"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, July 17th, 5-6:00pm

Featuring saxophonist & flutist Tim Jensen. Music begins at 4:50 with jazz standards, 5:00 for Vespers.

Feast of St. James 2016

Feast of St. James 2016

Sunday, July 24th — Annual Feast of St. James — We look forward to good food, good company and more fun with each other as we celebrate our Patronal Feast Day on Sunday, July 24th, following the 9:30am service.  “Chef Dennis” will be back grilling hot dogs and brats.  There will be lemonade and ice […]

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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

Jul
30
Sat
10:00 am Visual Artist’s Group
Visual Artist’s Group
Jul 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!
Jul
31
Sun
9:30 am Worship
Worship
Jul 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)
Jul 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[...]
Aug
1
Mon
12:00 pm St Michael’s Mass
St Michael’s Mass
Aug 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
Aug
2
Tue
12:00 pm St Michael’s Mass
St Michael’s Mass
Aug 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Private Confession begins 1/2 hour before Mass
Aug
3
Wed
all-day St. James Nursing Clinic
St. James Nursing Clinic
Aug 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
Aug 3 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Every Wednesday, 8:30-9:00am. Coffee afterward!