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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 on John's Gospel through the Lent and Easter seasons.


Jazz Vespers

Sunday, June 21st, 5:00-6:00pm

Featuring Mike Horsfall on vibes. We will gather in the outdoor courtyard, weather-permitting, 4:45 for pre-music, 5:00 for Vespers.

50th Anniversary Celebration of the Ordination of Pastor Joe Smith.

50th Anniversary Celebration of the Ordination of Pastor Joe Smith.

The 9:30AM Sunday liturgy on June 21st includes a tribute to Pastor Smith and his family, recalling years of ministry and continuing fellowship that have shaped the life and mission of St. James and the surrounding community into and beyond our times.  Grandsons Suresh and Cotter will be at the keyboard with musical contributions, and […]

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Communications


Prayer Request

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

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Upcoming Events

May
30
Sat
10:00 am Visual Artist’s Group
Visual Artist’s Group
May 30 @ 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!
May
31
Sun
9:30 am Worship
Worship
May 31 @ 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.  
11:00 am Open Space (Adult)
Open Space (Adult)
May 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sundays Year-Round, 11:00am-12:00pm Open Space takes place most Sunday mornings in the Pioneer Chapel of St. James Lutheran Church. All are invited to attend and listen, participate, learn, grow, and share as we develop a[...]
Jun
3
Wed
all-day St. James Nursing Clinic
St. James Nursing Clinic
Jun 3 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
Jun 3 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Every Wednesday, 8:30-9:00am. Coffee afterward!
12:00 pm Midweek Eucharist
Midweek Eucharist
Jun 3 @ 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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