Sermons, Media Communications

 

St. James reaches out to provide recordings of our Sunday sermons, on-air TV interviews hosted by Fr. Ranjit, updates of our ever-changing schedule of activities and events, and ways for parishioners and others in our greater community to share their thoughts with us.

Please note that all church services and activities have been cancelled due to health concerns at least through mid-May.    Note that our 9 AM Sunday worship service is being live-streamed each Sunday on Zoom and can be accessed via the links contained in our weekly emails.  To subscribe to the St. James weekly emails, please email a request to stjamesnlweb@gmail.org.

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Available Recordings:

Loving Our Neighbors - St. James Community Spotlight:

Date Type Program
2018-09-27 Video "Keeping It Real with Ranjit, Episode 3", Host: Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Guest: Rev. Carolyn Patierno
2018-08-02 Video "Keeping It Real with Ranjit, Episode 2", Host: Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Guest: Mike DiMauro
2018-06-26 Video "Keeping It Real with Ranjit, Episode 1", Host: Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Guest: Efrain Dominguez, Jr.
 

The "Jesus Movement" in Action - Sermons at St. James:

Date Type Program (2020)
2020-03-08 Audio "Ever Larger Circles of Love", Rev. Dana M. Stivers, Assistant Rector
2020-03-01 Audio "God's Loving Gaze is Upon Us", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2020-02-26 Audio "Our Journey of Introspection During Lent", Rev. Dana M. Stivers, Assistant Rector
2020-02-23 Audio "The Transfiguration Which is Your Destiny", Ms. Deborah Carter, Guest Sermonist
2020-02-16 Audio "Turn Away from the Lesser gods", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2020-02-09 Audio "Salt of the Earth, Light of the World", Rev. Dana M. Stivers, Assistant Rector
2020-02-02 Audio "Two Turtle Doves Offered", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2020-01-26 Audio "Becoming the Instruments We Wish To Be", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2020-01-19 Audio "Twenty-First Century Disciples", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2020-01-12 Audio "The Coastlands Wait for His Teaching", Rev. Rachel Thomas, Guest Sermonist
Date Type Program (2019)
2019-12-24 Audio "The Gift of Those Around Us", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2019-12-22 Audio "Emmanuel - God is With Us", Rev. Ellen Adams, Deacon
2019-12-15 Audio "Mary, The Bearer of Christ", Ms. Frida Berrigan, Guest Sermonist
2019-12-08 Audio "'Original Grace', Lifted Up", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2019-12-01 Audio "Darkness Encouraging Reflection", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2019-11-24 Audio "Grace - Our Triumph Over Shame", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2019-11-10 Audio "Harriet Tubman Inspires Us Today", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2019-11-03 Audio "All Saints, All Blessed", Rev. Patricia Hames, Guest Sermonist
2019-10-20 Audio "Leaving a Scrap of Your Heart Behind", Rev. Robert Bowlin, Parishioner Emeritus
2019-10-13 Audio "Lord, Help Us to Turn", Rev. Ellen Adams, Deacon
2019-10-06 Audio "Saintly Acts on the Southern Border", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2019-09-29 Audio "Enough of Burnt Offerings", John J. Thatamanil, Ph.D., Guest Sermonist
2019-09-22 Audio "Are We Directed Toward God?", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2019-09-15 Audio "Beggars in Search of Water", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2019-09-01 Audio "Opening the Tables of Our Hearts", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2019-08-25 Audio "Moving From Error Into Truth", Rev. Ellen Adams, Deacon
2019-08-18 Audio "Stick Your Neck Out in the Name of God", Rev. Joan Phelps, Guest Rector
2019-08-11 Audio "God's Call to Live in Righteousness", Rev. Joan Phelps, Guest Rector
2019-08-04 Audio "Practice Generous Living - Open Your Hearts", Rev. Joan Phelps, Guest Rector
2019-07-28 Audio "Discipleship: A Radical Act of Love", Rev. Rachel Thomas, Guest Sermonist
2019-07-21 Audio "Be Christ-Centered O Ye Distracted Ones", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2019-07-14 Audio "Find the Good Samaritan Within Yourself", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2019-06-16 Audio "Led, Guided and Formed by The Holy Spirit", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2019-06-09 Audio "Like the Rush of a Violent Wind", Mary Barnett, Parish Intern
2019-06-02 Audio "With Jesus, We Always Have Hope!", Rev. Kimberly Folts, Guest Rector
2019-05-26 Audio "Namaste! Embrace One Another in God's Way", Rev. William Sieburg, Parishioner Emeritus
2019-05-12 Audio "Can We Discern His Voice?", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2019-04-28 Audio "Debating the Resurrection", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2019-04-21 Audio "Easter Lilies in a Sea of Secularity", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2019-04-14 Audio "Let God Be", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2019-04-07 Audio "Fragrance of Kindness, Fragrance of Love", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2019-03-24 Audio "Turn Away from Assumptions Born Out of Ignorance", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2019-03-17 Audio "This Demon Has a Name", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2019-03-03 Audio "Camp Washington: a Space for Reflection and Renewal", Bart Geissinger, Guest Speaker
2019-02-17 Audio "Rooted and Rising: We Shall Not Be Moved", Rev. Dr. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas, Guest Speaker
2019-02-10 Audio "Observing the Season of Racial Healing", Rev. Ellen Adams, Deacon
Date Type Program (2018)
2018-12-23 Audio "The Magnificat: Mary's Revolutionary Song", Rev. Ann Perrott, Guest Speaker
2018-12-09 Audio "Make Room for Strange Angels and Small Voices", Mary Barnett, Parish Intern
2018-11-25 Audio "The Cross of Christ: The Ultimate 'Thin Place'", Rev. Robert Bowlin, Parishioner Emeritus
2018-11-11 Audio "Two Coins in the Treasury", Mary Barnett, Parish Intern
2018-11-04 Audio "Dwelling in The Word", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2018-10-07 Audio "The Many Manifestations of Stewardship", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2018-09-30 Audio "Christianity: A Journey of Transformation", Rev. David Copley, Guest Speaker
2018-09-23 Audio "Hate is Power We Must Witness Against", Rev. Ellen Adams, Deacon
2018-09-16 Audio "Our Mission Trip to Ecuador", Grace Barnum and Ron Ward, Parishioners
2018-09-02 Audio "The Greatest Showman", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2018-08-12 Audio "Our Unity In Christ", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2018-08-05 Audio "Set Aside Some Space for Grace", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2018-07-29 Audio "Let Us Break Bread Together", Rev. Ellen Adams, Deacon
2018-07-08 Audio "Don't Be Afraid to Fail Spectacularly", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2018-06-03 Audio "More Like Jesus, Less Like the Pharisees", Dana Capasso Stivers, Parish Intern
2018-05-27 Audio "Trinity Sunday: Turning Point of the Liturgical Year", Rev. Robert Bowlin, Parishioner Emeritus
2018-05-20 Audio "The Holy Spirit Must Come Down", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2018-05-13 Audio "Disciples in Our Midst", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2018-04-29 Audio "Manifestations of the Risen Christ", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2018-04-22 Audio "That Little Ball Called 'Earth'", Rev. Joan Phelps, Guest Rector
2018-04-15 Audio "Easter Meditation", Rev. Rachel Thomas, Guest Rector
2018-04-08 Audio "Doubt: The Divine Gift", Dana Capasso Stivers, Parish Intern
2018-03-31 Audio "We, Too, Are Called to Risen Life", Dana Capasso Stivers, Parish Intern
2018-03-18 Audio "Make Yourself a Martyr", Dana Capasso Stivers, Parish Intern
2018-03-11 Audio "The Lord is Counting on You", Rev. Florence Clarke, Guest Rector
2018-03-04 Audio "Are You Showing Up in Your Life?", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2018-02-25 Audio "Name Your Adversaries", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2018-02-11 Audio "No Situation Is 'Un-Transfigurable'", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2018-02-04 Audio "What Is It, If Not Prayer?", Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, Rector
2018-01-28 Audio "Love Builds Up", Dana Capasso Stivers, Parish Intern