St. James Lutheran Church
"By My Works I Will Show My Faith."-JAMES 2:18


The people of St. James Lutheran Church extend to you a hearty welcome in the name of Christ Jesus!

As believers in Jesus, we are not perfect, but we are forgiven all because of God’s boundless love for us and for all people, including you!

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ISJ Academy Lutheran School

Our faith-based curriculum will help develop students of all ages to grow in knowledge and their faith. We welcome the opportunity to show how the love of Jesus is at work in the hearts of ISJ! Contact us at 616-363-0505 or through our website at

Sunday Worship 10:15 a.m.
Holy Communion on 1st & 3rd Sundays
Summer Sunday Worship 9:30 a.m.
Sunday Bible Classes 9:00 a.m.
Monday Vespers 6:30 p.m.

Recent News

Easter Breakfast

Tickets will go on sale soon for our Easter Breakfast Buffet! We will have a scrumptious Buffet of all sorts of goodies. Family ticket: $20 Individual ticket: $5 Children 3 years old and under are FREE! Please see Holly Damstra to purchase your ticket. If you would like to help Holly on Easter Sunday morning, contact her and see how […]

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Future Expansion

There is a rendering of a potential expansion of our ISJ Academy in the main entryway. Please take the time to view the proposed building expansino project. It will be discussed, and possibly voted on, at the next Voters’ Meeting in March. If you have questions contact ISJ principal Jason Alexander or Dale Rosema.

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2018 Mustang JDRF “Blue-Out” & Senior Night

Join us for a night of basketball and raising funds to help Juvenile Diabetes. One of our seniors Miss Madeline Guis is one of those who struggles with juvenile diabetes. This night is important for us as a basketball family to support Maddie and help raise funds to support research for all those who struggle with this childhood disease. We […]

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Study God’s Word

Darrell Pfannkuch is leading the Wednesday morning Bible Study in the church classroom. The current, biblically based, topic is “Overcoming Anxiety and Conflict.” If you are available on Wednesdays at 10am we’d love to have you join in the study and fellowship.

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Friends in Faith

Are you looking to volunteer? As a motto, our church has adopted a meaningful quote from St. James: “By my works, I will show my faith.” Have you ever wondered how you might be able to get more involved in the activities in the church? F.I.F. has an answer you might wish to consider. F.I.F. is “Friends In Faith”, an […]

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St. James Lutheran Church
2040 Oakwood Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
(616) 363-7718