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.


Alleluia-less

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Every year beginning Ash Wednesday and through the season of Lent, we worship without using the word “alleluia” in our services. The following information helps to explain the reason this is done. According to “Frequently Asked Questions: Worship Formation & Liturgical Resources” from the section located on the ELCA Website: Based on the Hebrew word, hallelu yah, meaning “Praise the Lord,” alleluia has been a word of great praise to God in the life of the church and was prominent in early Christian liturgies. Because of the penitential character of the season of Lent in the Western church, singing or saying the word “alleluia” has historically been suspended … Continue reading


The Season of Lent at St. James

Download the Ash Wednesday Flyer here.

Ash Wednesday March 6th
Ashes to Go 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Ash Wednesday Worship 7 p.m.

Wednesdays March 13th – April 10th
Lenten Soup and Scripture Study 6:30 p.m.

Holy Week April 14th – April 20th
Palm Sunday 9:00 a.m.
Maundy Thursday 7:00 p.m.
Good Friday Prayer Vigil noon – 3:00 p.m.
Good Friday Worship 7:00 p.m.
Easter Sunday Worship 9:00 a.m.