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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!

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Where do you fit?

This is our church email news for 9/27/18: https://mailchi.mp/e6cbcf78773f/where-do-you-fit

I Want to Believe, BUT…

If you are a believer in Jesus, there are probably some things that bother you about your faith--some questions you can't answer, some things you can't explain, some realities you don't understand. You have committed yourself to follow Jesus and have put your faith in...

Your Own Elevator to God

Last Sunday, we talked about Theresé of Lisieux and her desire to find some way for her to ascend in her faith even though she felt that she was a small soul (an "elevator"). Theresé decided that love--loving others--would be her way to grow in her holiness. (You can...

Does Jesus Cause Conflict?

“Do not think that I have come to bring peace to the earth; I have not come to bring peace, but a sword." -Jesus Matthew 10.34 Hey, isn't Jesus called the Prince of Peace? And in John 14, Jesus says this: "Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give...

Offering Soul Hospitality

Today we consider The Visitation: Mary's visit to Elizabeth after the angel told her that she would carry the Christ Child. Our Scriptures are Luke 1.39-56 and Hebrews 13.1-2. Our art for today is The Visitation by He Qi.     Notes for the sermon The art for today is...

“If Only” or “Let It Be”

  This Sunday Advent begins! Each Sunday in Advent, we will look at a work of classic art and consider the accompanying Scripture story. This week we begin with The Annunciation by Henry Ossawa Tanner. The painting with an article about the artist is here:...

Christ the King–How Does That Work?

Today is Christ the King Sunday, the newest day in the liturgical year across the Western Church. It was first added in 1925 by the Roman Catholic Church in response to increasing secularization movements worldwide, but in particular to the plight of Mexican...