Mar
3
8:30 AM08:30

Handy Men of St. James

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Come fix up and give a fresh look to the church. This is an opportunity for men of faith to get together, eat donuts and work on projects around St. James. Sign below, at the Answer Booth or call the church office.

Ministry Hosts: Dave Osterkamp & Noah Lichtenberger

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Mar
7
6:00 PM18:00

Comfort Meal Pack

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St. James will be packing Comfort Meals and Worshiping afterwards. It starts at 6pm with a meal for everyone. No cost for the meal. Just come and enjoy fellowship and Worship. Meet in the Fellowship Hall.

 

All Confirmation Small Groups will be participating in this monthly service opportunity.

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Mar
10
9:00 AM09:00

Quilters Group-Please stop in!

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No Sewing Experience necessary. We pin 3 pieces of fabric together as our starting step, so if you can help with that step please come. If you like to sew, tie knots or quilt, those are the next steps and you are welcome to help with that also. Quilts made are given to people in need in Minnesota, including our neighbors in Savage and Burnsville.

Stop by on Saturday (and hopefully stay) to see how this fun ministry is done. We also always welcome fabric donations.  Ministry Host: Marlys Schindeldecker

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Apr
7
8:30 AM08:30

Handy Men of St. James

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Come fix up and give a fresh look to the church. This is an opportunity for men of faith to get together, eat donuts and work on projects around St. James. Sign below, at the Answer Booth or call the church office.

Ministry Hosts: Dave Osterkamp & Noah Lichtenberger

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Apr
14
9:00 AM09:00

Quilters Group-Please stop in!

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No Sewing Experience necessary. We pin 3 pieces of fabric together as our starting step, so if you can help with that step please come. If you like to sew, tie knots or quilt, those are the next steps and you are welcome to help with that also. Quilts made are given to people in need in Minnesota, including our neighbors in Savage and Burnsville.

Stop by on Saturday (and hopefully stay) to see how this fun ministry is done. We also always welcome fabric donations.  Ministry Host: Marlys Schindeldecker

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May
12
9:00 AM09:00

Quilters Group-Please stop in!

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No Sewing Experience necessary. We pin 3 pieces of fabric together as our starting step, so if you can help with that step please come. If you like to sew, tie knots or quilt, those are the next steps and you are welcome to help with that also. Quilts made are given to people in need in Minnesota, including our neighbors in Savage and Burnsville.

Stop by on Saturday (and hopefully stay) to see how this fun ministry is done. We also always welcome fabric donations.  Ministry Host: Marlys Schindeldecker

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Feb
15
1:00 PM13:00

St. James Blood Drive

Mark Your Calendars!!

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Have a Heart, Give from Yours!

Blood is urgently needed locally and nationally.  Please give for the first time or one more time. Sign up online or at the Answer Booth.

THANK YOU to those who have made a commitment to donate. PLEASE we need more of you, who are able, to share your life-saving blood!

 Please encourage family members, friends, neighbors, and any others to make a donation.You may sign up:  www.redcrossblood.org   sponsor code:  STJAMESBV

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Feb
14
12:00 PM12:00

Ash Wednesday

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Lent begins on Wednesday, February 14th.  

St. James offers two worship opportunities to start your Lenten journey on the right foot.

Noon -  (spoken; half hour)

7:30 p.m.  - (full sung liturgy)

Both of these worships offer communion and ashes to all who attend.

Pastor Walt's sermon - "Starting with Love"

 

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Feb
14
to Feb 16

Walk with---

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Beginning on the first day of Lent, St James will meet at 7:00am three times a week at Burnsville Center [Applebee's entrance] on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for a half-hour walk and prayer. 

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Feb
13
5:30 PM17:30

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

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On the night before Lent begins, St. James will be having a Pancake Supper.  This pre-Lenten tradition is practiced by Christians in many Anglican countries.  Pancakes will be provided.  Bring your favorite ‘indulgent’ topping to share (be creative and don’t worry about the calories).  


Pancakes will be served from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.   Cost: $2

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Feb
13
1:00 PM13:00

Widow/Widower Valentine's Luncheon

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The Pastoral Care Team is hosting its annual gathering of those who have lost a spouse.  It is a time of sharing memories, practical advice, and friendship with others who 'know what it is like."  All widow/widowers are welcome.  

Date:   Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Place:   Olive Garden, Cty. Rd. 42, Burnsville

Reservations under:  St. James Lutheran

Cost:   Free!  (funded by St. James Pastoral Care mission budget)

Please RSVP by February 11th (BELOW) or
sign up at the Answer Booth, or call the church office at 952-890-4534.

 

Register Now

Registrations open until February 11th. 

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Feb
9
to Feb 10

Confirmation Winter Retreat Racism: Hidden Sin, Revealed Hope

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St. James Confirmation Youth will be examining racism and its impact on God's people, discussing prejudice and bias after viewing "Hidden Figures," and looking at ways we can share radical hospitality and inclusion of God with others.

In addition to watching the movie Hidden Figures and faith development discussions, there will be games, crafts, and outdoor activities including snow tubing, broomball, and snowshoeing.

Be sure you have your registration in.

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Feb
3
8:30 AM08:30

Handy Men of St. James

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Come fix up and give a fresh look to the church. This is an opportunity for men of faith to get together, eat donuts and work on projects around St. James. Sign below, at the Answer Booth or call the church office.

Ministry Hosts: Dave Osterkamp & Noah Lichtenberger

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Jan
21
11:00 AM11:00

Sunday Morning Listening Post 1

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As part of our ongoing discernment of ministry at St. James, Pastor Walt is hosting two Listening Posts to look at our Sunday morning schedule.  Come share your idea and perspectives on what the "perfect" Sunday morning schedule would look like for you. 

Pastor Walt will host an additional Listening Post on the evening of February 6 at 7:00 p.m.

 

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Jan
20
3:00 PM15:00

Sledding & Skating Party!

St James is hosting a sledding and skating party at Neill Park in Burnsville!!! 

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Bring your own sleds, skates, and/or hockey equipment. 

The skate rink and warming house are free to the public and hot chocolate will be provided by St. James Lutheran. 

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Jan
13
9:00 AM09:00

Quilters Group-Please stop in!

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No Sewing Experience necessary. We pin 3 pieces of fabric together as our starting step, so if you can help with that step please come. If you like to sew, tie knots or quilt, those are the next steps and you are welcome to help with that also. Quilts made are given to people in need in Minnesota, including our neighbors in Savage and Burnsville.

Stop by on Saturday (and hopefully stay) to see how this fun ministry is done. We also always welcome fabric donations.  Ministry Host: Marlys Schindeldecker

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Jan
3
6:00 PM18:00

Comfort Meal Pack

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St. James will be packing Comfort Meals and Worshiping afterwards. It starts at 6pm with a meal for everyone. No cost for the meal. Just come and enjoy fellowship and Worship. Meet in the Fellowship Hall.

 

All Confirmation Small Groups will be participating in this monthly service opportunity.

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Dec
26
to Dec 31

Year-End Giving

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We are so thankful to receive monetary gifts that help strengthen the mission we share in Jesus’ name.


IRS regulations require that charitable contributions be delivered to the church by Dec. 31, or be postmarked by Dec. 31. 

 

Any gifts received after that date will be recorded as 2018 offerings.

 

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Dec
20
7:00 PM19:00

Advent Mid-Week Worship - Senior Living, Savage (formerly known as Cherrywood Pointe)

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On Wednesday evenings, throughout the season of Advent, we will be worshiping in a variety of places. Corresponding to our three-part vision of building and deepening relationships with God, each other, and our neighbor, our traditional Holden Evening Prayer with Communion is going to move around.

On December 20, we will be taking worship on the road to Cherrywood Pointe/Savage Senior Living. As a congregation we will share a meal at 5:30pm and sing Christmas carols at 6:00pm with our neighbors who live in the senior living community. All are welcomed to take part in worship at 7:00 p.m. This will be among the first worship experiences for the community beyond our church walls.

Holden Evening Prayer.  Communion. Out in the Community.

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Dec
20
5:30 PM17:30

Christmas Caroling and Advent worship at Cherrywood Pointe, senior living

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Come one, come all for a night of spreading Christmas cheer.  On Wednesday, December 20 we will gather at Cherrywood Pointe senior living in Savage for an evening of song and worship. We will share a meal at 5:30pm and sing Christmas Carols at 6:00pm.

All ages are invited to join the Confirmation Small Groups and the Chancel Choir for this experience in the neighborhood. 

Mid-week Advent four worship will be held as part of this joyous experience at 7:00 p.m.  
Sponsored by Thrivent Financial

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Dec
20
10:15 AM10:15

Advent Women

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You are cordially invited to attend an Advent book study on Wednesday mornings at St James Lutheran Church, Burnsville, MN, starting November 29th and ending December 20th, 2017.  Coffee and light snacks will be available each week; and the group will meet from 10:15am to 11:45am weekly.

This week's topic: The Incarnation - Elizabeth, Mary

Please feel free to contact me if you have questions as you decide about being a part of this Advent book study.

Peace, Cathy DeKrey

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Dec
17
9:30 AM09:30

Youth Christmas Worship Service

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Our children and youth of all ages will lead the 9:30 a.m. worship service on Sunday, December 17. They will follow the liturgy and tell the Christmas story through traditional hymns, prayer and readings. Soul Fire, the youth choir, will also sing and several youth will be part of the band. Come early to hear the prelude music that will be played by the children and older youth!

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