Worship & Sermons

Current Worship & Sermon

Listen to an audio recording of the current sermon from the St. James Worship Service here:

This audio recording from St. James Lutheran Church for the Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 13th, 2020, includes a Welcome and Prayer, Hymn #385 “Good Christian Friends, Rejoice and Sing”, a Reading from Romans 14:1-12 and the Gospel Reading from Matthew 18:21-35, Pastor David Knapp’s Sermon, titled “A Matter of Life and Death”, Prayers of Intercession, The Lord’s Prayer and The Benediction … and concludes with a Postlude: “Praeambulum in D, WV35” by Heinrich Scheidemann performed by Director of Music Michael Lindner on the St. James Organ …


Worship & Sermon Archive

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This slideshow accompanies an audio recording from St. James Lutheran Church for the Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 6th, 2020, which includes an Opening Welcome and Invocation, Hymn #644 “Although I Speak with Angel’s Tongue”, a Reading from Romans 13:8-14 and the Gospel Reading from Matthew 18:15-20, Pastor David Knapp’s Sermon, titled “Art and Labor”, Prayers of Intercession: A Labor Day Litany, The Lord’s Prayer and The Benediction … and concludes with a Postlude: “Trumpet Tune” by Henry Purcell performed by Director of Music Michael Lindner on the St. James Organ …

This audio recording from St. James Lutheran Church for the Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 6th, 2020, includes an Opening Welcome and Invocation, Hymn #644 “Although I Speak with Angel’s Tongue”, a Reading from Romans 13:8-14 and the Gospel Reading from Matthew 18:15-20, Pastor David Knapp’s Sermon, titled “Art and Labor”, Prayers of Intercession: A Labor Day Litany, The Lord’s Prayer and The Benediction … and concludes with a Postlude: “Trumpet Tune” by Henry Purcell performed by Director of Music Michael Lindner on the St. James Organ …

This slideshow accompanies an audio recording from St. James Lutheran Church for the Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, August 30th, 2020, which includes a Welcome and Invocation, Hymn #645 “Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation”, a Reading from Romans 12:9-21 and the Gospel Reading from Matthew 16:21-28, Pastor David Knapp’s Sermon, titled “Paul’s List” based on Romans 12, Prayers of Intercession, The Lord’s Prayer and Benediction … and concludes with a Postlude: “Fantasia in C, BWV 570” by Johann Sebastian Bach performed by Director of Music Michael Lindner on the St. James Organ …

This audio recording from St. James Lutheran Church for the Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, August 30th, 2020, includes a Welcome and Invocation, Hymn #645 “Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation”, a Reading from Romans 12:9-21 and the Gospel Reading from Matthew 16:21-28, Pastor David Knapp’s Sermon, titled “Paul’s List” based on Romans 12, Prayers of Intercession, The Lord’s Prayer and Benediction … and concludes with a Postlude: “Fantasia in C, BWV 570” by Johann Sebastian Bach performed by Director of Music Michael Lindner on the St. James Organ …

This slideshow accompanies an audio recording from St. James Lutheran Church for the Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, August 23rd, 2020, which includes an Opening Welcome and Prayer, Hymn #654 “The Church’s One Foundation”, a Reading from Romans 12:1-8 and the Gospel Reading from Matthew 16:13-20, Pastor David Knapp’s Sermon, titled “Old Path. New Bridge.”, Prayers of Intercession, The Lord’s Prayer and Blessing … and concludes with a Postlude: “Trumpet Tune on Hanover” by William Gudger performed by Director of Music Michael Lindner on the St. James Organ …

This audio recording from St. James Lutheran Church for the Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, August 23rd, 2020, includes an Opening Welcome and Prayer, Hymn #654 “The Church’s One Foundation”, a Reading from Romans 12:1-8 and the Gospel Reading from Matthew 16:13-20, Pastor David Knapp’s Sermon, titled “Old Path. New Bridge.”, Prayers of Intercession, The Lord’s Prayer and Blessing … and concludes with a Postlude: “Trumpet Tune on Hanover” by William Gudger performed by Director of Music Michael Lindner on the St. James Organ …

This video recording of Jazz Vespers from St. James Lutheran Church for the Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, August 16th, 2020 – In Memory of Carol Wallis – features Mike Horsfall (director and pianist), Valerie Brown (cantor), Laurent Nickel (bass), Brent Follis (drums), and guest musician Stan Bock (trombone) … and includes Gathering Music: “You’re My Everything” by M. Dixon, J. Young. H. Warren, and “Teach Me Tonight” by G. De Paul, S. Cahn; Welcome and Invocation by Pastor David Knapp; Liturgy: Hymn of Light, Thanksgiving for Light, Psalm 141; a Reading from Isaiah 56:1, 6-8; Pastor David Knapp’s Sermon, titled “Death Can’t Stop It”; Music: “We’ll Be Together Again” by C. Fischer, F. Laine; Gospel Canticle; Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer; Benediction … and concludes with Sending Music: “Tree of Knowledge” by M. Horsfall, and “This I Dig Of You” by H. Mobley …