St. James United Church of Christ
Havertown, PA 

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"Faith That Works"

The people of St. James are experiencing a faith that works. Our faith has provided us with a sense of purpose for our lives, direction when we are unsure what to do and comfort when tragedy comes.

Sunday worship service is at 10:30 am. All are welcome.


"Facing Feelings in Faith Communities” 
Worship Series

Sundays, May 29 - July 3, 2016

  In this new worship series, we will be learning about the power of feelings, such as fear, anger, sadness, peace, power, and joy, in faith communities. We will be looking at both the steep cost of being cut off from our feelings, and learn steps we can take to gain affective competence.

May 29 - Fear  (Mark 6:47-52) 
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June 5 - Anger (Psalm 119:53, Mark 3:1-6, Ephesians 4:25-28, John 2:13-17, Exodus 34:6-9, Psalm 78:38, 37;8), Holy Communion
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June 12 - Sadness (Psalm 137:1-6, John 11:28-36, Luke 19:41, John 20:11- 17, Luke 24:13-27)
Guest Preacher: Meagan McLeod and Worship Leader:  Jenn Gonsalves    
June 19 - Peace (John 14:27, Isaiah 2:4b, Isaiah 11:6-9, Psalm 139:8-16, Psalm 37:3-7, 46:5-11, Luke 24:36-43), Graduate Recognition
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June 26 - Power/Agency (Mark 7:24-30, Luke 1:46-55, Luke 4:16-22, John 14:12-14, Phil. 4:8-9, 13), Intergenerational Mission Trip Commissioning
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July 3 - Joy (Luke 1:44-49, John 15:9-11, John 16:19-24, Matthew 18:1-5) and Holy Communion

Past sermons in this series are available to read by clicking the "Access sermon" link below the sermon date.

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Open & Affirming 

In February 2014, the congregation at St. James voted unanimously to become an Open and Affirming Congregation.  The St. James ONA Statement begins: 

The people of St. James United Church of Christ in Havertown, Pennsylvania, affirm our belief that every person has dignity and worth and is a beloved child of God..... We welcome all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and condemn all acts of violence and discrimination against people because of their sexual orientation or gender identification... (click here to read our entire statement)

For your comfort & convenience, St. James UCC offers: 
Free Parking 
Wheelchair Accessible
Nursery Care During Worship
Open & Affirming Congregation



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