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

Annual Meeting 2020

Doing What Love Requires


State of the Parish


Almighty and everliving God, source of all wisdom and understanding, be present with those who take counsel in St. James’ for the renewal and mission of your Church. Teach us in all things to seek first your honor and glory. Guide us to perceive what is right, and grant us both the courage to pursue it and the grace to accomplish it; through Jesus Christ Our Lord. Amen.

To view the Treasurer’s Report, please contact the parish office.

Our Mission and Vision

The Mission of St. James’ is to bring people together to be transformed by and to proclaim Christ’s love through worship, spiritual formation, and service.

The Vision of St. James’ is to be a place where all are welcome, to feel God’s love and share God’s love.



  • Rector: The Rev. Meredith T. Heffner,
  • Assistant Rector: The Rev. James S. Isaacs,

Wardens, Vestry, and Diocesan Delegates of 2020

  • Senior Warden: Barry Thompson
  • Junior Warden: Ken Van Valkenburgh
  • Vestry members: Anselm Hennis, Wendy Hicks, Andrew Huck, Dawn Iype, Lori Minasian, Holly Mulderig, Bill Murphy, Patrick O’Hare, Trish Powell, Lindsay Ragheb, Carolyn Ragland, Kara Smigel
  • Vestry Officers: Tracy Lively, Treasurer; Parke Brown, Assistant Treasurer; Cheri Cooper, Secretary; Scott Zimmerman, Registrar
  • Diocesan Delegates: Sarah Hnatov, Katherine Weaver
  • Alternate Delegates: Pat East, Mary Miers

Celebrating St. James’!


Special thanks to Zoe Hall for video production.


The 2020 Vestry and Vestry Officers of St. James’