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

News

2nd Best Sale

The 2nd Best Sale is September 27-29.  Donations of clean, gently used items are needed.  Please bring your items to the basement as usual. Questions?  See a member of Friends in Faith.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Contact Us Today

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