Seasonal Studies

Wednesday Pastoral Teaching

Starting on January 9, join us on Wednesday mornings at 10:00 a.m. in the Parlor. We will be focus on “The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus” by Amy-Jill Levine. Books are available for $10 in the Church office. The schedule for January is included below:

January 9: Introduction and Chapter One

January 16: Chapter Two

January 23: Chapter Three

January 30: WPT will not meet.

New Sunday School Class

A new Sunday School class geared toward parents of young children meets on Sunday mornings at 9:45 a.m. in Room 305. Come as you are, and meet with other people navigating the parenting years. During the class we will study a variety of topics designed to help us grow in our faith, and as parents. For more information, contact Rev. Elizabeth Lobello Edwards at . If you are not a parent of a young child, St. James has other opportunities to connect. Contact Elizabeth to discuss our other options.

Disciple Bible Study

Disciple classes are offered throughout the year. These 30-34 week studies draw participants into the Old and New Testament through reading, reflection, and group discussion. Please contact Rev. Elizabeth for more information ( about the next available class.

Scream-Free Parenting

Join together with other parents in Room 305 to explore the book, Scream Free Parenting: The Revolutionary Approach to Raising Your Kids by Keeping Your Cool. Come as you are (even if you will be late – we understand how hard it is to get out of the house with kids) and meet with other men and women seeking to grow in their faith and support one another as we prayerfully journey through this parenting adventure! Nursery and Sunday School for children and youth is available during this time.Please contact Rev. Elizabeth for more information ( about the class.

Angst Screening and Discussion with Dr. Holly Middleton

Join us at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 13, in St. James’ Fellowship Hall for a screening and discussion of Angst, a documentary designed to raise awareness around anxiety. Learn about how to identify and understand the symptoms of anxiety and how to reach out for help. Cost is $8 for adults; children and youth under 18 can attend for free. Childcare will be available. Learn more and purchase tickets at ( or buy them at the door.