Sermons

Rev. Keli Shipley Cooper | 12.24.21 @ 4:00 p.m.

Joy to the world is my mom’s favorite hymns. I vividly remember singing it in the middle back left of my childhood church. I held whichever stuffed animal I brought that day and stood on top of the pew to see the hymnal my parents held. And here we are, having just sung the words […]

Rev. Rainey Dankel | 11.28.21

WAKING UP TO HOPE “My Lord, what a morning. My Lord, what a morning. Oh, my Lord, what a morning, when the stars begin to fall.” We were on a choir tour in Germany, my husband and I as part of the choir from the university where he taught. We had a broad repertoire of […]

Rev. Keli Shipley Cooper | 11.14.21

"Even in these chaotic times. Climate change, Insurrection. Gun violence even amongst children in our city. War. Rumors of war—these are but the birth pangs. Uncover what is hidden. Keep watch—pay attention—have hope—change—for the world is about to turn."

Rev. Dr. Mark Andrew Jefferson | 11.07.21

St. Paul's celebrates 175 years of ministry in Richmond with a festive service and welcomes guest preacher, The Rev. Dr. Mark Andrew Jefferson, Assistant Professor of Homiletics (Preaching) and the Associate Director of the Deep Calls to Deep Preaching Program at Virginia Theological Seminary.