January 2019 Spotlight:

Posted on Jan 3, 2019 in Education, Happenings, Ministries, Music, Special Occasions | 0 comments

Sunday, January 27th, 11:00am: Annual Congregational Meeting, Lunch following. St. James’ Annual Congregational Meeting: Approval of the 2019 Budget. Election of Council, Endowment Board and Nominating Committee members. Be there! Make your vote count. And enjoy a delicious brunch served up by Charlotte Cook, following the meeting. Tuesday, January 29th, 6-9:00pm: CD Release Party at Vino Ventas (7836 SE Stark Street, Portland.) A CD release party will be held at Vino Veritas, a wine bar in Portland. The recording, “Come Sunday”, was jointly produced by St. James Lutheran and...

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Reformation 500

Posted on Aug 29, 2017 in Education, Happenings, Music, Special Occasions, Worship | 0 comments

October 13th-15th, 2017: A weekend of events in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation at historic St. James Lutheran Church in downtown Portland. FRIDAY, October 13th 7:30pm Lecture:  “Why in 2017 Should We Be Interested in the 500th Anniversary of the Beginning of the Protestant Reformation?” presented by Susan C. Karant-Nunn, Reformation Scholar, Emerita Director, Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies, and Emerita Regents’ Professor of History at the University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona. Free event. In honor of the 500th...

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Eco Film Night

Posted on Sep 15, 2016 in Education, Happenings, Ministries, Other | 0 comments

YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND JAMES CAMERON’S EMMY-AWARD WINNING SERIES ON CLIMATE CHANGE! Eco Film Night returns on alternate Wednesday evenings at 7:00pm — Films are screened at First Christian Church, 1314 SW Park Ave., Portland, OR 97201 —   Sept. 14th — TRUE COLORS — New Jersey/The Netherlands/Gov. Insley vs. Labor/Environmentalists — Sept. 28th — WINDS OF CHANGE — Renewable Energy/Natural Gas/Fracking — Oct. 12th — REVOLT, REBUILD, RENEW — Corporate America/Energy/Global Warming/Politics — Oct. 26th — A...

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St. James Fall Boxcars

Posted on Sep 1, 2016 in Education, Ministries, Other | 0 comments

It’s Back-to-School-Time again.  That means new clothes, new shoes, new school supplies, unless you don’t have the resources.  But Lutheran World Relief can help, with a little bit of YOUR help.  Please join us in creating these much-needed school kits.  Fred Meyer is a great resource for school supplies.  Financial donations may serve this purpose better.  We are very adept at stretching dollars, so checks are especially welcome!   Back-to-School Supply List for each Kit: 4 spiral notebooks 5 pencils 1 12-inch ruler 1 individual plastic pencil sharpener 5 blue or black ball...

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Sunday School Open House Kicks Off “Community September”

Posted on Sep 5, 2013 in Education, Happenings | 0 comments

A new beginning comes to St. James as we prepare to welcome little ones aged 3 to 12 to our new and improved Sunday School. There’s room for more families and more volunteers, so join us at 11 am, Sunday September 8th in the Courtyard to see what this year has in store for you! And then join us after worship on the remaining Sundays in September for more opportunities to learn more about your St. James community and get involved.   Future Events: September 15th: There are many opportunities to serve at St. James–where do you fit in? We have changed our committee...

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