Information for ministers, educators, church administrators, clerks, and congregations
May 27, 2021
Presbytery Office Closed Monday for Memorial Day
The presbytery office will be closed Monday, May 31, in observance of Memorial Day. Staff will be available to assist you again on Tuesday.
Bulk Order Planned for Liturgical Calendars
Save on your 2021-2022 Presbyterian planning calendar by joining POJ's bulk order. Our price is $10.50 each compared to $16.95 when ordered from the PC(USA) Store. We are not able to ship calendars to individuals or churches; please only order through POJ if you or a designee will be able to pick up your calendars at our office in Richmond. Orders are due by July 15 and the shipment is expected in late July or August.
Presbytery Meeting Documents Available Next Week
Planning is underway for the 108th meeting of Presbytery of the James on June 15. The meeting will be held via Zoom, with the virtual room opening at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be called to order at 9:30 a.m. and conclusion is anticipated around 12:30 p.m. Look for the packet online by close of business on June 1.
Pathways Program at Union Offers Theological Education for All
Registration opens July 1 for Fall 2021 classes in Union Seminary's online Pathways To Learning and Leadership program. This program is ideal for:
  • Church members who want to learn more about the Bible and increase their ability to teach and even preach
  • Those who are called to ministry as a commissioned ruling elder and need the educational component
  • Church professionals who want to brush up on or enhance the education they have already received, and learn some new things
  • Others who want to enjoy stimulating, excellent instruction from seminary professors and church professionals and interact with others who want the same thing
Courses meet weekly for six weeks, one class meeting per week. Class sizes are limited, so early registration is encouraged.
Check our online bulletin board to be reminded of events mentioned in recent issues of the Current.
Stated Meetings
June 15, 2021
108th Stated Meeting
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Via Zoom
Overture deadline: April 20, noon
Packet online: June 1
October 16, 2021
109th Stated Meeting
Invitation needed
Overture deadline: Aug. 19, noon
Packet online: September 30
Employment Opportunities
Learn about church employment opportunities or submit an opportunity to POJ's calls and jobs board.

  • Organist/pianist, Sandston (Sandston)
  • Covenant pastor, Grace Covenant (Richmond)
  • Audio video specialist, Three Chopt (Richmond)
  • Family ministry coordinator, Grace Covenant (Richmond)
  • Communications coordinator, First (Richmond)

Office Telephone (804) 262-2074