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Seeking ~ Listening ~ Sharing God's Love

Pulse Newsletter for March 2017 Click Here

Thanks to the PNC for their work preparing for a call of a new pastor.
This Website is under reconstruction. Current information is accurate and up-to-date.

Lent, Holy Week and Easter - Awaken! Rejoice!

St. James Lent 2017

Sunday Morning Worship, March 12, 2017 10:30 AM

~ Everyone Welcome

The Rev. Janet Sonnanburg, Interim Minister
Great sermons every Sunday, usually following the Lectionary!
Our intergenerational service where children join the congregation in worship at 10:30 AM through the Children's time, then then go to their Sunday School classes about 10:45 AM. Child care will be provided for children 2 and younger.

On March 19, 2017 the Congregation voted to accept the report of  the Pastor Nominating Committee. Our new full time pastor is The Rev. Seth Thomas. His first Sunday in the pulpit will be April 30, 2017

Great work PNC! Welcome Pastor Seth!  

Upcoming Events/Looking Ahead
Lenten Study for this year is based on the book Waking Up White by Debby Irving. The books are available now in the church office during the week and in the Horizon Room on Sundays. The price is $13 (please make your checks out to St. James). The discussions begin Friday, March 24, 2017 at 10 AM at the church. Come when you can!

Holy Week and Easter Schedule

Palm Sunday Worship 

Sunday, April 9, 2017, 10:30 AM

Maundy Thursday Tenebrae Service

Thursday, April 13, 2017, 7:30 PM

Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017

Easter celebration in the Sanctuary 10:30 AM

Easter Egg Hunt after worship!

Interfaith Coalition’s Annual Hope Auction happens on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 5:30pm. To donate an auction item and purchase tickets please contact Gary Culbertson, St. James' Interfaith board member. More info: call Interfaith Coalition at (360) 734-3983, or go to Interfaith website:

“When Incivility Becomes the Norm”

The Rev. Dr. J Herbert Nelson II, Stated Clerk of the PC(USA) General Assembly, has issued a statement in response to the violence on America’s streets following the presidential election. He writes out of concern for those in our congregations and communities with “legitimate fear about their safety and the protection of their human rights,” including “our Muslims, Hispanic, African American, immigrant and LGBTQ neighbors.”  Not denying the outcome of the election, Dr. Nelson ....also asserts that “as Christians, we cannot accept a nation that normalizes violence, exclusion, and racism in our political rhetoric and public policy.” For the full text go to

Young Adult Fellowship

YAF is for members 20 to 40 years old exploring new activities and hands on service that support their faith. To find out more contact Tracy Caruso via email Tracye (dot) Caruso (at) gmail(dot) com

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Contact us

Please call the church office
at 360-733-1325 and our Secretary, Natasha, will refer you to Pastor Janet, to help and resources that we provide for
weddings, funerals and other spiritual and church activities.




Welcome Everyone!

We hope you will join us for worship. Here at Saint James you’ll find folks who know they don’t have all the answers, but who are seeking meaning together. We’d be more than happy to welcome you, and to invite you to join us on the journey.

Rev. Janet Sonnanburg, Interim Pastor


Our Mission Statement

We are a welcoming Christian community, seeking God’s purpose, listening for God’s message, and sharing God’s love.


Archive of Sunday Sermons during worship services

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