Worship & Sermons

Current Worship & Sermon

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This video recording of our 9:30am Worship Service from St. James Lutheran Church (NOTE: During construction we are holding our services at Sixth Church of Christ, Scientist, right next door to St. James) for the Sixth Sunday of Easter, May 22nd, 2022, includes a Prelude: “Voluntary in F” by Samuel Jackson; Thanksgiving for Baptism; Gathering Hymn: “Jerusalem, My Happy Home” ELW 628; Hymn of Praise; First Reading: Acts 16:9-15; Psalm 67; Second Reading: Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5; Gospel: John 14:23-29; Sermon: “Rome or Jerusalem” by Pastor David Knapp; Hymn of the Day: “Healer of our Every Ill” ELW 612; Prayers; Anthem: “Love Divine” by Christoph Willibald Gluck; Communion; Sending Hymn: “On What Has Now Been Sown” ELW 550 … and concludes with a Postlude: “Maestoso in G” by Samuel Jackson, played by Director of Music Ministry Colin Stave …


Worship & Sermon Archive

Click the links below to listen to past sermons from the St. James Worship Service:

This video recording of our 5:00pm Jazz Vespers Service from St. James Lutheran Church (NOTE: During construction we are holding our services at Sixth Church of Christ, Scientist, right next door to St. James) for the Fifth Sunday of Easter, May 15th, 2022, features Mike Horsfall (vibes, piano), Valarie Griffiths Brown (vocals), Skip VonKuske (cello), Brent Follis (drums), and our special guest artist Kevin Deitz (bass) … and includes a Prelude: “I’m Beginning To See The Light” by Ellington, Hodges, James & George, and “Infant Eyes” by Wayne Shorter; Welcome and Invocation by Pastor David Knapp; Processional Verses composed by Marguerite Luc: Hymn of Light, Thanksgiving for Light; Psalm 141; Psalm Prayer; Psalm 148; Reading: Revelation 21:1-6; Reflection: “Moved Into the Neighborhood” by Pastor David Knapp; “I’ve Never Been In Love Before” by Frank Loesser; Gospel Canticle; Announcements; Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer; The Blessing; Sending Hymn: “This Is My Father’s World” ELW 824 … and concludes with Sending Music: “New Beginnings” by Kevin Deitz, and “Voyage” by Kenny Barron …

This video recording of our 9:30am Worship Service from St. James Lutheran Church (NOTE: During construction we are holding our services at Sixth Church of Christ, Scientist, right next door to St. James) for the Fifth Sunday of Easter, May 15th, 2022, includes a Prelude: “Voluntary in G” by Charles Zeuner; Thanksgiving for Baptism; Gathering Hymn: “Awake, O Sleeper, Rise from Death” ELW 452; Hymn of Praise; First Reading: Acts 11:1-18; Psalm 148; Second Reading: Revelation 21:1-6; Gospel: John 13:31-35; Sermon: “Wipe Out – Wipe Up – Wipe Away” by Pastor Heidi Fish; Hymn of the Day: “Day of Delight and Beauty Unbounded” ACS 933; Prayers; Anthem: “If Ye Love Me” by Thomas Tallis; Communion; Sending Hymn: “In Christ There Is No East or West” ELW 650 … and concludes with a Postlude: “Now That Daylight Fills the Sky” by Tallis, played by Director of Music Ministry Colin Stave …

This video recording of our 9:30am Worship Service from St. James Lutheran Church (NOTE: During construction we are holding our services at Sixth Church of Christ, Scientist, right next door to St. James) for the Fourth Sunday of Easter, May 8th, 2022, includes a Prelude: “Pastorale” by Léon Boëllmann; Thanksgiving for Baptism; Gathering Hymn: “The King of Love My Shepherd Is” ELW 502; Hymn of Praise; First Reading: Acts 9:36-43; Psalm 23; Second Reading: Revelation 7:9-17; Gospel: John 10:22-30; Sermon: “The Door Is Open” by Pastor David Knapp; Hymn of the Day: “Savior, like a Shepherd Lead Us” ELW 789; Prayers; Anthem: “My Shepherd Will Supply My Need” arr. Virgil Thomson; Communion; Sending Hymn: “Go, My Children, with My Blessing” ELW 543 … and concludes with a Postlude: “Postlude” by Boëllmann, played by Director of Music Ministry Colin Stave …

This video recording of our 9:30am Worship Service from St. James Lutheran Church (NOTE: During construction we are holding our services at Sixth Church of Christ, Scientist, right next door to St. James) for the Third Sunday of Easter, May 1st, 2022, includes a Prelude: “Reverie Duettina” by William Horatio Clarke; Thanksgiving for Baptism; Gathering Hymn: “Come, Let Us Join Our Cheerful Songs” ELW 847; Hymn of Praise; First Reading: Acts 9:1-20; Psalm 30; Second Reading: Revelation 5:11-14; Gospel: John 21:1-19; Sermon: “Game Show” by Pastor David Knapp; Hymn of the Day: “Lord of All Hopefulness” ELW 765; Prayers; Anthem: “Lamb of God” arr. F. Melius Christiansen; Communion; Sending Hymn: “Christ is Alive! Let Christians Sing” ELW 389 … and concludes with a Postlude: “Voluntary” by Jonathan Battishill, played by Director of Music Ministry Colin Stave …

This video recording of our 9:30am Worship Service from St. James Lutheran Church (held next door during construction at the Sixth Church of Christ, Scientist) for the Second Sunday of Easter, April 24th, 2022, includes a Prelude: “Adagio” by Josef Rheinberger; Thanksgiving for Baptism; Gathering Hymn: “That Easter Day with Joy Was Bright” ELW 384; Hymn of Praise; First Reading: Acts 5:27-32; Psalm 150; Second Reading: Revelation 1:4-8; Gospel: John 20:19-31; Sermon: “Eyes and Ears” by Pastor David Knapp; Hymn of the Day: “All Creatures, Worship God Most High!” (Verses 1-4) ELW 835; Prayers; Anthem: “Peace I Leave with You” by Walter Pelz; Communion; Sending Hymn: “For the Beauty of the Earth” ELW 879 … and concludes with a Postlude: “Fugue in D” by G.F. Handel, played by Director of Music Ministry Colin Stave …