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 – September 2023
August 2023 Events Calendar at St. James Lutheran Church A Message From Pastor Andrew Then Jesus told his disciples,“If any want to become my followers,let them deny themselves and take up their crossand follow me.” – Matthew 16:24 New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof recently wrote an opinion piece entitled America Is Losing Religious Faith.  As the title suggests, Kristof reflects that Americans are becoming significantly less religious – drifting away from churches, praying less, …
The Messenger – August 2023
You can download a copy of The Messenger with graphics. Or if you just want to read the text, keep scrolling! August 2023 Events Calendar at St. James Lutheran Church A Message From Pastor Andrew Now when Jesus heard about the beheading of John the Baptist, he withdrew from there in a boat to a deserted place by himself. But when the crowds heard it, they followed him on foot from the towns. – Matthew 14:13 …