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This Week at St James

St James United Methodist Church is a caring community of faith that welcomes individuals from all walks of life. You are invited to join us this Sunday for a time of worship, learning, and interaction as we celebrate our Savior and explore what it means to follow Jesus in every day life!

Join us for Worship, Sundays at 10:00am!

OUR MINISTRIES

What Did Jesus Really Teach? Sacrificial Love

  Our Scripture texts were John 13.31-34 and John 15.9-12. Here are the notes from the worship bulletin: "I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another.” John 13.34 This was not really a new...

A Simple Test

In Matthew 12.46-50, we find the story of Jesus' family coming to visit him. Apparently Jesus was in a house speaking to a crowd of people. Someone called to him, "Look, your mother and your brothers are standing outside, wanting to speak to you." How did Jesus reply?...

Is Christianity about rules?

Last Sunday, our theme was "Killjoy God". The premise was that some people's obstacle to faith is that Christianity has too many rules--that God doesn't want us to have fun or enjoy our lives. This is part of our "I Want to Believe, But..." series that is covering...

What Did Jesus Really Teach? Radical Justice

  This week, the theme is Radical Justice. Our texts are Matthew 9.9-13, Mark 7.8-13, Luke 4.16-21, and Matthew 25.31-40. The justice that Jesus taught and sought was nothing less than the restoration of the world to the good creation of God. When he taught the...

What a Difference!

This is our message from Easter Sunday, 2018.   The two videos we watched can be seen here: On the Cross and After the Cross Here are the notes from the bulletin: Today we explore the difference between the sayings of Christ on the cross, and the sayings of Christ...