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ST. JAMES UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST

At St. James United Church of Christ, we know that inspiration opens hearts. An open heart is an open mind and an open mind is one that can practice tolerance, experience gratitude and feel the glory of God. It is our belief that God is present in all of us, but His active presence can only be felt through faith in Him. We are dedicated to the service of God and all his people, and our goal is to inspire you through the holiness of our dwelling and our services. We invite you to become a part of our growing congregation.

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St. James United Church of Christ has been actively involved with the Barnesville community since 1950.  We’re really excited to share all the latest updates with you. Check out some of our recent headlines to catch up on everything that is happening in our community.

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Upcoming events at St. James UCC

December 2022

Welcome! Thank you for visiting our website!  All are welcome at St. James UCC so please join us!

 

 December 4th

Worship at 9:45 a.m. with Holy Communion - Third Graders receive their Bibles

​** Coffee hour held in Fellowship Hall after worship

** Sunday School at 11:00 a.m.

** Diaconate Board Meeting 10:45 a.m.

**Board of Trustees Meeting 11:15 a.m.

** RE Board Meeting 11:30 a.m.

**2:00 p.m. Concordia Christmas Concert

 

**  If you cannot join us in person at this time,  join us for worship services shown LIVE that can be viewed at http://rcl.ink/5an at 9:45 a.m. or later on http://rcl.ink/LPT

December 5th

Join us at 8:00 a.m. for our "People's Breakfast" at the Mainline Restaurant in Downer, MN for a casual order off the menu breakfast and fellowship to be shared!  All are welcome to join us! 

December 7th

9:00 a.m. - Rugs & Quilts in Fellowship Hall.  You do not have to know how to sew or quilt to join us!  All are welcome!

12:00 p.m. - Guild Lunch with meeting to follow at 1:00 p.m. - Christmas Cookie Exchange

6:30 p.m. - Christmas Craft Night

December 11th

Worship Service at 9:45 a.m.

** Coffee hour held in Fellowship Hall after worship

** Sunday School Classes at 11:00 a.m.

** Board of Trustees and Search Committee Meeting 11:15 a.m. in the family room

**  If you cannot join us in person at this time,  join us for worship services shown LIVE that can be viewed at http://rcl.ink/5an at 9:45 a.m. or later on http://rcl.ink/LPT

December 12th

Join us at 8:00 a.m. for our "People's Breakfast" at the Mainline Restaurant in Downer, MN for a casual order off the menu breakfast and fellowship to be shared!  All are welcome to join us! 

December 14th

9:00 a.m. - Rugs & Quilts in Fellowship Hall.  You do not have to know how to sew or quilt to join us!  All are welcome!

December 18th

Sunday Worship at 9:45 a.m with Holy Communion & Sunday School Christmas Program

** Coffee hour held in Fellowship Hall after worship, join us to have PIZZA and fellowship

** SANTA WILL BE HERE for the kids and adults to get a picture and sit on his lap to tell him what you want for Christmas!  Join us for the holiday FUN!

**  Christmas Caroling around Barnesville beginning at 2:30 p.m. All are welcome to join!

**  If you cannot join us in person at this time,  join us for worship services shown LIVE that can be viewed at http://rcl.ink/5an at 9:45 a.m. or later on http://rcl.ink/LPT

December 19th

 Join us at 8:00 a.m. for our "People's Breakfast" at the Mainline Restaurant in Downer, MN for a casual order off the menu breakfast and fellowship to be shared!  All are welcome to join us! 

December 21st

9:00 a.m. - Rugs & Quilts in Fellowship Hall.  You do not have to know how to sew or quilt to join us!  All are welcome!

December 24th

Christmas Eve Worship Service at 5:00 p.m.

December 25th

Merry Christmas! Christ is Born!

NO WORSHIP SERVICES TODAY.

December 26th

Join us at 8:00 a.m. for our "People's Breakfast" at the Mainline Restaurant in Downer, MN for a casual order off the menu breakfast and fellowship to be shared!  All are welcome to join us! 

December 28th

9:00 a.m. - Rugs & Quilts in Fellowship Hall.  You do not have to know how to sew or quilt to join us!  All are welcome!

January 1st

Sunday Worship at 9:45 a.m with Holy Communion

** Coffee hour held in Fellowship Hall after worship.  

** No Sunday School Classes.  Classes will resume January 8th.

**  If you cannot join us in person at this time,  join us for worship services shown LIVE that can be viewed at http://rcl.ink/5an at 9:45 a.m. or later on http://rcl.ink/LPT

January 2nd

9:00 a.m. - Rugs & Quilts in Fellowship Hall.  You do not have to know how to sew or quilt to join us!  All are welcome!

January 4th

9:00 a.m. - Rugs & Quilts in Fellowship Hall.  You do not have to know how to sew or quilt to join us!  All are welcome!

12:00 p.m. - Guild Luncheon with meeting to follow at 1:00 p.m.

January 8th

Worship Service at 9:45 a.m.

** Coffee hour held in Fellowship Hall after worship

** Sunday School at 11:00 a.m. Classes Resume.

** Diaconate Board Meeting 10:45 a.m.

**Board of Trustees Meeting 11:15 a.m.

** RE Board Meeting 11:30 a.m.

*  If you cannot join us in person at this time,  join us for worship services shown LIVE that can be viewed at http://rcl.ink/5an at 9:45 a.m. or later on http://rcl.ink/LPT

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Weekly Announcements

December 2022

Worship service at 9:45 a.m. on Sundays

with Holy Communion served on the first

and the third Sunday of each month. 

Sunday School classes begin at 11:00 a.m.

ending at 11:30 a.m. every Sunday during

the months of September through May

each year. All are welcome to join us!

There will be a coffee hour held in 

Fellowship Hall following worship.

 

Our Confirmation classes are every

Wednesday evening from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

from September through April each year.

Our Sunday services are televised LIVE at

9:45 a.m. on YouTube at:

                    http://rcl.ink/5an 

  Please share with a friend or neighbor!

You can see all the past worship services at

a later time by using this link as well:  http://rcl.ink/LPT

Join us on Monday Mornings at 8:00 a.m.

for our "People's Breakfast" at the

Mainline in Downer, MN!  Order off the

menu and enjoy fellowship!  All are

Welcome!

Upcoming Events to Check out!

**Children's Christmas Program

during worship service on

December 18th at 9:45 a.m.

** Santa Clause is coming to visit

on December 18th after worship!

Pizza will be served for all 

following worship!

** Christmas Eve Worship 

Service at 5:00 p.m. for all to

join!

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St. James UCC  Happenings and Photos

We would like to welcome our

Interim Pastor Jim Wilson, and his wife,

Jayanthi, to St. James UCC Barnesville.

Pastor Jim joined us in January 2021 as our

interim Pastor and we are happy to have

him and his wife here with us! 

Please see Newsletter tab at top.

You may view our services LIVE at

9:45 a.m. Sunday mornings or later at

the links listed in the weekly

announcements column. Click on it

and you can choose the service you

wish to watch!  Please check it out so

we can remain connected to each

other in faith.

St James UCC Happenings

Join us Monday Mornings for our "People's Breakfast" held at the Mainline Restaurant in Downer, MN.  It's a casual order off the menu breakfast and fellowship with FUN had by all!  All are welcome to join!

 

 

Rugs & Quilts meeting again on Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m. sharing their creative talents while having fellowship and FUN!!  Please join them! All are welcome!

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St. James UCC Family & Friends Fun & Fellowship Night at the FM Redhawks Baseball Game

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   Potato Days Food Booth 2021

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"Weekly Children's Sermon

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Once a month Family and Friend Activities paid for all to enjoy!  Such as Bowling!  New events each month!

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ABOUT ST. JAMES UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST

Faith. Passion. Community. Worship. These are the cornerstones behind St. James United Church of Christ, and we approach each day with these in mind. Founded in 1948, our Church was established when the Congregational and Reformed Churches merged on the ideals of giving everyone a chance to learn, grow, and define their own religious identity through worship. Becoming a church member means joining a family who, each day, are devoted to expressing their love of God.

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Church Office Hours

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Monday - Thursday

 

Worship

​Sunday: 9:45am

Communion served on the first and the third Sunday of the month.

Sunday School 11:00 a.m.

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Welcome

No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome in this United Church of Christ Congregation as you are, for who you are.  As followers of Christ, we are compelled to seek reconciliation and wholeness in a world that is all too often an unloving place.  Therefore, whether you are a believer, a doubter, or a seeker; whatever your country of origin; whether you are gay, straight, or in-between; in Christ’s love, we welcome you, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit we can work together to usher in Gods Reign of justice, peace, and mercy.

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CONTACT US

201 3rd Street SE

PO Box 369

Barnesville, Mn  56514

218-354-7198 

 

Wheelchair accessible with elevator from the South entrance with fully accessible bathrooms downstairs.

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