Mort Eliason, 88, died on Jan. 3. Dorothy Eliason, 91, died on Jan. 4. They were members of St. James for about 40 years, having moved from Rock Island to St. Peter, MN in 2001. Both were very active in the life and work of St. James. Here in the obituary.
Calvary – Parking Lot Service
Weather permitting, each Sunday at 10:30 am Pastor Knowles will be outside by the parking lot at Calvary conducting a worship service with communion. You can listen to the service on your car radio.
Starting Nov. 8, Sunday worship services at 10:30 am are cancelled because of the pandemic. More information about activities is on their Facebook page.
Here are some services that you may wish to view online.
Augustana Lutheran, Andover, IL
Easter Lutheran, Eagan, MN
Sundays at 8:00 am
Morning & Evening Prayer
6 am & 7 pm CDT, M-Sat
Sunday – 10:15 am
St. James Worship Service
On Jan. 4 at 2:00 pm and Jan. 18 at 6:30 pm, Pastor Knowles will be available at St. James to offer communion. This is a time to spend a few minutes in prayer and reflection, and receive the sacrament. A brief devotional liturgy will be available. Please wear a mask and maintain social distancing.
We are holding online Bible study (via Zoom) on Jan. 5, 19 and 26 at 6:30 pm.
If you would like to join the study, let Pastor Knowles know by phone or email and he will send you an invitation with the link to join the study. We are currently in the 22nd chapter of the gospel of Luke.
The Annual Congregation Meeting will be at 10:00 am on Sunday, Jan. 24 via Zoom.
The Council continues to meet (via Zoom) on the 3rd Wednesday of the month.
With a few noted exceptions, St. James worship services, and many events and meetings have been cancelled.
Our Monthly Calendar is updated regularly. It includes the events of St. James, All Saints, the community, and selected events at Calvary. Click on any event for further details.
If you have an event to add to this calendar, contact the church office.