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Stewardship at St. James

Posted on Nov 1, 2017 in Special Occasions | 0 comments

Stewardship at St. James

The Annual St. James Pledge Drive begins this month on Sunday, November 5th. Carl Cottingham will introduce the drive in a Temple Talk at the 9:30am service. A letter and pledge cards will be mailed to church members the following week. The theme of this year’s drive is “Ask, Thank, Tell.” Members of the Stewardship Committee will focus in talks on the blessings we receive from God, the gifts we give to the church in return for those blessings, and how we further share our gifts through our treasures and talents. A special feature this year will be the introduction of electronic giving...

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Reformation 500

Posted on Aug 29, 2017 in Education, Happenings, Music, Special Occasions, Worship | 0 comments

Reformation 500

October 13th-15th, 2017: A weekend of events in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation at historic St. James Lutheran Church in downtown Portland. FRIDAY, October 13th 7:30pm Lecture:  “Why in 2017 Should We Be Interested in the 500th Anniversary of the Beginning of the Protestant Reformation?” presented by Susan C. Karant-Nunn, Reformation Scholar, Emerita Director, Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies, and Emerita Regents’ Professor of History at the University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona. Free event. In honor of the 500th...

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13th Annual 4 x 4 Concerts

Posted on Jul 27, 2017 in Music | 0 comments

13th Annual 4 x 4 Concerts

4 X 4 Piano Duet Series at St. James:  4 Friday Noon Concerts in August — The 13th annual summer Friday noon series of 4 X 4 concerts returns to St. James on August 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th.  The XX Digitus Duo, the Carlson-Jeffers Duo and the LeRoi Nickel Duo will all return for 45 minute programs of one piano, four-hand classics with a free-will donation at the door.  All concerts begin at St. James Lutheran Church at 12:10pm and will be repeated at St. Luke – San Lucas Episcopal Church in Vancouver (426 E. 4th Plain Blvd. — Tel. # 360-696-0181) at 6:00pm. August 4th: Timothy...

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FEAST OF ST. JAMES 2017

Posted on Jun 30, 2017 in Happenings, Special Occasions | 0 comments

FEAST OF ST. JAMES 2017

SUNDAY, JULY 23rd — Please join us for a Congregational Meeting, at 11:00am, followed by our annual Feast of St. James Barbecue and Potluck Picnic.  Dennis Roggen, chief grill master, will be back to grill the brats!  Please bring a SIDE DISH or SALAD to Share!  It’s always a fun celebration.

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St. James Community Garden Picnic

Posted on Jun 2, 2017 in Happenings, Special Occasions | 0 comments

St. James Community Garden Picnic

Saturday, June 17th, 11:00am-1:00pm — Fulton Community Garden — SW 3rd Ave. & Miles St. — Portland, OR. — Join the St. James Young Families for an afternoon of planting and picnic at Fulton Community Gardens on Saturday, June 17th.  The garden has undergone a major renovation in anticipation of the new young gardeners that are going to be utilizing the space.  Starting this summer both the St. James Child Development Center and the St. James Sunday School (which will start this Fall) will use the gardening space for education!  All are welcome, please bring your...

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