October 2016  
This Week's Events


Youth Event
Carson's coupon book fundraiser
Youth Event
Little Caesar's Pizza Kit fundraiser
Men's Lunch Bible Study
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM


Youth Event
Carson's coupon book fundraiser
Youth Event
Little Caesar's Pizza Kit fundraiser
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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
Map  •   Directions
Phone 765-662-3092
Regular Schedule  
  • 8:00 AM
    Traditional Worship Service
  • 9:15 AM
    Sunday Education Time
  • 10:30 AM
    Contemporary Worship Service
Youth Fundraisers for NYG 2019!!

The Youth have several fundraisers in the works: 

  • Carson's Coupon Books - The coupon books are on sell now for $5 and are to be used during the Community Days at Carson's (November 9-12, 2016). All the profits go to our Youth. 
  • Little Caesar's Pizza Kits - Sale begins October 2nd. This is a great tasting product and has the biggest return into the students' personal accounts. This fundraiser includes 11 different pizza kits, 3 kinds of breads, 3 kinds of cookie dough, and a couple of pizza utensils. Orders will be taken from October 2 - November 6 with a delivery date of November 17 around 3:00 p.m.
  • Chili Cook-Off - Held in gym on October 2nd from 12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m. Sign up at the Welcome Station if you'd like to join in the cook-off. There will be a prize and trophy given to the winner! We will also have grilled cheese sandwiches and dessert. All proceeds go to our upcoming youth event, activities, and NYG 2019.
Friendship Call Ministry

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

  • 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 Rehad Center, 614 W. 14th Street, Marion, IN 46953

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

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. 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.