COVID-19 Update

Read the letter from our Rector, click here

Listen to Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s statement on the coronavirus, you can do so via this link: click here.
Please click here for the Parish Prayer List.
Easter Remembrances. Please click here for the Easter Remembrance form. You may mail your form to the office, scan and send as an email, and send your contribution via St. James website or from your bank, or send through the mail. There will be a Remembrance Booklet at a later time.
Continuing our givingYou are encouraged to continue your offerings to the St. James while we are not worshipping in the usual ways. You may easily create an online giving account by going to our website,, and choose GIVING, then ONLINE DONATIONS. You may also ask your financial institution to send to the church or send a personal check.
Church Office. For the immediate future, the office is closed. Emails are checked throughout the day, so please feel free to reach out. As always, in the event of a pastoral emergency, you may call the church office, 865-523-5687, select Option 4. 
Parish Care
  • A phone tree has been created to help keep everyone in the loop. You may have received a call from the person with your name. It’s a great way to visit and you may even make a new friend with your conversation!
  • If you or another parishioner needs help going to get groceries or medicine, please contact the church office by .if possible. We have four people who are offering their services to help. 
  • Parish Care Committee.  If you or someone you know has need of a meal, transportation, or assistance due to illness or other situation, please contact the church office, 865-523-5687 or Bea Emory, . If you are willing to help on occasions when needs arise, please contact Bea Emory.
Join the fun – become a nursery volunteer. If you would like to join the fun in the nursery please contact Theresa Ann DeRosa ( or Carol Yates ( This is an opportunity to minister to our youngest parishioners in a fun setting. PLUS, we will soon have two infants to cuddle. ALL adult cuddlers welcome! Thank you.

St. James on TV: Did you know that if you miss a Sunday sermon or you want to hear one again, you can catch it Thursday, 11:30 a.m. on CTV, following the link,, St James 4079.