Discover, Connect, and Grow AT St. James Episcopal
As a new attendee at St. James Episcopal Church in Pentwater, MI, we want to ensure that your experience with us is welcoming and enriching. Here’s what you can expect when you join us for worship and become a part of our church community:
Warm Hospitality: From the moment you walk through our doors, you’ll be greeted with open arms and friendly smiles. Our church family is known for its warm hospitality, and we strive to make everyone feel welcomed and accepted. Whether you’re attending alone, with your family, or with friends, our parishioners will be there to guide you, answer any questions you may have, and assist you in finding your place in our community.
Meaningful Worship: Our worship services are designed to create a sacred space where individuals can encounter God and grow in their faith. The liturgy follows the Book of Common Prayer, incorporating traditional elements and modern expressions of worship. You can expect a blend of scripture readings, prayers, hymns, and a thought-provoking sermon that encourages reflection and spiritual growth. We invite you to participate at your own comfort level, whether that means joining in the singing, engaging in responsive readings, or simply observing and soaking in the atmosphere.
Inclusive Community: At St. James, we believe that everyone is a beloved child of God, and we celebrate the diversity of our congregation. We welcome people from all walks of life, regardless of age, background, or life experiences. Our church community is a place where individuals can connect, build friendships, and find support. We have various ministries, small groups, and social events that provide opportunities for fellowship, learning, and serving together.
Opportunities for Growth and Service: As a new attendee, you’ll have the chance to explore different avenues for spiritual growth and service within our church. We offer educational programs, Bible studies, and discussion groups that delve deeper into matters of faith and encourage personal growth. Additionally, there are numerous volunteer opportunities available where you can actively contribute to the community and make a positive impact. Our church leadership and fellow parishioners are here to guide and support you as you discover your unique gifts and passions.
We are excited to have you join us at St. James Episcopal Church and embark on this spiritual journey together. Our church community is ready to embrace you, offer support, and walk alongside you as you explore your faith and find your place in our loving community.