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St. James Lutheran Church is a small, friendly, diverse, progressive and inclusive group of people, of a variety of ages and backgrounds committed to living the Christian life together.

Our Sunday morning worship style is lively, intimate and participatory.

Worship with communion begins at 10:00 AM. Coffee hour follows.

Babies and children are welcome. We’re wheelchair accessible. Well-behaved animal companions welcome. 

Come and visit. We think you’ll fit right in!

Getting Here

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We are conveniently located near the intersection of Estudillo and Mac Arthur, off of the 580 Freeway. Parking is easy. Walking is easier.

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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.



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Worship with us on Sundays at 10:00 AM and be sure to stay for coffee hour. Join us for community night, once a month on a Wednesday at 6:00 PM, for a delicious home-cooked meal and a time of worship and sharing with one another. We love this! Sing with the choir. Join the altar guild. Volunteer with the food pantry. Like to garden? Pull weeds and nurture plants in the front yard. Come to bible study. Come as you are.

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By Mail

St. James Lutheran Church
993 Estudillo Avenue
San Leandro, California 94577

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Church Office Hours
Tuesday – Friday
9:30am to 4:00pm

Church and school offices are located on the second floor of Luther Haven/Preschool Building.

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Coming Up

Food Pantry Distribution

1 bag per household; bring ID

3rd Thursday of the Month:    July 17, August 21, Sept 18

11:00 to 11:30 AM, Estudillo Entrance

The Encore Group

A social and support group for women in or thinking about retirement

Sundays, 6:30 to 8:00 PM

For info call the church office

Cross+Gen Worship

A worship service for all generations but especially accessible to children

Sundays, July 13, Aug 10

10:00 AM

Commuter Coffee       Give-Away!

Free coffee for commuters and passers-by on the sidewalk at 993 Estudillo Avenue

Wed, Aug 20, 7:30 to 9:00 AM

God's Work -             Our Hands

A morning of community service

Sunday, Sept 7