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This recording for Holy Week, observing Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday, April 9th, 10th, and 11th, 2020, includes Readings from Mark 14 and John 19, the Hymn “O Sacred Head Now Wounded” and after the Sermon “Sonata III: Adagio” by Felix Mendelssohn, performed by Director of Music Michael Lindner, and Pastor David Knapp’s Sermon, titled “Disconnected” … NOTE: Listen to our next recording for Easter Worship at St. James on Sunday, April 12th …


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This recording for Palm/Passion Sunday, April 5th, 2020, includes the First Reading from Matthew 21:1-11, “All Glory Laud and Honor” performed by Director of Music Michael Lindner on the Estey Pipe Organ, Pastor David Knapp’s Sermon, titled “Conundrum and Paradox” … as well as the Second Reading from John 19:13-18 … and finally concludes with “Go to Dark Gethsemane” performed by Director of Music Michael Lindner …

This recording for the Fifth Sunday in Lent, March 29th, 2020, includes Readings from Romans 8:10-11 and Ezekiel 37:1-14, as well as Pastor David Knapp’s Sermon, titled “Connective Tissue” … and concludes with a Miles Davis song, “Seven Steps to Heaven” performed by our St. James Jazz Group …

This recording for the Fourth Sunday in Lent, March 22nd, 2020, includes Readings from Romans 5:1-5 and Luke 10:38-42, as well as Pastor David Knapp’s Sermon, titled “Not Taken Away” … and concludes with a Duke Ellington tune, “Come Sunday” performed by our St. James Jazz Group …

NOTE: There is no recording available of the Service from the Third Sunday in Lent, March 15th, 2020.

This recording is an abridged version of the Service from the Second Sunday in Lent, March 8th, 2020, including the First Reading (Genesis 12:1-4a), Second Reading (Romans 4:1-5, 13-17), Gospel (John 3:1-17), and Pastor David Knapp’s Sermon, titled “Dreams and Risk”

This recording is an abridged version of the Service from the First Sunday in Lent, March 1st, 2020, including the First Reading (Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7), Second Reading (Romans 5:12-19), Gospel (Matthew 4:1-11), and Pastor David Knapp’s Sermon, titled “Stones in Our Pockets”