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Lenten Services 2018

Posted on Feb 1, 2018 in Special Occasions, Worship | 0 comments

Lenten Services 2018

† Tuesday, Feb. 13th: Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper at St. James at 5:30pm. † Wednesday, Feb. 14th: Ash Wednesday Services at St. James with imposition of ashes at Noon and 7:00pm. † Saturday, Feb. 24th: Lenten Day of Reflection at St. James from 9:30am to 1:00pm. † Wednesday, March 7th: Ecumenical Service followed by refreshments at First Baptist at 7:00pm. † Wednesday, March 14th: Soup Supper at St. James at 6:00pm, followed by Ecumenical Service at 7:00pm. † Wednesday, March 21th: Ecumenical Service followed by refreshments at First Presbyterian at...

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Bring in the New Year of 2018 with Jazz

Posted on Jan 10, 2018 in Happenings, Ministries, Music, Worship | 0 comments

Bring in the New Year of 2018 with Jazz

JAZZ VESPERS ON SUNDAY, Jan. 21st, at 5:00 pm at St. James will feature John Stowell on guitar. John Stowell returns to St. James for the first Jazz Vespers of 2018. John is a unique jazz guitarist influenced as much by pianists and horn players as he is by guitarists. His original take on harmony, chords and improvisation sets him apart. He has taught internationally for 30 years. His clinics are informal, hands-on and informative. In addition to music theory and guidelines for improvisation, John shares his professional experience with the business of music. John Stowell began his...

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Bring in the New Year of 2018 with Bach

Posted on Jan 3, 2018 in Happenings, Music, Special Occasions, Worship | 0 comments

Bring in the New Year of 2018 with Bach

Bach Cantata #28 and Vesper, Sunday, January 7th, 2018, 5:00pm Gottlob! Nun geht das Jahr zu Ende (Praise God! Now the year is coming to a close) This cantata for the New Year opens in thanksgiving for the past year with the sung words: “Think upon this, how much good God’s hands have done for you in the old year!  Sound a happy song of thanks to Him…” The cantata concludes with a sung prayer for the New Year: “Give us a peaceful year, protect us from all sorrow, and nourish us gently.” Soloists Anna Haagenson, Laura Thoreson, Carl Halverson, and Kevin Walsh join St. James...

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Christmas at St. James 2017-18

Posted on Dec 1, 2017 in Happenings, Music, Special Occasions, Worship | 0 comments

Christmas at St. James 2017-18

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. Advent Labyrinth Walk: Thursday, December 21st, 5:30pm Celebrate the Winter Solstice with a walk in our new courtyard labyrinth, followed by a time of reflection, song and silence. Advent Worship Service: Sunday, December 24th, 9:30am Celebrate the fourth Sunday in Advent with the lighting of the last candle on the Advent wreath. Christmas Eve Children’s Service: Sunday, December 24th, 4:30pm This was a hit with the young...

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Stewardship at St. James

Posted on Nov 1, 2017 in Special Occasions | 0 comments

Stewardship at St. James

The Annual St. James Pledge Drive begins this month on Sunday, November 5th. Carl Cottingham will introduce the drive in a Temple Talk at the 9:30am service. A letter and pledge cards will be mailed to church members the following week. The theme of this year’s drive is “Ask, Thank, Tell.” Members of the Stewardship Committee will focus in talks on the blessings we receive from God, the gifts we give to the church in return for those blessings, and how we further share our gifts through our treasures and talents. A special feature this year will be the introduction of electronic giving...

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