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Antidotes for the Out-of-Control Life*


A Small Group Study by the Bridge Builders,
from 6:10 to 7:45 PM on Wednesday Evenings, from March 8th through March 29th.

Are you busy all the time?

Do you find yourself exhausted at the end of most weeks?

Ever feel overwhelmed by the expectations and obligations in your life?

It may surprise you that the Bible offers relevant answers that have the power to change your life. This 4 week small group study is based on the sermon series of this Title*, presented  by Rev. Adam Hamilton of the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection, Leawood, Kansas during January of 2011. This study (videos, discussions, scripture)  is designed to help you find your own “Antidotes for the Out-of-Control Life”.
If you desire more information, contact Jim Hix (756-2970 or or Joyce Day (752-6154 or
Wed. March 8, 2017 Slowing Down in a Hurry Up World
Wed. March 15, 2017 If I Don’t Do It . . . Remember Rule #6
Wed. March 22, 2017 Finding Peace in a High Anxiety World
Wed. March 29, 2017 Why Less is Usually More

Lenten Devotional Guide


The St. James Lenten Devotional Guide is now available!

It includes daily devotionals for the season of Lent (March 1st – April 16th) written by your fellow members of St. James UMC.  You can pick up a printed copy of the Devotional Guide this Sunday at church or during the week at the church office.

Or, if you spend more time with your email than you do a book, we offer the daily devotionals delivered to your email inbox every morning.  Sign up here and begin to reflect and focus on the true meaning of this wonderful season.

Lenten Devotional 2017


He Chose the Nails – Lenten Study

Every gift from God reveals his love, but no gift reveals his love more than the gift of the cross. The hill of the cross is rich with the gifts of God’s grace.

In this five-session video Bible study, Max Lucado explores the many gifts Christ provided to us at his crucifixion. These include not only the gift of the cross, but also the gift of the thorns that pierced his brow, the nails that tore his flesh and the seamless robe that he removed for us. The empty tomb is where he forever defeated sin and death.

So as we unwrap these gifts, we need to pause and listen for his voice. And as we do, perhaps we will hear him whisper, “I did it just for you.”
Join Wednesday Women
March 15-April 12, 2017, 6:15-7:45 pm (after TGIW dinner) for Max Lucado’s Lenten study, He Chose Nails.

Lenten Study – Questions Jesus Asks Us

Jesus used questions to help others grow in faith, see truth more clearly, and move toward wholeness. Let Jesus ask these same questions of you throughout this season of Lent.

This study group will meet on Wednesdays, 1:00-2:00 p.m., (location to be determined) beginning March 1

(Ash Wednesday). We will be exploring these questions from Jesus:

March 1      What are you looking for? (John 1:35-32)
March 8      Who do you say I am? (Matthew 16:13-23; Mark 8:27-33; Luke 9:18-22)
March 15      Do you want to get well? (John 5:2-9)
March 22      Why are you crying? (John 20:11-18)

March 29      Do you understand what I have done to you? (John 13:1-20)
April 5      Do you love me? (John 21:15-19)
If you need more information, please contact Joyce Day at 252-752-6154 or

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