Bellingham Pride Festival Sunday, July 15th is Bellingham Pride Sunday – celebrating the diversity of human life, promoting equal rights, increasing the visibility of the LGBTQ community, and having fun while doing so. For Sunday worship that day, we encourage everyone to wear the colors of the rainbow to church. St. James will have a…

Pulse — July 2018 — The Stillness of Summer Summer is here! School’s out! BBQs, trips to the lake, hiking, picnics, movies on the Village Green, concerts in the park…Bellingham is an amazing city in the summer! For all the activity and excitement of this season, we also know that summer is a time of…

Don’t miss it!! The annual Congregational Picnic, combined with the annual Salmon Barbecue, will be on Sunday, July 22, right after worship, on the front lawn. In addition to the wonderful food, we will have fun and games for all! We will provide Salmon, garlic bread, hot dogs for the kids, and ice cream bars…

SAVE THIS DATE! Sunday, July 22 — for our congregational picnic, right after worship that day. Details coming soon! The C2C cooperative (volunteer) organic farm offers ripe organic strawberries for sale this Sunday during fellowship time after worship. Farmworker families learn organic farming practices on land offered by First Christian Church of Bellingham. C2CV strives…

Job Opening — Church Custodian St. James Presbyterian Church, a welcoming community in historic Fairhaven is seeking a church custodian for help with the ongoing upkeep and cleaning of the church facility. Proposed job description below. The ideal candidate has a flexible schedule, works well independently, and has experience working with non-profit, volunteer-led organizations. Job…

Job Opening — Director of Children & Family Ministries St. James Presbyterian Church, a welcoming Christian community in historic Fairhaven is seeking a Director of Children and Family Ministries. This position includes the oversight of our church’s Godly Play children’s Sunday program, supervision of Sunday school teachers, outreach and connection work with families, and the…

Pulse – June 2018 – Speaking Up “I wish I’d told them how I felt.” “I’ve been holding this inside me for so long.” “Excuse me,…” Words left unsaid and truth left unspoken — we struggle with this throughout our lives. Can recall a time when you wish you would have spoken up to someone…

Pulse – May 2018 – Where Love Abides “In our home, let love abide and bless all those, who come inside.” My parents gave Stacy and I a wall hanging with this welcoming message, when we moved into our home. They have this same placard posted in the entryway of their home, a reminder to…

16th Annual Habitat for Humanity Raise the Roof Auction Saturday, April 28, 5:30-9:00, Northwood Hall (3240 Northwest Avenue – Belling- ham). This will be fun evening of music, games, appetizers, great dinner and drinks for only $45. Contact Gretchen Pfueller for tickets or purchase online through Habitat for Humanity Whatcom Co. DINE OUT FOR MAPLE…

Pulse – April 2018 – Easter A Foolish Message — He is Risen! It feels good to be foolish sometimes, doesn’t it? Sometimes you just need to get up in the morning and put your clothes on backwards. Or play a practical joke. Or do a wacky dance in public. We practice April Fool’s Day…

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