our Parish Cookout. All parishioners, friends, neighbors, passers-by, are all invited. Feel free to bring a side dish or dessert. Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 12 noon.


Weekly Bible Study 

Join us for a weekly bible study group, as we study and discuss the Gospel of Mathew.  This will be held every Tuesday night, except the week of the monthly Vestry meeting, which meets on the third Tuesday  of each month.  The bible study will be in the ECW Room. Starting, Tuesday, September 1, 2015.


Other upcoming events:
  • Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 6:00 pm - Worship Service for the Feast of St. Michael & All Angels
  • Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 8:00 am & 10:00 am - Blessing of the Animals Services
  • Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 12 noon - Parish Pot Luck Cookout
  • Saturday, October 17, 2015 - Community Care Alliance Woonsocket Shelter Walk
24 Hamlet Avenue, Woonsocket, RI 02895
Mondays 3 pm - 6 pm
Wednesdays 10 am - 1 pm
Fridays 1 pm -4 pm
Saturdays 10 am - 1 pm  
Clothing Bargain Sale - lots of brand names.


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