Welcome

Are you looking for a place to connect? To grow spiritually and serve others? To meet Jesus? St. James is friendly, progressive, and inclusive. We are White, Black, Asian, Hispanic, young, old, straight, LGBTQ, differently abled, single, partnered, with and without children, of various social backgrounds, all committed to loving Jesus and living the Christian life together. 

Worship with communion begins at 10:00 am, led by the Rev. Diane Bowers, Ph.D. Children welcome. Wheelchair accessible. Well-behaved animal companions welcome. Unisex bathroom available.

Come and visit. There is a place for you here.

RainbowHeart WEBWe are a Reconciled
in Christ congregation.

Coming Up at St James


KATIE AND MARTIN GET MARRIED!

Wednesday, July 26, 6 PM Dinner, 7 PM Presentation

Join us to hear the story of how Katharina von Bora and Martin Luther got married. It was an event of personal, political, theological and historical significance, with intrigue, humor and joy. Enjoy a lasagna and salad dinner (small donation requested) followed by the presentation by Pastor Bowers. This event is part of St. James’ observation of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.

ST. JAMES GOES TO THE THEATER

"Arsenic and Old Lace," Sunday, July 23, 2 PM

Members and friends are invited to attend the San Leandro Players' production of Arsenic and Old Lace. The first twelve people to sign up get a free ticket!

PASTOR'S FAREWELL CELEBRATION

Sunday, August 27, 10 AM

All members and friends of the St. James community, past and present, are invited to a worship and farewell celebration for our Pastor Diane Bowers.

YOUTH GROUP

JR. AND SR. HIGH SUMMER SCHEDULE

The Tri-Congregational youth group meets in July for mini-golf, and in August for a pool party at Bay-O-Vista. Want to take part? Call the church office for more information, 510-895-2286 x4.


Middlers, Wednesdays, 5:30 - 7 PM, Epiphany, San Leandro

WOMEN'S BOOK STUDY

SUNDAY EVENINGS, 6:30 PM

COFFEE GIVE-AWAY

3rd THURSDAYS, 7:30-9AM

In front of the church at 993 Estudillo Avenue

FOOD PANTRY DISTRIBUTION

3rd THURSDAYS, 11-11:30AM

In front of the church at 993 Estudillo Avenue

Getting Here

We are conveniently located near the intersection of Estudillo and MacArthur, off of the 580 Freeway. Parking is easy. Walking is easier. Park on Estudillo in front of the church or in our lot in back of the church, accessed from Joaquin Avenue. Lock your bicycle to a pole in the courtyard.

Office Hours

Tuesday – Friday
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Church and school offices are located on the second floor of Luther House Preschool Building. Park in the parking lot off of Joachin Ave., behind the church, and enter throughthe courtyard.