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Music This Sunday: February 23, 2020

Transfiguration of the Lord

Hymns

Hymn of Praise 263
All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name

Hymn of Preparation 190
Swiftly Pass the Clouds of Glory

Hymn of Dedication 192
Lord, the Light of Your Love Is Shining (Shine, Jesus, Shine)

Other Music

Prelude
“Duetto I” from Clavierübung III, BWV 802
—Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Played on the Erben Organ

Introit
“Darum wir billig loben dich” from Cantata 130
—J.S. Bach
Translation: Therefore we rightly praise you and thank you, God, eternally, as also the dear throng of the angels praises you now and always; and ask you, at all times to bid these same be ready to protect your little herd, so that it keeps Your divine word precious.
—Paul Eber (1511–1569)

Anthem
8:30 a.m.
Transfiguration
—Craig Phillips (b. 1961)
Text from Mechtild of Magdeburg (1207–1294), Mark 9:7, and Luke 9:35

11 a.m.
Lord, listen to your children praying
—Ken Medema (b. 1943)
Sung by the Children’s Choir

Offertory
8:30 a.m.
Transfigure us, O Lord
—Bob Hurd (b. 1950)
Text based on Matthew 17:1–9, Mark 9:2–10, and Luke 9:28b–36

11 a.m.
Transfiguration
—Craig Phillips (b. 1961)
Text from Mechtild of Magdeburg (1207–1294), Mark 9:7, and Luke 9:35

Response
Amen
—Richard Proulx

Postlude
Improvisation (Toccata)
—Steven Seigart (b. 1990)

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Music This Sunday: February 16, 2020

Sixth Sunday After Epiphany

Hymns

Hymn of Praise 307
God of Grace and God of Glory

Hymn of Preparation 815
Give to the Winds Thy Fears

Hymn of Dedication 313
How Firm a Foundation

Other Music

Prelude
Prelude founded on an Irish melody, op 101, no. 6
—Charles Villiers Stanford (1852–1924)

Introit
Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
—Jeremiah Ingalls (1764–1838)
Text by Richard Hutchins (c. 1740–1790)

Anthem
Beati quorum via, op. 38, no. 3
—C. V. Stanford
Translation: Blessed are those whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the Lord.
Text from Psalm 119:1

Offertory
I give to you a new commandment
—Peter Nardone (b. 1965)
Translation of “ubi caritas”:
Where charity is true, God is there.
The love of Christ has gathered us into one.
Let us rejoice and be glad in him.
Let us fear and love the living God.
And from a sincere heart let us love one another.
Text from John 13:34–35 and Ubi caritas (9th century)

Response
God be in my head
—John Rutter (b. 1945)

Postlude
Allegro troppo e pesante, op. 101, no. 2
—C.V. Stanford

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Music This Sunday: February 9, 2020

Fifth Sunday After Epiphany

Hymns

Hymn of Praise 816
If Thou but Trust in God to Guide Thee

Hymn of Preparation 787
God Weeps with Us Who Weep and Mourn

Hymn of Dedication 463
How Firm a Foundation

Other Music

Prelude
Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein, BWV 641
—J.S. Bach (1685–1750)

Introit
Let the heav’n light shine on me
—Spiritual, arr. Roland M. Carter (b. 1942)

Anthem
This little light of mine
—Attrib. to Harry Dixon Loes (1892–1965), arr. Moses Hogan (1957–2003)
Suzanne Karpov Seigart, soprano

Offertory
Gaelic Blessing
—John Rutter (b. 1945)

Response
Amen
—Wendy Matney

Postlude
Toccata in Seven
—John Rutter

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Music This Sunday: February 2, 2020

Fourth Sunday After Epiphany

Hymns

Hymn of Praise 749
Come! Live in the Light
(We Are Called)

Hymn of Preparation 773
Heaven Shall Not Wait

Hymn of Dedication 372
O for a World

Other Music

Prelude
“Berceuse” from 24 Pièces en style libre
—Louis Vierne (1870–1937)

Introit
God, teach us peacemaking
—Steven Seigart (b. 1990)
Text by Jane Parker Huber (1926–2008)

Anthem
8:30 a.m.
The Beatitudes
—Traditional Znamenny chant (c. 1500)
Text from Matthew 5:1–12

11 a.m.
Блажен муж (Blessed is the one) from All-Night Vigil
—Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873–1943)
Translation: Blessed is the one who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked. Alleluia. The Lord knows the way of the righteous, and the way of the wicked will perish. Alleluia. Serve the Lord with fear and rejoice in the Lord with trembling. Alleluia. Blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord. Alleluia. Arise, Lord, save me, my God. Alleluia. The Lord is the savior of the people of the Lord’s blessing. Alleluia. Glory to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit, now and for-ever more. Amen. Alleluia. Glory to You, O God.
Text from Psalm 1:1, 6; Psalm 2:11; Psalm 3:7, 8; and lesser doxology

Offertory
What gift can we bring?
—Jane Marshall (1924–2019)
Text by Jane Marshall

Response
Слава Отцу (Glory to the Father)
—Sergei Rachmaninoff

Postlude
Festival Coronation March
—P.I. Tchaikovsky (1840–1893)
Transcribed by George Bennett

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Music This Sunday: January 26, 2020

Third Sunday After Epiphany

Hymns

Hymn of Praise 744
Arise, Your Light Is Come!

Hymn of Preparation 721
Lord, You Have Come to the Lakeshore

Hymn of Dedication 757
Today We All Are Called to Be Disciples

Other Music

Prelude
Prelude to Te Deum (1692)
—Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643–1704)
Played on the Erben Organ

Introit
Dominus illuminati mea (1699)
—Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Translation:The Lord is my light and my Salvation: whom shall I fear? (Psalm 27:1)
Suzanne Karpov Seigart, soprano
Elise Jenkins, alto

Anthem
Dear Lord and Father of Mankind
—Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848–1918)
Text by John Greenleaf Whitter (1807–1892)

Offertory
8:30
a.m.
“The people that walked in darkness” from Messiah
—G. F. Handel (1685–1759)
Text from Isaiah 9:2
Mike Rowan, baritone

11 a.m.
O nata lux de lumine
— Thomas Tallis (c. 1505–1585)
Translation: O light born of light, Jesus, redeemer of the world, with loving-kindness deign to re-ceive suppliant praise and prayer. Thou who once deigned to be clothed in flesh for the sake of the lost, grant us to be members of thy blessed body.
Text from anonymous 10th-century hymn

Response
Amen
—James MacMillan

Postlude
Improvisation on KINGSFOLD
—Steven Seigart (b. 1990)

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Music This Sunday: January 19, 2020

Second Sunday After Epiphany

Hymns

Hymn of Praise 611
Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee

Hymn of Preparation 66
Every Time I Feel the Spirit

Hymn of Dedication 772
Live Into Hope

Other Music

Prelude
“Aria” from Pastorale, BWV 590
—Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Played on the Erben Organ

Introit

O lamb of God most holy
—Nikolaus Decius (c. 1485–1541)

Anthem
Give me your hand
—Spiritual, arr. Joseph Joubert (b. 1958)

Offertory

“Patiently have I waited” from Christmas Oratorio
—Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Text from Psalm 40:1
Caroline Gordon, soprano

Response
Amen
—Franz Schubert

Postlude
Prelude in E-flat Major, op. 99, no. 3
—Camille Saint-Saëns