December 17, 2017 + The Third Sunday of Advent – Christmas Pageant
The St. John’s Christmas Pageant at 10:30 a.m., sung by the Adult and Youth Choirs, with Jeffrey Higgins and Thomas Hintz, trumpets
Worship at Home:
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Organ Voluntary: Noel grand jeu et duo, Louis-Claude Daquin (1694-1772)
Choral Introit Ave Maria, David Conte (b. 1955)
Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum.
Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.
Benedicta tu in mulieribus,
Blessed art thou among women,
et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Iesus.
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Sancta Maria, Mater Dei,
Holy Mary, Mother of God,
ora pro nobis peccatoribus,
pray for us sinners,
nunc et in hora mortis nostrae. Amen.
now and in the hour of our death. Amen.
Traditional Carols with brass, choir, and organ.
Anthem: Away in a manger, English Carol, arr. John Rutter (b. 1945)
Words found at Hymn 101.
Offertory Music: Rigoudon from Idomenée, André Campra (1660-1744)
Voluntary: My spirit be joyful from Cantata 146, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
arr. E. Power Biggs