March 10, 2019 + The First Sunday in Lent

Holy Eucharist Rite II at 10:30 a.m. sung by the Adult Choir, sermon by the Rev’d Susan Pinkerton.

Worship at Home:

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Service Music:

Voluntary   Improvisation on St. Flavian

Oftentimes people take on a spiritual discipline in Lent, rather than “giving something up.” Your Director of Music is embarking on a musical/spiritual discipline to further the art of improvisation – the act of making music spontaneously – through offering an improvised voluntary each week during the season. While the actual music heard is created on the spot, much preparation and study precedes it, including working through method books, listening to others’ improvisations, and working with a coach to create a growing “tool box” of musical devices. But the bigger challenge is letting go and allowing the Spirit to take control, much like life. Let’s embark on the journey together!

Silent Procession

Kyrie eleison S-84    Gregorian Chant, Orbis factor

Sequence Hymn 529    In Christ there is no East or West    McKee

Offertory Anthem     Surely he hath borne our griefs (from Messiah)      George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Words: Isaiah 53: 4-5

Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows! He was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement of our peace was upon him.

Sanctus     Gregorian Chant, Deus Genitor alme

Fraction Anthem     Agnus Dei     Gregorian Chant, Deus Genitor alme

Communion Motet    Kyrie eleison (after Adagio from New World Symphony)      Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
Odanice Olibrice, tenor soloist

Hymn in Procession 142    Lord, who throughout these forty days    St. Flavian

Voluntary     Short Prelude and Fugue in E minor, BWV      Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

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