Happening Now at Saint James UMC

This Sunday, March 11 

Encounter: 'The Walk into Danger' will cover the Last Supper, arrest, trial, and torture of Christ. Join us as we continue The Walk series with Pastor Spencer at 9:30am

Join us as we trace the footsteps of Jesus through the gospel of John. This Lent and Easter message series explores the life of Jesus leading up to the Resurrection and is being offered at both 9:30 & 11:00am services. View previous messages at sjlife.com


All events are open to the community, so bring some friends!

Sunday,  March 25

9:30am: Confirmation ceremony and children's palm branch processional 
10:30am-12:30pm:  Children's donkey rides
11:00am:  Walking with Christ Easter Musical 
6:00pm:  Men's Quarterly Dinner 

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Holy Week: March 27-30 from 9:00am-8:00pm

See what took place before Jesus' ultimate victory that Easter morning! Scriptures will come to life with this self-paced, hands on journey through 40 engaging stations. Experience His final hours as you walk with Christ to the cross.  Hours:   Adults: 11am-8pm, C hildren & Groups:  9am-11am. 
Supervision required. Groups contact: jen@sjlife.com

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Thursday, March 29 at 6:00pm

Celebrate the Last Supper with us in the Traditional Sanctuary. 

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Friday, March 30 at 6:00pm

Commemorate the crucifixion of Christ with  us in the Traditional Sanctuary. 

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Saturday, March 31 at 3:00pm

Arts and crafts, snacks, games, giveaways, and egg hunt. Bring a basket and your friends!  

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Sunday, April 1 at  various times

Sunrise at 6:30am,  Contemporary at 9:30 & 11:00am,  Traditional at 9:30 & 11:00am

Time Change 

Sunday, March 11th  clocks are turned  forward  1 hour  (2:00am will then be 3:00am) Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour later on March 11 than the day before.

Upcoming Training  

Prison Ministry training is coming up Saturday, March 24 in Montgomery. Class will be from 8:30am-12:30pm. You must recertify annually to continue ministry at Tutwiler women's facility. This training is only available semi-annually in spring & fall. For more information about prison ministry or training please email: mrsdvkelly@aol.com


Sewing Seeds

Pick up a sewing seeds kit in the lobby on March 18.  Each kit contains materials and instructions to make 4 dresses. Please return finished dresses to the library dropbox and our missions team will distribute them to needy children.

The next Young at Heart will be Tuesday, March 13 at 11:30am. Join us in the Life Center for music by Seniors Choir at Frazer UMC, directed by Joe Pat Cox. Lunch will follow at noon for $6. Register with laura@sjlife.com

March 15 & 29 - Men's Prayer
Join in the Cafe at 6:30am for a time of fellowship and devotion. Donuts and coffee will be served. This event meets every Thursday of the month for prayer except on 4th Thursdays when we meet for breakfast.

March 14 - Men's Lunch
Join us at Dreamland BBQ. This event meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month.

March 22 - Men's Thirsty Thursday
Join us for breakfast, devotional and group discussion from 6:30-7:30am. Cost: $5/person. Breakfast includes: Eggs, Sausage, Biscuits, Gravy, Grits, Coffee & Juice. This event meets the 4th Thursday of each month. 

March 25 - Men's Quarterly Dinner
Join us for BBQ chicken, great fellowship, and remarkable guest speaker John Geiger. Cost: $15/person. This event meets 4 times a year.   Click here to register


VBS will be June 11-13 from 9am-12pm. This is a free event where you will go
on an adventure to an uncharted island and discover the biblical truths that Jesus rescues!  CD's are $5.  Tshirts are $15 (shirts must be ordered by May 20th!)

Dinner is served at 5:15pm and costs $5.00 for 11+ and $2.50 for younger children. No family pays more than $20.  

No dinner on March 14th!

Menu for March 21:

Chicken Divan
Green Salad

Men's Conference

Get ready for GridIron Men's Conference coming June 15-16! Register Here! For more info: browning@sjlife.com or gridironmen.org

new member  

Donnie, Darlene & Abbie Snipes

Rene McKnight

Libby Eubanks

Joe & May James, Gloria

Chuck & Carol Grant

Brad & Maddie Stinson, Rene Caldwell

JW & Logan Waters

Archie & Dr. Patricia Maggard

Owen II, Owen III, Austin & Johna Reese

Tyler & Hayden Hill

Vietnam Veterans Day Event

Spend the 50th anniversary of  National Vietnam
Veterans Day with  Auburn High School as they host a  Welcome Home Ceremony on  March 29  at 6pm.  Official lapel pins and certificates of honor will be presented.  Remarks will be given by Bennie Adkins, James Livingston, and  Joe Galloway. Vietnam-era vehicles will be on display, choral pieces presented, and a light reception will be offered following the ceremony. Register for the event

Saint James United Methodist Church 
9045 Vaughn Road, Montgomery, AL 36117  |  334-277-3037

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