St James Episcopal Woonsocket

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

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

You are welcome to join us for services on:

Phase III is here!  With guidance from the R.I. Department of Health and the Episcopal Diocese of R.I., after 4 long months, we are ready to begin offering in-church, in-person, Morning Prayer on Sundays. There will be one service of Morning Prayer at 10:30 am on Sundays going forward, beginning this Sunday, July 26, 2020, for St. James Day (wear red).

Due to cleaning/sanitizing guidelines and procedures, it is not possible, yet, to have two services on Sunday.

Online services will continue, either as a live feed or recorded.

Masks are required during the service. Unfortunately, there will be no coffee hour.

We look forward to seeing everyone.

For the time being, in light of current events of COVID-19, service will be Live or recorded on Facebook at 10:30am Each Sunday.  Click here



  • 8:00 AM (quiet service) - suspended for the time being
  • 10:30 AM (traditional service with choir) - in person with masks, or on Facebook live or recorded


  • 5:30 PM Service followed by bible study - suspended for the time being


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:

Please check our Facebook Page for updates.  Click here

The Coat of Many Colors is open: Mon 10:00AM - 4:30PM, Tue 10:00AM - 1:00PM, Wed 1:00PM - 4:30PM (except holidays). Our Coat of Many Colors clothing bank is closed during the COVID-19 crisis.  We can possibly arrange by appointment, in some instances. 

Our Food Bank is open during the COVID-19 crisis.


Rev. Peter G. Tierney, III is the rector at St. James Episcopal Church, Woonsocket.

Vicar office hours:

Mondays 2pm - 5pm at St. James Episcopal

Wednesdays 2pm - 5pm at St. Mark Lutheran

Other hours by appointment, Rev. Peter will be in the office at other days and times too.

However, it is suggested to call ahead, 401-762-2222 Or see above schedule for any adjustments for this week.

Church office hours: (please call the office during the COVID-19 crisis, rather than visiting the church office)

Mondays  1pm - 5pm

Tuesdays 9am - 1pm

Thursdays 9am - 1pm


 See us on Facebook   Click here


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