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St. James Apparel Order Window
St. James Apparel Order Window
Feb 1 – Feb 15 all-day
Some members of our congregation have stated that they would be interested in purchasing church apparel, so we have created a web store that will allow you to purchase St. James merchandise–from t-shirts to sweatshirts to hats. The junior high and senior high students will be in charge of running the virtual store. A portion of every purchase will be set aside for the youth, and they will then be in charge of deciding how they will steward the money.The steps to ordering are listed below. go to the St. James[...]
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Office Staff Meeting 9:30 am
Office Staff Meeting
Feb 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 
Women of St. James Faith Forum 9:30 am
Women of St. James Faith Forum
Feb 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
The Women of St. James Faith Forum will meet Tuesday, September 11 in the church library, 9:30-11:00 am. The group will be reading Peter Enns’ Inspiration and Incarnation: Evangelicals and the Problem of the Old Testament. Enns examines some of the content of the Hebrew scriptures that the contemporary Western Christian may consider perplexing or challenging.
CANCELED: Confirmation 6:00 pm
CANCELED: Confirmation
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
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Bells Rehearsal 9:15 am
Bells Rehearsal
Feb 6 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
 
Samaritan Counseling Center’s Lake Forest Exploring Grief 3:00 pm
Samaritan Counseling Center’s Lake Forest Exploring Grief
Feb 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Rescheduled from January 30 which was cancelled due to weather https://www.northshoresamaritan.org/ This program is offered in three new 6-week sessions. Three area congregations are supporting this community program, making it available at no charge to participants. Our Exploring Grief Group provides a confidential, educational, and nonjudgmental environment. It encourages attendees to come to terms with the tremendous loss they are experiencing and continue to find meaning in their lives. This group is led by a professional counselor. To register for any of the 6-week sessions, please contact Denise Kitanovski, JD,[...]
1st Communion Preparation Class 7:00 pm
1st Communion Preparation Class
Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Bible in 90 Days 7:00 pm
Bible in 90 Days
Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
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Sewing Group 10:00 am
Sewing Group
Feb 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
No sewing skills are required. We train! Bring your lunch. Dessert, coffee and tea provided.
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Prayer Team 9:00 am
Prayer Team
Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
 
Adult Fellowship Event – Bocce Ball & Dinner in Highwood 6:00 pm
Adult Fellowship Event – Bocce Ball & Dinner in Highwood
Feb 9 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Authentic Italian Dinner…and Bocce Ball for Dessert! Well not quite, but almost. Adult members and friends are invited to enjoy a homemade Italian dinner, and the option to play Bocce afterwards at the Highwood Bocce Club. The goal is fun for all! Cash bar, $20 per person for dinner only and $30 per person for dinner and Bocce! See the poster on the kiosk for more details – deadline for sign-up is February 4. Questions? Contact sholmstrom@stjameslutheran.org.
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Worship 8:30 am
Worship
Feb 10 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
 
Children’s Choir Rehearsal 9:00 am
Children’s Choir Rehearsal
Feb 10 @ 9:00 am – 9:40 am
 
Choir Rehearsal 9:30 am
Choir Rehearsal
Feb 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 
Highschool Class 9:40 am
Highschool Class
Feb 10 @ 9:40 am – 10:40 am
 
Sunday School 9:40 am
Sunday School
Feb 10 @ 9:40 am – 10:30 am
 
Worship 10:45 am
Worship
Feb 10 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
 
5th-8th Grade Event Laser Tag 4:00 pm
5th-8th Grade Event Laser Tag
Feb 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Laser Tag @ Whirlyball in Vernon Hills Sunday February 10th 4:00-6:00 Bring 35$ for Laser tag & Whirlyball Then onto Portillo’s!
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PADS – Serving meals
PADS – Serving meals
Feb 12 all-day
Deliver 4-5 pm Serve and clean up 5-7:45 pm PADS site is at First Presbyterian Church 219 W Maple Ave, Libertyville
CANCELED Women of St. James Faith Forum 9:30 am
CANCELED Women of St. James Faith Forum
Feb 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
The Women of St. James Faith Forum will meet Tuesday, September 11 in the church library, 9:30-11:00 am. The group will be reading Peter Enns’ Inspiration and Incarnation: Evangelicals and the Problem of the Old Testament. Enns examines some of the content of the Hebrew scriptures that the contemporary Western Christian may consider perplexing or challenging.
Office Staff Meeting 9:30 am
Office Staff Meeting
Feb 12 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 
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Bells Rehearsal 9:15 am
Bells Rehearsal
Feb 13 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
 
Samaritan Counseling Center’s Lake Forest Exploring Grief Group. 3:00 pm
Samaritan Counseling Center’s Lake Forest Exploring Grief Group.
Feb 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
https://www.northshoresamaritan.org/This program is offered in three new 6-week sessions. Three areacongregations are supporting this community program, making itavailable at no charge to participants.Our Exploring Grief Group provides a confidential, educational, andnonjudgmental environment. It encourages attendees to come toterms with the tremendous loss they are experiencing and continueto find meaning in their lives. This group is led by a professionalcounselor.To register for any of the 6-week sessions, please contact DeniseKitanovski, JD, MA, LCPC at 847-446-6955, ext. 22 ordkitanovski@northshoresamaritan.org.March 20
1st Communion Preparation Class 7:00 pm
1st Communion Preparation Class
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Bible in 90 Days 7:00 pm
Bible in 90 Days
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
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Junior Men’s Breakfast 9:00 am
Junior Men’s Breakfast
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
RSVP to Doug Gerber
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Office Staff Meeting 9:30 am
Office Staff Meeting
Feb 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 
Women of St. James Faith Forum 9:30 am
Women of St. James Faith Forum
Feb 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
The Women of St. James Faith Forum will meet Tuesday, September 11 in the church library, 9:30-11:00 am. The group will be reading Peter Enns’ Inspiration and Incarnation: Evangelicals and the Problem of the Old Testament. Enns examines some of the content of the Hebrew scriptures that the contemporary Western Christian may consider perplexing or challenging.
Confirmation 6:00 pm
Confirmation
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
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Worship 8:30 am
Worship
Feb 24 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
 
Children’s Choir Rehearsal 9:00 am
Children’s Choir Rehearsal
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 9:40 am
 
Choir Rehearsal 9:30 am
Choir Rehearsal
Feb 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 
Confirmation Students Worship at St. Mary’s 9:30 am
Confirmation Students Worship at St. Mary’s
Feb 24 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am
The annual field trip to worship with another congregation in our community is set for Sunday, February 24. Students will meet in the church library at 9:30 am, and then depart for the 10:00 am mass at the Church of St. Mary in lake Forest. We will need several parents to serve as drivers and chaperones for this event. Please let me know if you are able to help. The group should be back at St. James by the end of our late service (11:45 am).
Sunday School 9:40 am
Sunday School
Feb 24 @ 9:40 am – 10:30 am
 
Worship 10:45 am
Worship
Feb 24 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
 
Family Game Night 4:00 pm
Family Game Night
Feb 24 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The weather outside is frightful, so please join us for a family game day at St. James on Sunday, February 24 from 4-6 PM. Please bring your favorite games and a dish to share. Sign up on the church kiosk.
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Family Care Closet Items Due
Family Care Closet Items Due
Feb 25 all-day
During February, take a card(s) from the poster on the kiosk and bring items back by this date to help stock the North Chicago Community Partners’ Family Care Closet with needed household staple items.
Social Ministry Committee 7:30 pm
Social Ministry Committee
Feb 25 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
 
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Office Staff Meeting 9:30 am
Office Staff Meeting
Feb 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 
Women of St. James Faith Forum 9:30 am
Women of St. James Faith Forum
Feb 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
The Women of St. James Faith Forum will meet Tuesday, September 11 in the church library, 9:30-11:00 am. The group will be reading Peter Enns’ Inspiration and Incarnation: Evangelicals and the Problem of the Old Testament. Enns examines some of the content of the Hebrew scriptures that the contemporary Western Christian may consider perplexing or challenging.
Confirmation makeup date 6:00 pm
Confirmation makeup date
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
 
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Bells Rehearsal 9:15 am
Bells Rehearsal
Feb 27 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
 
Samaritan Counseling Center’s Lake Forest Exploring Grief Group. 3:00 pm
Samaritan Counseling Center’s Lake Forest Exploring Grief Group.
Feb 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
https://www.northshoresamaritan.org/This program is offered in three new 6-week sessions. Three areacongregations are supporting this community program, making itavailable at no charge to participants.Our Exploring Grief Group provides a confidential, educational, andnonjudgmental environment. It encourages attendees to come toterms with the tremendous loss they are experiencing and continueto find meaning in their lives. This group is led by a professionalcounselor.To register for any of the 6-week sessions, please contact DeniseKitanovski, JD, MA, LCPC at 847-446-6955, ext. 22 ordkitanovski@northshoresamaritan.org.March 20
1st Communion Preparation Class 7:00 pm
1st Communion Preparation Class
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Bible in 90 Days 7:00 pm
Bible in 90 Days
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm