A Worshipping Family Proclaiming Christ through Love and Service to all People

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Worship Times and Information

Due to the Covid-19 virus all worship and other activities at St. James have been cancelled for the time being. We are however, providing worship on our Facebook page. We’ll provide prayers, scripture and a message each Sunday morning via Facebook Live. I hope you’ll join us.

Season of Epiphany

This Sunday, 24 January 2021, is the third Sunday after Epiphany. As we continue through the time after Epiphany, stories of the call to discipleship show us the implications of our baptismal calling to show Christ to the world. Jesus begins proclaiming the good news and calling people to repentance right after John the Baptist is arrested for preaching in a similar way. Knowing that John was later executed, we see at the very outset the cost of discipleship. Still, the two sets of brothers leave everything they have known and worked for all their lives to follow Jesus and fish for people.

Our worship service this week will be pre-recorded in order to take advantage of the ELCIC Bishops’ Epiphany sermon series. the worship service will be available on our Facebook page as well as on our You Tube channel. The Facebook link is: https://www.facebook.com/St-James-Lutheran-Church-Elmira-598318140529854 and the You Tube link is: https://youtu.be/PdhxxKr71oo 

You’ll find the worship outline on the Coming Events page available for download. 

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Should you wish a pastoral conversation, please call the church office at 519-669-5591