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Weekly E-News - 08/09/2018
Upcoming X-citing Worship, Faith Development, Congregational Care, Compassionate Outreach, Next Generation Ministries and Community News


Featured at the Paseo Campus

Access to Kidz Kingdom (Paseo Campus)
Access is limited to volunteers and parents dropping off children on Sundays between the hours of 8:30a - 1:00p and Wednesdays between 6:30p - 8:00p. 
Parents will check in children on the lower level at the Paseo campus. 

Featured at the Paseo Campus


Please JOIN US at the UMW Gathering at the RENAISSANCE Campus on SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 2018 from 10:30a- 12:30p We look forward to your participation.  Bring a friend, and be entered with them into a drawing for a very special treat!

This month's program focuses on key matters associated with Children and Youth.  

We will also collect size 4 and 5 disposable baby diapers (any brand) as our in-gathering for August.


Paseo and Renaissance
Bettylu's Closet and Food Pantry
St. James members, family and friends, help spread the word and sign-up to meet and greet the community as a volunteer!

Aug 22 - Bettylu's Closet | 4:30p-6p (Paseo campus) 
Aug 22 - "Loaves and Fishes" Food Pantry | 4:30p-6p (Paseo campus) 
Aug 25 - Bettylu's Closet  | 10a-Noon (Renaissance campus)
Aug 25 - "Serving Hope" - Food Pantry | 10a-Noon (Renaissance campus)


August 15, at 7p.  Please read 1 Kings 21 thru 2 Kings 8 for this week's study.

Small Group Study session, "See All the People" concluded this week.  This Small Group will not meet on August 15 and August 22.  We will resume on August 29 with new study topic.  This intentional Small Group meets on Wednesdays at 5:30 pm, Paseo Campus, Room 2F.  We are learning how covenant discipleship can change our lives, the lives of others and transform communities.  We use United Methodist Discipleship Ministries and other related resources to continue our journey to become equipped and effective disciples of Jesus.  Should you have any questions and/or comments please contact Alice Ellison,


Senior Fitness & Bible Study
 Join us at the Paseo Campus Wednesdays from 11a-11:30a for light to moderate exercise done from the comfort of a chair!  A trained fitness expert will guide you through exercises that help strengthen your body.  Then, stay for Bible Study from 11:30a -12:30p and get strengthened in the spirit!  Feel free to bring a dish and join us for the potluck lunch following our study time.

Christian Sympathy is extended to the families of Laura Humphrey, mother of Ruth (Gary) Allen and grandmother of Abigail and Caleb Allen; Ivory McGregor, father of Deketrick (LeAnne) McGregor, grandfather of Kellissa Gray, Courtney McGregor, Tatiana, Gabreilia andMilani Sifuentes and great-grandfather of Emanuel Gray; James C. Lyons, Sr., father of Norma (Alfred) McKelvy, grandfather of Danielle Sydney and great-grandfather of Khal-El-Walker ; andAlice Mary Byrd, grandmother of Tufunza (Jeff) Primos and great-grandmother of Meema, Zuri and Johari Primos, passed.
Acknowledgments were received from the families of Maureen Brooks and Dianne Reese.
GriefShare. The GriefShare Support Group Session will begin its next session on August 23, 2018.  For additional information or to express a desire to participate in the upcoming session, you may contact Rosalyn Wilson at (816) 753-5998. We look forward to your participation.  
Prayer Time. Join us on the Prayer Line every Tuesday and Thursday from 12p-1p Dial: 530-881-1212, code 293680996.  
Compassionate Care. When you experience illness, the death of a loved one or if you would like prayer, we want to know so that we may provide compassion, encouragement, and comfort during life's challenges. Please call the church office at 816-444-5588 or, after hours, the Care on Call phone at 816-286-6048. 

Acolytes Needed.
  Children ages 4-10 are invited to "sing and serve" as light celebrants during our 9a worship celebration.  
Contact Angela Baker at for more information.

Volunteer opportunities at St. James UMC. Just start and be a part of something great! We will match your passion with a ministry need:  
Ushers, Van Driver, Parking Lot Greeters, Welcome Stations, A/V Teams, and Children and Youth Ministries.  
Contact the church office 816-444-5588.


Committed to Christ
 is a church-wide discipleship journey with the potential to transform every household and the church itself. For this 
reason, we want our entire congregation to get in on this transformational experience. 


St. James United Methodist Church |
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