Welcome to Saint James!

We meet every Sunday morning at 8:15 and 9:45am for worship and would love to have you join us. We have nursery care during and coffee fellowship after the 9:45 service. We are an open and inclusive church in downtown Dexter, Michigan.

Upcoming Events

The Human Face of Incarceration

The Human Face of Incarceration

Thursday, September 26, 6:30–8:30pm. How do the US’s high levels of incarceration affect our communities? What alternatives do we have to imprisoning those who break the law? Join us to discuss and unpack our sentencing practices, the ongoing war on drugs, mental illness and incarceration, and what restorative justice can do for communities.

Our Stories

Preparing the Way: Detours, Waterways, and Apple Orchards

Preparing the Way: Detours, Waterways, and Apple Orchards

Jack Frost was born in Texas, raised in the Saint Johns area, met his wife in Berrien County, and has now been part of the Dexter community for decades. He’s worked in soil conservation, surveying, traffic safety, and other areas of civil engineering. And he likes to sing.

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Saint James is a place of extreme welcome and radical hospitality. Among us are people of great heart, including those suffering addiction and homelessness, restless children, honored elders, surly teens, thoughtful seekers, gays and lesbians, forgiven Christians, hopeless sinners, progressives and traditionalists, and so many more. Absolutely everyone is welcome here. You are wanted, expected, and awaited.​

“At Saint James we are truly part of a community, not just attendees at a service. My kids make regular connections with people of all ages and have formed deeper relationships with adults. These are priceless, formative faith experiences for my kids.”

—Jen, mother of 2 middle-schoolers