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

News

Calling All Youth!

Next Sunday, November 11th, ALL Youth groups will be meeting at St. James for NERF WARS!  Plan to be here at 3:30 to 5:30pm.  PIZZA will be provided! The next Youth Event will be on Sunday, November 18th, at Immanuel Lutheran Church.  This year our Youth are combining with five other local LC-MS churches for a great opportunity of fellowship and fun!  […]

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Trunks of Treats Update

We served probably close to 350 children last Saturday afternoon and around 180-200 adults who came with them!!  Along with candy, donuts and cider, these families received a warm welcome by many of our church members inside and out, a Christian tract, bookmarks, activity pamphlets, pencils, even a frisbee to remind (or teach) them of Jesus’ redeeming love.  Again, much thanks […]

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Sub Sale

ISJ ACADEMY PTL invites you to participate in their Russo’s Italian Specialties Sub & Breakfast Sandwich Sale and Pizza Kit Sale. There is an order form on the table by the elevator.  The Sale runs from Monday, October 20 – Friday, November 9. We ask that all order money be collected prior to turning in the order form (you can […]

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Stamps for Missions

We are collecting commemorative stamps for Missions!  If possible cut a ½ inch border on all 4 sides of the stamp.  You can place your stamps in the box located on our LWML table in the Gathering Room.  The money the LWML Michigan District receives for these stamps will be used to help support the ministry of Becky Grossman, a […]

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Outreach

ISJ will be working with NECM (North End Community Ministry) to provide Christmas gifts for their North (East) Pole Christmas store program.  This is a program designed to provide a dignified shopping experience for parents and grandparents of families in need this Christmas season. We will be collecting new, unwrapped toys from a NECM provided list for children ages newborn all […]

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WML Coffee, Tea, and Fudge Sale

WML is partnering with Herman’s Boy to offer deliciously rich coffee, time-honored tea favorites, and creamy Mackinaw style fudge. Coffee is available in one pound bags. Fudge is also available by the half pound with 4 choices. Don’t forget a 24 oz. bag of gourmet hot chocolate. There is also a $20 decorated gift box which includes a coffee or […]

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