February 2017  
This Week's Events


Ephiphany 7
Service Thought - "Building". Readings from Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18; 1 Corinthians 3:10-23; Matthew 5:38-48.
Sunday Worship
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Youth Event
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Bowling - details to follow


Pastor at Grace LC in Muncie
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM


Community Men's Breakfast
7:30 AM
Meet at IHOP. Speakers are brought in for topics, as well as for a time of prayer.
Dorcas Sewing Group
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Movie Night


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Here you will find information concerning our church and its ministries. We hope you find your time spent here a blessing. Our church is a warm and loving church, and we want you to feel comfortable and at liberty to call on us for anything you need. Feel free to browse through the various areas of our website and learn about our fellowship.

If you are considering a new place of worship or a relocation to our area, we would love to have you be our guest.

When you visit our church, you will find:

  • A caring congregation that will gladly welcome you
  • Preaching/teaching that is centered on the Word of God
  • Ministries to meet the spiritual needs of every age


In His Care,
The Members of St. James


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St. James Lutheran Church
1206 N. Miller Ave.
Marion, Indiana 46952
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Phone 765-662-3092
Regular Schedule  
  • 8:00 AM
    Traditional Worship Service
  • 9:15 AM
    Sunday Education Time
  • 10:30 AM
    Contemporary Worship Service
Congregational Encouragement

Tiffany Seeler attends IPFW and will be going on a Mission Trip to India in March. She is asking for help from the congregation in the form of letters of friendship and encouragement for elementary school students she will read to while she is there.

A note of prayer, a favorite verse, a friendly "hello" would all be welcomed. Put your letter in a an envelope marked "Tiffany Seeler - India" and either place it in the offereing plate or drop it off at the office. 

Thank you!

Vacation Bible School - Mark your calendars!!

VBS Theme this year will be "Mighty Fortress" and will be held the week of June 26-30, from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. More details to follow.

Friendship Call Ministry

Below is a list of those that could use a visit, card or phone call:

  • Ralph "Gene" Bogue, Marion Rehab Center, 614 W. 14th Street, Marion, IN 46953
  • Louis Schwan, VA Hospital, 1700 E. 38th Street, Marion, IN 46953
  • Penny Schroder, 1109 E. Marshall Street, Marion, IN 46953, (phone) 662-2727
  • Byron Ponte, Wesleyan Health Care Center, 729 W. 35th Street, Marion, IN  46953
  • Jean Titus, Marion Rehab Center, 614 W. 14th Street, Marion, IN 46953
  • Mel Aldridge,  612 W. 12th Street, Apt 210, Marion, IN  46953

Please contact the church office if there are any additions to this list.

Margo's Blankets

If you know of anyone who has a serious illness, has lost a loved one, or just needs some special warmth, The Women's Ministry team would like to gift them with one of our handmade blankets. Please contact Pat Bligh at 765-573-4133 if you know of someone who would like a warm blanket.

Families Helping Families

Our Families Helping Families Ministry Team is seeking everyone's help to let us know when someone from the St. James family is facing surgery or confined at home with an extended medical problem.

Our Ministry will bring them a main food dish, along with our prayers for a speedy recovery. Elda Ivey is the coordinator. Please phone her at 765-674-6582 if you know of someone facing a need.

We welcome new cooks; to add your name, please contact Elda.

Prayer Requests

If you have a prayer request during regular church office hours (9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., M-F), please call the church office at 765-662-3092 and the request will be shared. If there is a prayer request need after church office hours, please call Jerry Whitton at 765-667-9991. He will share the request with everyone. If you would like to be included on the email list, please provide the church office with your email address.

Food Barrel

The blue food barrel that is located in the church narthex has been empited for the fourth time since the beginning of this year. The contents of this fourth barrel were taken over to the Salvation Army food pantry. Please continue to "feed" our barrel by picking up a few extra food items when you go shopping. Cereal, peanut butter and toilet paper are sought after items. Thank you for helping to fill the hunger needs of others.

Choir Practice - Starts September 8, 2016!!

Mark your calendars!! Choir practice will be held on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.  New voices welcome!

J.A.M.- Starts September 21, 2016!!

J.A.M. - Jesus And Me is our make-over of the Awana program. To better conform to our church's teachings, we are introducing J.A.M. as our program for children to grow in Christ through Bible story time, through friendships, activities and refreshments. This program is open to children ages 4 years through 6th grade and will meet on Wednesdays from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. in the gym.