Tagged St. James



Yesterday was my first day as the pastor at St. James Presbyterian Church, and this Sunday will be the first day I preach there in that capacity. So I’ve been reflecting on the concept of passages, how we pass through to new places and new stages and even new ways of being throughout our lives. …

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God is Here, Now

Grace Commons at St. James

A Prayer Among Friends by John Daniel Among other wonders of our lives, we are alive with one another, we walk here in the light of this unlikely world that isn’t ours for long. May we spend generously the time we are given. May we enact our responsibilities as thoroughly as we enjoy our pleasures. …

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New Place, New Ministry, New Possibilities


Soon I will celebrate my 10-year anniversary of ordination. Unbelievable. I have been serving Grace Commons and its predecessor, Wicker Park Grace, for ten years. Even as new possibilities open up, I will continue to serve as the pastor at Grace Commons–but things are changing! Beginning November 1st, I will also become the half-time pastor …

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