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

News

VBS Registration is Open!

  Set Your Watch! VBS “Time Lab” is coming soon! We are looking for your youngsters; potty-trained preschoolers through kids entering 6thgrade.  We are eager to share the “TIME LAB” with them!  The start date is Monday, June 16th, through Thursday, July 19th, from 9:00 a.m. until noon.   To preregister, call the church office at 363-7718.  Registration isn’t essential but […]

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Summer Day Camps at ISJ Academy

ISJ is offering summer day camps for kids ages 3 through 3rd grade. We have some fun weekly themes this summer for our Kindergarten through 3rd grade campers, like Edible Engineering, Artistic Creations, Shipwrecked (treasure map decoding), Jurassic Party, and more. If your child would like to participate please call the school at 363-0505. Flexible scheduling is available. Cost is […]

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School Expansion Plan

The school building expansion for ISJ is as easy as 1-2-3. This summer, St. James Lutheran Church will contract with a construction company to add bathrooms, storage space, and classroom to the school. St. James is contributing $100,000 from its building fund and ISJ Academy is raising funds to pay for the remaining costs. Below is a summary of the […]

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Diaper Drive

We are off to a great start on the Diaper Drive! Lutherans For Life, along with Friends in Faith & Thrivent Financial, are hosting our annual Diaper Drive through Father’s Day, June 17th.  All diapers will be donated to the Grand Rapids Area Pregnancy Resource Center. They are looking for disposable diapers sizes; NEWBORN, SIZE 5 AND SIZE 6. The collection table […]

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June Worship Schedule

Sunday Worship Services June 3 – Rev. Hoogerhyde June 10 – Rev. Cary Richert June 17 – Rev. Dieter Haupt June 24 – Rev. Hoogerhyde Monday Vespers June 4 – Rev. Hoogerhyde June 11 – Rev. Cary Richert June 18 – Rev. Dieter Haupt June 25 – Rev. Hoogerhyde

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Bible Class

Family Bible Hour is the new Bible Study that is happening on Thursdays at 6:00pm. Join in with Eunice Florip, Steve, Kristen, Noelle & Eli Kaminksi, Karyl Donald, Judy Johnson, Arlene Schwartz, Jackie Mieras and Mary Ward for a faith-filled hour of fun in God’s Word. No question or topic is too big, small or “stupid” for this group! Try […]

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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 isjoffice@mychristianschool.com.

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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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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