16Sunday8:15/10:45 amWorship Service
9:30 amHarvest Dinner Meeting
9:30 amSS/Jr/Sr Youth Study
Monday-Friday9:00 amPreschool
17Monday8:30 amMen's Bible Study
18Tuesday9:00 amQuilters
9:00 amPastor's Winkle Conf. here
7:00 pmChoir Practice
19Wednesday6:30 pmConf/Midweek Classes
6:30 pmWomen's Bible Study begins!
7:30 pmVoters Meeting
Terri on vacation 9/19 - 9/21
21Friday6:00 pmJr. Youth leaves for Spring Hill

To everyone who worked and helped make our outdoor Rally Day Service, lunch, and activities go great! It was a wonderful time together and you all made it happen!
  Thank You! ~ Pastor Brooks

Harvest Dinner Meeting
September 16th at 9:30 am in the Music Library!

Women's Bible Study
"Brave Moms, Brave Kids" by Lee Nienhuis, begins Wednesday, September 19th, at 6:30 pm. Please call Maggie Huls at 1-406-694-3792 with any questions!

Congregational Voters Meeting
Wednesday, September 19th, at 7:30 pm!

Midweek Request
We are in need of one more helper for our Midweek Program. If this is something you can do, please contact Sarah Bernhardt at 231-903-5454. Midweek begins THIS Wednesday, September 12th, at 6:30 pm!!

Men's Bible Study
Monday Morning "8:30 am" Men's Bible Study After our first study last week, we decided to change the time to 8:30 am. If you have any questions, please call Bob Stevens at 894-6297.

Adult Bible Study
Answers in Genesis ~ "God's Word Is Our Foundation" Sign up today for Pastor's Adult Bible study, beginning Sunday, September 30th.

Junior Youth
Sunday morning's will be co-led by Jason Rice and Chelsey Zeller. We are both really excited about getting to know your youth, and working with them on their Christian journey this coming year. We will meet in the blue room upstairs (next to the old library, and Vicar Paul's old office).

For right now Junior Youth Sunday mornings will be 7th and 8th graders. 6th graders will remain with Sunday School through December. There will be NO JUNIOR YOUTH on Sunday 9/23/18. Junior youth will be at Spring Hill.

National Youth Gathering 2019
There is a Youth/Parent meeting next Sunday, September 23rd, at 9:30 am in the Youth House for anyone interested in attending the 2019 NYG!!

Parents of Our College Students
We are looking for your college student's address! Please email it to the church office at or drop it off in the office mailbox!

Library Question
We are missing the DVD, "Noah's Ark; Thinking Outside the Box". The DVD was returned without the DVD inside. There was no name on the sign out card. So, if you borrowed this DVD, can you please check your DVD player...? Thank you for your attention!

St. James 150th Anniversary
St. James Lutheran's 150th Anniversary Celebration is in 2022! Before we know it, this event will be here. We are still looking for names of church members, past and present, that served in the military. Check the poster in the narthex and add anyone we have missed. Thank You! ~ Marge Block & Judy Best

Quilters Request
The Quilters are collecting school supplies for Lutheran World Relief. They are filling 30 backpacks! They will ship them along with the quilts this October.

Items being collected are:

Love Family
Love Family donations are gift cards for offsetting school supplies. Cards to Meijer, Walgreens, Kohls, and gas cards would be wonderful! When you purchase cards from scrip, you can let the person working know they are for the love family and I can collect them. Thank you!

Coming in October
Pew Sisters Bible Study Beginning Thursday, October 4th, at 3:30 pm. We will study 1st & 2nd Samuel! Sign up today so we know how many books to order!

Community Event
Our Redeemer (1215 E Apple Ave, Muskegon) is hosting an Indoor Rummage and Baked Goods Sale on September 21-22, 9AM-2PM. You and your friends are invited to come shop these treasures and stock up on homemade goodies. Proceeds will go to Our Redeemer's Women's Group. If you have any questions, please call Elizabeth at (231) 773-2667.

Senior Youth
Bible Study begins September 16th at 9:30 am in the Youth House. We'll have breakfast and start our life lesson/discussion. Grades 9-12...Please join us!!

Nation Youth Gathering 2019
LCMS 2019 Youth Gathering
Minneapolis - July 11-15, 2019
Sign-up TODAY on the Youth bulletin board!
There is an NYG informational Parent/Youth Meeting on Sunday September 23rd, at 9:30 am in the Youth House.
Anyone interested in going needs to attend! The Age to participate: Entering into 9th grade summer 2019 through 12th grade.

Newsletter Deadline
October Newsletter items are due to the office by Friday, September 21st! You can email your information to!

Church Tent Use
Two tents were purchased in memoriam of Mert and Dorothy Raschke. The tents are 20 ft x 30 ft and are available for rent to St. James members. Family and friends may use the tents but members must call to schedule and submit the fee. The rental fee of $25 per tent per day is to cover replacement parts and the purchase of additional tents. To rent the tents call Melinda O'Connell at 894-9535. There is a crew available to help with set up and take down. Make checks out to St. James Lutheran Church. Availability is first come, first serve.

This WeekNext Week
PRAYER PARTNERSLouie MayvilleGeorge McLaughlin
Merle BernhardtJeff Boulet
COFFEE HOURPat Ramthun & Jennifer MulderRon & Marilee
GREETERSM/M Paul SchroederMarilynn Pierson
M/M Dan OsbornCathy Hissong
MULTI-MEDIAApril LipkaEric Lindstrom
Eric DeremiahFriday Family
Bentz FamilyJustian Family

ELDERSBob WackernagelRusty Streblow
TRUSTEESRon BaileyJoe Goodrich
ACOLYTESAlyssa Goodrich
USHERSTom BlinkJoe Goodrich
Jake BlinkEric Deremiah
Kevin BuchbergerGary Mason
Claude BabcockChristian Mason
ALTAR CARESue Streblow & Becky Winters
PRAYER PARTNERS2ndJordan LohmanTodd Tryska
9thNo 8 am serviceBrian Bentz
16thLouie MayvilleMerle Bernhardt
23rdGeorge McLaughlinJeff Boulet
30thJay MulderJim Campbell
GREETERS2ndLeah StevensDiane Babcock
9thNo greeters today...outdoor service!
16thM/M P SchroederM/M Dan Osborn
23rdMarilynn PiersonCathy Hissong
30thM/M Eric VanderlaanM/M Brad VanBergen
MULTI-MEDIA2ndJeri WondersJackson VanBergen
9thNo multi-media today...outdoor service!
16thApril LipkaEric Deremiah
23rdEric LindstromFriday Family
30thJeri WondersJackson VanBergen
COFFEE2ndNancy & Sarah Bernhardt
9thNo coffee today....outdoor service
16thPat Ramthun & Jennifer Mulder
23rdRon & Marilee Bailey
30thWendy Kessler & Jen Huizenga
NURSERY2ndMeacham Family
9thNo nursery today....outdoor service
16thBentz Family
23rdJustian Family
30thno one scheduled
ALTAR9thSusan Kroll
FLOWERS9thGlenn & Carol Mathews
16thBev Van Frank Family (90th Birthday!)
30thGloria Alvarez