109 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325


We hope you stay in-tune with all things at St. James, not only during weekend worship, but also with all of our additional events and activities. Church is what you make it, and there are a myriad of ways for you to be involved and connected to the church.


We keep a busy schedule at St. James, and with something for everyone. We love vibrant worship services, serving & supporting our community, fellowship, and an active youth program. Check out our Events Page for plenty of events to add to your calendar!

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Our monthly publication, The Messenger has been published by St. James Lutheran Church in Gettysburg since 1909, and it continues to be a regular source of information and inspiration for connecting to happenings at St. James and in the community!

Call or email the office staff to let them know if you’d like to receive a printed copy of The Messenger in the mail every month. Or, you can sign up via the eBlast form above to receive The Messenger electronically (please note, you will receive all email communications from the church if you are receiving the eBlast).

You can find an archive of all the online Messenger posts (without a subscription) by visiting our Messenger Page.

Latest Messenger Posts

The Messenger – December 2022
The calendar graphic is clickable, and then you can zoom to more easily read the text.  December-Calendar A Message From Pastor Andrew 5He went to be registered with Mary, to whom he was engaged and who was expecting a child. 6While they were there, the time came for her to deliver her child. 7And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in bands of cloth, and laid him in a manger, because there was …
The Messenger – November 2022
A printable version of this month’s Messenger with graphics is available to view and download. Or, if all you’re looking for is the text, feel free to scroll! The calendar graphic is clickable, and then you can zoom to more easily read the text.  November Calendar A Message From Pastor Andrew 27“But I say to you that listen, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28bless those who curse you, pray for those who …