This article by Glory Johnson will be featured in the May 2020 Pulse newsletter. Back in November, I held a half-day offering on prayer. I’m no expert on prayer and there are many ways to pray. I want to begin to share with you something called, “Listening Prayer,” and how this way of praying has…

Greetings family of St. James Presbyterian Church, We reach the middle of another strange week in our world. These last couple of days have been especially strange, as we honor the Washington State Governor’s Office request to stay home unless venturing out for essential activities (groceries, pharmacy visits, doctor’s appointments) and essential work. I pray…

Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, Holding fast in the hope and the foundation of our faith, I write to you to share an update regarding programs and services at St. James Presbyterian Church amidst the coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic. On Tuesday, March 17, 2020, the Executive Board of Northwest Coast Presbytery…

Greetings,  It has been a trying week around in our world as we face the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19. The leadership of St. James has taken time to deliberate, to pray, and to discern the right course of action for our congregation. In unity, the Session of St. James asks that you…

Update: Worshipping from home, March 15. Read more here. A quick word from Pastor Seth and a call to prayer. Stay tuned to this post for updates about how we are taking precautions regarding the COVID-19 outbreak. Pastoral Note from Tuesday, March 10, 2020 COVID-19 / Novel Coronavirus Precautions Good afternoon friends of St. James…

St. James is participating in the PC(USA)’s Vital Congregations Initiative in 2020-21. In his Pulse articles, Pastor Seth will be sharing a little about each of the 7 Marks of Vitality from the initiative in hopes of unpacking and exploring the concepts for our congregation. This month, we examine Intentional Authentic Evangelism My undergraduate experience…

St. James is participating in the PC(USA)’s Vital Congregations Initiative in 2020-21. In his Pulse articles, Pastor Seth will be sharing a little about each of the 7 Marks of Vitality from the initiative in hopes of unpacking and exploring the concepts for our congregation. This month, we begin with Lifelong Discipleship Formation. Throughout the…

I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? —Isaiah 43:19 Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in you? —1 Corinthians 3:16 See, the home of God is among mortals…See, I am making all things new. —Revelation 21: 3,5…

Advent is here and Christmas is coming! As you begin the preparations, wrap presents, light candles, hang stockings, and embrace the darkness that gives way to the coming Light, may you feel the deep, abiding, loving presence of Christ this year.  We all know the temptation to make “this year better than the last.” We…

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