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WELCA Fair Trade Sale 10:30 am
WELCA Fair Trade Sale @ St. James Lutheran Church
Oct 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Each month St. James Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (WELCA) sell fair trade goods in the Pioneer Chapel after worship. Your purchase of fairly traded coffee, tea, and chocolate help support farmers[...]
Worship 9:30 am
Worship
Oct 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Sunday Morning Worship with Holy Communion Every Sunday, 9:30am Holy Communion is celebrated at each Sunday liturgy.  Refreshments and community time follow the worship service.  Childcare available from 9:15AM-12:15PM.  
Open Space 11:00 am
Open Space
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Education hour following the 9:30 am service and coffee. Eco-Reformation Series, Part III: Becoming an Eco-Reformed People 500 years ago, Martin Luther lit the fuse leading to the Protestant Reformation, centered on the revolutionary idea[...]
Sunday School 11:00 am
Sunday School
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pastor Janet and the Christian Education Committee are excited to announce the return of Sunday School to St. James! The class serves children ages 4 through second grade. Parents, bring your children at 11:00 am[...]
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St Michael’s Mass 12:00 pm
St Michael’s Mass
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
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St Michael’s Mass 12:00 pm
St Michael’s Mass
Oct 3 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
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Centering Prayer 8:30 am
Centering Prayer
Oct 4 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Every Wednesday, 8:30-9:00am. Coffee afterward!
Midweek Eucharist 12:00 pm
Midweek Eucharist
Oct 4 @ 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[...]
Bible Study 12:45 pm
Bible Study
Oct 4 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
Pastor Parker leads a Bible Study following Midweek Eucharist.  
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St Michael’s Mass 12:00 pm
St Michael’s Mass
Oct 5 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
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St Michael’s Mass 12:00 pm
St Michael’s Mass
Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
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Contemplative Prayer 9:30 am
Contemplative Prayer @ St. James Lutheran Church
Oct 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Contemplative Prayer @ St. James Lutheran Church | Portland | Oregon | United States
  Contemplative Prayer at St. James meets twice a month.  Weather permitting, we will include a time of walking meditation with the new labyrinth as part of the morning. Anyone interested in contemplative listening to[...]
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Worship 9:30 am
Worship
Oct 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Sunday Morning Worship with Holy Communion Every Sunday, 9:30am Holy Communion is celebrated at each Sunday liturgy.  Refreshments and community time follow the worship service.  Childcare available from 9:15AM-12:15PM.  
Open Space 11:00 am
Open Space
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Education hour following the 9:30 am service and coffee. Eco-Reformation Series, Part IV: Eco-Reformation at St. James 500 years ago, Martin Luther lit the fuse leading to the Protestant Reformation, centered on the revolutionary idea[...]
Sunday School 11:00 am
Sunday School
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pastor Janet and the Christian Education Committee are excited to announce the return of Sunday School to St. James! The class serves children ages 4 through second grade. Parents, bring your children at 11:00 am[...]
Jazz Vespers 5:00 pm
Jazz Vespers @ St. James Lutheran Church
Oct 8 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Jazz Vespers @ St. James Lutheran Church | Portland | Oregon | United States
This 45 minute jazz musical setting of the Evening Prayer liturgy is held once a month. Professional jazz musicians and vocalists lead this reflective service with scriptural reading, psalms, hymns, and prayer. Preludes and postludes[...]
Reformation 500 Artist Reception 6:00 pm
Reformation 500 Artist Reception
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Reformation 500 Artist Reception
ST. JAMES ART GALLERY EXHIBIT “Interpretations of Reformation Art: Original works inspired by art work of Reformation artists” The St. James Artist Group Artists’ Reception: Sunday, October 8 at 6:00pm, following 5:00pm Jazz Vespers with[...]
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Columbus Day
Columbus Day
Oct 9 all-day
 
St Michael’s Mass 12:00 pm
St Michael’s Mass
Oct 9 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
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St Michael’s Mass 12:00 pm
St Michael’s Mass
Oct 10 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
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Centering Prayer 8:30 am
Centering Prayer
Oct 11 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Every Wednesday, 8:30-9:00am. Coffee afterward!
Midweek Eucharist 12:00 pm
Midweek Eucharist
Oct 11 @ 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[...]
Bible Study 12:45 pm
Bible Study
Oct 11 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
Pastor Parker leads a Bible Study following Midweek Eucharist.  
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St Michael’s Mass 12:00 pm
St Michael’s Mass
Oct 12 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
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St Michael’s Mass 12:00 pm
St Michael’s Mass
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
Susan Karant-Nunn Lecture 7:30 pm
Susan Karant-Nunn Lecture
Oct 13 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Susan Karant-Nunn Lecture
LECTURE “Why in 2017 Should We Be Interested in the 500th Anniversary of the Beginning of the Protestant Reformation?” Susan C. Karant-Nunn, Reformation Scholar Emerita Director and Emerita Regents’ Professor, University of Arizona Friday, October[...]
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Reformation Artists Lecture 4:00 pm
Reformation Artists Lecture
Oct 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Reformation Artists Lecture
ILLUSTRATED LECTURE “Three Artists of the Reformation Era: Matthias Grünewald (+1528), Albrecht Dürer (+1528), Lucas Cranach (+1553)” Presenter: Joel Nickel, artist and theologian Saturday, October 14 at 4:00 pm, Free event St. James Lutheran Church,[...]
Oregon Renaissance Band Concert 7:30 pm
Oregon Renaissance Band Concert
Oct 14 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Oregon Renaissance Band Concert
CONCERT by the Oregon Renaissance Band Directed by Phil and Gayle Neuman “Sounds of the Reformation: Music of Martin Luther and his Contemporaries” Saturday, October 14 at 7:30pm, $10 admission at the door St. James[...]
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Worship 9:30 am
Worship
Oct 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Sunday Morning Worship with Holy Communion Every Sunday, 9:30am Holy Communion is celebrated at each Sunday liturgy.  Refreshments and community time follow the worship service.  Childcare available from 9:15AM-12:15PM.  
Open Space 11:00 am
Open Space
Oct 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Education hour following the 9:30 am service and coffee.
Sunday School 11:00 am
Sunday School
Oct 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pastor Janet and the Christian Education Committee are excited to announce the return of Sunday School to St. James! The class serves children ages 4 through second grade. Parents, bring your children at 11:00 am[...]
Bach Cantata Vespers 5:00 pm
Bach Cantata Vespers
Oct 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Bach Cantata Vespers
Click here to download a PDF copy of the 2017-2018 Bach Cantata Vespers schedule. BACH CANTATA VESPERS AT ST. JAMES Cantata 80 Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott (Our God is a secure fortress) Sunday,[...]
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St Michael’s Mass 12:00 pm
St Michael’s Mass
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
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WELCA Meeting 11:00 am
WELCA Meeting @ St. James Lutheran Church
Oct 17 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Join the St. James Women of the Evangelical Church in America group as they meet and discuss various topics.
St Michael’s Mass 12:00 pm
St Michael’s Mass
Oct 17 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
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Centering Prayer 8:30 am
Centering Prayer
Oct 18 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Every Wednesday, 8:30-9:00am. Coffee afterward!
Midweek Eucharist 12:00 pm
Midweek Eucharist
Oct 18 @ 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[...]
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St Michael’s Mass 12:00 pm
St Michael’s Mass
Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
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St Michael’s Mass 12:00 pm
St Michael’s Mass
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
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Contemplative Prayer 9:30 am
Contemplative Prayer @ St. James Lutheran Church
Oct 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Contemplative Prayer @ St. James Lutheran Church | Portland | Oregon | United States
Contemplative Prayer at St. James meets twice a month.  Weather permitting, we will include a time of walking meditation with the new labyrinth as part of the morning. Anyone interested in contemplative listening to God[...]
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Worship 9:30 am
Worship
Oct 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Sunday Morning Worship with Holy Communion Every Sunday, 9:30am Holy Communion is celebrated at each Sunday liturgy.  Refreshments and community time follow the worship service.  Childcare available from 9:15AM-12:15PM.  
Open Space 11:00 am
Open Space
Oct 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Education hour following the 9:30 am service and coffee.
Sunday School 11:00 am
Sunday School
Oct 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pastor Janet and the Christian Education Committee are excited to announce the return of Sunday School to St. James! The class serves children ages 4 through second grade. Parents, bring your children at 11:00 am[...]
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St Michael’s Mass 12:00 pm
St Michael’s Mass
Oct 23 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
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St Michael’s Mass 12:00 pm
St Michael’s Mass
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
St. James Book Club 7:10 pm
St. James Book Club
Oct 24 @ 7:10 pm – 8:10 pm
St. James Book Club meets on a monthly basis to discuss all kinds of books! In the past year we have read such titles as Bel Canto by Ann Patchett, Cutting for Stone by Abraham[...]
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Centering Prayer 8:30 am
Centering Prayer
Oct 25 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Every Wednesday, 8:30-9:00am. Coffee afterward!
Midweek Eucharist 12:00 pm
Midweek Eucharist
Oct 25 @ 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[...]
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St Michael’s Mass 12:00 pm
St Michael’s Mass
Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
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St Michael’s Mass 12:00 pm
St Michael’s Mass
Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
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Visual Artist’s Group 10:00 am
Visual Artist’s Group
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
St. James Visual Artist’s Group is a collection of visual artists who gather once a month to show our art to each other and receive feedback and suggestions! All practicing artists are welcome to attend!
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Worship 9:30 am
Worship
Oct 29 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Sunday Morning Worship with Holy Communion Every Sunday, 9:30am Holy Communion is celebrated at each Sunday liturgy.  Refreshments and community time follow the worship service.  Childcare available from 9:15AM-12:15PM.  
Open Space 11:00 am
Open Space
Oct 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Education hour following the 9:30 am service and coffee.
Sunday School 11:00 am
Sunday School
Oct 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pastor Janet and the Christian Education Committee are excited to announce the return of Sunday School to St. James! The class serves children ages 4 through second grade. Parents, bring your children at 11:00 am[...]
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St Michael’s Mass 12:00 pm
St Michael’s Mass
Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
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Halloween
Halloween
Oct 31 all-day
 
St Michael’s Mass 12:00 pm
St Michael’s Mass
Oct 31 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass