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

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Children’s Ministry Meeting

God’s Blessings to One and All! We would like to invite all teachers, aides, parents, and ALLwho are interested in our Children’s Ministry & Youth Program here at St. James to come and discuss the current and future direction of our Sunday School, Youth & Children’s Ministry programs. We need your input and ideas to see how we can move forward. We […]

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Daily Bible and Devotional Readings

You are invited to participate in a daily Bible and devotional reading with Pastor Schaeffer and with other members of St. James. Starting Monday, June 10th, Pastor will begin a five day devotional reading plan using a Bible appcalled “You Version.” In order to participate in this devotional reading you need: 1. A smartphone or tablet or computer 2. Download the You […]

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Diaper Drive

Lutherans for Life is sponsoring a Diaper Drive through Father’s Day.  Needed are packages of diapers of all sizes; mainly newborn. The collection boxes are in the main entryway. All the diapers collected will be given to our local Pregnancy Resource Center. Questions? Please see Sue Zeagler or Eunice Florip.   

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VBS

Please come to St. James Lutheran Church this summer July 8-12, 9am-Noon, for VBS! (Potty-trained) 3 yr. olds through children entering 6th gr. this fall will travel daily through Storytelling, Game, Craft, Bible Challenge/Science, and Snack sites. All students will join together in the Openings and Closings each day to have more fun with songs, etc. and parents will sign in […]

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Pastor Schaeffer Installation Photos

Take a look at photos from the installation of Pastor Schaeffer on March 10, 2019.

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Sunday School Schedule

Just a reminder that there will NOT be any Sunday School classes on March 31, April 7 and April 21. Our last Sunday School session for this year is May 19.Have a great Spring break!

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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