Latest Sermons

Here you will find the latest sermons preached at St. James. Click on a title to view the full sermon.

The Way of St. James

July 25, 2021 / Commemoration of St. James / Richard Holmer First Reading 1 Kings 19:9-18/ Second Reading Acts 11:27-12:3a / Gospel Mark...

Who Speaks for God?

July 4, 2021 / 6th Sunday after Pentecost / Richard Holmer First Reading Ezekiel 2:1-5 Second Reading 2 Corinthians 12:2-10 / Gospel Mark...

Love Wins

June 27, 2021 / 5th Sunday after Pentecost / Richard Holmer First Reading Lamentations 3:22-33 Second Reading 2 Corinthians 8:7-15 /...

Jesus, Don't You Care?

June 20, 2021 / 4th Sunday after Pentecost / Richard Holmer First Reading Job 38:1-11 Second Reading 2 Corinthians 6:1-13 / Gospel Mark...

Embrace the Mystery

June 13, 2021 / 3rd Sunday after Pentecost / Richard Holmer First Reading Ezekiel 17:22-24 Second Reading 2 Corinthians 5:6-10, 14-17 /...

This Is Us

June 6, 2021 / 2nd Sunday after Pentecost / Richard Holmer First Reading Genesis 3:1-15 Second Reading 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1 / Gospel...

Holy Relationship

May 30, 2021 / Holy Trinity / Richard Holmer First Reading Isaiah 6:108 / Second Reading Romans 8:12-17 / Gospel John 3:1-17 Holy...

Alive In the Spirit

May 23, 2021 / Day of Pentecost / Richard Holmer First Reading Acts 2:1-21 / Second Reading Romans 8:22-27 / Gospel John 15:26-27,...

Choose Wisely

May 16, 2021 / 7th Sunday of Easter/ Richard Holmer First Reading Acts 1:15-17, 21-26 / Second Reading 1 John 5:9-13 / Gospel John...

The Joy of the Lord

May 9, 2021 / 6th Sunday of Easter/ Richard Holmer First Reading Acts 10:44-48 / Second Reading 1 John 5:1-6 / Gospel John 15:9-17 The...

Love and Consequences

May 2, 2021 / 5th Sunday of Easter/ Richard Holmer First Reading Acts 8:26-40 / Second Reading 1 John 4:7-21 / Gospel John 15:1-8 Love...

The Shepherd's Prayer

April 25, 2021 / 4th Sunday of Easter/ Richard Holmer First Reading Acts 4:5-12 / Second Reading 1 John 3:16-24 / Gospel John 10;11-18...

Children of God

April 18, 2021 / Easter Sunday/ Richard Holmer First Reading Acts 3:12-19 / Second Reading 1 John 3:1-7 / Gospel Luke 24:36b-48 Children...

The Whole Truth

April 2, 2021 / Good Friday/ Richard Holmer The Passion according to St. John, chapters 18 and 19 The Whole Truth In a courtroom trial,...

Choosing Real Life

March21, 2021 / 5th Sunday in Lent / Richard Holmer 1st Reading Jeremiah 31:31-34 / 2nd Reading Hebrews 5:5-10 / Gospel John 12:20-33...

Living Eternal Life

March14, 2021 / 4th Sunday in Lent / Richard Holmer 1st Reading Numbers 21:4-9 / 2nd Reading Ephesians 2:1-10 / Gospel John 3:14-21...

The Foolishness of God

March 7, 2021 / 3rd Sunday in Lent / Richard Holmer 1st Reading Exodus 20:1-17 / 2nd Reading 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 / Gospel John 2:13-22...

In the Wilderness

February 21, 2021 / 1st Sunday in Lent / Richard Holmer 1st Reading Genesis 9:8-17 / 2nd Reading 1 Peter 3:18-22 / Gospel Mark 1:9-15 In...

Make Love Your Aim

February 17, 2021 / Ash Wednesday / Richard Holmer 1st Reading Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 / 2nd Reading 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10 / Gospel Matthew...