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

Bible Class

Are you available for a Thursday Evening Bible Class? The members of the previous Thursday evening Bible Class are ready to start back up again. They will be meeting on Thursday, April 12th at 6pm in the classroom/library. This initial gathering will be a planning session. If you have any ideas or topics you would like to study, come to […]

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Teaching Position at ISJ Academy

ISJ Academy has an opening for a first and second grade teaching position. If you are interested in being considered for this position, please send your resume to

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2nd Best Sale

The 2nd Best Sale is May 3rd, 4th, and 5th. There is a new twist to the sale this year. You can do a Drive-in style Drop Off of donations on April 21st and 28th. Simply load your car, drive to the main entrance of the church and workers will unload your car for you. The BIG set-up is Sunday […]

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ISJ Academy 10th Annual Golf Outing

Sign up today to be part of the 10th annual golf outing for ISJ Academy. This year’s event will include 18 holes of golf and a dinner. During the round, many games and events will take place to add to the fun. After the round, join us for a steak dinner, fellowship and an awards ceremony. Help support our school […]

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Acolytes Needed

Please speak with Usher/Deacon Bryan Ensing or contact the office about being an Acolyte. This contribution to our worship service is very important. Jr. & Sr. High members are needed!

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