St. Francis — Wednesday, October 2, 2013

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ST. FRANCISFriar, 1212  Choral Evensong Wednesday, October 2, 2013   OFFICE HYMN God of the Sparrow, God of the Whale  WORDS: Jaroslav Vajda MUSIC: ROEDER; Carl Schalk PSALM 148:7-14 FIRST LESSON JEREMIAH 12:13-16 MAGNIFICAT Evening Service in D Leo Sowerby (1895-1968) SECOND LESSON MATTHEW 11:25-30 NUNC DIMITTIS Leo Sowerby THE LORD’S PRAYER and RESPONSES COLLECT FOR THE DAY GREETING AND HOMILY ANTHEM – Excerpt from Rejoice in the Lamb, Op. 30 Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) – Text: Christopher Smart (1722-1771) SPOKEN PRAYERS CONCLUDING VERSICLE AND RESPONSE THE BLESSING HYMN – To You O God, All Creatures Sing W: St. Francis of…

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Augustine — Wednesday, May 22, 2013

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Augustine First Archbishop of Canterbury, 605 Choral Evensong Wednesday, May 22, 2013 OPENING PRECES Sung by the choir Richard Ayleward (1626-1669) OFFICE HYMN “The Day Thou Gavest” Sung by everyone from the insert. PSALM 66:1-8 FIRST LESSON 2 CORINTHIANS 5:17-20A MAGNIFICAT St. Paul’s Service Herbert Howells (1892-1983) SECOND LESSON LUKE 5:1-11 NUNC DIMITTIS Herbert Howells RESPONSES, LORD’S PRAYER AND COLLECTS Sung by the choir. COLLECT FOR THE DAY GREETING AND HOMILY ANTHEM For Lo, I Raise Up, op. 145 Music: Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) – Text: Habakkuk 1,2 Judith Overcash and Jacob Sonnenberg, soloists SPOKEN PRAYERS CONCLUDING VERSICLE AND RESPONSE…

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The Martyrs Of The Sudan — Wednesday, May 15, 2013

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The Martyrs Of The Sudan Choral Evensong Wednesday, May 15, 2013 Opening Preces Sung By The Choir Bernard Rose (1916-1996) Office Hymn “Jesu, Jesu, Fill Us With Your Love” Sung By Everyone From The Insert. Psalm 116:10-17Magnificat Short Service in F John Blow (1649-1708) Second Lesson Matthew 24:9-14 Nunc Dimittis John Blow (1649-1708) Responses, Lord’s Prayer And Collects Collect For The Day Greeting And Homily Anthem Valiant For Truth Music: Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) – Text: John Bunyan (1628-1688) Spoken Prayers Concluding Versicle And Response THE BLESSING HYMN ”Day is Done” ORGAN VOLUNTARY The Very Rev. Tracey Lind, Homilist Trinity…

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Dame Julian of Norwich — Wednesday, May 8, 2013

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Dame Julian of Norwich c. 1417 Office Hymn: Mothering God W: Julian of Norwich; Wiebe Janzen – M: French; 17th cent.; Anna Hernandez Psalm 27:5-11 – Please be seated GLORIA First Lesson: Hebrews 10:19-24 Magnificat from the Evening Service in D minor, by Thomas Attwood Walmisley Second Lesson: John 4:23-26 Nunc Dimittis from the Evening Service in D minor, by Thomas Attwood Walmisley Collect: Anthem: As Truly as God is Our Father W: Julian of Norwich – M: William Mathias (1934-1992) Hymn: Sun of My Soul, O Savior Dear W: Luke 24:29, John 14:4-5 – M: HURSLEY; John Keble, 1820,…

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GENOCIDE REMEMBRANCE — Wednesday, April 24, 2013

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Opening Preces Bernard Rose (1916-1996) Office Hymn “O Holy City, Seen Of John” Psalm 70 First Lesson Isaiah 2:2-5 Magnificat Evening Service In A Flat Edmund Rubbra (1901-1986) Second Lesson Matthew 2:13-18 Nunc Dimittis Edmund Rubbra (1901-1986) Responses, Lord’s Prayer And Collects Collect For The Day Greeting And Homily Anthem The Beatitudes Arvo Pärt (B. 1935) Spoken Prayers Concluding Versicle And Response The Blessing Hymn ”Jesus Lives! Thy Terrors Now” Organ Voluntary

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Mary (Molly) Brant (Konwatsijayenni) – April 17, 2013

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Mary (Molly) Brant (Konwatsijayenni) Witness to the Faith among the Mohawks, 1796 Office Hymn: O Gracious Light W: Greek, 3rd cent.; tr. F. Bland Tucker (1895-1984); – M: THE EIGHTH TUNE, Thomas Tallis (1505?-1585) Psalm 111:2-10 – Please be seated GLORIA First Lesson: Sirach (Ecclesiasticus) 15:1-7, 15-19 Magnificat from the Evening Service in C by Hylton Stewart Second Lesson: Matthew 19:28-30 Nunc Dimittis from the Evening Service in C by Hylton Stewart Collect Anthem: Nigra Sum W: Song of Solomon – M: Pablo Casals (1876-1973) Hymn: Jesus Christ is Risen Today W: Lyra Davidica and The New Century Hymnal –…

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer – April 10, 2013

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer Theologian and Martyr, 1945 O Gracious Light (Phos hilaron) Anne Wilson Psalm 119:89-96 GLORIA First Lesson: Romans 6:3-11 Magnificat from the Evening Service by Anne Wilson Second Lesson: Matthew 5:1-12 Nunc Dimittis from the Evening Service by Anne Wilson Collect Anthem: Beati quorum via W: Psalm 119:1 – M: Charles Villiers Stanford Hymn: Jesus, Sovereign, Savior W: Patrick Kirkland – M: KING’S WESTON, Ralph Vaughan Williams The Chamber Choir of Forest Hill Presbyterian Church, Choir Anne Wilson, director Elizabeth Lenti, organist The Rev. Dr. John Lentz, homilist

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Martin Luther King, Jr. – April 3, 2013

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Civil Rights Leader and Martyr, 1968   Office Hymn: Oh Freedom African-American Spiritual Psalm 77:11-20 GLORIA First Lesson: Ephesians 6:10-20 Magnificat from the Evening Service by Richard Farrant Second Lesson: Luke 6:27-36 Collect Nunc Dimittis from the Evening Service by Richard Farrant Anthem: Sing My Soul His Wondrous LoveNed Rorem Hymn: We Shall OvercomeW: Zilphia Horton – M: Frank Hamilton, Guy Carawan and Pete Seeger NEOVoceE Choir Jennifer Cochran, director Elizabeth Lenti, organist The Rt. Rev. Arthur B. Williams, homilist

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Tenebrae: Wednesday in Holy Week

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Wednesday in Holy Week March 27, 2013 6:00PM Tenebrae The name Tenebrae (the Latin word for “darkness” or “shadows”) has for centuries been applied to the ancient monastic night and early morning services (Matins and Lauds) of the last three days of Holy Week, which in medieval times came to be celebrated on the preceding evenings. Apart from the reading or chanting of the Lamentations (in which each verse is introduced by a letter of the Hebrew alphabet), the most conspicuous feature of the service is the gradual extin- guishing of candles and other lights in the church until only…

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Thomas Cranmer – March 20, 2013

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Thomas Cranmer Archbishop of Canterbury and Martyr, 1556 Office Hymn: Eternal Lord of Love W: Thomas H. Cain (b. 1931) M: OLD 124TH, melody Pseaumes octante trios de David, 1551; harm. Charles Winfred Douglas (1867-1944) Psalm 119:73-80 GLORIA First Lesson: Romans 11:13-24 Magnificat from the Evening Service in C by George Dyson Second Lesson: Luke 2:25-35 Nunc Dimittis from the Evening Service in C by George Dyson Collect Anthem: Vox Ultima Crucis W: John Lydgate (1370?-1447); M: William H. Harris (1883-1973) Hymn: All My Hope on God Is Founded W: Joachim Neander, C. 1680; paraphr. by Robert Bridges, 1899; alt….

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