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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, August 16th, 5:00-6:00pm

Featuring jazz vocalist Marilyn Keller. We will gather in the outdoor courtyard, weather-permitting. Music begins at 4:50 with jazz standards, 5:00 for Vespers.

4 X 4 Plus Concerts on 4 Fridays in August 2015 at St. James

4 X 4 Plus Concerts on 4 Fridays in August 2015 at St. James

The summer concert series at St. James Lutheran Church in downtown Portland continues for an eleventh year with recitals by two piano duet teams framing two solo organ recitals.  On Friday, August 7th, perennial favorites Angela Carlson and Rebecca Jeffers from the Oregon State University music faculty will play their specialty:  music for one piano, […]

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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

Sep
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all-day St. James Nursing Clinic
St. James Nursing Clinic
Sep 2 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 2 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Every Wednesday, 8:30-9:00am. Coffee afterward!
12:00 pm Midweek Eucharist
Midweek Eucharist
Sep 2 @ 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 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Pastor Andersen leads a Bible Study on the Book of Acts following Midweek Eucharist.  
Sep
6
Sun
9:30 am Worship
Worship
Sep 6 @ 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.  
10:30 am WELCA Fair Trade Sale @ St. James Lutheran Church
WELCA Fair Trade Sale @ St. James Lutheran Church
Sep 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Each month St. James Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (WELCA) sell fair trade goods in the Pioneer Chapel after worship. Your purchase of fairly traded coffee, tea, and chocolate help support farmers[...]
11:00 am Open Space (Adult)
Open Space (Adult)
Sep 6 @ 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[...]

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