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 Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost, October 2nd, 2022, includes a Prelude: “Fantasia in E-flat Major” by Johann Pachelbel; Confession and Forgiveness; Gathering Hymn: “All Creatures, Worship God Most High!” ELW 835; Hymn of Praise; First Reading: Habakkuk 1:1-4, 2:1-4; Psalm Anthem: “Occuli Omnium” by Charles Wood; Second Reading: 2 Timothy 1:1-14; Gospel: Luke 17:5-10; Sermon: “If I Were A Rich Man” by Pastor David Knapp; Hymn of the Day: “We Walk by Faith” ELW 635; Prayers; Anthem: “The Eyes of All Wait Upon Thee” by Jean Berger, sung by St. James Choir; Communion; Sending Hymn: “The Church of Christ, in Every Age” ELW 729 … and concludes with a Postlude: “Fugue in A Major” by Friedrich Wilhelm Zachau, 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 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 Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 25th, 2022, includes a Prelude: “O Welt, ich muss dich lassen” by Johannes Brahms; Confession and Forgiveness; Gathering Hymn: “The Night You Gave Us, God, Has Ended” ACS 994; Hymn of Praise; First Reading: Amos 6:1a, 4-7; Psalm 146; Second Reading: 1 Timothy 6:6-19; Gospel: Luke 16:19-31; Sermon: “The Great Reversal” by Sanctuary Choir and Pastor David Knapp; Hymn of the Day: “Precious Lord, Take My Hand” ELW 773; Prayers; Anthem: “Ah, Thou Poor World” by Brahms, sung by St. James Choir; Communion; Sending Hymn: “God of Grace and God of Glory” ELW 705 … and concludes with a Postlude: “God of Grace and God of Glory” by J. Bert Carlson, played by Director of Music Ministry Colin Stave …

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 Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 18th, 2022, features Mike Horsfall (piano), Valarie Griffiths Brown (vocals), Laurent Nickel (bass), Tim Rap (drums), and our special guest artist Mary-Sue Tobin (woodwinds) … and includes a Prelude: “But Not For Me” by G. Gershwin, I. Gershwin, and “Invitation” by B. Kaper, P.F. Webster; Welcome and Invocation by Pastor David Knapp; Processional Verses composed by Marguerite Luc: Hymn of Light, Thanksgiving for Light; Psalm 141; Psalm Prayer; Psalm 113; Reading: 1 Timothy 2:1-7; Reflection by Pastor David Knapp; Song: “Yesterdays” by J. Kern, O. Harbach; Gospel Canticle; Announcements; Prayers and The Lord’s Prayer; The Blessing; Sending Hymn: “Wade in the Water” ELW 459 … and concludes with Sending Music: “Indian Summer” by A. Dublin, V. Herbert, and “La Paz del Señor” by A. Ruuth …

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 Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 18th, 2022, includes a Prelude: “Kyrie” by François Couperin; Confession Prayer as School Begins; Rally Day Hymn: “I Love to Tell the Story” ELW 661; Hymn of Praise; First Reading: Amos 8:4-7; Psalm 113; Second Reading: 1 Timothy 2:1-7; Gospel: Luke 16:1-13; Sermon: “Amos Isn’t Happy” by Pastor David Knapp; Hymn of the Day: “Canticle of the Turning” ELW 723; Prayers; Anthem: “Give Us a Pure Heart” by Christopher Willcock, sung by St. James Choir; Communion; Sending Hymn: “Let Justice Flow Like Streams” ELW 717 … and concludes with a Postlude: “Let Justice Flow Like Streams” by Healey Willan, 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 Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 11th, 2022, includes a Prelude: “Adagio in D minor” by John Stanley; Confession and Forgiveness; Gathering Hymn: “Look Who Gathers at Christ’s Table” ACS 977; Hymn of Praise; First Reading: Exodus 32:7-14; Psalm 51:1-10; Second Reading: 1 Timothy 1:12-17; Gospel: Luke 15:1-10; Sermon: “When God Disappears” by Pastor David Knapp; Hymn of the Day: “The King of Love My Shepherd Is” ELW 502; Prayers; Anthem: “Most Glorious Lord of Life” by William H. Harris, sung by St. James Choir; Communion; Sending Hymn: “Lord, Speak to Us, That We May Speak” ELW 676 … and concludes with a Postlude: Improvisation on “National Anthem”, 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 Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 4th, 2022, includes a Prelude: “O God Beyond All Praising” by Robert Buckley Farlee; Confession and Forgiveness; Gathering Hymn: “O God Beyond All Praising” ELW 880; Hymn of Praise; First Reading: Deuteronomy 30:15-20; Psalm 1; Second Reading: Philemon 1-21; Gospel: Luke 14:25-33; Sermon: “Decisions – Decisions” by Pastor David Knapp; Hymn of the Day: “You Are Mine” ELW 581; Prayers; Music: “How Can I Keep From Singing” arr. Richard Walters, sung by Caitlin Stave; Communion; Sending Hymn: “For the Fruit of All Creation” ELW 679 … and concludes with a Postlude: “Now Thank We All Our God” by Georg Friedrich Kaufmann, played by Director of Music Ministry Colin Stave …