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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. On the second Sunday of the month we have Cross+Gen worship, a service for all generations, that really opens up to little ones. Join us for spring and fall evening classes on Wednesdays at 6:00 PM, for a prepared supper together followed by teaching, learning and sharing. We love this! Join a small group. Play an instrument. Come out for exercise. Be part of the altar guild. Volunteer with the food pantry. Like to garden? Pull weeds and nurture plants in the front yard. Bring your kids, bring your selves. Come as you are.

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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:    Oct 16, Nov 20, Dec 18

11:00 to 11:30 AM, Estudillo Entrance

Wednesday Nights together

"Ancestors" Key Figures in Hebrew Scripture

Wednesdays, Oct 1 - Nov 5,        6 PM Dinner, 7 PM Class


Latin-American Dance and Music-inspired exercise!

Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 PM,     call for more info

Cross+Gen Worship

A worship service for all generations, especially accessible to children

Sundays, Oct 12, Nov 9, Dec 14

10:00 AM


Are you ready for an emergency? The next big earthquake?

Join us for 20 minute talks and hands-on demonstrations of cpr, how to use a fire extinguisher, what an earthquake cache looks like, and more. Free hotdogs!

Coming soon, date TBA