St. James Coburn UMC

Join us for Sunday worship at 9:45am  Note:  We encourage the wearing of masks.  We offer grace and mercy for any who have difficulty wearing masks.  Our sanctuary seating offers more than 6ft. distancing.  We are open and available to all who prefer in person worship and offer online services and by phone sermons at 1-814-422-6238 for any who are not yet ready to return. St. James UMC believes Christ meets us where we are and accepts us as we are.  As followers of Christ we must do the same.  Come, and worship with us.

Holy Week Services:
Palm Sunday is March 28th – 9:45am service Come and get your palm cross.
Holy Thursday is April 1st – “Dining with the Prince of Peace” Service begins at 7pm
Easter Sunday Resurrection Service is April 4th – 8:30am service with special gift for the children.  The Easter offering benefits Centre County Orphan Care Alliance.  [Note the service time is 8:30am, not our usual time of 9:45am.]

Sunday School following the service
Communion Service 1st Sundays using individual all-in-1 cup
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Church Physical address:
501 Main Street, Coburn, PA 16832

Message by Phone:  1-814-422-6238
Online worship:  Sundays 8:30am Facebook Live – Scripture & Message only and Family Service available online

Offerings may be sent to the Church Mailing address:  PO Box 90, Coburn, PA 16832

Theresa M. Heiser, Pastor
Phone: 814-883-9510
Pastor’s Mailing address: PO Box 211, Centre Hall, PA 16828




Ladies Coffee & Conversation every first and third Thursday at 9:30am in the meeting room.  All ladies from anywhere are welcome to chat and sip and bring a treat to share!  Always a great time! 

Soup Kitchen the 4th Tuesday of the month (September – May) in the meeting room.  Helpers needed to prepare soup and deliver it to our shut ins.  To learn more, talk to head soup chef Paula Smith.

Youth Pizza Study is held one Sunday a month September through April from 5-6:30pm. Click here for all the details!


Trustees meet 6:30pm the 1st Wednesday in January, March, May, July, September, November

Ad Board meets 7pm the 1st Wednesday in January, March, May, July, September, November

Saint James Coburn United Methodist Church officers

Lay Leader                                          Chris Hazel

Asst. Lay Leader                                Alma Confer

Financial Chair                                  Michele Breon

Treasurer                                            Tammie Strouse

Church Council Chair                       Paula Smith

Church Council Secretary                Rosanna Mersinger

Safe Sanctuaries Advocate               Rosanna Mersinger

Safe Sanctuaries Coordinator  Kathy Highbaugh


Off in 2021            Larry Breon, Carson Boob

Off in 2022            Eileen Clark, Vivian (Biff) Myers

Audit Committee                        Tom Corman, Rosanna Mersinger

Membership                                Kathy Highbaugh

Penns Valley Charge SPRC meetings

1st Quarter:  Jan 13 2021 7pm at Sprucetown UMC

Penns Valley United Methodist Charge Officers for 2021

Charge SPRC Chair                             vacant

Charge Treasurer                               Kathy Highbaugh  (St. James Coburn)

Charge Secretary                                Tawnya Childs  (Sprucetown)

Lay Member to Annual Conf.          Beth Brown (Sprucetown)

Lay Member to Annual Conf.          Randy Muthersbaugh (Faith)

Lay Member Alternate #1                Kathy Highbaugh  (St. James)

Lay Member Alternate #2                Kelly Trozzo  (Sprucetown)