April 16, 2023 + The Second Sunday of Easter

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

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Service Music:

Voluntary    Trumpet Tune in D    David N. Johnson (1922-1987)

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 206    O sons and daughters, let us sing    St. Thomas

Offertory Anthem    Eastertide Carol    Richard Proulx (1937-2010)
Words: St. John Damascene  (ca. 754)

Rise up in early morning; sing of the risen Savior.
Sing tidings of salvation with Alleluias ringing,
in cymbalis in cymbalis bene sonantibus.
(on beautiful sounding cymbals)
Go forth ye saints, to meet him;
light up your lamps of gladness.
Sing tidings of salvation.

Richard Proulx was an American composer and editor of church music, including anthems, service music, hymn concertatos, organ music and music for handbell choir. The pronunciation of his name is suggested by the section of his catalog entitled Noulx [new] from Proulx. He served as a consultant on several important hymnals, including The Hymnal 1982 of the Episcopal Church (United States), the United Methodist Hymnal and the Roman Catholic hymnals Worship II and Worship III. He had a long association with Holy Name Cathedral, Chicago.

Sanctus S125    Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

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

Communion Anthem    My master from a garden rose    Eleanor Daley (b. 1955)
Text: Gordon Young

My master in a garden lay, perfumed with spices rare,
for tender hands had laid him there to rest amid the roses.
Twas’ on a cross they laid him there, and kissed his hands with nails,
that we would then might live again and be with him in glory.
Alleluia!

My master from a garden rose, to go for us to heaven.
And he will come again to take us there, to be with him forever.
Alleluia! Amen.

Eleanor Daley is a Canadian composer, performer, and accompanist. She received her Bachelor of Music Degree in Organ Performance from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, and holds diplomas in both organ and piano from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto and Trinity College in England. She has been the Director of Music at Fairlawn Heights United Church in Toronto since 1982. During that time she has established a thriving choral program for which much of her choral music has been composed. This lovely anthem was commissioned for Christ Church, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Stuart Forster, Director of Music and Organist, in celebration of the 250th anniversary of the Dedication of the Church, 2011.

Communion Hymn 209    We walk by faith, and not by sight    St. Botolph

Closing Hymn 182    Christ is alive! Let Christians sing    Truro

Voluntary    Toccata    Flor Peeters (1903-1986)

Yingying Xia, organ scholar

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