Reaching Out with the Love of Jesus . . . Building Up the Community of Christ
Serving Chicago since 1869, St. James Lutheran Church has sought to create a caring community in the urban context that is welcoming and inviting. Our mission is to reach out with Christ's love to the people of the city, and to create a community of faith here in Chicago.
Who We AreCreated by God the Father and redeemed by Jesus Christ, God the Son, and filled with God the Holy Spirit we live in community with the Triune God.
What We DoIn baptism we are given the Holy Sprit to serve God and our neighbor in the four estates of our lives – family, church, work and world.
How We Do ItIn unity with Christ we imitate his character through our core values of sacrifice, grace, generosity and mercy.
Paul’s letter to this first century congregation in Asia Minor i...