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“For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.”

Matthew 18:20 (NIV)

We believe that spiritual growth happens best in connection with others. We strive to provide the opportunity to experience authentic community and spiritual growth. We have all types of groups for all types of people. It’s our intent to share the relevancy of God’s word in every area of your life.

Everyone is welcome here: whatever your story, your background, your life circumstances. We’re here to walk together on the journey of faith and that requires some activity from all of us.

We offer St. James free access to RightNow Media, an online church video library.
Essentially, it’s a Netflix for Bible studies with videos for kids, students, singles, parents and married couples by teachers like Tim Keller and John Piper. All the content can be accessed from a phone, tablet, computer or television.

We offer access to our in house lending library.
Explore all of the great Bible studies we have to offer.

It’s never been easier to find a group here at St. James! You can browse all available options using our new search tool below.

Group Day Time Ages Locations Location Topic Childcare? Status
Agape Study Sunday 9:30-10:30am 55+ St James UMC St James UMC - Room 2-19 General Study Yes Open
Men's Sonday Sunday Sunday 9:30-10:30am 18+ St James UMC St James UMC - Room 2-17 General Study Yes Open
CrossTalk Sunday 11:00am-12:00pm 40+ St James UMC St James UMC - Room 2-21 General Study Yes Open
Deeper Faith Study Sunday 11:00am-12:00pm 15+ St James UMC St James UMC - Room 2-17 Revelation Yes Open
Faith Builders Sunday School Sunday 11:00am-12:00pm 21+ St James UMC - Rm 2 -18 No Open
Thrive Sunday 8:00-9:30pm 21+ St James UMC - Bldg 4 No Open
Prayer Shawl Ministry Monday 10:00am-12:00pm 21+ St James UMC - Rm. 221 No Open
Faithful Fitness Monday 4:00-5:00pm 18+ St James UMC St James UMC - Room 2-20 General Study No Open
Women's Group Monday 6:00-8:00pm 45+ St James UMC (Offsite) General Study No Open
Community Bible Study Monday 7:00-8:30pm 18+ St James UMC St James UMC - Room 2-21 General Study Yes Open
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Lifestyle Ministries

THRIVE : Young Adult Ministry

Thrive is for young adults, ages 18-25, who want to have a great time together through opportunities of weekly study/food/hangtime, regular community service, monthly social events, and annual travel for conference attendance.  For more information, contact Kristina Elsner at

Men’s Ministry

The Men’sMinistry at St. James provides opportunities for men to connect with each other, to grow, and to make difference in the community and the world around them.  If you feel called to lead this ministry, whether through teaching or cooking breakfast, please contact Barbara Brosch at

MASST: Mature Adults Serving Together

MASST is for adults who enjoy meeting others on a regular basis in a fun, lively social setting, both in and outside the church. The group is a good fit for those who would like to serve together as well, supporting St. James and it’s missions. If you would like to join this fun group of outgoing adults or find out more information, please email Lois & Larry Quinn at

United Methodist Women

From it’s beginning in 1869, United Methodist Women has focused on ministries with women, children, and youth. Mission initiatives include providing opportunities to grow spiritually, equipping women and girls to be leaders, providing transformative educational experiences, organizing for growth and flexibility, and working for justice through service and advocacy.  We are excited to announce a newly reorganized chapter of UMW here at St. James!

For additional information on UMW, Contact Janet Moore.