Welcome to St. James

Please join us for worship or come to one of the many activities of the church. It is the hope of the congregation and Pastor of St. James that you will know God’s grace, peace, joy, and love as you worship with us. We worship together in the name of Jesus Christ our Savior and Lord through hearing the Holy Scriptures and the Word of God preached and receiving the Sacrament of Holy Communion.

Welcome the Reverend Darcy M. Reis and Family

rev reis familyOn Sunday, April 3rd the Reverend Darcy Reis led our congregation in worship. Following the worship service a special congregational meeting to vote on calling her to be our next Pastor was called to order. Pastor Tom McKee a representative from Synod was present to conduct the vote. The congregation voted unanimously to call her to lead our congregation as our Pastor. Pastor Reis was informed of the results and expressed her thankfulness and appreciation, she then accepted the call. She will begin here at St. James on Monday May 16th.

Please pray for Pastor Reis and her family as they prepare to become part of our family.

Bluestone Bluegrass Concert

bluestone2Bluestone Bluegrass will be performing at St. James on Saturday April 23rd 2016 starting at 7:00 p.m. The performance is open to the public and a free will offering will be taken in lieu of a cost for admission. They look forward to seeing many new faces as well as the many friends and followers they have come to know over the 20+ years of entertaining regionally. Bluestone’s music incorporates gospel, country, blues, swing, and folk influences. Refreshments will be served in the social room immediately following the performance.

Happy Easter


“[Jesus] died not as a martyr but as the representative of a sinful race. Although God loved him infinitely, still, as the representatives of a sinful race, in his displeasure he poured down upon him the vials of his indignation. The death of Christ was intended to make an impression upon the universe, and all the circumstances attending it show what a wonderful effect it had. When he was nailed to the cross the sun refused to look on, and the heavens were clothed with sackcloth; the whole universe seemed shaking to its foundations. … Continue reading