"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. Followed with Bible Study from 12:45-1:45pm.


Jazz Vespers

Sunday, Mar. 19th, 5-6:00pm

Featuring Christopher Woitach, guitar, and Mike Horsfall, vibes. Music begins at 4:50 with jazz standards, 5:00 for Vespers.

Looking Toward Easter 2017 …

Looking Toward Easter 2017 …

Shrove Tuesday at St. James — February 28th, 5:30-7:00pm in the Pioneer Chapel — Celebrate Shrove Tuesday at St. James’ Annual Pancake Supper. — Ash Wednesday Services at St. James — March 1st in the Pioneer Chapel — Imposition of Ashes at Noon and 7:00pm. — Lenten Midweek Soup Suppers & Worship: Midweek soup suppers […]

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Communications


Prayer Request

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

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Upcoming Events

Mar
29
Wed
all-day St. James Nursing Clinic
St. James Nursing Clinic
Mar 29 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[...]
6:00 pm Lenten Soup Supper & Worship @ Varies by week; check schedule
Lenten Soup Supper & Worship @ Varies by week; check schedule
Mar 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lenten Soup Supper & Worship @ Varies by week; check schedule
Lenten Midweek Soup Suppers & Worship: Midweek soup suppers and worship with pulpit exchange will take place again this year during Wednesdays in Lent.  Supper will be at 6:00pm; Worship at 7:00pm.  Please join us[...]
Mar
30
Thu
12:00 pm St Michael’s Mass
St Michael’s Mass
Mar 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
Mar
31
Fri
12:00 pm St Michael’s Mass
St Michael’s Mass
Mar 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
Apr
1
Sat
9:30 am Contemplative Prayer @ St. James Lutheran Church
Contemplative Prayer @ St. James Lutheran Church
Apr 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Contemplative Prayer @ St. James Lutheran Church | Portland | Oregon | United States
  Contemplative Prayer at St. James meets twice a month.  Weather permitting, we will include a time of walking meditation with the new labyrinth as part of the morning. Anyone interested in contemplative listening to[...]
Apr
2
Sun
9:30 am Worship
Worship
Apr 2 @ 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.