Sermons

“This Chapel is a good part of my story. How about you? Where does St. James the Fisherman fit into your life? What things and events and people really stand out? How has this place ministered to, changed, deepened your life?”

~ Bishop Morgan Porteus, co-founding Clergy,
sermon at the Chapel on August 25, 1991
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Explore some of the sermons below that have been preached at the Chapel over the last several years.

2022

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“The Sound of Sheer Silence”

The Very Rev. Tracey Lind
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The Places You Will Go in Discipleship

The Very Rev. Tracey Lind
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2021

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“Interruption and Healing”

The Very Rev. Tracey Lind
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“The Violence of Political Expediency”

The Very Rev. Tracey Lind
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“Jeremiah, Jesus, and a Summer Chapel”

The Very Rev. Tracey Lind
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“Eucharist: The Mystery of Christ”

The Very Rev. Tracey Lind
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“Do Not Forget . . .”

The Very Rev. Tracey Lind
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2020

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“On the Beach”

2019

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“On the Fiftieth Anniversary of Stonewall”

The Very Rev. Tracey Lind
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“A Marriage Homily”

The Rev. Milton McC. Gatch
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“Ambassadors for Christ”

The Very Rev. Tracey Lind
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“Pray Without Ceasing”

The Very Rev. Tracey Lind
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“Think Globally—Act Locally”

The Very Rev. Tracey Lind
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“Children of God”

The Rev. Joy Caires
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“Jesus’s Rules for Entertaining”

The Very Rev. Tracey Lind
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2018

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“What Does the Lord Require of Us?”

The Rev. Milton McC. Gatch
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“Life Happens in the Interruptions”

The Very Rev. Tracey Lind
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“Amos and Our Times”

The Very Rev. Tracey Lind
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“Discipleship Now”

The Rev. Brenda Husson
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“Busting the Myth of Scarcity with a Meal of Abundance”

The Very Rev. Tracey Lind
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“Singing God’s New Song”

The Very Rev. Stephen E. Carlsen
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“Called to Discipleship”

Ingrid Jacobson, Seminarian
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“The Intimacy of Jesus”

The Rev. Jamie Hamilton
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“Bridging our Divides”

The Very Rev. Robert V. Taylor
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2017

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“What Paul ‘Gets’ About Sin”

The Rev. Danielle Thompson
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“Creator, Redeemer, Sanctifier”

The Rev. Milton McC. Gatch
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“We Become What We Choose”

The Rev. Danielle Thompson
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“How Do We Know God’s Promises Are True?”

The Rev. Danielle Thompson
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“Sowing Seeds for a New Tomorrow”

The Very Rev. Tracey Lind
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“Sixtieth Anniversary Celebration”

The Very Rev. Tracey Lind
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“Pay Attention”

The Very Rev. Tracey Lind
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“Love in Tough Times”

The Rev. Milton McC. Gatch
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2016

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“God Is Working His Purpose Out —and Wants You”

The Rev. Danielle Thompson
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“The Parable of the Good Samaritan”

The Rev. Danielle Thompson
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“Mary, Martha, and the Presence of God”

The Rev. Danielle Thompson
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“Praying the Lord’s Prayer”

The Very Rev. Tracey Lind
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“The Feast of St. James the Fisherman”

The Rt. Rev. Alan Gates
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“How I Met God in a MacDonald’s”

The Very Rev. Tracey Lind
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“Running the Marathon of Faith”

The Very Rev. Tracey Lind
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“In Process but Not Complete; On the Way but Not There Yet”

The Very Rev. Tracey Lind
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“If You Don’t Know God . . .”

The Rev. Stephen Jacobsen
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Archived Sermons of the Rt. Rev. Morgan Porteus, co-founder of the Chapel

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“This Chapel Is a Good Part of My Story”

The Rt. Rev. Morgan F. Porteus
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“Vignettes of Early Chapel History”

The Rt. Rev. Morgan Porteus
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The Chapel of St. James the Fisherman
2317 US-6, Wellfleet, MA 02667
The Chapel is located on the west side of Route 6 on the hill just south of the Post Office and WHAT Theatre Company.

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