"We share God's inclusive and eternal love with everyone!"

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Welcome

Welcome to the website for St. James Lutheran Church, a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. St. James has served downtown Portland, the city and the larger region for more than 120 years. In the central city, St. James welcomes all and celebrates God’s grace and inclusive love with the gifts of Word, music, classic Lutheran liturgy, hospitality and service. As a Reconciling in Christ congregation, St. James welcomes people of all races, cultures, ethnicities, sexual orientations and gender identities.


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Worship Services

Sunday Morning Worship with Holy Communion

Every Sunday, 9:30am

Holy Communion in the Main Sanctuary with refreshments served in the Pioneer Chapel immediately following. Childcare provided 9:15am-12:15pm

Midweek Eucharist

Every Wednesday, 12:00 Noon

in the Pioneer Chapel. Pastor Parker leads Bible Study following the Midweek Eucharist.

Jazz Vespers

Sunday, Sept. 17th, 5-6:00pm

Featuring Paul Mazzio on trumpet. Music begins at 4:50 with jazz standards, 5:00 for Vespers.

Reformation 500

Reformation 500

October 13th-15th, 2017: A weekend of events in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation at historic St. James Lutheran Church in downtown Portland. FRIDAY, October 13th 7:30pm Lecture:  “Why in 2017 Should We Be Interested in the 500th Anniversary of the Beginning of the Protestant Reformation?” presented by Susan C. Karant-Nunn, Reformation […]

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Prayer Request

Prayer requests may be sent to Pastor Parker using our secure online form. Click below!

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Upcoming Events

Sep
19
Tue
11:00 am WELCA Meeting @ St. James Lutheran Church
WELCA Meeting @ St. James Lutheran Church
Sep 19 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Join the St. James Women of the Evangelical Church in America group as they meet and discuss various topics.
12:00 pm St Michael’s Mass
St Michael’s Mass
Sep 19 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
Sep
20
Wed
8:30 am Centering Prayer
Centering Prayer
Sep 20 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Every Wednesday, 8:30-9:00am. Coffee afterward!
12:00 pm Midweek Eucharist
Midweek Eucharist
Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
A thirty-minute liturgy of Holy Communion takes place in the intimate setting of the Pioneer Chapel. This service provides an opportunity for communal prayer, a brief sermon and reflection. Scriptures may be used from the[...]
12:45 pm Bible Study
Bible Study
Sep 20 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
Pastor Parker leads a Bible Study following Midweek Eucharist.  
Sep
21
Thu
12:00 pm St Michael’s Mass
St Michael’s Mass
Sep 21 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
Sep
22
Fri
12:00 pm St Michael’s Mass
St Michael’s Mass
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
Sep
24
Sun
9:30 am Worship
Worship
Sep 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Sunday Morning Worship with Holy Communion Every Sunday, 9:30am Holy Communion is celebrated at each Sunday liturgy.  Refreshments and community time follow the worship service.  Childcare available from 9:15AM-12:15PM.  
Sep
25
Mon
12:00 pm St Michael’s Mass
St Michael’s Mass
Sep 25 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
Sep
26
Tue
12:00 pm St Michael’s Mass
St Michael’s Mass
Sep 26 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass