Outreach & Services

Our Missions Partners

St. James prides themselves on their charitable giving so much that they even include 4 Missions Partners as part of their budget.  These Missions Partners include Ministries at Main Street, Project Outreach, Ponca Creek UCC, and the Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities.

Ministries at Main Street

This is a homeless shelter serves the Pottstown area. Breakfast is provided by St. James monthly and the Men’s Fellowship also serves dinners monthly, in addition to donations of laundry kits, laundry bags, knitted scarves, bedding, and other donated items.

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Project Outreach

This food pantry serves the Royersford and Spring City area. Non-perishable foods are collected throughout the year with special events for Souper Bowl and Harvest Home.   St. James also helps to pack food bags several times during the year.

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Harvest Home 2015

Ponca Creek UCC

Ponca Creek UCC is our sister church in Bonesteel, South Dakota. Hats, scarves, and gloves  were collected and sent to them to help them battle the cold winters.  A crew of workers traveled out to the Native American Reservation and helped to construct a youth center.

Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities

This organization serves the Pottstown area.  They provide a food pantry and community meals as well as clothing, household items, and housing assistance.

A 5 for 5 Church

St. James provides support to each:

Additional Missions

Crop Walk for Hunger

St. James serves as the local chair for the Royersford and Spring City Crop Walk.  A portion of the proceeds go to Church World Service and the majority stays within the community and goes to Project Outreach.

Moringa Community

St. James supported the Moringa Community to help them become a sustainable community in Ghana.  They have taught them skills like how to can foods, weave, make soap, etc.  Most recently St. James made a financial donation to assist in the purchase of a tractor to help make their farming more efficient.  The children continue to hold seed packet drives annually.

water harvest

Miller-Keystone Blood Drive

St. James hosts several blood drives throughout the year with Miller-Keystone.  Miller-Keystone is a blood bank that supplies local hospitals.

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Relay for Life

St. James’s team Great Strides hosts several fundraisers throughout the year to help raise money for the American Cancer Society.  The local event is held at the Pottsgrove High School track.

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Chicken BBQ 

Each year St. James holds a chicken BBQ dinner. The proceeds from this dinner are always designated to 2 or more charities, keeping at least one local. This year’s beneficiaries are: Main Street Ministries, Orion, and Maintenance Reserve Fund.

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