"We share God's inclusive and eternal love with everyone!"

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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.


Jazz Vespers

Sunday, June 19th, 5-6:00pm

Featuring vocalist & percussionist Haley Horsfall. Music begins at 4:50 with jazz standards, 5:00 for Vespers.

BACH CANTATA 9

BACH CANTATA 9

BACH CANTATA 9 — “Es ist das Heil uns kommen her” — Sunday, June 26th at 5:00pm — The 2015-2016 Bach Cantata season at St. James concludes with Bach’s Cantata #9 for the 6th Sunday of Trinity.  The cantata is built on hymn #590 in our red hymnal (“Salvation unto us has come”).  The featured […]

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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

Jun
24
Fri
12:00 pm St Michael’s Mass
St Michael’s Mass
Jun 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
Jun
25
Sat
10:00 am Visual Artist’s Group
Visual Artist’s Group
Jun 25 @ 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!
Jun
26
Sun
9:30 am Worship
Worship
Jun 26 @ 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)
Jun 26 @ 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[...]
5:00 pm Bach Vesper @ St. James Lutheran Church
Bach Vesper @ St. James Lutheran Church
Jun 26 @ 5:00 pm
 
Jun
27
Mon
12:00 pm St Michael’s Mass
St Michael’s Mass
Jun 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
Jun
28
Tue
12:00 pm St Michael’s Mass
St Michael’s Mass
Jun 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass