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

Annual Meeting 2023

Taking the Next Faithful Step



Annual Meeting November 12, 2023

Our Parish Annual Meeting and election will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 12, in the parish hall. Voting will take place at the meeting or by absentee ballot.

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.


Rector: The Rev. Meredith T. Heffner,
Assistant Rector: The Rev. James S. Isaacs,
Curate: The Rev. Catherine Manhardt,

Wardens, Vestry, and Diocesan Delegates of 2024

Vestry 2024
Lori Minasian – Sr. Warden
Courtney King – Jr. Warden

Brian Fox
Doug Holy
Brad McCullough
Amy Metcalf

Jennifer Nordin
Susan Olson
Walter Weaver
Ann Venton

Delegates 2024
Laurence Canete
(second delegate to be appointed)

Alternates 2024
Opeyemi (Yemi) Agboola
Dan Zimmerman

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.