Special Occasions

Holy Week at St. James 2019

Posted on Apr 2, 2019 in Special Occasions, Worship | 0 comments

Journey through Holy Week with us … Join us during Holy Week and then celebrate Christ’s resurrection on Easter … Sun, April 14 9:30AM Palm/Passion Sunday Worship … Weds, April 17 Noon Eucharist … Thurs, April 18 Noon and 7:00PM Maundy Thursday Worship … Fri, April 19 Noon Good Friday Worship … 7:00PM Bach Cantata … Sat, April 20 7:00PM Easter Vigil … Sun, April 21 9:30AM Easter Sunday Festival Worship … 11:00AM Children’s Easter Egg Hunt … 1:00PM Flame Ministry … 5:00PM Jazz Vespers … 6:00PM Artist...

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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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St. James Listening Gatherings

Posted on Aug 1, 2018 in Groups, Happenings, Special Occasions | 0 comments

Pastor David thanks all who have attended a Listening Gathering this Summer. A total of over 50 people from four groups have already shared a bit of their lives and spiritual hopes with him. Special thanks to all who have hosted the events in their neighborhood homes. If you haven’t attended a gathering yet, please consider one of the options listed here. Each event will begin with Pastor David sharing some words from Luke 19. Then he hopes you will share a bit of your life history and spiritual journey. Finally, help him by answering “What is my one hope for St. James’ future...

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