"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, July 17th, 5-6:00pm

Featuring saxophonist & flutist Tim Jensen. Music begins at 4:50 with jazz standards, 5:00 for Vespers.

Feast of St. James 2016

Feast of St. James 2016

Sunday, July 24th — Annual Feast of St. James — We look forward to good food, good company and more fun with each other as we celebrate our Patronal Feast Day on Sunday, July 24th, following the 9:30am service.  “Chef Dennis” will be back grilling hot dogs and brats.  There will be lemonade and ice […]

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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

Jul
27
Wed
all-day St. James Nursing Clinic
St. James Nursing Clinic
Jul 27 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
Jul 27 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Every Wednesday, 8:30-9:00am. Coffee afterward!
12:00 pm Midweek Eucharist
Midweek Eucharist
Jul 27 @ 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
Jul 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Pastor Andersen leads a Bible Study on the Book of Acts following Midweek Eucharist.  
6:30 pm Goose Hollow Family Shelter
Goose Hollow Family Shelter
Jul 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Fourth Wednesday of Every Month, 6:30-9:00pm Once a month, St James volunteers at the Goose Hollow Family Shelter where we provide a meal and hospitality while connecting with families that are experiencing homelessness. During this[...]
Jul
28
Thu
12:00 pm St Michael’s Mass
St Michael’s Mass
Jul 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
Jul
29
Fri
12:00 pm St Michael’s Mass
St Michael’s Mass
Jul 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass