"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 Wednesday, April 23, using resource materials from Augsburg Fortress Publishing. Cost will be $10 for the user booklet, from which we will work for about six sessions.


Jazz Vespers

Sunday, Apr. 13th, 5:00-6:00pm

Main Sanctuary

Holy Week

Holy Week

Holy Week begins on Sunday, April 13th, at 9:30AM, with a gathering and processional in the South Park Blocks and the Passion Narrative Reading from Matthew’s Gospel. We carry branches of salal — a local alternative to palms. *Noontime meditation liturgies in the Pioneer Chapel Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday during Holy Week. *Maundy Thursday noontime […]

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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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