COVID-19 precautions and social distancing practices

Welcome to Saint James Lutheran

146 N Main StGlen Carbon IL

Sunday at 9 AM

Limited in–person worship
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Episode 14: The Trinity

The doctrine of the Trinity – that God is three persons, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit – is at the heart of the Christian faith.

Listen to episode 14: The Trinity of Craving Answers, Craving God on your favorite podcast platform or directly from the episode page.

Women’s Bible Study – No Meeting May 8th – Resuming May 15th

This women’s Bible study is offered to all women ages 19 and older.

Tuesday Morning Men’s Bible Study

New Men’s Bible Study begins Tuesday, May 25th.

Events and Activities

Join us via Zoom!

Join us via Zoom!

Join us Wednesday evenings 7:00 PM for a group study led by Aaron via Zoom. We are discussing C. S. Lewis' book, The Screwtape Letters. Please contact the church office 618-288-6120 for a zoom meeting invitation.

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Weekly Youth Group

Weekly Youth Group

Junior High and Senior High Youth Group, Tuesdays from 6:30–8:00 p.m. Meet for worship, Bible reading, prayer, games, and more!

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Online Bible study

Online Bible study

Join us Sunday at 12:30 p.m. for an online Bible study as we discuss Deuteronomy: Living in Grace & Love

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Get Involved

Mowers Needed!

Mowers Needed!

St. James is looking for volunteers willing to help mow the grass over the coming months. If you are willing to serve in this capacity, please email Joe Rathert at or you can contact Cheryl in the church office 618-288-6120.

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Our youth are going on mission! God has called us to active ministry for an 8 day Mission trip to the White Earth Indian Reservation in Callaway, MN from June 19th-26th. This is open to all Jr. and Sr. High youth as well as our congregation adults. Please sign up in...

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Be in Community

Community is an important part of life in general, but especially important for Spiritual growth. Learn about our Community Groups and consider joining. We’d love to have you.

Service Times

Due to COVID-19 precautions and social distancing guidelines, some in–person services are limited and require all attendees to sign up. All members and guests attending an in–person service should wear face masks and follow all social distancing guidelines.

Sundays at 9 AM
Live on YouTube with limited in–person sign-up

Sundays at 10:15 AM
In–person with no limit


New to the area? Has it been awhile since you were in worship? We are a welcoming group of Christians that look forward to meeting you.

If you have questions regarding our services or need to talk to the pastor, please contact us.

Have Questions?

Questions about what we believe? Maybe your inquiry is just logistical. Or maybe you’ve been Lutheran your whole life and want to talk with the Pastor. Please, ask away!