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History

1957

Church storefront opened in Bellevue.

1959

Worship services were allowed to fully operate.

2006

Church services were offered at the Golden Hills Seventh Day Adventist Church.

2017

A new church with the same vision.

St. James roots run deep in the Bellevue community

In 1957 a small band of Methodists from Lefler Methodist Church in south Omaha traveled a few miles south to Bellevue and launched a new storefront church on Mission Avenue. Two years later the congregation was chartered and offered worship services at 1501 Franklin Street where it continues to operate today.

Since its inception there have been several additions to the building and to the ministry of the church. Today the church offers two distinct styles of worship. For a couple years until moving into the new facility in 2017, the Contemporary Worship Service was using a church facility rented from the Golden Hills Seventh Day Adventist Church. Ironically, the Golden Hills congregation rented the East campus of St. James in the early 1980’s while their building was being constructed. The East campus located on Franklin Street also offers child care services that has earned Best of Omaha recognition.

We Cater to you

At St. James you will find a variety of worship styles from the rich legacy of a traditional service replete with hymns, choirs, and liturgy to the casual style of a contemporary service with a praise band and use of multi-media elements there is something for everyone’s tastes.

Don't Be Shy. Get In Touch.

If you are interested in working together or learning more about our services, send us an inquiry and we will get back to you as soon as we can!

St. James East
1501 Franklin Street
Bellevue, NE 68005

St. James West
4343 Capehart Road
Bellevue, NE 68123

402-291-3881

Fax: 402-291-1604
Child Care: 402-991-0512
stjames.umc@warmheart.org

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