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

Join us for worship - ALL are welcome!

St. James' Episcopal Church, Potomac, Maryland


St. James’ welcomes all persons without regard to race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disabilities, or age.

Coming Events at St. James

Fall Hayride and Bonfire at Butler’s Orchard!
Saturday, October 14, 7 p.m.

All ages are invited! Our 30-minute private tractor-pulled hayride will be followed by a bonfire with s’mores—so bring your s’mores ingredients!


Recent News from St. James

Worship Ministry Opportunities

Ways to Volunteer

It takes many hands to make our worship experience beautiful, meaningful, and lively each Sunday. We are always looking for more people who would like to add their voices or serve behind the scenes!

Please take a moment to volunteer or indicate if there are any worship ministries you would like to learn more about.

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,

Sunday School at St. James’

We’re back with year two of our regular curriculum, “Weaving God’s Promises!” 

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!

Adult Faith Formation

Rev. Meredith’s Sabbatical and Congregational Book Read

Rev. Meredith is away on sabbatical, returning September 3. Please keep her in your prayers.

While she is away you are encouraged to read The Deeply Formed Life by Rich Villodas. We will gather for sharing and reflections upon Rev. Meredith’s return.

Thursday Book Study

“Exploring our Faith” study group, Thursdays, 10 a.m.

We’re reading Sacred Earth, Sacred Soul: Celtic Wisdom for Reawakening to What Our Souls Know and Healing the World, By John Philip Newell. All are welcome to join us on Zoom, Thursday mornings from 10 to 11 a.m.