"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. Its sandstone walls and stained glass windows have sheltered and given light to the sacramental events of individual lives: baptisms, confirmations, weddings, anniversaries, and funerals.


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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

Pioneer Chapel, followed by Bible Study with Pastor Andersen.


Jazz Vespers

Sunday, Feb. 21st, 5-6:00pm

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

Looking Toward Easter 2016 …

Looking Toward Easter 2016 …

Shrove Tuesday at St. James — February 9th, 5:30-7:00pm in the Pioneer Chapel — Celebrate Shrove Tuesday, February 9th at St. James’ Annual Pancake Dinner, in the Pioneer Chapel.  Make it a Family Dinner night.  Everyone is welcome! Ash Wednesday Services at St. James — February 10th in St. James Sanctuary — Noon Service with […]

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Communications


Prayer Request

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

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Upcoming Events

Feb
10
Wed
all-day St. James Nursing Clinic
St. James Nursing Clinic
Feb 10 all-day
The St. James Nursing Clinic serves the community by providing care for those with foot/nail disorders and those unable to care for their feet properly. Foot-related issues are common for many, especially seniors and those[...]
8:30 am Centering Prayer
Centering Prayer
Feb 10 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Every Wednesday, 8:30-9:00am. Coffee afterward!
12:00 pm Midweek Eucharist
Midweek Eucharist
Feb 10 @ 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[...]
1:00 pm Bible Study
Bible Study
Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Pastor Andersen leads a Bible Study on the Book of Acts following Midweek Eucharist.  
Feb
11
Thu
12:00 pm St Michael’s Mass
St Michael’s Mass
Feb 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
Feb
12
Fri
12:00 pm St Michael’s Mass
St Michael’s Mass
Feb 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass