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

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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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Diaper Drive

We are off to a great start on the Diaper Drive! Lutherans For Life, along with Friends in Faith & Thrivent Financial, are hosting our annual Diaper Drive through Father’s Day, June 17th.  All diapers will be donated to the Grand Rapids Area Pregnancy Resource Center. They are looking for disposable diapers sizes; NEWBORN, SIZE 5 AND SIZE 6. The collection table […]

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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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Teaching Position at ISJ Academy

ISJ Academy has an opening for a first and second grade teaching position. If you are interested in being considered for this position, please send your resume to isjoffice@mychristianschool.com.

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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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Friends in Faith

Are you looking to volunteer? As a motto, our church has adopted a meaningful quote from St. James: “By my works, I will show my faith.” Have you ever wondered how you might be able to get more involved in the activities in the church? F.I.F. has an answer you might wish to consider. F.I.F. is “Friends In Faith”, an […]

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