WORSHIP SERVICES - Sundays at 9:00 a.m.
SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES - Sundays at 10:00 a.m. during the school year

"Come and See" said Jesus in John 1:39.

We invite you to come and see what St. James Lutheran has to offer. We offer you many opportunities to find the comfort and rest of knowing Jesus Christ as our Lord. Through our opportunities for worship, Christian education, fellowship and many other activities plus our community support and outreach, we hope you will find what you have been searching for. So, come and see. We are here to welcome you.

Learn About Us
  • Sanctuary of St. James Lutheran Church

  • Sanctuary of St. James Lutheran Church

  • 2016 Confirmation Class
  • VBS Program

  • One of our quilters for Lutheran World Relief

News & Announcements





On Sunday, May 22 St. James will have 5 high school seniors graduating from North Butler and 2 high school seniors graduating from Aplington-Parkersburg. A reception for these 7 young people will be held after the worship service onSunday, May 22. CONGRATULATIONS!!


Last day for Sunday School class will be Sunday, May 8th. Class will resume on September 11th, 2016



Allison Community VBS will be held Monday, June 27 thru Thursday, June 30. The following Allison Churches hosts the VBS: St. James Lutheran, New Life Lutheran, Trinity Reformed Church and the Allison Congregational Church. Children entering first thru sixth grades will have classes at St. James Lutheran with the Riverside Counselors running their classes. Children pre-school thru children entering kindergarten will have their classes at the Allison Congregational Church with volunteers running their classes. There is no cost for children to attend. Registration for the classes MUST be turned in by June30 to attend. Questions please call Daleth Pothast at 319-415-9683.























Church Calendar


2015 & 2016 Baptisms

Charlee Amber Bernhardt - March 22, Daughter of Autumn Ackerman and Cory Bernhardt

Alison Jo Toneff - May 3, daughter of Chad & Jessica Toneff

Jorja Jean Stauffer - May 10, daughter of Jeremy & Jean Stauffer

Aleigha Jean Marie Rademaker - -June 21, daughter of Devan & Olivia Rademaker

Cora Gail Barnett - June 28 and Lila Shae Barnett - June 28, daughters of Shane & Kristi Barnett

Adaline Silver Ries, July 26 daughter of Tonia Silver & Justin Ries

Kaylee Rose Brinkman, Nov. 14, daughter of Taylor Boeckmann & Tyler Brinkman

Brecken Lane Kiewiet, Nov. 14, son of Maggie Boweckmann & Cody Kiewiet

Emma Jo Michelle Schmidt, Nov. 15, daughter of Samantha Schmidt & John Benskin

John David Benskin, Nov. 15

Lance William Wubbena, Dec. 27 son of Matt & Amy Wubbena



2016 Weddings





2015 & 2016 Deaths

Gail Henrichs - January 1

Fern Wiebke - March 4

Jean Folkerts - March 21

Michele Mennen- September 2

Berdene Steer - November 18


In the Spotlight

Luther League Easter Breakfast