September 22, 2019 + The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Holy Eucharist Rite II at 10:30 a.m. sung by the St. John’s Youth & Adult Choirs, sermon by the Rev’d Susan Pinkerton.

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Service Music:

Voluntary    Récit de cromorne    François Couperin (1668-1733)

Processional Hymn 368    Holy Father, great Creator    Regent Square

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

Sequence Hymn 676    There is a balm in Gilead    Balm in Gilead

Offertory Anthem    My God, how wonderful thou art   Richard Scarth (b. 1983)
Words: Frederick Faber (1814-1863)

My God, how wonderful Thou art,
Thy majesty how bright,
How beautiful Thy mercy seat,
In depths of burning light!

How wonderful, how beautiful,
The sight of Thee must be,
Thine endless wisdom, boundless pow’r,
And awesome purity!

Father of Jesus, love’s reward,
What rapture will it be,
Prostrate before Thy throne to lie,
And ever gaze on Thee!

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

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

Communion Anthem    Nunc dimittis in C    Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)

Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace according to thy word.
For mine eyes have seen thy salvation,
Which thou hast prepared before the face of all people;
To be a light to lighten the Gentiles and to be the glory of thy people Israel.
Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost.
As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be. World without end, amen.

Hymn in Procession 345    Savior, again to thy dear name we raise    Ellers

Voluntary    Flourish in G    Carson Cooman (b. 1981)

Carson Cooman (b. 1982) is a Boston composer with a catalog of hundreds of works in many forms—from solo instrumental pieces to operas, and from orchestral works to hymn tunes. His music has been performed on all six inhabited continents in venues that range from the stage of Carnegie Hall to the basket of a hot air balloon. 

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