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

News

Vacancy Pastor

Our Vacancy Pastor will be Rev. Cary M Richert, retired from Redeemer Lutheran in Birmingham, Michigan. He has recently moved to the Caledonia area. He will be conducting our Sunday services, Adult Bible classes, and also our Monday Vespers. He has agreed to serve for the month of January.

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2018 Begins a New Era

In 1929 St. James Lutheran was organized as the “North Mission” congregation by the Michigan District. This year our congregation is 89 years old! All through these years – including the Great Depression, World War II, the Korean War and the War in Vietnam – God has blessed and sustained this congregation. He will faithfully do so for us once […]

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Groups Resume in January

Now that the Christmas holiday season is done, we will resume the following organizations: Wednesday Bible Class will resume January 10th at 10am led by Mr. Darrell Pfannkuch. Menservants will not resume this month, but on March 20th, 2018. All music groups (children, adults, choirs, and hand bells) will resume January 25th.

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Confirmation Classes

During the pastoral vacancy our Confirmation Classes for public school students grades 6 & 7 will remain at their regular time of Sunday evenings 5pm-6pm. We are pleased to have Dr. Rachel Palmer teach these classes during the pastoral vacancy. Rachel is a retired professor of Concordia University – Ann Arbor, and so is very well versed in the Bible […]

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Youth Room Renovation

Exciting news! St. James Youth Room is going to be redone! Here are some of the new things that are going in. Entertainment system Kids bar and bistro Mini fridge Hard surface flooring New furniture New carpet

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Music Groups Schedule

Our music groups have started back up! Beth has moved all of them to Thursday evenings: 5:00-6:00 pm: All the Children’s groups: handbells & choir 6:00-7:00pm: The Senior Handbell group 7:15-8:30pm: The Adult Choir group If you want to join one of these groups, just “come on down” and try it!

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ISJ Academy

We have expanded our options with the addition of our Early Childhood Center. The Early Childhood Center allows us to reach students as young as 30 months with the Word. The students will enjoy Bible stories each day along with hands-on activities, art projects and lessons on number and letter recognition. Our faith-based curriculum will help develop students of all […]

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Are you going away on the weekends?

Skipping church is clearly not the “right thing” for committed Christians.  (After all, it is the 3rd Commandment not the “3rd suggestion”)  So plan ahead for church just like you plan ahead for your weekend activities.  What you can do: Attend our regular Monday Vespers service each week at 6:30 p.m. Call 363-7718 and find a local Lutheran Church where […]

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