Gender Tending: An Introduction to LGBTQ Allyhood

Thursday, November 8, 6:30–8:30pm. How do we create inclusive spaces for sexual minorities and include them fully in our communities? The societal construction and expectations of gender identity and gender expression are evolving, and every day we have opportunities to contribute to processes of justice and compassion.

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Bishop Wendell Gibbs Visits Saint James

Bishop Gibbs will make a visitation to Saint James on Sunday, October 14. We will have one service that day—at 9:30am. With the Bishop retiring in December 2019, this will probably be his last formal visitation to our congregation.

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Music of Immigrants & Refugees

Sunday 30 September, 4:30pm. Like the Israelites and Jesus and his family, millions of people around the world move away from home and homeland seeking safety, employment, and a new life. Gather with us in a brief evensong service to hear and sing music exploring these biblical themes and music by immigrant composers as we experience together a beautiful evensong liturgy.

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Immigration in Michigan

Thursday, September 27, 6:30–8:30pm. Do immigrants take jobs away from Americans? Do immigrants help the economy? Are immigrants educated? Do they take advantage of welfare? Are they taking over? With Kayla Park of Samaritas Youth Services in Detroit and Paul Fleming of the University of Michigan School of Public Health, learn more about the reality of immigrants in our state and in our nation.

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Welcome Picnic

Sunday, September 9, 11am–12:30pm. Enjoy food and fellowship with the Saint James community as we begin a new program year. Grilled foods provided along with a potluck of side dishes and desserts. The picnic kicks off our year with a fun event—please invite friends...

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Dexter Daze

It’s almost time for the Kazoo Band, Chicken Float, and Chicken Barbecue—Saint James’s contribution to Dexter’s annual celebration of community, local business, and the arts. Mark your calendars for August 10 and 11 and join us!

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It’s Your Democracy—Vote!

Thursday, June 14, 6:30–8:30pm. Learn about two non-partisan ballot proposals to make voting more accessible and fair in Michigan. Both proposals will appear on the November ballot. First, hear about the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission with Elizabeth...

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Kids and Guns: Prevention Strategies

Thursday, May 3, 6:30–8:30pm. As motor vehicle deaths among children go down, gun deaths are making their way up the ranks and are currently the second leading cause of death among children in the US. In 2016, 2,367 children ages 0 to 18 died of firearm-related...

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