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

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St. James’ Episcopal Church, Potomac
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It’s Advent! Join us for Holy Eucharist each Sunday through Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve services at 5:00 and 9:00 p.m.

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Sunday’s Recorded Worship Video

Watch live and recorded worship at St. James’ YouTube.
Live stream worship is broadcast at 11:00 a.m. Sundays.
Recorded video appears on YouTube after the live stream service.

Sunday School is Back! 

Sunday School is held at 11:00 a.m. during the worship service. To keep children safe, we will meet outside when possible, but during cold months we meet in the church undercroft, and we wear masks at all times. 

We hope you can join us. For those who cannot join us in person, we will send the Sunday School lesson by email later in the week. To receive our emails, please send a request to

Employment: Children’s Education Coordinator Wanted

St. James’ Episcopal Church, Potomac, in the Diocese of Washington, is seeking a faithful, joyful, and energetic Children’s Education Coordinator to oversee our program of Christian education and spiritual formation for approximately 30 children, preschool through fifth grade.

This part-time non-exempt position is estimated to require ten hours per week on average, with approximately two to three hours of that time dedicated to Sunday class time and the rest dedicated to planning and communication. Starting salary is $20 per hour.

For more information, contact The Rev. Meredith Heffner at 

Christmas Services at St. James’

December 24, Christmas Eve worship services:

  • 5:00 p.m. Family Holy Eucharist
  • 8:45 p.m. Special Prelude Music
  • 9:00 p.m. Festival Holy Eucharist

December 26, Christmas 1:
Lessons and Carols with Holy Eucharist, 11:00 a.m.

January 2, Celebrating the Epiphany: 11:00 a.m.

We’ve Come this Far by Faith!

Annual Giving Campaign 2022

We’ve almost reached our goal for 2022.
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Staying Connected

Initiative for Parish Discussion on Racism

Statement from the St. James’ Wardens

To the People of God at St. James’,

We, the Wardens, with the full concurrence of the Vestry, strongly urge your commitment to, active participation in, and full support of, the initiative (announced by Reverend Meredith in her reflection for Wednesday, June 3) to confront, combat, and eliminate racism in all of its forms.