Open hearts can lead to open minds, and open minds can lead to open hearts. Check out important updates about the 3rd annual Pride Picnic and Open Hearts Club activities going forward during this time of social distancing, mutual support, and persistent hope.
Maundy Thursday, April 9—7pm on Facebook Live. Good Friday, April 10—Noon on Facebook Live. Easter Sunday, April 12—10am on Zoom. All are welcome!
Saint James is looking for an office manager to serve our growing congregation of 100 active members that prioritizes community life, Christian formation, and social justice. The office manager will manage the business of the congregation, including preparation of worship materials, internal and external communications, management of office functions, and facility management.
We have a lot planned for 2020 in the Open Hearts Club. Teens and tweens of all backgrounds and from any faith tradition—or none at all—are welcome to our open and inclusive teen gatherings.
Sunday, March 29, 4:30pm. As the fiftieth anniversary of the first Earth Day approaches, we meditate on the resilient beauty of all God has made. Music from Rudolph de Lassus, Heinrich Isaac, and Malcolm Dalglish’s song cycle Hymnody of Earth, featuring the poetry of Wendell Berry.
Sunday, May 24, 4pm. Dexter and Detroit church choirs unite in song with two-time Emmy award winner and University of Michigan music professor Eugene Rogers to take the audience through a journey of Afro-American sacred choral music.
Thursday, March 5, 6:30pm. Not Alone is a compelling documentary about teens in face-to-face talks around the topics of anxiety, depression, and self harm. As an offshoot of a recent Coffee & Conversation event about preventing teen suicide, we will show the film and then have a facilitated discussion.
Thursday, February 20, 6:30–8:30pm. Every 40 seconds in the world, a person commits suicide. A typical high school classroom includes one boy and two girls who attempted suicide in the past year. Through advocacy, information, and reaching out, we can remind people in our communities that they are loved and that they matter to us.
Sunday, February 23, 4:30pm. European baroque masterpieces and early European and American hymnody help us consider our reliance on God, the goodness of offering our praise, and the joy that comes from living in God’s light. Free and open to the public.
Join us for engaging, meaningful, beautiful worship during the holiday and Christmas season. We are an open and inclusive church in downtown Dexter, Michigan. Everyone is welcome here! See the full schedule here . . .
Saturday, December 7, 10am–2pm (until cookies are sold out). Enjoy a variety of local, homemade cookies to share with family and friends during the busy holiday season, including a small selection of gluten-free cookies.
Thursday, December 5, 5-7pm. Join us for our December meeting, with a “white elephant” gift exchange, craft activity, and snacks. Or come on November 14 for a community dinner with our young folks and their friends and families.