This year’s theme is “To Mars and Beyond: Pairing Bible Stories with 20th Century Heroes”. The dates are June 24-28 for children ages 3 yrs – 5th grade. There is also a preschool-specific program for 3-4 year olds. If you are interested in volunteering or participating, register at tinyurl.com/marsVBS19.

Our progressive, welcoming congregation in historic Fairhaven seeks a Worship & Music Leader to oversee our church’s music programs and lead musical worship at our weekly Sunday gathering. St. James has a historic legacy of high-quality musical offerings, including choral, orchestral, and organ music. The congregation is familiar with hymn-singing, praise songs, as well as…

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…

For the week of September 9, 2018 The following is a simple prayer practice that can be used at home or work throughout your week. Included is a short prayer, which roots you in God’s presence, followed by guided pauses for you to speak of what is on your heart, and closes with the Lord’s…

For the week of September 2, 2018 The following is a simple prayer practice that can be used at home or work throughout your week. Included is a short prayer, which roots you in God’s presence, followed by guided pauses for you to speak of what is on your heart, and closes with the Lord’s…

The people of God do many things in the world — serving, offering forgiveness, seeking reconciliation, spurring one another on in good deeds to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ’s love. From what do we draw to fuel this work? How do we know which direction to go? Where do we go to know God’s…

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…

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