Holy Eucharist Rite II at 8:00 and 10:30 a.m. sung by the Youth & Adult Choirs, sermon by the Rev’d Susan Pinkerton.
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Voluntary Trumpet Voluntary Henry Heron (1738-1795)
Gymnopedie No. 1 Eric Satie (1866-1925), arr. for organ by Ted Babbitt
Processional Hymn 205 Good Christians all, rejoice and sing Gelobt sei Gott
Song of Praise 417 This is the feast Festival Canticle
Sequence Hymn 256 A light from heaven shone around Cornish
Offertory Anthem The stone is rolled away Victor C. Johnson (b. 1978)
The stone is rolled away, hallelujah! The Lord is risen from the grave, the stone is rolled away.
Sanctus S125 Richard Proulx (1937-2010)
Fraction Anthem Christ our Passover Jeffrey Rickard (b. 1942)
Communion Motet Ubi caritas Ola Gjeilo (b. 1978)
Words from the Maundy Thursday liturgy
- Ubi caritas et amor, Deus ibi est. Congregavit nos in unum Christi amor.
Exsultemus, et in ipso jucundemur. Timeamus, et amemus Deum vivum.
Et ex corde diligamus nos sincero.
- Where charity and love are, God is there. Christ’s love has gathered us into one.
Let us rejoice and be pleased in him. Let us fear, and let us love the living God.
And may we love each other with a sincere heart.
Ola Gjeilo writes: The first time I sang in a choir was in high school; I went to a music high school in Norway and choir was obligatory. I loved it from the very first rehearsal, and the first piece we read through was Maurice Duruflé’s Ubi Caritas. It will always be one of my favorite choral works of all time; to me, it’s the perfect a cappella piece. So when I set the same text myself a few years later, it was inevitable that the Duruflé would influence it, and it did. While Duruflé used an existing, traditional chant in his piece, I used chant more as a general inspiration, while also echoing the form and dynamic range of his incomparable setting of the text.
Hymn in Procession 535 Ye servants of God, your Master proclaim Paderborn
Voluntary Jerusalem C. Hubert H. Parry (1848-1918)
Today’s closing voluntary celebrates four years of the Rev’d Susan Pinkerton’s ministry with us. Far from just an Anglophilic anthem, Hubert Parry’s Jerusalem is a powerful and dramatic musical setting of the poem with the same title by William Blake that imagines a visit to England by Christ himself during a time of great strife and tumult.