Calendar

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Centering Prayer 8:30 am
Centering Prayer
Jan 3 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Every Wednesday, 8:30-9:00am. Coffee afterward!
Midweek Eucharist 12:00 pm
Midweek Eucharist
Jan 3 @ 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
Jan 3 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
Pastor Parker leads a Bible Study following Midweek Eucharist.  
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Bach Choir Rehearsal 7:00 pm
Bach Choir Rehearsal
Jan 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mandatory rehearsal for all members of the Bach Cantata Choir.
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Contemplative Prayer 9:30 am
Contemplative Prayer @ St. James Lutheran Church
Jan 6 @ 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
Jan 7 @ 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
Jan 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Education hour following the 9:30 am service and coffee. Topic: Clean Energy Jobs Bill Join Pr. Brian Brandt for this Sunday’s Open Space on the Clean Energy Jobs Bill, which will come before the Oregon legislature[...]
Sunday School 11:00 am
Sunday School
Jan 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pastor Janet and the Christian Education Committee are 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[...]
Bach Cantata Vespers 5:00 pm
Bach Cantata Vespers @ St. James Lutheran Church
Jan 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Bach Cantata Vespers @ St. James Lutheran Church | Portland | Oregon | United States
Celebrate the old and new year with Bach’s Cantata #28 “Praise God! Now the Year is Coming to a Close.” It opens with the words “Think upon this, how much good God’s hands have done for[...]
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Centering Prayer 8:30 am
Centering Prayer
Jan 10 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Every Wednesday, 8:30-9:00am. Coffee afterward!
Midweek Eucharist 12:00 pm
Midweek Eucharist
Jan 10 @ 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
Jan 10 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
Pastor Parker leads a Bible Study following Midweek Eucharist.  
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WELCA Fair Trade Sale 11:30 am
WELCA Fair Trade Sale @ St. James Lutheran Church
Jan 14 @ 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
Jan 14 @ 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
Jan 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Education hour following the 9:30 am service and coffee. Topic: Reconciling in Christ: Concepts and Continuums  – How understanding sexual orientation and gender identity helps us all.
Sunday School 11:00 am
Sunday School
Jan 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pastor Janet and the Christian Education Committee are 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[...]
The Flame 4:00 pm
The Flame
Jan 14 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
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WELCA Meeting 11:00 am
WELCA Meeting @ St. James Lutheran Church
Jan 16 @ 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
Jan 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 
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Centering Prayer 8:30 am
Centering Prayer
Jan 17 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Every Wednesday, 8:30-9:00am. Coffee afterward!
Midweek Eucharist 12:00 pm
Midweek Eucharist
Jan 17 @ 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
Jan 17 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
Pastor Parker leads a Bible Study following Midweek Eucharist.  
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USA: Martin Luther King Day
USA: Martin Luther King Day @ Washington DC
Jan 20 all-day
For more information on this national holiday, visit http://www.officeholidays.com/countries/usa/mlk.asp
Contemplative Prayer 9:30 am
Contemplative Prayer @ St. James Lutheran Church
Jan 20 @ 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
Jan 21 @ 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
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Education hour following the 9:30 am service and coffee. Topic: Reconciling in Christ: What’s next for St. James?
Sunday School 11:00 am
Sunday School
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pastor Janet and the Christian Education Committee are 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[...]
The Flame 4:00 pm
The Flame
Jan 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Jazz Vespers 5:00 pm
Jazz Vespers
Jan 21 @ 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
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
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St. James Book Club 7:10 pm
St. James Book Club
Jan 23 @ 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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Centering Prayer 8:30 am
Centering Prayer
Jan 24 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Every Wednesday, 8:30-9:00am. Coffee afterward!
Midweek Eucharist 12:00 pm
Midweek Eucharist
Jan 24 @ 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
Jan 24 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
Pastor Parker leads a Bible Study following Midweek Eucharist.  
Goose Hollow 6:30 pm
Goose Hollow
Jan 24 @ 6:30 pm
Help provide a meal at the Goose Hollow Homeless Shelter. Sign up on the board in the Pioneer Chapel with what you can provide. Overnight hosts needed. Contact St. James if you are able to[...]
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Visual Artist’s Group 10:00 am
Visual Artist’s Group
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
St. James Visual Artist’s Group is a collection of visual artists who gather once a month to show our art to each other and receive feedback and suggestions! All practicing artists are welcome to attend!
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Worship 9:30 am
Worship
Jan 28 @ 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.  
Annual Congregational Meeting 11:00 am
Annual Congregational Meeting
Jan 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Sunday School 11:00 am
Sunday School
Jan 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pastor Janet and the Christian Education Committee are 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[...]
The Flame 4:00 pm
The Flame
Jan 28 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
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Midweek Eucharist 12:00 pm
Midweek Eucharist
Jan 31 @ 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
Jan 31 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
Pastor Parker leads a Bible Study following Midweek Eucharist.