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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. We begin a new Bible study series featuring The Book of Wisdom from the Hebrew Apocrypha, exploring the tradition of wisdom literature in the Intertestamental Period.


Jazz Vespers

Sunday, Sept. 21st, 5:00-6:00pm

Main Sanctuary

Taos Habitat Mission Trip, Sept. 21-27

Taos Habitat Mission Trip, Sept. 21-27

Members of St. James Lutheran and of St. Augustine Episcopal Church, Whidbey Island, WA, will join and journey to Taos, New Mexico to work on a Habitat for Humanity project there.  They will work to install appliances, roofing, sheet rock, do painting and insulation for much-needed housing.  They will enjoy work and worship together in […]

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Prayer Request

Prayer requests may be sent to Pastor Andersen using our secure online form. Click below!

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Upcoming Events

Sep
16
Tue
7:00 pm Church Council Meeting
Church Council Meeting
Sep 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
3rd Tuesday Every Month, 7:00pm
Sep
17
Wed
all-day St. James Nursing Clinic
St. James Nursing Clinic
Sep 17 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
Sep 17 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Every Wednesday, 8:30-9:00am. Coffee afterward!
12:00 pm Midweek Eucharist
Midweek Eucharist
Sep 17 @ 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
Sep 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Pastor Andersen leads a Bible Study on the Book of Acts following Midweek Eucharist.  
Sep
18
Thu
all-day St. James Nursing Clinic
St. James Nursing Clinic
Sep 18 – Sep 19 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[...]
Sep
20
Sat
all-day Newsletter Deadline
Newsletter Deadline
Sep 20 – Sep 21 all-day
Please submit all articles for the following month to Christine by this date!

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