Upcoming Events

eXtra Years of Zest (XYZ) Christmas Party

Friday, December 6, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.

The XYZ group will have its annual Christmas Party on Friday, December 6, 12:00-2:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. The cost of the meal is $10. Please also bring one or more inexpensive (less that $5) gifts for the infamous gift rodeo! We will enjoy a traditional Christmas meal, music, fellowship, and
the rodeo. You won’t want to miss it! Click here to register.

Caroling Party

Sunday, December 8, starting at 3:30 p.m.

We want children and adults, altos and tenors, basses and off-keys. In other words, we want anyone who wants to bellow out some holiday favorites for the delight and joy of others. We plan to break into teams and visit as many of our home-bound members as possible.

UMW Christmas Dinner

Monday, December 9 at 6:30 p.m.

O Come all ye faithful! During this season of Hope and Joy, let us gather in fellowship to celebrate our Savior. All women of the church are invited to attend the UMW Christmas dinner. You do not have to belong to a Circle to come be a part of the dinner.

Angel Tree Presents Due

Tuesday, December 10, by 5:00 p.m.

Angel Tree angels will first be available at the Wednesday dinner being served by the UMW on Wednesday, November 20. We have 31 angels. Please choose your angel and provide your contact information. Angels will also be available after the One Church service in the CLMC lobby.

Advent Study – Preparing for Christmas

Wednesdays, December 11, and 18, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Senior Pastor Ben Alexander will present “Preparing for Christmas with the Church: An Advent Lectionary Bible Study.” Participants will read the passages from the Bible selected for the Lectionary for the upcoming Sundays of Advent.

Big Band Christmas

Saturday, December 14 at 7:00 p.m.

There is no better way for the family to hear the exciting and beautiful sounds of the holidays than enjoying live big band music. Greenville’s own Emerald City Big Band will be performing its annual Big Band Christmas Concert at Jarvis United Methodist Church Taft Christian Life Center, 510 South Washington Street, Greenville, N.C. 27858. Adults $10.00 at the door. Proceeds will support the Ed Wheatley ECU Jazz Trumpet Endowment Fund.


Hey College Students!

Sunday, December 15 at 10:00 a.m.

Join us for doughnuts and coffee on Sunday morning in the Commons Area. Catch up with old friends and fellow students. Hope to see you there!

Moravian Lovefeast

Sunday, December 15 at 6:00 p.m.

This traditional gathering which has its roots in the Moravian Church celebrates special occasions by sharing a simple meal with friends and brings to life the true meaning of unity, liberty and love for all who participate. Plan now to celebrate the birth of Christ through this powerful and simple service.

Salvation Army Bell Ringing

Monday, December 23

This ministry has become a Christmas favorite for many. It not only allows us to provide a valuable service to our community, but it also adds a special meaning and reminder that the true meaning of Christmas is to honor the birth of Jesus Christ. This year we will ring the bells at 22 different locations around Greenville. We have slots for volunteers to ring during two-hour periods, beginning at 10:00 a.m. and ending at 8:00 p.m.

Christmas Eve Services at St. James

Tuesday, December 24 at 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., and 11:00 p.m.

Christmas is a special time at St. James as we celebrate the birth of Jesus. It is a time filled with age-old traditions with new expressions sprinkled in. Come join us for any of these special worship services.

New Year’s Day Nature Hike

Wednesday, January 1 at 11:00 a.m.

A New Year’s Day Nature Hike will be the first event of the renewed sports and recreation ministry at St. James UMC. Join Dave and Katie Schwartz on 8th Street near the entry to the Greenville Greenway. The group will hike along the greenway to the Tar River and back (about two miles). Dress for the weather and bring your own water.

TGIW (Thank God It’s Wednesday!) Resumes

Wednesday, January 8

Wednesday Night programming resumes on January 8 following the holidays. Join us for dinner and fellowship! Make sure you make your reservation for dinner by clicking the icon to the left.