Upcoming Events

Lenten Study – Questions Jesus Asks Us

Wednesdays, Beginning March 1st, 1:00 – 2:00 pm

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.

Ash Wednesday Service

Wednesday, March 1st at 6:30 pm

As we walk with Jesus during Lent, we will see the many people who encounter him along the way and whose lives are transformed by his love and grace. Join us on Ash Wednesday as we begin our journey with Jesus.

Monthly Evening Prayers Service

Sunday, March 5th, 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Are you longing for a quiet place and time to be in God’s presence with other like-minded souls? Starting Sunday, March 5, on the first Sunday of every month, we are offering a contemplative evening prayer service in the chapel.

Two new TGIW Classes running during Lent


Antidotes for the Out of Control Life

Beginning Wednesday, March 8th, 6:10 pm

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.

He Chose the Nails

Beginning Wednesday, March 15th, 6:15 pm

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.

Lay Servant Ministry Class – Basic Course!

Saturday, March 18, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

The Sound District is offering the “Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course” right here at St. James UMC. This foundation class is required to become a Certified Lay Servant or Certified Lay Speaker and is open to anyone who would like to learn the most essential and fundamental information about being a United Methodist.

America Recycles Shred Event

Saturday, March 18, 12:00 – 2:00 pm

The St. James ESAG (Environmental Stewardship Action Group) will be hosting a free shredding event at St. James. This is a great opportunity to safely and securely discard all of your paper waste from old records.

College Scholarships for High School Seniors

Applications submitted by Friday, March 24th

There are a number of foundations that offer annual scholarships to graduating High School Seniors from the St. James community. To receive one of these scholarships, a student must apply and be accepted by the scholarship committee. The applications for College Scholarships are now available in the Church Office.

Relay Day!

Sunday, April 9th

All morning in the Fellowship Hall will be the Relay for Life Bake Sale and Silent Auction. Stop by and check out all the great items and support the battle against cancer.