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WELCA Fair Trade Sale 11:30 am
WELCA Fair Trade Sale @ St. James Lutheran Church
Dec 1 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
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[...]
Worship 9:30 am
Worship
Dec 1 @ 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.  
Open Space 11:00 am
Open Space
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Education hour following the 9:30am service and coffee.  
Sunday School 11:00 am
Sunday School
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Christian Education Committee is excited to announce the return of Sunday School to St. James! The class serves children ages 4 through second grade. Parents, bring your children at 11:00 am to the large[...]
The Flame 1:00 pm
The Flame
Dec 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
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St. James Book Club 7:00 pm
St. James Book Club
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Book Club: Tuesday, December 3rd at 7:00pm We merged November & December, so next book club is Tuesday, December 3rd at Shirley Roggen’s home around 7:00pm. Bring finger food or goodies if you’d like; we’ll[...]
Feeding the Hungry 6:15 pm
Feeding the Hungry
Dec 3 @ 6:15 pm – 6:45 pm
For several months now, St. James members have partnered with Pastor Bruce Arnold in distributing a meal to those in need. We gather each Tuesday at 6:15pm by the Lincoln statue about a block from[...]
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Centering Prayer 8:30 am
Centering Prayer
Dec 4 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Centering Prayer: Wednesdays at 8:30 am, Pioneer Chapel There is a weekly opportunity to practice this simple form of contemplative prayer weekly at St. James. Wednesday mornings at 8:30 a small gathering takes place in[...]
Midweek Eucharist 12:00 pm
Midweek Eucharist
Dec 4 @ 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[...]
Bible Study 12:30 pm
Bible Study
Dec 4 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Please join Pastor David each Wednesday for Bible Study in the St. James Library at 12:30pm. We explore the Bible’s themes for Advent preparation. Join us. So, remember to gather each Wednesday: at Noon for[...]
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Tree Trimming and Church Cleaning
Tree Trimming and Church Cleaning
Dec 7 all-day
Please join us on Saturday, December 7th at 9:00am for the annual preparation for Advent and the Christmas season. It’s all about the preparation. Please join us as we prepare St. James for the holidays.[...]
Contemplative Prayer 9:30 am
Contemplative Prayer @ St. James Lutheran Church
Dec 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Contemplative Prayer @ St. James Lutheran Church | Portland | Oregon | United States
  NOTE: Contemplative Prayer takes a summer break in August! No Saturday morning prayer/labyrinth until September. (That means you can “Be Still and Know” without driving to St. James!) Notice when there is a blanket[...]
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Worship 9:30 am
Worship
Dec 8 @ 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.  
Open Space 11:00 am
Open Space
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Education hour following the 9:30am service and coffee.  
Sunday School 11:00 am
Sunday School
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Christian Education Committee is excited to announce the return of Sunday School to St. James! The class serves children ages 4 through second grade. Parents, bring your children at 11:00 am to the large[...]
The Flame 1:00 pm
The Flame
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
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Finance Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
Finance Committee Meeting
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Feeding the Hungry 6:15 pm
Feeding the Hungry
Dec 10 @ 6:15 pm – 6:45 pm
For several months now, St. James members have partnered with Pastor Bruce Arnold in distributing a meal to those in need. We gather each Tuesday at 6:15pm by the Lincoln statue about a block from[...]
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Centering Prayer 8:30 am
Centering Prayer
Dec 11 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Centering Prayer: Wednesdays at 8:30 am, Pioneer Chapel There is a weekly opportunity to practice this simple form of contemplative prayer weekly at St. James. Wednesday mornings at 8:30 a small gathering takes place in[...]
Midweek Eucharist 12:00 pm
Midweek Eucharist
Dec 11 @ 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[...]
Bible Study 12:30 pm
Bible Study
Dec 11 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Please join Pastor David each Wednesday for Bible Study in the St. James Library at 12:30pm. We explore the Bible’s themes for Advent preparation. Join us. So, remember to gather each Wednesday: at Noon for[...]
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Worship 9:30 am
Worship
Dec 15 @ 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.  
Open Space 11:00 am
Open Space
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Education hour following the 9:30am service and coffee.  
Sunday School 11:00 am
Sunday School
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Christian Education Committee is excited to announce the return of Sunday School to St. James! The class serves children ages 4 through second grade. Parents, bring your children at 11:00 am to the large[...]
The Flame 1:00 pm
The Flame
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Jazz Vespers 5:00 pm
Jazz Vespers @ St. James Lutheran Church
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Jazz Vespers @ St. James Lutheran Church | Portland | Oregon | United States
This 45 minute jazz musical setting of the Evening Prayer liturgy is held on the third Sunday of each month at 5:00pm. Professional jazz musicians and vocalists lead this reflective service with scriptural reading, psalms,[...]
Artist Reception 6:00 pm
Artist Reception
Dec 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
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WELCA Meeting 11:00 am
WELCA Meeting @ St. James Lutheran Church
Dec 17 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Join the St. James Women of the Evangelical Church in America group as they meet and discuss various topics.
Feeding the Hungry 6:15 pm
Feeding the Hungry
Dec 17 @ 6:15 pm – 6:45 pm
For several months now, St. James members have partnered with Pastor Bruce Arnold in distributing a meal to those in need. We gather each Tuesday at 6:15pm by the Lincoln statue about a block from[...]
Church Council Meeting 7:00 pm
Church Council Meeting
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 
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Centering Prayer 8:30 am
Centering Prayer
Dec 18 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Centering Prayer: Wednesdays at 8:30 am, Pioneer Chapel There is a weekly opportunity to practice this simple form of contemplative prayer weekly at St. James. Wednesday mornings at 8:30 a small gathering takes place in[...]
Midweek Eucharist 12:00 pm
Midweek Eucharist
Dec 18 @ 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[...]
Bible Study 12:30 pm
Bible Study
Dec 18 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Please join Pastor David each Wednesday for Bible Study in the St. James Library at 12:30pm. We explore the Bible’s themes for Advent preparation. Join us. So, remember to gather each Wednesday: at Noon for[...]
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Contemplative Prayer 9:30 am
Contemplative Prayer @ St. James Lutheran Church
Dec 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Contemplative Prayer @ St. James Lutheran Church | Portland | Oregon | United States
NOTE: Contemplative Prayer takes a summer break in August! No Saturday morning prayer/labyrinth until September. (That means you can “Be Still and Know” without driving to St. James!) Notice when there is a blanket of[...]
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Worship 9:30 am
Worship
Dec 22 @ 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.  
Open Space 11:00 am
Open Space
Dec 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Education hour following the 9:30am service and coffee.  
Sunday School 11:00 am
Sunday School
Dec 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Christian Education Committee is excited to announce the return of Sunday School to St. James! The class serves children ages 4 through second grade. Parents, bring your children at 11:00 am to the large[...]
The Flame 1:00 pm
The Flame
Dec 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
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Candlelight Christmas Eve Service 11:00 pm
Candlelight Christmas Eve Service @ St. James Lutheran Church
Dec 24 @ 11:00 pm – Dec 25 @ 12:00 am
Candlelight Christmas Eve Service @ St. James Lutheran Church | Portland | Oregon | United States
Candlelight Christmas Eve Service at 11:00pm with special music at 10:30pm. This beautiful service, rich in carol singing, celebrates Christ’s birth among us. Music starts at 10:30pm.    
Intergenerational Christmas Eve Service 4:30 pm
Intergenerational Christmas Eve Service @ St. James Lutheran Church
Dec 24 @ 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Intergenerational Christmas Eve Service @ St. James Lutheran Church | Portland | Oregon | United States
Intergenerational Christmas Eve Service at 4:30pm. This is always a hit with the young families. The children’s excitement anticipates the joy of Christmas morning.    
Feeding the Hungry 6:15 pm
Feeding the Hungry
Dec 24 @ 6:15 pm – 6:45 pm
For several months now, St. James members have partnered with Pastor Bruce Arnold in distributing a meal to those in need. We gather each Tuesday at 6:15pm by the Lincoln statue about a block from[...]
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Christmas Day
Christmas Day
Dec 25 all-day
 
Centering Prayer 8:30 am
Centering Prayer
Dec 25 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Centering Prayer: Wednesdays at 8:30 am, Pioneer Chapel There is a weekly opportunity to practice this simple form of contemplative prayer weekly at St. James. Wednesday mornings at 8:30 a small gathering takes place in[...]
Christmas Day Service 10:00 am
Christmas Day Service @ St. James Lutheran Church
Dec 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Christmas Day Service @ St. James Lutheran Church | Portland | Oregon | United States
Christmas Day Service at 10:00am. A joyous service celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ, with Communion and Carols.    
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Worship 9:30 am
Worship
Dec 29 @ 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.  
Open Space 11:00 am
Open Space
Dec 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Education hour following the 9:30am service and coffee.  
Sunday School 11:00 am
Sunday School
Dec 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Christian Education Committee is excited to announce the return of Sunday School to St. James! The class serves children ages 4 through second grade. Parents, bring your children at 11:00 am to the large[...]
The Flame 1:00 pm
The Flame
Dec 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
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USA: New Year’s Day
USA: New Year’s Day @ Washington, DC
Dec 31 all-day
For more information on this holiday see http://www.officeholidays.com/countries/global/new_years_day.asp
Feeding the Hungry 6:15 pm
Feeding the Hungry
Dec 31 @ 6:15 pm – 6:45 pm
For several months now, St. James members have partnered with Pastor Bruce Arnold in distributing a meal to those in need. We gather each Tuesday at 6:15pm by the Lincoln statue about a block from[...]