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

News

Youth Group News

February 17 – Youth Event with the other churches preparing supper packs for Kids Food Basket at Messiah Church. We will meet at St. James at 12:30 and be back at 3:15.  ALL groups are invited. February 24 – Youth Meetings at Church.  Bring a snack to share! 3-5pm Kidz Club and Junior Youth 5-7pm Senior Youth

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Paint & Sip

On Friday our ISJ Academy PTL is sponsoring another Paint & Sip class.  The cost is $35 per person and includes a glass of wine/beer, snacks and all the paint supplies to complete your masterpiece! The event will be held at Immanuel. Please RSVP to ISJ Academy at 363-0505. It is first come- first serve for the 25 available openings!  Questions? Contact […]

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Directory Photos

Our LIFE TOUCH PHOTO DIRECTORY is scheduled for April 15th & 16th, 2-9pm.  Mark your calendars and plan to say, “Cheese!” Questions?  Contact Cindy McAuliffe.

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Nursery Coordinator

We are still in need of a Nursery Coordinator. We do not have a schedule of Nursery volunteers during the worship services at this time.  If anyone would be willing to coordinate volunteers for this service to our church, please contact Cindy McAuliffe or Karen Swanson. Thank you!

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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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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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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