February 14, 2021 + The Last Sunday After Epiphany

Spiritual Eucharist Rite II at 10:30 a.m. sung by Cate Emerick and Anne Harney, sermon by the Reverend Bill Eakins.

Worship at Home:

Click here: Service Bulletin – Sermon Text

Service Music:

Voluntary    Fanfare    John Cook (1918-1984)

A trumpet mardi gras for organ! This is the last time we’ll hear the Trompette-en-Chamade (horizontal trumpet over the main entrance) and Trompette Harmonique (high pressure trumpet in the chancel) in worship until Easter Sunday, as Lent begins this coming week.

Opening Hymn 427 vv. 1,2,5    When morning gilds the skies    Laudes Domini

Gloria S280     Robert Powell (b. 1932)

Anthem      Oculi omnium    Charles Wood (1866-1926)
Words: Psalm 144:15
St. John’s Schola: Kara Hart, Erica Maas Shippee, Brendon Gallagher, John Nowacki

Oculi omnium in te spirant Domine: et tu das illis escam in tempore opportuneGloria tibi Domine. Amen.
The eyes of all wait upon thee, O Lord: and thou givest them their meat in due season. Glory be to thee, O Lord. Amen.

Irish composer Charles Wood. He studied with Charles Villiers Stanford at the Royal College of Music in London, and he would himself become a Professor of Music there, where his pupils would include Ralph Vaughan Williams and Herbert Howells. Wood is chiefly remembered for his Anglican church music, but his earlier years brought a number of choral works. He also left half a dozen string quartets, part-songs, solo songs and a series of organ preludes.


Sanctus  S130    Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Fraction anthem S164    Jesus, lamb of God    Franz Schubert

Closing Hymn 460 vv. 1,3    Alleluia! sing to Jesus!    Hyfrydol

Voluntary    Fantasy on Praise to the Lord, the almighty   Emma Lou Diemer (b. 1927)

Emma Lou Diemer’s music has been published since 1957 and ranges from hymns and songs to large chamber and orchestral works. She is a native of Kansas City and received her composition degrees from Yale and from Eastman. She is professor emeritus at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and has served as organist in various churches, most recently at First Presbyterian in Santa Barbara. Diemer is a keyboard performer and over the years has given concerts of her own organ works at Washington National Cathedral, The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles, Grace Cathedral and St. Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco, and others. Her compositional style over the years has varied from tonal to atonal, from traditional to experimental. She has over 150 compositions to her name, and continues to write – at the age of 93.

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