Holy Eucharist Rite II at 10:30 a.m. sung by the St. John’s Schola, sermon by the Rev’d Hope Eakins.

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Service Music:

Voluntary    Prelude on Puer nobis    Alec Wyton (1921-2007)

Processional Hymn 208    Alleluia! The strife is o’er, the battle done    Victory

Song of Praise 417    This is the feast   Festival Canticle

Sequence Hymn 193    That Easter day with joy was bright    Puer nobis

Offertory Anthem   This joyful Eastertide    arr. Charles Wood (1866-1926)
Words: George R. Woodward (1848-1926), found at Hymn 192

The tune of popular Easter carol This joyful eastertide is Dutch and first showed up in the 1680s. This arrangement from 1901 is by the Irish composer Charles Wood. He studied with Stanford at the Royal College of Music in London, and he would himself become a Professor of Music there, where his pupils would include Ralph Vaughan Williams and Herbert Howells.

Sanctus S125   Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

Fraction Anthem   Christ our Passover    Jeffrey Rickard (b. 1942)

Communion Anthem    O sons and daughters, let us sing!   O filii et filiae, arr. John Church, 2016
Words: att. Jean Tisserand (15th cent.); tr. John Mason Neale (1818-1866), found at Hymn 206

Closing Hymn 180    He is risen, he is risen!    Unser Herrscher

Voluntary    Trumpet Tune in D     John Stanley (1713-1786)

St. John’s Schola: Claudia Ayer, Anne Harney, Helen Douglas, Nancy Skeele, Stephan Christiansen, Scott Lamlein, Rich Barstow, John Nowacki