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

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Parents Night Out

Parents, if you are looking for that elusive time to yourselves to get “stuff” accomplished, Friday, December 14th, is your lucky day! Our YOUTH GROUPS will be providing safe & reliable babysitting on that evening here at St. James. Please contact Kelsey Butler to sign-up your kid(s) for a great evening of entertainment while you check off those items from […]

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Advent Supper Schedule

December 5 – Friends in Faith December 12 – Deacons December 19 – LWML All Suppers are completely furnished by the group or organization listed above; clean-up too! The church provides all the table service.  What is needed from you is the pleasure of your company!  Join us for a furnished meal before you prepare your hearts for the coming […]

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Mini Children’s Choir Program

REMINDER to all Sunday School parents: Practice for the December 16th mini Children’s Choir program is on Thursday evenings from 5-6pm for grades 2nd through 8th grade. Younger children may come to the choir room Sunday mornings at 9:50am prior to the worship service to learn a song.  If you have any questions, please contact Kim Urbanski, Carol Bifulco or Beth […]

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