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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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Ancient Wisdom for Today

  Each week, we will look at a different psalm. The books of Psalms is the worship and prayer book of Israel--it is the prayer book for worship Jesus would have used. The Psalms were written between 2500 and 3000 years ago! Yet these ancient poems and prayers can give...

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...

“Why We Worship”

Our psalm this week is Psalm 100, which talks about the purpose and function of worship. We worship God because of who God is, and worship makes us who we are to be. Is THIS your impression of a church worship service? Listen to "Why We Worship" to get a new...

How Are You Feeling?

Summary:  Our psalm this week is Psalm 69. Psalm 69 talks about how to deal with our emotions. How do you deal with your emotions? Are you a zombie? Pretend you don't feel anything? Are you a medicator? Do something to mask or dull the feeling. Are you a yeller and a...

You Choose

Watch this video: What if the doors were marked? This is exactly the premise Psalm 32 sets up for us. Only the choices are...