St. James believes deeply in the power of prayer. Dedicated members and friends of the congregation pray daily for those who are ill, in the hospital, celebrating the joy of a new birth, or grieving the loss of a loved one. If you would like to submit a prayer request, please complete the form below. Please note that if you check, “publish my prayer request” then the name of the person who is being prayed for will be listed in public places such as bulletins and newsletters. For more information about our prayer ministry please contact Director of Congregational Care Jenny Smith at 217-6756 or Please scroll down to view prayer groups.

Caring Hands Prayer Shawl Ministry

2nd Thursday of the month, 1:00 p.m.
Peck Building
If you knit or crochet considering joining this group of caring individuals. During the month, participants knit/crochet/fringe prayer shawls. On the second Thursday of each month they gather with their creations for a blessing and send the shawls to those who are in need of a loving touch and prayer. For more information, contact Jenny Smith at 217-6756 or Betty Maddox at 666-2108.


Coffee and a Prayer

The last Sunday of the month from 9:00am-9:30am
Entrance 6 Upper Peck
You are invited to join The Coffee and a Prayer Group in the Prayer Room for a time of specific prayer for those listed on the church’s prayer list. For more information about our prayer ministry please contact Jenny Smith at 217-6756 or


Moms Prayer Group

Each Sunday, 10:55 – Noon,
Perkins Conference Room
Each Sunday, moms gather for a time of prayer for children,families, schools, joys, and concerns. It is also a time of mutual support. Contact Debbie Frost at

223-8319 for additional information.