Holy Eucharist Rite II at 10:30 a.m. sung by the Youth & Adult Choirs, sermon by the Rev’d Susan Pinkerton.

Worship at Home:

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Service Music:

Voluntary     Autumn Sketches    Carson Cooman (b. 1982)
Herbststimmung (Autumn Mood) –  Herbstfarben (Autumn Colors) – Sonnenuntergang (Sunset)

Three Autumn Sketches after a Watercolor by Maria Willscher (2017) are inspired by a watercolor painting by Maria (Neumann) Willscher (1922–1998) entitled “Herbststimmung.” The three movements explore moods and colors of autumn as reflected in the painting (found elsewhere in the bulletin).

Processional Hymn 657    Love divine, all loves excelling    Hyfrydol

Gloria in excelsis S278     William Mathias (1934-1992)

Sequence Hymn 301    Bread of the world in mercy broken    Rendez à Dieu

Offertory Anthem    The heavens are telling   Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Words: Christian Fürchtegott Gellert based on Psalm 14

The heavens are telling the Lord’s endless glory.
Through all the earth His praise is found.
The seas re-echo the marvelous story:
O man, repeat that glorious sound!
The starry hosts He doth order and number,
He fills the morning’s golden springs,
He wakes the sun from his night-curtain’d slumber;
O man, adore the King of Kings!

The heavens are His and the earth knows His favor,
His power in all things thou dost see;
The Lord of hosts who for ever and ever
Thy God and Father still shall be.
He is thy Maker whose love shall not waver,
A God of wisdom, ever kind;
Praise Him and love Him with all thy endeavor,
In Him salvation shalt thou find.

Sanctus S128    William Mathias

Fraction Anthem S166  Agnus Dei     Gerald Near (b. 1942)

Communion Anthem    Nunc dimittis in D    George Dyson (1883-1964)
Words: The song of Simeon, Luke 2:29-32

Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace according to thy word.
For mine eyes have seen thy salvation,
Which thou hast prepared before the face of all people;
To be a light to lighten the Gentiles and to be the glory of thy people Israel.
Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost.
As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be. World without end, amen.

Hymn in Procession    What a friend we have in Jesus    Converse

Voluntary   Counterpoint on Hyfrydol      Christa Rakich

Organist/Choirmaster: Christa Rakich

Maria (Neumann) Willscher (1922–1998)