Holy Eucharist Rite II at 10:30 a.m. with Easter Lessons and Carols, sung by Brendon Gallagher.

Worship at Home:

Click here: Service Bulletin – Sermon Text

Service Music:

Voluntary    Prelude & Fugue in C minor, BWV 549    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Opening Hymn 208 vv. 1,2,5    Alleluia! The strife is o’er, the battle done

Song of Praise 417 vv. 1 & 2   This is the feast   Festival Canticle

Lessons and Carols for Easter

In the same tradition that we employ in Advent and Christmas, the story of Easter is illuminated through meaningful scripture readings punctuated by song. This liturgy is shared without commentary, allowing the meaning of the words and music to dwell in your heart and find their own personal meaning.

Jeremiah 31: 1-6 – God’s everlasting love is proclaimed to his people
__Hymn 458, vv 1, 2, 7   My song is love unknown    Love unknown
Isaiah 52:7-10, 13-15 – The prophet foretells the coming of the Savior
__Hymn 178, vv. 1, 2, 4    Alleluia, Alleluia, give thanks to the risen Lord   Alleluia No. 1
Revelation 21:1-7 – Saint John speaks of the New Jerusalem
__Hymn 182, vv. 1, 2, 5     Christ is alive!    Truro
Luke 24:1-9 – The women find the empty tomb
__Sequence Hymn 204    Now the green blade riseth   Noël nouvelet
John 20:19-31 – Jesus reveals himself to the disciples and to Thomas
__Hymn 206    O sons and daughters, let us sing    O filii, O filiae

Sanctus S125   Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

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

Closing Hymn 180 vv. 1,2,4    He is risen, he is risen!    Unser Herrscher

Voluntary  Carillon de Longpont from Pièces en style libre  Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

Ted Babbitt, assisting organist