St. James Presbyterian member and public health pediatrician Jennie McLaurin released “Designed to Heal: What the Body Shows Us about Healing Wounds, Repairing Relationships, and Restoring Community” this week! Pastor Seth read this fabulous book and wrote the following review. Pick up a copy at a local bookstore!  I remember some particularly gnarly cuts and…

Greetings in Christ our Lord, One of the central parts of our spiritual practice as Christians is the remembrance of the Lord’s Supper at the communion table. As Presbyterians, our tradition is to practice the Lord’s Supper every first Sunday of the month (and at some special services during the year). July 4, 2021, will…

“O come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation!” Greetings, I’m pleased to send you this note today to announce the newly updated guidance from the St. James Presbyterian Reopening Task Force regarding our in-person worship. Based on Washington State guidance released in late…

Christ’s peace be with you, We are nearing the end of the Lenten journey and approaching Holy Week in anticipation of the hope on the other side of death and lament. As we discovered last year, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the Lenten journey is all the more necessary to attend to and participate in…

Lenten greetings to you. If you’re like me, at this point, a couple of weeks into the season of Lent, you’re probably struggling to keep up whatever practice or abstention you planned on Ash Wednesday. That’s how habits work — they’re difficult to start and challenging to break once engrained. This year, we need to…

The Session of St. James Presbyterian Church is pleased to present the 2020 Annual Congregational Report. Please click below to download and read reports from our Elders and Committees. St. James 2020 Annual Report – CLICK TO READ The report includes: Staff and Officers List Annual Meeting Agenda for Sunday, January 24, 2021 Pastor’s Report…

Note: Make sure you read to the end…there is a call to action in this email to send your “signs of resurrection” to Pastor Seth. Christ is Risen! Christ is Risen Indeed! Easter greetings to you on this beautiful mid-April day! It was such a joy to gather for Easter Sunday worship with so many…

In these final days of the Great Lent, greetings and peace be with you. These are times of great disruption and change for our community. And through them, we are invited to experience resurrection in fresh ways. Unexpected opportunities arise and in them we discover the hope of Christ amidst all that seems hopeless. As…

To the family and friends of St. James Presbyterian Church, Peace be with you. I pray that this note finds you in good spirits as we enter the month of April and continue our trek through the strange journey of coronavirus pandemic. After speaking with a number of you, I have been encouraged to hear…

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…

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