St. James Charities Foundation 2024 Grant Applications

The St. James Charities Foundation is currently accepting grant applications from agencies and organizations serving Henderson County. Applications will be accepted from organizations that deal with Hunger, Homelessness, Health, and Education in Henderson County.

To download an application, visit https://stjamesepiscopal.com/serve/. Applications must be received by the Church no later than May 15, 2024. For further information, please e-mail charities@stjamesepiscopal.com.

St. James Charities Foundation is a social outreach organization founded by St. James Episcopal Church in Hendersonville. Since its inception in 1988, the Foundation has awarded $669,306 in grants to over 100 agencies to support those in need in Henderson County.

St. James presents Choral Evensong on Sunday, May 5 at 5:00 p.m.

Join us for Choral Evensong, a beautiful, quintessentially Anglican service of sung Evening Prayer that has elements of drama and ritual that nourish the spiritual life of all of us. The service is based on elements of Holy Scripture and comes from a long history,...

Eulogy for Christoph Herpel

We have had several requests for a copy of the eulogy for Christoph Herpel by his husband, Dr. Joshua Farrier. Below is the full text courtesy of Dr. Farrier.  Christoph Herpel Eulogy —Dr. Joshua Farrier Christoph Herpel was born on the 25th of April, 1975 in...

Serving Jesus in Gaza: A Conversation with Suhaila Tarazi

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For Thine is the Trouble and the Glory: A Sermon for Lent 5B

Each and every Sunday in the Lord’s Prayer we add a concluding line that actually isn’t part of the prayer our Lord taught in the Gospels. “For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever and ever.” That short concluding doxology is a later addition,...