October 11, 2020 + The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Spiritual Eucharist Rite II at 10:30 a.m. sung by Michael Mei, sermon by the Rev’d Susan Pinkerton.

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Service Music:

Voluntary    Choral on Deck thyself, my soul, with gladness    Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Opening Hymn 556 vv. 1, 2, 3    Rejoice, ye pure in heart    Marion

Song of Praise    Dignus es    Benjamin P. Straley (b. 1986)

Anthem    The Lord is my shepherd    Howard Goodall (b. 1958)
Sung by the Youth Choir

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.
He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.

Howard Lindsay Goodall CBE is an English composer of musicals, choral music and music for television. Goodall’s setting of Psalm 23 is better known as the theme to the BBC show, “The Vicar of Dibley.” His intent to write a piece of church music that could have a life of its own beyond the TV show was successfully realized with this very popular anthem.

Sanctus    Land of Rest, arr. Annabel Morris Buchanan (1889-1983)

Fraction Anthem    Be Known to us, Lord Jesus    Gary James (b. 1957)

Gary James has served as organist/choirmaster at St. Paul’s, Seattle, since 1997. A native of Texas, he has worked on the West Coast since 1980. His music was sung at both the opening and closing Eucharists of the 78th General Convention of the Episcopal Church in Salt Lake City in the summer of 2015, and at the installation of the Most Reverend Michael B. Curry as Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., on All Saints Day 2015.

Closing Hymn 7    Christ, whose glory fills the skies    Ratisbon

Voluntary    Choral on Out of the depths I cry to Thee    Samuel Scheidt (1587-1654)

Douglas Johnson, Guest Organist

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