ABSALOM JONES — Wednesday, February 12, 2014

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ABSALOM JONES     Priest, 1818 OPENING PRECES                                                         John Reading (c. 1645-1692)OFFICE HYMN – #529 In Christ There is No East or West                           McKeePSALM 137:1-6 Anglican Chant (C. S. Lang)FIRST LESSON ISAIAH 11: 1-5
MAGNIFICAT – ”Westminster” Service      Herbert Howells (1892-1983)SECOND LESSON JOHN 15: 12-15NUNC DIMITTIS                        …

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Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson — Wednesday, February 05, 2014

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Roger Williams And Anne HutchinsonProphetic Witnesses, 1683, 1643 Choral Evensong Wednesday, December 11, 2013 OFFICE HYMN #29– O Trinity of Blessed Light by Bromley PSALM 133 FIRST LESSON – 1 Peter 1:13-16 MAGNIFICAT – Evening Service in F by John Ireland (1879-1962) SECOND LESSON – Luke 9:51-62 NUNC DIMITTIS — John Ireland LORD’S PRAYER, RESPONSES,AND COLLECTS COLLECT FOR THE DAY GREETING AND HOMILY SPOKEN PRAYERS CONCLUDING VERSICLE AND RESPONSE HYMN – Brightest and Best by Morning Star ORGAN VOLUNTARY The Rt. Rev. Arthur B. Williams, homilistTrinity Cathedral ChoirTodd Wilson, choirmaster Elizabeth Lenti, organist

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Karl Barth — Wednesday, December 11, 2013

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Karl BarthPastor and Theologian 1968 Choral Evensong Wednesday, December 11, 2013 OFFICE HYMN – Comfort, Comfort O My PeopleWORDS: Transl. Psalm 42, Catherine Winkworth, 1863; alt. MUSIC: FREU DICH SEHR; Johannes Olearius, 1671 PSALM 76: 7-12 FIRST LESSON – Jeremiah 30: 23 – 31:6 MAGNIFICAT – Evening Service in E-flat by Edward Bairstow (1874-1946) SECOND LESSON – John 8: 34-36 NUNC DIMITTIS —  Edward Bairstow LORD’S PRAYER, RESPONSES,AND COLLECTS COLLECT FOR THE DAY GREETING AND HOMILY  ANTHEM – My Lord, What a MorningSpiritual, arr. R. Lee Gilliam SPOKEN PRAYERS CONCLUDING VERSICLE AND RESPONSE  HYMN – Lift Up Your Heads, O Mighty Gates W: Thomas Williams’ Psalmodia Evangelica, 1789;…

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John of Damascus — Wednesday, December 4, 2013

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John of DamascusPriest, c. 760 Choral Evensong Wednesday, December 4, 2013 INTROIT – The Advent Prose   Plainsong OPENING PRECES — Bernard Rose (1916-1996) OFFICE HYMN – Return, My PeopleWORDS: James F. D. Martin, 1981; alt.  MUSIC: REPTON; C. Hubert H. Parry, 1888 PSALM 29 FIRST LESSON – ECCLESIASTES 3: 9-14 MAGNIFICAT – Evening Service in G by Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) SECOND LESSON – JOHN 5: 24-27 NUNC DIMITTIS — From the Evening Service in G by Charles Villiers Stanford LORD’S PRAYER, RESPONSES,AND COLLECTS COLLECT FOR THE DAY GREETING AND HOMILY  ANTHEM – The Lord Will Surely ComeWords: Philippians 2 and The Benedictus Antiphon for Advent IV– Music: Gerre Hancock…

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Cecilia — Wednesday, November 20, 2013

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CeciliaMartyr of Rome, c. 280 Choral Evensong Wednesday, November 20, 2013 OPENING PRECES — Bernard Rose (1916-1996) OFFICE HYMN – When in Our Music God is GlorifiedWORDS: F. Pratt Green (1903-2000) MUSIC: ENGELBERG, Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) PSALM 150 FIRST LESSON – REVELATION 15: 1-4 MAGNIFICAT – Short Service Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625) SECOND LESSON – LUKE 10:38-42 NUNC DIMITTIS    Short Service  Orlando Gibbons LORD’S PRAYER, RESPONSES,AND COLLECTS COLLECT FOR THE DAY GREETING AND HOMILY  ANTHEM – Hymn to Saint CeciliaMusic: W. H. Auden (1907-1973) – Music: Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) SPOKEN PRAYERS CONCLUDING VERSICLE AND RESPONSE THE BLESSING 
 THE BLESSING HYMN – Give Thanks for Music-making Art W: Brian Wren (b.1936)…

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Margaret — Wednesday, November 13, 2013

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MargaretQueen of Scotland, 1093 Choral Evensong Wednesday, November 13, 2013 INTROIT — George Dyson (1883-1964) OPENING PRECES — Iain Quinn OFFICE HYMN – God, Who Stretched the Spangled HeavensWORDS: Gen. 5:1-2, Isa. 42:5-9.; Catherine Cameron, 1967 MUSIC: HOLY MANNA; William Moore, 1825 PSALM 112: 1-9 FIRST LESSON – 2 JOHN 1-9 MAGNIFICAT – Evening Service in A-flat Sarah MacDonald SECOND LESSON – LUKE 4: 16-22A NUNC DIMITTIS    Sarah MacDonald LORD’S PRAYER, RESPONSES,AND COLLECTS COLLECT FOR THE DAY GREETING AND HOMILY  ANTHEM – Litany to the Holy SpiritMusic: Peter Hurford (b. 1930) Robert Herrick (1591-1694) SPOKEN PRAYERS CONCLUDING VERSICLE AND RESPONSE THE BLESSING 
 HYMN – God is My…

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William Temple — Wednesday, November 6, 2013

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William Temple Archbishop of Canterbury, 1944 Choral Evensong Wednesday, November 6, 2013 OFFICE HYMN – Christ, Mighty SaviorWORDS: Mozarabic, 10th cent.; tr. Alan G. McDougall (1895-1964) MUSIC: INNISFREE FARM; Richard Wayne Dirksen (1921-2003) PSALM 119: 97-104 FIRST LESSON – EPHESIANS 3: 7-12 MAGNIFICAT – Second Service Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988) SECOND LESSON – JOHN 1: 9-18 NUNC DIMITTIS    Kenneth Leighton RESPONSES, LORD’S PRAYER, AND COLLECTS COLLECT FOR THE DAY GREETING AND HOMILY  ANTHEM – Let All the World in Every Corner SingMusic: Kenneth Leighton Text: George Herbert (1593-1633) SPOKEN PRAYERS CONCLUDING VERSICLE AND RESPONSE THE BLESSING 
 HYMN – The Day Thou GavestW:…

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All Saints — Wednesday, October 30, 2013

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All SaintsChoral Evensong Wednesday, October 30, 2013 INTROIT – Requiem aeternamWalford Davies (1869-1941) OFFICE HYMN – All Praise Be Yours, My God, This Night PSALM 149 FIRST LESSON – DANIEL 7:1-3, 15-18 MAGNIFICAT – Short Service Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623) SECOND LESSON – LUKE 6:20-31 NUNC DIMITTIS – – Short Service    Thomas Weelkes RESPONSES, LORD’S PRAYER, AND COLLECTS COLLECT FOR THE DAY GREETING AND HOMILY  ANTHEM – Justorum animaeWords: Wisdom 3: 1-3 paraphrased in Latin elegiac verse Music: Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) SPOKEN PRAYERS CONCLUDING VERSICLE AND RESPONSE THE BLESSING 
 HYMN Sing Ye Faithful, Sing with Gladness THE BLESSING The Rev. Canon Will…

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St. James Of Jerusalem — Wednesday, October 23, 2013

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St. James Of Jerusalem Brother of Our Lord Jesus Christ, and Martyr, c. 62Choral Evensong Wednesday, October 23, 2013 OFFICE HYMN – O Gracious LightWords: Greek, 3rd cent.; tr. F. Bland Tucker (1895-1984) Music: Conditor Alme Siderum; plainsong, Mode 4 PSALM 1 FIRST LESSON 1CORINTHIANS 15:1-11 MAGNIFICAT – Evening Service in E Philip Moore (b. 1943) SECOND LESSON MATTHEW 13:54-58 NUNC DIMITTIS – Dorian Service Thomas Tallis RESPONSES, LORD’S PRAYER AND COLLECTS COLLECT FOR THE DAY GREETING AND HOMILY (Please be seated) ANTHEM – Ave Maria Music: Gustav Holst (1874-1934) Text: Traditional Christian prayer SPOKEN PRAYERS CONCLUDING VERSICLE AND RESPONSE…

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Teresa Of Avila — Wednesday, October 16, 2013

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TERESA OF AVILA Nun,1582Choral Evensong Wednesday, October 16, 2013 OPENING PRECES – Sung by the choir
 OFFICE HYMN – Most Holy God, the Lord of HeavenWords: Latin; tr. Ann K. LeCroy (b. 1930) Music: DUNEDIN, Vernon Griffiths (b. 1894)Bernard Rose (1916-1996) PSALM 42:1-7 (Please be seated) FIRST LESSON ROMANS 8: 22-27 MAGNIFICAT – Dorian Service Thomas Tallis (1505-1585) SECOND LESSON MATTHEW 5:13-16 NUNC DIMITTIS – Dorian Service Thomas Tallis RESPONSES, LORD’S PRAYER AND COLLECTS COLLECT FOR THE DAY GREETING AND HOMILY (Please be seated) ANTHEM – Laudibus in SanctisWords: Psalm 150 paraphrased in Latin elegiac verse Music: William Byrd (c.1540-1623)…

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