"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

in the Pioneer Chapel.


Jazz Vespers

Sunday, Dec. 18th, 5-6:00pm

Featuring Cheryl Alex with flute, piano and voice. Music begins at 4:50 with jazz standards, 5:00 for Vespers.

Holiday Events at St. James 2016-17

Holiday Events at St. James 2016-17

During this Advent and Christmas season we have many opportunities to celebrate at St. James.  Consider inviting a friend to share in the special events of this season. Bach Cantata:  Sunday, December 4th, 5:00pm. The St. James Bach Choir and Orchestra present Bach Cantata 61, written for the first Sunday in Advent.  Dr. Paul Tegels […]

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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

Dec
11
Sun
9:30 am Worship
Worship
Dec 11 @ 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)
Dec 11 @ 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[...]
Dec
12
Mon
12:00 pm St Michael’s Mass
St Michael’s Mass
Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
Dec
13
Tue
12:00 pm St Michael’s Mass
St Michael’s Mass
Dec 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
6:00 pm Finance Committee Meeting
Finance Committee Meeting
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
2nd Tuesday Every Month, 6:00pm
Dec
14
Wed
all-day St. James Nursing Clinic
St. James Nursing Clinic
Dec 14 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
Dec 14 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Every Wednesday, 8:30-9:00am. Coffee afterward!