Events

Saint James Seeks Part-Time Office Manager

Saint James Seeks Part-Time Office Manager

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.

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Open Hearts Club 2020 Activities

Open Hearts Club 2020 Activities

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.

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The Good Earth: Songs of Creation

The Good Earth: Songs of Creation

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.

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Not Alone: A Documentary about Teen Mental Health

Not Alone: A Documentary about Teen Mental Health

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.

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Close to Home: Preventing Teen Suicide

Close to Home: Preventing Teen Suicide

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.

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Joy and Wonder: Songs of Praise

Joy and Wonder: Songs of Praise

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.

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Advent & Christmas Worship at Saint James

Advent & Christmas Worship at Saint James

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 . . .

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Cookie Walk at Saint James

Cookie Walk at Saint James

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.

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Open Hearts Club Holiday Party

Open Hearts Club Holiday Party

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.

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Shifting Gears: Climate Change & the Auto Industry

Shifting Gears: Climate Change & the Auto Industry

Thursday, November 7, 6:30–8:30pm. Transportation is the biggest source of carbon emissions in the US. What effect do greenhouse gas emissions have on the planet’s climate? How can individuals change behaviors and advocate for policies that help reduce emissions?

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Grace and Thanksgiving: Songs of Gratitude

Grace and Thanksgiving: Songs of Gratitude

Sunday, October 13, 4:30pm. Early American and European hymns and anthems help us explore God’s abundant love for us and our own grateful response for the fall harvest and all that the land gives us. Music of Billings, Pachelbel, and Alice Parker and Robert Shaw’s celebrated setting of Amazing Grace.

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