Our 2018-2019 Sunday School kicked off on Sunday, September 9th.
We invite kids from 3 to 8th Grade to join in and learn about the love that Jesus has for them. Sunday school includes morning song, and lessons from the Whirl curriculum, and fun for all who attend!
Sunday School starts after morning services, from 10AM - 11AM.
St. James thank the Youth who attended our morning classes for kids to learn about Jesus. Kids took part in crafts, songs, worship and food to celebrate the gifts God has given to us.
Wed, July 11. 9:00 - 10:30AM
Wed, Aug 15. 9:00 - 10:30AM
Shipwrecked VBS 2018
An Amazing Island Adventure!
Children from throughout the Phillipsburg area were “shipwrecked” the week of July 23 for a weeklong Vacation Bible School (VBS) were they learned about Jesus and had a little summer fun as well. Through the combined efforts of St. James and Grace Lutheran Churches, we were able to serve 39 children and almost 25 volunteers helped to make the week a success! During the week, kids discovered how Jesus rescues us through life’s storms. Our week was filled with incredible Bible-learning experiences with crafts, team-building games, cool Bible songs, tasty treats, and even campfires and smores! Each day we learned how to see God in everyday life—something we called God Sightings.
The children were sad when the week was over and are already asking about next year!
Our active high school youth group traveled to the ELCA Youth gathering June 27th-July 1, 2018 in Houston. Every three years, 30,000 high school youth and their adult leaders from across the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America gather for a week of faith formation known as the ELCA Youth Gathering. Through days spent in interactive learning, worship, Bible study, service and fellowship, young people grow in faith and are challenged and inspired to live their faith in their daily lives. The ELCA Youth Gathering team announces the theme of the 2018 gathering. “This Changes Everything,” based on Ephesians 2:8, “By grace you have been saved..."