"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. We begin a new Bible study series on John's Gospel through the Lent and Easter seasons.


Jazz Vespers

Sunday, Mar. 15th, 5:00-6:00pm

Main Sanctuary

Lenten Season 2015

Lenten Season 2015

Lenten Season brings Wednesday evening soup suppers and worship services, as we make pilgrimage and enjoy fellowship among the downtown churches — and our pastors exchange pulpits.  Soup supper at 6:15PM; worship at 7:00PM.     “The Promise of the Living Christ” | February 25 at First Baptist with Amber Nettleton of First Presbyterian “Christ’s […]

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Prayer Request

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

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Upcoming Events

Mar
4
Wed
all-day St. James Nursing Clinic
St. James Nursing Clinic
Mar 4 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
Mar 4 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Every Wednesday, 8:30-9:00am. Coffee afterward!
12:00 pm Midweek Eucharist
Midweek Eucharist
Mar 4 @ 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
Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Pastor Andersen leads a Bible Study on the Book of Acts following Midweek Eucharist.  
Mar
8
Sun
9:30 am Worship
Worship
Mar 8 @ 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.  
11:00 am Open Space (Adult)
Open Space (Adult)
Mar 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sundays Year-Round, 11:00am-12:00pm Open Space takes place most Sunday mornings in the Pioneer Chapel of St. James Lutheran Church. All are invited to attend and listen, participate, learn, grow, and share as we develop a[...]

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