Sermons

High School Senior Sermon June 2017

Sunday June 11, 2017 St. James Episcopal – Sermon preached by Kaitlin Griffin, High School Graduate Class of 2017. Good Morning.  My name is Kaitlin Griffin.  I am known as the youngest member of the Griffin family or America’s sweetheart to a small few. Read more

Boy Scout Sunday

Scouts came forward to say their respective oath/promise   Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany, Yr. A Scout Sunday   Micah 6:1-8; Psalm 15; 1 Corinthians 1:18-31; Matthew 5:1-12 Sermon Notes   Scout Introduction Read more

Veterans Day Sermon by Mark Di Ionno

Veterans Day Sermon   by Mark Di Ionno 
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Sermon September 3, 2016 "Tower Of Power"

  September 3, 2016: Jeremiah 18:1-11, Philemon 1-21, Luke 14:25-33 Reverend Melissa Hall, St. James’ Episcopal Church   Tower of Power Read more

Sermon September 25, 2016 "There Are No Do Overs"

September 25, 2016: Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 1 Timothy 6:6-19, Luke 16:19-31 Reverend Melissa Hall, St. James’ Episcopal Church   There Are No Do Overs   This past Friday some middle schoolers were playing a game on our lawn, when conflict struck and I heard these words, “No fair… Do Over!” Read more

Where is God? August 21, 2016 Sermon

August 21, 2016: Jeremiah 1:4-10, Psalm 71:1-6, Hebrews 12:18-29, Luke 13:10-17 Reverend Melissa Hall, St. James’ Episcopal Church Where is God? Read more

A House Divided Sermon August 14, 2016

August 14th 2016, Luke 12:49-56 Reverend Melissa Hall, St James’ Episcopal Church A House Divided Read more
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“What is Your Name?” A sermon preached after the Orlando Massacre

June 19, 2016
​Saint James
The Reverend C. Melissa Hall. Rector
Luke 8:26 Post Orlando Florida “What Is Your Name?” Last Sunday, while we sat and prayed in this sanctuary listening to the beauty of the choir voices and the organ,  a 1000 miles south of here in Orlando, Florida, there was music of another sort filling the air. It was at the site of yet another national devastation. Read more

Confirmation Sermon

This past Sunday morning, the teens from our confirmation class did something unusual. They led the service for us: their community of family, friends, and mentors  - as a way to express their gratitude for what you have done to make St James Church their home and to understand that they are no longer children. Read more

Youth Sermon upon return from Appalachia

Day One; Monday, June 30, 2014 May God’s words alone be spoken, may God’s words alone be heard. Please open your hearts to hear the words of your youth as they reflect on their mission trip . Amen Read more

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