Happening Now at Saint James UMC

Renew Women's Bible Study 

Join us Tuesday's January 23-March 6 at 9:30am and 6:30pm. We will meet in Saint James UMC's Traditional Sanctuary and study the gospel of Mark with anointed teachers: Ann Pemberton, Lana Hayden, & Pat Jones. Click here to register for the study. dianne@sjlife.com. Childcare registration: jen@sjlife.com.


We will be hosting homeless families January 12-21. If you have questions, would like to volunteer or make donations, please contact Brandy Tiblier at docbg@aol.com or 334-324-8353.

Life Groups Start This Week

Life Groups start this Wednesday, January 17th! Sign-up for a group at sjlife.com


Are you ready to take the next step at Saint James?  The Journey  is an opportunity to find your God-given purpose through three classes: Connect, Grow, and Serve. Classes are held in Connection Point at 11:00am and childcare is available.
  • Connect Class: Learn about the Christian faith and membership at Saint James.
  • Grow Class: Recognize your God-given purpose, spiritual gifts, and the tools to strengthen your faith in Christ.
  • Serve Class: Discover how you can use your gifts, talents, and passions to impact the world around you with Christ's love.
Upcoming Dates:

Connect Class: January 28, April 15
Grow Class: February 4, April 22
Serve Class: February 11, April 29

Men's Breakfast & Devotion

Calling all men to a breakfast and devotional January 25th at 6:30am. Thirsty Thursday is held on the last Thursday of each month with a time of teaching and discussion, as well as a $5 breakfast. Feel free to leave when necessary to get to work. Breakfast will include eggs, sausage, biscuits with gravy, grits, coffee and juice. Sign-up here.

21 Days of Prayer & Fasting

For tips on 21 days of prayer and fasting, visit sjlife.com. This is a great opportunity to seek God's voice and honor Him with the first of the year. 


Dream Women's Conference
Experience God's best with passionate communicator & pastor Alex Seeley & spirit-led worship leader Meredith Andrews. Experience a real encounter February 9-10! Signup today at sjlife.com

10k Step Challenge

Join the challenge to take 10,000 steps a day. Let's get moving together! Follow our Facebook group or contact Maggie at maggie@sjlife.com

Holy Land Tour

Find out about this spiritual pilgrimage to the Holy Land with the Spencer's February 19-28, 2018. For more info pick up a brochure in the lobby or email: lester@sjlife.com

Enchanted Forest is the theme for the 6th Annual Pike Road Father Daughter Dance. The forest will come alive from 6-9pm with chocolate fountain, ice cream bar, chicken fingers, veggie tray, pizza and other yummy delights. Photos will be provided by Jennifer's Photo Box! Music provided by The Music Guys. Join us February 3rd at the Saint James UMC. 
Register online at PikeRoadFatherDaughterDance.com  


Wednesday Night Dinner start back this Wednesday, January 17th! We will have a fast friendly option in addition to our regular menu. Dinner is served at 5:15pm and costs $5:00 for 11+ and $2.50 for younger children. No family pays more than $20.  We look forward to serving you and your family this semester! 

Comedian Mark Lowry

See Mark Lowry live Thursday, February 22nd from  7:00-9:30pm at Saint James UMC.  Tickets are $25 and can be purchased here.

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Singer, songwriter, author, and humorist Mark Lowry is best known for penning the Christmas classic "Mary Did You Know?" and singing baritone for the GRAMMY Award-winning Gaither Vocal Band for many years. Lowry, who's entertained audiences since he was 11 years old, has a unique gift of communicating profound Biblical truths through music and storytelling. His life's work features a large catalog of diverse projects including many videos, books, and CDs.

Proceeds will go to Mary Ellen's Hearth. Mary Ellen's Hearth offers hope, help and healing to homeless women and their children throughout the River Region. Donations are tax deductible.

Upward Soccer Registration

Register today! Now through February 8th register for $85. After February 8th cost will go up to $95.  February 15th is the last day to register.  If you would like to coach Upward Soccer, please contact   kari@sjlife.com

January Sermon Series

Do you want to live a life that maximizes your positive impact?  Join us this Sunday as we explore the scriptures, research and experience the top 6 habits of highly impactful people! Implement these habits and you can live a life of impact! View previous messages at sjlife.com

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence,
then, is not an act, but a habit. 
- Aristotle

Be transformed by the renewing
of your mind.
- Romans. 12:2

Come & Go Communion

Join us each Sunday in the Sanctuary for open communion between 9:00-9:30am. This will be a come and go opportunity, where you can take communion and have a time of prayer and reflection. A pastor will be present for prayer. 

Baby Recognition Sunday

If you had a baby in 2017 please contact jen@sjlife.com. We will have baby recognition Sunday on January 28th.


Do lunch differently January 25th! Join us at the Warehouse at noon to find inspiration for your work week, as we feed body and soul.



We are looking for a volunteer to help at the front desk on Thursday afternoons. This includes greeting visitors, and answer incoming phone calls from 12:30-4:30pm each week. Call or email Laura Hughes for more information:  LauraH@sjlife.com  or (334) 481-0724.  Thank you!

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

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