Sunday, September 24, 2017

Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost - Sunday, October 1, 2017

Service Music: New Plainsong, David Hurd
  • Organ: Prelude and Fugue in F# minor, BuxWV 146 – Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
  • Opening Hymn: 388 Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken
  • Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16 (Anglican Chant)
  • Gradual Hymn: 447 Lord, We Hear Your Word with Gladness
  • Offertory Hymn: 334 Holy God, We Praise Your Name
  • Anthem: God, Your Glorious Presence – arranged for SATB, flute, and keyboard by Konrad Harley (based on the Largo from Concerto in D Major, RV 95, by Antonio Vivaldi, and the hymn tune Arnsberg by Joachim Neander) (Fiona Strachan, flute)
God, your glorious presence draws us to adore you, and with awe appear before you.
In your holy temple all keep mystic silence, prostrate lie with deepest reverence.
You alone God we own, your our God and Saviour: praise your name forever.
- Text by Gerhard Tersteegen (1697-1769); tr. Frederick William Foster (1760-1835), John Miller (1756-1810), and William Mercer (1811-1873), alt.
  • Communion Hymn: 85 Shepherd of Souls, Refresh and Bless
  • Closing Hymn: 536 Singing Songs of Expectation
  • Organ: Allegro giocoso (Improvisation Op. 150, No. 7) – Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)

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Sunday, September 17, 2017

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost - Sunday, September 24, 2017

Service Music: Merbecke
  • Organ: Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr (All Glory Be to God on High), BWV 676 – Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
  • Opening Hymn: 565 Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah
  • Psalm 145: 1-8 (Anglican Chant)
  • Gradual Hymn: 394 Eternal, Unchanging
  • Offertory Hymn: 292 We Cannot Measure How You Heal
  • Anthem: Jesu, Lead My Footsteps Ever – J. S. Bach, ed. W. Gillies Whittaker
Jesu, lead my footsteps ever,
Ever all my senses guide;
From all ills my doings sever.
Put all else than Thee aside!
Jesu, let thy grace attend me;
From all evil e’er defend me.
- Words translated by Charles Sanford Terry (1864-1936)
  • Communion Hymn: Let Us Break Bread Together
Let us break bread together on our knees;
Let us break bread together on our knees.
When I fall on my knees, with my face to the rising sun,
O Lord, have mercy on me. 
Let us drink wine together on our knees;
Let us drink wine together on our knees.
When I fall on my knees, with my face to the rising sun,
O Lord, have mercy on me. 
Let us praise God together on our knees;
Let us praise God together on our knees.
When I fall on my knees, with my face to the rising sun,
O Lord, have mercy on me. 
- African American spiritual 
  • Closing Hymn: 503 Fight the Good Fight with All Thy Might
  • Organ: Allegro from Concerto Grosso in C Minor – G. F. Handel (1685-1759), arr. Willard Irving Nevins

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Sunday, September 10, 2017

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost - Sunday, September 17, 2017

Service Music: New Plainsong, David Hurd
  • Prelude: Rondo Capriccioso for Piano, Op. 14 – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
  • Opening Hymn: 381 Praise, My Soul
  • Psalm 103:8-13 (Anglican Chant)
  • Gradual Hymn: 397 Praise the One Who Breaks the Darkness
  • Offertory Hymn: 487 Where Charity and Love Prevail
  • Anthem: God of Mercy – Healey Willan (based on the tune Heathlands by Henry Smart)
God of mercy, God of grace, Show the brightness of Thy face:
Shine upon us, Saviour, shine, Fill Thy church with light divine;
And Thy saving health extend Unto earth’s remotest end.

Let the people praise Thee, Lord;Be by all that live adored:
Let the nations shout and sing,Glory to their Saviour King;
At Thy feet their tribute pay,And Thy holy will obey.

Let the people praise Thee, Lord;Earth shall then her fruits afford;
God to man His blessing give,Man to God devoted live;
All below, and all above,One in joy, and light, and love. 
- Words by Henry Francis Lyte (1793-1847)
  • Communion Hymn: 54 Bread of the World, in Mercy Broken
  • Closing Hymn: 226 Through the Red Sea Brought at Last
  • Postlude: Chaconne in C Major, BuxWV 137 – Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707)

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Sunday, September 3, 2017

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost - Sunday, September 10, 2017 – First Choral Sunday

Service Music: New Plainsong, David Hurd
  • Prelude: Cantilène, Op. 43, No. 1 and Fugue “Circulaire,” Op. 43, No. 8 – Rachel Laurin (1961-)
  • Opening Hymn: 349 All People that on Earth Do Dwell
  • Psalm 119:33-40 (said responsively)
  • Gradual Hymn: 480 Lord, Be Thy Word My Guide
  • Offertory Hymn: 645 Come Down, O Love Divine
  • Communion Hymn: 71 Jesus, the Joy of Loving Hearts
  • Closing Hymn: 386 When I Survey the Wondrous Cross
  • Postlude: Toccatina (No. 2 from Twelve Short Pieces, Op. 43) - Rachel Laurin (1961-)

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Sunday, August 20, 2017

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost - Sunday, September 3, 2017

Service Music: New Plainsong, David Hurd
  • Organ: Gavotte avec 6 Doubles – Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764)
  • Opening Hymn: 431 Take Up Your Cross, the Saviour Said
  • Gradual Hymn: 541 As Longs the Hart for Flowing Streams
  • Offertory Hymn: 455 Dear God, Compassionate and Kind
  • Closing Hymn: 347 The God of Abraham Praise
  • Organ: Voluntary in D Minor, Op. 5, No. 8 – John Stanley (1712-1786)

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Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost - Sunday, August 27, 2017

Service Music: Merbecke
  • Prelude: Sonata No. 6 in A Major – Pier Domenico Paradies (1707-1791)
  • Opening Hymn: 391 Sing Ye Praises to the Father
  • Gradual Hymn: 434 The Love of Jesus Calls Us
  • Offertory Hymn: 380 O Worship the King
  • Closing Hymn: 317 Praise the Lord, Sing Hallelujah
  • Postlude: Presto in F Minor (“Pantalon et Colombine”) from Carnaval, Op. 9 – Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost - Sunday, August 20, 2017

Service Music: New Plainsong, David Hurd
  • Prelude: Partita on Jesu, meine Freude (Jesus, My Joy) – Johann Gottfried Walther (1684–1748) (melody by Johann Crüger [1598-1662])
  • Opening Hymn: 508 I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say
  • Gradual Hymn: 647 Spirit of the Living God
  • Offertory Hymn: 378 Crown Him with Many Crowns
  • Closing Hymn: 353 My God, How Endless Is Your Love
  • Postlude: Prelude in G Major - Nicolaus Bruhns (1665-1697)

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