Sunday, May 29, 2016

Pentecost 3 – June 5, 2016

  • Organ: Pièce héroïque – César Franck (1822-1890)
  • Opening Hymn: 478 Almighty God, Thy Word Is Cast 
  • Psalm: 146 (Metrical Setting): 346 I'll Praise My Maker While I've Breath
  • Gospel Alleluia: 710
All: Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!
Choir: A great prophet has arisen among us! God has visited his people!
All: Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia! 
  • Offertory Hymn: 649 Breathe on Me, Breath of God 
  • Anthem: May thy spirit rest upon us – Quirino Gasparini (1721-1778) 
May Thy spirit rest upon us,
That we in all our ways may serve Thee,
And glorify Thy Holy Name,
And at the last deserve Thy peace.
-Laurence Swinyard 
  • Hymn during Communion: 252 Spirit, Come, Dispel Our Sadness
  • Closing Hymn: 414 God of the Sparrow 
  • Organ: Fanfare in D Major – Joseph C. Bridge (1853-1929)
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Sunday, May 22, 2016

Pentecost 2 – May 29, 2016

  • Organ: Vater unser in Himmelreich (Our Father in Heaven) – Georg Böhm (1661-1733)
  • Opening Hymn: 380 O Worship the King
  • Psalm: 96
  • Offertory Hymn: 637 Come, Holy Ghost, Our Souls Inspire
  • Anthem: Spirit Divine, Attend Our Prayers – Konrad Harley
Spirit divine, attend our prayers, and make our hearts your home;
Descend with all your gracious powers: O come, great Spirit, come!
Come as the light: to us reveal our emptiness and woe,
And lead us in those paths of life where all the righteous go.
Come as the wind, with rushing sound and pentecostal grace,
That all of woman born may see the glory of your face.
Spirit divine, attend our prayers; make this lost world your home;
Descend with all your gracious powers: O come, great Spirit, come! 
-Andrew Reed (1787-1862)
  • Hymn during Communion: 254 O God, the Holy Ghost
  • Closing Hymn: 398 Let Us with a Gladsome Mind
  • Organ: Prelude in G Minor – Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
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Sunday, May 15, 2016

Trinity Sunday – May 22, 2016

  • Organ: Improvisations on “Holy God” (Święty Boże), Op. 38 – Mieczysław Surzyński (1866-1924)
  • Opening Hymn: 1 Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty
  • Psalm: 8
  • Offertory Hymn: 393 Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise
  • Anthem: Alleluia – W. A. Mozart (1756-1791), arranged by Walter Ehret (1918-2009)
  • Hymn during Communion: 256 Yours the Hand That Made Creation
  • Closing Hymn: 322 All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name
  • Organ: Prelude in G Major, BWV 568 – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Pentecost – May 15, 2016

  • Organ: Fantasia and Fugue in D Minor – Matthias Weckmann (1621-1674)
  • Opening Hymn: 249 Wind Who Makes All Winds That Blow
  • Introit for Whitsunday – Healey Willan (1880-1968)
The Spirit of the Lord hath filled the whole world, alleluya:
And that which containeth all things hath knowledge of the voice, alleluya.
Let God arise, and let his enemies be scattered:
Let them also that hate him flee before him.
Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost:
As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be: world without end. Amen.
-from Wisdom 1:7 and Psalm 68:1
  • Psalm: 104:25-35, 37B
  • Offertory Hymn: 655 Holy Spirit, Ever Dwelling
  • Anthem: Come, Holy Ghost – Thomas Attwood (1765-1838)
Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire, and lighten with celestial fire.
Thou the anointing Spirit art, who dost Thy sevenfold gifts impart. 
Thy blessed unction from above is comfort, life, and fire of love.
Enable with perpetual light the dulness of our blinded sight; 
Anoint and cheer our soiled face, with the abundance of Thy grace.
Keep far our foes, give peace at home, where Thou art guide, no ill can come. 
Teach us to know the Father, Son, and Thee of both to be but one,
That through the ages all along, this may be our endless song:
Praise to Thy eternal merit, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. 
- Hymn during Communion: 640 Come, Holy Spirit, Heavenly Dove
  • Closing Hymn: 643 Holy Spirit, Come with Power
  • Organ: Prelude in E Minor, BWV 548 – J. S. Bach
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Sunday, May 1, 2016

Easter 7 – May 8, 2016

  • Organ: Intermezzo (from Organ Sonata No. 4, Op. 98) – Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901)
  • Opening Hymn: 246 Hail, Thou Once Despised Jesus
  • Psalm: 97
  • Gospel Alleluia: 709 (Palestrina)
All: Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!
Choir: I will not leave you desolate, says the Lord; I will come to you.
All: Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!
  • Offertory Hymn: 247 Hail the Day That Sees Him Rise
  • Anthem: To God Sing Praises (from Regina Coeli, K. 108) – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), arr. by Patrick M. Liebergen
  • Hymn during Communion: 248 And Have the Bright Immensities
  • Closing Hymn: 397 Praise the One Who Breaks the Darkness
  • Organ: March from Joshua, HWV 64 – G. F. Handel (1685-1759), transcribed for organ by Pierre Gouin
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