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St. James United Methodist Church
"One God, One Church, Many Missions"
3808 St. James Church Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27604
Rev. Kim Lamb, Lead Pastor

"One God, One Church, Many Missions"


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worship service schedule

St. James UMC has worship services in two styles over three services each Sunday morning. Our traditional style worship is held at 8:30 and 11:15 each week in the Sanctuary.
   our nontraditional worship service, is held on Sunday mornings at 9:30 in Carson Hall. Click on either style of worship to learn more about those services!

Nursery care is offered throughout Sunday morning for infants and children through age 3. Our nurseries are staffed both with paid staff and church member volunteers each week.




Beginning Sunday, February 3rd, Our new worship schedule will be:

  • 8:30-9:15 Sanctuary worship
  • 9:30-10:20 Common Thread worship
  • 10:25-11:10 Discipleship time (formerly called Sunday School)
  • 11:15-12:15 Sanctuary worship

Celebrating our 60th Anniversary!

This month, we will celebrate our 60th anniversary as a church! God has richly blessed us in so many ways, and we will spend the entire month remembering and marching forward! Each week will include focus on specific aspects of our church life. Please put these on your calendars so that we may worship and celebrate together!

    Celebrate With Us:

  • March 6th:     Pancake   Ash Wednesday
    Men's Pancake supper celebrating men's ministry past, present & future, followed by Ash Wednesday worship service.
  • March 10th:     Potluck
    On Sunday, March 10, we will continue our 60th Anniversary celebration month with a luncheon in Carson Hall at 12:15PM. Our organizing committee is caring for the meat and the dessert, and all of us are invited to bring with us side dishes to share. Please plan now to join in the celebration! The details of how to drop off your dish will be shared in the March 3 bulletin and in the church-wide email for the week before March 10.
  • March 17th:   Methodist University Chorale in Concert at St. James
    Methodist University's premiere touring choral ensemble, the Methodist University Chorale, will contribute to the 11:15 morning service, and then present a concert at St. James United Methodist Church on Sunday, March 17 at 2:00PM. The MU Chorale will present works from different musical epochs with special performances by soloists from the group, MU Chamber Singers, and Ryan Pagels, their accompanist. The ensemble consists of 32 vocalists and performs traditional/advanced choral literature.
  • March 24th:     UMW150   Missions Fair
    Come and learn more about the Opportunities for Mission available at St. James on Sunday, March 24! At the luncheon hosted by our United Methodist Women in celebration of the 150th anniversary of UMW, we will also have information about each of our mission opportunities posted around Carson Hall, with ministry leaders available to answer questions and get you involved! Come and see what is new in missions, and get involved!
  • March 30th:     Habitat
    Final day of missions celebration week with Habitat for Humanity work day. This year St James UMC will be involved in the construction of homes on Skycrest Drive (a short drive down New Hope Road).
  • March 31st:     Forward   
    Marching Forward Sunday - celebrating children's ministry past, present & future

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 The March Newsletter is now available by clicking HERE.