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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.

Like the Rush of Violent Wind

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, “Suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire housevwhere they were sitting.”  (Acts 2:1-4) This passage is from the Sunday of Pentecost, which happens 50 days after Easter (June 9th this year). Every time I see news reports about communities that experience tornadoes, I think about this verse. Personally I have only experienced the aftermath of tornadoes: seeing the trees down, the pieces of homes/buildings torn from the frame structures etc., the mess of vehicles turned sideways or upside down, yard items and items from inside people’s homes strewn hither and dither. The devastating effects that tornado storms have on people … Continue reading