Music

Upcoming Ministry at St. James

Posted on May 1, 2019 in Happenings, Music, Special Occasions | 0 comments

Summer Worship Music … While the choir takes a well deserved break from leading in worship this summer, guest musicians are welcome. This is the perfect opportunity for college students home for the summer, musical visitors vacationing in the area, or parish members not usually able to participate in choir. All you need do is play or sing one piece (or more) appropriate for worship. Cantor Joe is available to accompany you. Please contact him to reserve a summer Sunday from June 16th to August 25th. Don’t forget to reach out to your summer guests! We can’t wait to hear...

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Lenten Events at St. James 2019

Posted on Mar 1, 2019 in Music, Special Occasions, Worship | 0 comments

— Tuesday, March 5th, 5:30PM, Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner — Wednesday, March 6th, Noon and 7:00PM, Ash Wednesday Worship — This year St. James is again offering Wednesday evening Soup Suppers and Devotional Services. Soup will be served at 6:00pm, the service begins at 7:00pm. This is always a a good time for conversation and contemplation with friends new and old. Soups are homemade and the service is a short devotional Holden Service. Plan to join us, and bring a friend! — Wednesday, March 13th, 6:00PM Soup Dinner, 7:00PM Devotional — Wednesday, March 20th,...

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February 2019 Spotlight:

Posted on Feb 3, 2019 in Groups, Happenings, Ministries, Music, Special Occasions | 0 comments

Jazz Vespers at St. James in Pioneer Chapel with Guest Artist, Dmitri Matheny … Sunday, February 17th, 5:00pm. The February Jazz Vespers features artist Dmitri Matheny, one of the finest flugelhorn players in the country. Celebrated for his warm tone, soaring lyricism and masterful technique, American musician Dmitri Matheny has been lauded as “one of the most emotionally expressive improvisers of his generation” (International Review of Music). First introduced to jazz audiences in the 1990s as the protégé of Art Farmer, Matheny has matured into “one of the jazz world’s...

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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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Holiday Events at St. James 2018

Posted on Dec 1, 2018 in Happenings, Music, Worship | 0 comments

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 Soup, Service & Labyrinth Walk: Wednesday, December 5th, 6:00-8:15pm. Join us on this 1st Wednesday in Advent for Soup, 6:00pm; Holden Prayer Service, 6:45pm; Labyrinth Walk, 7:15pm. Lucia Sunday: December 9th, 9:30am. We commemorate Lucy, a martyr of Syracuse, who lived in 304 CE. We celebrate Lucia during a special church service and at coffee hour following. Bach Cantata Vespers: Sunday, December 9th,...

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