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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 9:30 am 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 3:00 pm
The Flame
Dec 1 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
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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 12:45 pm
Bible Study
Dec 4 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
Bible Study following Midweek Eucharist.  
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Bach’s Lunch 12:15 pm
Bach’s Lunch
Dec 6 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Bach's Lunch
Friday Organ Recitals at 12:15pm St. James will present a short organ recital every Friday, 12:15-12:45pm. Our new Cantor Joseph Pettit will play most of the recitals; there will occasionally be guest organists, or he[...]
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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
  Contemplative Prayer at St. James meets twice a month.  Weather permitting, we will include a time of walking meditation with the new labyrinth as part of the morning. Anyone interested in contemplative listening to[...]
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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 9:30 am 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 3:00 pm
The Flame
Dec 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
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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 12:45 pm
Bible Study
Dec 11 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
Bible Study following Midweek Eucharist.  
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Bach’s Lunch 12:15 pm
Bach’s Lunch
Dec 13 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Bach's Lunch
Friday Organ Recitals at 12:15pm St. James will present a short organ recital every Friday, 12:15-12:45pm. Our new Cantor Joseph Pettit will play most of the recitals; there will occasionally be guest organists, or he[...]
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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 9:30 am 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 3:00 pm
The Flame
Dec 15 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Jazz Vespers 5:00 pm
Jazz Vespers
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Jazz Vespers
This 45 minute jazz musical setting of the Evening Prayer liturgy is held once a month. Professional jazz musicians and vocalists lead this reflective service with scriptural reading, psalms, hymns, and prayer. Preludes and postludes[...]
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.
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 12:45 pm
Bible Study
Dec 18 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
Bible Study following Midweek Eucharist.  
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Bach’s Lunch 12:15 pm
Bach’s Lunch
Dec 20 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Bach's Lunch
Friday Organ Recitals at 12:15pm St. James will present a short organ recital every Friday, 12:15-12:45pm. Our new Cantor Joseph Pettit will play most of the recitals; there will occasionally be guest organists, or he[...]
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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
Contemplative Prayer at St. James meets twice a month.  Weather permitting, we will include a time of walking meditation with the new labyrinth as part of the morning. Anyone interested in contemplative listening to God[...]
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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 9:30 am 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 3:00 pm
The Flame
Dec 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 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.    
St. James Book Club 7:10 pm
St. James Book Club
Dec 24 @ 7:10 pm – 8:10 pm
St. James Book Club meets on a monthly basis to discuss all kinds of books! In the past year we have read such titles as Bel Canto by Ann Patchett, Cutting for Stone by Abraham[...]
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Christmas Day
Christmas Day
Dec 25 all-day
 
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.    
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[...]
Midweek Eucharist 12:00 pm
Midweek Eucharist
Dec 25 @ 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 12:45 pm
Bible Study
Dec 25 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
Bible Study following Midweek Eucharist.  
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Bach’s Lunch 12:15 pm
Bach’s Lunch
Dec 27 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Bach's Lunch
Friday Organ Recitals at 12:15pm St. James will present a short organ recital every Friday, 12:15-12:45pm. Our new Cantor Joseph Pettit will play most of the recitals; there will occasionally be guest organists, or he[...]
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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 9:30 am 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 3:00 pm
The Flame
Dec 29 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 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