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

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Catechism Parents & Students

If your child is entering 6th – 8th Grade, please call or e-mail the church office and sign up for Catechism instruction in the Fall.  ISJ Academy students will receive instruction as part of their curriculum and therefore do not need to sign-up.  (office@stjamesgr.com or 363-7718).  Thank you.

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ISJ Fall Vendor & Craft Show

The ISJ – PTL 2ndAnnual Fundraising Event: FALL VENDOR & CRAFT SHOW Save the date… ISJ Academy is hosting a vendor and craft show on Saturday, November 3 10:00am – 2:00pm at New Community Church 2340 Dean Lake Ave. NE We are currently looking for vendors and crafters to participate in this fundraiser. i.e. but not limited to…Avon, Lularoe, Scentsy, Pampered Chef, Wild Tree, […]

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Joyful Action Ministry

J.A.M. is sending out a gentle reminder that our members appreciate hearing from us and knowing we care about them. Sending them a card is a simple way to let them know they are in our thoughts and prayers.  If you hear about someone in prayers, give them a quick phone call to see what’s up and offer your help  (i.e. […]

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Men’s Retreat

The 73rd Annual Lutheran Layman’s League MEN’S RETREAT is September 6-9 at Camp Arcadia.  The guest speaker is LC-MS President Matthew C. Harrison.  For more information, see the flier posted on the bulletin board outside the office door or speak with John Weiss.

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VBS

THANK YOU to the many volunteers who made our VBS possible this Summer: Christina Shourds, Brianna Popma, Kelsey Butler, Lynelle Butler, Deb Butler, Steve Kaminski, Irene Talen, Suellen Pfannkuch, Bee Ruble, Noelle Kaminski, Katia Wiles, Orlin Bowman, Phyllis Schultz, Rie Wiles, Sarah Harper, Jamal Mesinovic, Isaak Soddy, Eli Kaminski, Missy Leverett, Shirley Genther, Shirley Thielke, Lois DeLano, Karole Baar, Marjie […]

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Camp Arcadia Update

Dear Friends of Camp Arcadia, We have loved seeing so many of you over these first few weeks of Family Camp 2018! The heat of summer has come and has sent so many of our guests out to our new beach spaces.  How exciting to be able to use these new spaces so well! We are also working on plans for […]

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Recap Video of the Michigan District Convention

A playlist of the videos from all convention worship services, essayists, president’s address, and other presenters can be accessed by clicking here. PDF files of the order of worship for each service can be downloaded here. Election results and resolutions adopted have been added to the website. Please note that Convention Proceedings & Bylaws will be mailed to each congregation […]

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