I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked and you gave me clothing, I was sick and you took care of me, I was in prison and you visited me. -Matthew 25:35-36


Ashland Christian Emergency Services (ACES) provides a variety of items, emergency services, transient aide and medical equipment for Ashland and Hanover county residents in need.  This locally operated nonprofit works in coordination with local social, mental health, safe house, and aging… Learn More

Ashland Circles

Ashland Circles mission is to inspire, inform, and equip individuals, families, and our community to resolve poverty and thrive. It is an innovative, community-based approach to solving poverty. They believe that responsibility for both poverty and prosperity rests not only in the hands of… Learn More


CARITAS  is our area’s ministry providing shelter, food, and community to a group of homeless people, church by church, one week at a time.  C.A.R.I.T.A.S. helps to break the cycles of homelessness and addiction in the Metro Richmond area so that people can lead stable lives.  They are the largest… Learn More

Fall Line Farms

Fall Line Farms is an awesome organization that features gorgeous foods, plants and goods from local farms. You can go online and see what is being offered that week, order online and now pick up here at SJTL. What a wonderful way to support our local farmers and makers. Click here to learn more. Learn More

SJTL Food Outreach

How to get involved: Volunteers: Weekend Backpacks- Thursdays 4-5pm packing is done at the Supply Room Company on Route 1 in Ashland. (*Eligibility, pick up and delivery are arranged through the individual schools) Learn More

SJTL Free Clinic

Who We Are The St. James The Less Free Clinic mission is to offer a faith-based healing ministry to our qualified Hanover neighbors by providing free medical and dental health care with compassion, dignity and respect.  We serve the medical, dental, podiatry, and eye care needs of Hanover County… Learn More

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat For Humanity’s mission is seeking to put God’s love into action by helping to build homes, community and hope. We recently helped build houses in Hanover Cove, right here in our backyard. Email Dani Stockwell at danipetitt0@gmail.com if you’d like to get involved.  There are many ways to… Learn More

Mother's Morning Out

Mother’s Morning Out is a time for mothers to come together while their children are cared for by loving attendants. This group was formed in November of 2016 as a way from moms and children to support each other as they raise their children, give to the community, explore interests and allow their… Learn More

Peter Paul Development Center

“Educate the Child. Engage the Family. Empower the Community” - Richmond’s East End YOUTH:  Academic After School Program and Summer Promise, Mentors SENIORS:  Home Repairs and Program Assistance COMMUNITY:  Food Distribution Programs Richmond Promise Neighborhood This is an urban social… Learn More

Ronald McDonald House

We collect poptops in memory of Charlotte Reynolds from SJTL to go to the Ronald McDonald House. This year we had a record year of collecting over 51 pounds of poptops, 78,000 poptops on behalf of SJTL for Ronald McDonald House here in Richmond. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Richmond (RMHC… Learn More

Senior High Youth Group Outreach

The Senior High Youth Group at St. James the Less builds relationships, motivation and skills for ‘walking the talk’ as a Christian in fellowship with the Ashland community and the larger world.  As part of our yearly activities, we engage in a number of the church outreach activities such as… Learn More