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A Day with Gertrud …

Posted on Jul 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A Day with Gertrud …

A Day with Gertrud in Downtown Portland: Gertrud Mueller Nelson, author and artist, comes to Portland for a day-long workshop on Saturday, July 26th, at St. James Lutheran Church, as part of weekend “Feast of St. James.” Author of To Dance with God:  Family Ritual and Community Celebration  (1986), A Wedding with Spirit:  Making Your Wedding (and Marriage) More Meaningful ( 2006), A Walk Through Our Church (1998) and many shorter works and articles, Gertrud Mueller Nelson finds inspiration and challenge in bringing the sacred back into daily life, especially as we nurture our young...

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It’s an Art Filled Weekend!

Posted on Jun 4, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It’s an Art Filled Weekend!

This weekend is filled with art and music at St. James. This Thursday, June 6th,  from 5 -7pm join the Visual Artists’ Group in celebrating the opening of Gene Maier’s show, “Spirals.” The bright and bold images are an artistic portrayal of all things numerical, and they will have you in awe as you view the complexity and craftsmanship it took to create each piece. After you have enjoyed the visual arts, come back for Jazz Vespers, Sunday, June 9th. This reflective service includes scriptural reading, psalms, hymns, prayer, and lots of jazz music! Music begins at...

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A Prelude to the Dalai Lama’s Visit to PDX: April 28

Posted on Apr 25, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A Prelude to the Dalai Lama’s Visit to PDX: April 28

Two St. James members traveled to Dharamsala  and the surrounding region in 2009 and 2010. They will share their experiences, pictures, and perceptions as travelers in this region and provide context for the Dalai Lama’s upcoming visit to Oregon in May. Travel to Dharamsala, home of the Tibetan Government in Exile and the Dalai Lama, experience an all day teaching with the Dalai Lama and find yourself traveling with the Dalai Lama from Delhi to Kangra! Journey across Tibet through the High Himalayas, meet today’s Tibetans and their uneasy relationship with China, and see the wonders...

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