St. James' Episcopal Church - Potomac 301-762-8040
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St. James' Episcopal Church, Potomac, Maryland

Worship In Person and Online!

8:00 and 10:30 a.m. Sundays in the sanctuary (except December 24!)
Live stream and recorded video on YouTube.

Care for Creation Coffee Hour Conversations

Join us in the parish hall after 10:30 worship on Sundays April 14 – May 5

Members of St. James’ Care for Creation team will provide updates about ongoing projects including solar panel installation, community action for environmental justice, increasing native plants on our grounds, and making ethical and sustainable food choices.

Each 30-45 minute session will include time for prayer and resources to take home.


Evening Book Study – Aging and Spirituality

Wednesdays April 17 – May 22

Join us for a six-week, study of Rev. Margaret Guenther’s book Toward Holy Ground: Spiritual Directions for the Second Half of Life.

SIGN UP HERE to join us Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. by Zoom! (See News and Events for the Zoom link.)

Parish Yard Beautification Day, April 20!

Saturday, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Rain date April 27)
Wear your gardening gloves and plan for a great day outdoors at St. James’!
SIGN UP HERE and plan to get dirty as we pull up weeds and work to make our parish property beautiful and healthy. Learn about our native plants and how to identify invasive species in your own yard as you discover the variety of plants growing at St. James’.

Youth Mental Health First Aid Course

Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at St. James’

Join us for a youth mental health first aid course offered through the National Council for Mental Wellbeing. A certified instructor will train adults to assist an adolescent (age 12-18) experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge, or who is in crisis.

Register online here or contact the parish office at to sign up. The course and light lunch are free for participants courtesy of the St. James’ Mental Health Ministry. A maximum of 30 participants may attend.

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Sunday School at St. James’

Children preschool through grade five are invited to join us during worship. Children will return to their families in church for the Eucharist.

Newcomers are always welcome! Download our Sunday School Registration form (or ask for one at church) and send it to We look forward to meeting you!

Youth Events!

See our News and Events page as well.

MERCY youth group is a joint ministry of St. James’ Episcopal, Potomac; St. Francis Episcopal, Potomac; and Christ Episcopal Church, Rockville. For more information or to be added to our MERCY email list, contact St. James’ Youth Director Maddie Weber,