Ministries

Red Cross Blood Drive

Posted on Oct 8, 2012 in Ministries | 0 comments

Red Cross Blood Drive

St. James will be hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Sunday, Oct. 14 from 8:30am-1:30pm. Why donate? According to redcrossblood.org, “You don’t need a special reason to give blood.  You just need your own reason. Some of us give blood because we were asked by a friend. Some know that a family member or a friend might need blood some day. Some believe it is the right thing we do. Whatever your reason, the need is constant and your contribution is important for a healthy and reliable blood supply.  And  you’ll feel good knowing you’ve helped change a life.” To...

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Summer Screenings

Posted on Jun 18, 2012 in Ministries | 0 comments

This summer St. James will be hosting a series of evening film screenings. Each film screening will be followed by conversation as we discuss how the film challenges our beliefs, broadens our perspective, and connects us with our neighbor! All are welcome; Popcorn provided; Free! June 7: Serving Life Prisoners inside the maximum security prison in Angola, Louisiana are the worst of the worst… rapists, kidnappers, and murderers. The average sentence is more than 90 years long, which means that many inmates will live and die inside the prison. This film documents an extraordinary hospice...

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Goose Hollow Family Shelter

Posted on Jun 18, 2012 in Ministries | 0 comments

6:30-9:00PM, First United Methodist Church 1838 SW Jefferson St Once a month, members of St. James volunteer at the Goose Hollow Family Shelter. We provide a meal, a listening ear, and a helping hand for homeless families as they transition into stable housing. However, we need more people to step forward and help us provide this important ministry! If you are not able to donate a food item, please consider donating funds; others will make the meal. We also need volunteers to serve the meal, do laundry, and play with children! Please sign up on the Bulletin Board! Contact Joyce Amundson,...

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Habitat for Humanity: June 23

Posted on Jun 15, 2012 in Ministries | 0 comments

8:30am-3:30pm, Thrivent Builds Site in SE Portland In 2012, Thrivent Builds Homes will help 142 families open a door into their new Habitat home … and into all the economic and societal benefits homeownership creates. Each and every home provides local volunteers with the opportunity to be a part of this life-changing event. A new project has just started in Portland, at 171st and SE Division, and Augustana Lutheran has invited all St. James members to join them for a Build Day on Saturday, June 23. Everyone over the age of 16 and all experience levels welcome! Contact Dick Wegner for...

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