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

Chenery Committee

The Christopher T. Chenery Fund was established in 1973 to honor Mr. Chenery, a former parishioner, and owner of horse racing’s triple crown winner, Secretariat.  The committee consists of parishioners appointed by the Vestry and Rector, each serving a three-year term,  to administer requests for… 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

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


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


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

SJTL Food Outreach

Our mission is “To be a faith-based ministry collaborating with our community to provide nutritious food, education, and creative solutions to food insecurity in Hanover County.”  We offer programs to help provide food for our neighbors in different ways; volunteers are always welcome. The first… 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