This is a more formal, liturgical worship setting using the resources found in "Evangelical Lutheran Worship. IIt may have a Gregorian Chant feel, or Gospel Blues, or World Music flair, depending on which of the ten settings of the Liturgy we do, and we change the setting seasonally. The Organ/Piano is the primary instrument in this service. Communion at the first service will be on the first and third Sundays of the month, and again on any month with 5 Sundays.
10:00 a.m. Education Hour: We provide education for Cradle to Grave. It all begins at 10:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary with an opening, music and from there we disperse to our combined classes held throughout the building. Feel free to bring your little one, sing with them, and accompany them to class before finding a class or coffee spot for conversation yourself.
9:30 a.m. Coffee and Fellowship Hour
This is our time to check in with one another, meet and make new friends, and give people a chance to mix and mingle between activities. We always provide Coffee, (Fair Trade) and Donuts, Variety Teas, and a hearty helping of conversation. This is held in “St. Timothy Hall”, just off the Sanctuary. St. Timothy Hall also hosts a rotating visual art display of local artists, or people connected to St. James. Come browse, enjoy and mingle.
11:00 a.m. Alternative Worship Setting
The second service continues to be a bit of an experimental time. We pulling in a variety of musical resources, guitar, drums, vocals, keyboard, etc. and put it together in service that is a little bit of everything. Communion will be offered weekly at the 11:00 a.m. worship.