Holy Eucharist Rite II at 10:30 a.m. sung by the St. John’s Choir School and Adult Choir, sermon by the Rev’d Margie Baker.

Worship at Home:

Click here: Service Bulletin

Palm Procession from the Cloister Garden

Introit    Entrance into Jerusalem    Nancy Plummer Faxon (1914-2005)

Nancy Plummer Faxon was an American soprano, music educator, and composer of organ music. As a young soprano in Chicago, Nancy Plummer Faxon joined the Sorrentine Touring Opera Company in 1938 as a soloist. She also sang in the chorus of the Chicago Opera Company. From 1955 to 1980, she was a soprano in the professional choir at Trinity Church, Boston. She was a member of American Women Composers and wrote over a hundred choral and orchestral compositions, mostly for performance at Trinity Church.

Hymn in Procession 154    All glory, laud, and honor    Valet will ich dir geben

Sequence Hymn 158    Ah, holy Jesus!    Herzliebster Jesu

Offertory Anthem    Sanctus from Requiem    Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
Text: Sanctus from the liturgy of the Eucharist

Sanctus     Gregorian Chant, Deus Genitor alme

Fraction Anthem     Agnus Dei     Gregorian Chant, Deus Genitor alme

Communion Anthem    Abide with me    William Henry Monk (1823-1889), arr. Moses Hogan (1957-2003)
Text: Henry Frances Lyte (1793-1897), found at Hymn 662

Moses George Hogan was an American composer and arranger of choral music. He was awarded a full scholarship to the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, where he studied piano and graduated in 1979 with a Bachelor of Music degree. Immediately after graduation, he began graduate studies at the Juilliard School of Music, and later went to study classical music in Vienna. He is best known for his settings of spirituals. His works are celebrated and performed by high school, college, church, community, and professional choirs today. Over his lifetime, he published 88 arrangements for voice, eight of which were solo pieces.

Hymn in Procession 168    O sacred head, sore wounded    Passion Chorale

Bruce Henley, assisting organist
Yingying Xia, organ scholar