May 7, 2017 + The Fourth Sunday of Easter

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

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

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Voluntary   Sheep may safely graze    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Prelude on Dominus regit me    June Nixon (b. 1942)

Dr. June Nixon is Organist Emerita at St Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne, Australia, where she was Director of Music for 40 years. She now divides her time between composing, teaching, examining, mentoring, and looking after her cat Tottie. She is a widely-published composer, writing music which is accessible and enjoyable for both musicians and listeners. Her works have been recorded by several English and American cathedral choirs, and her arrangement of the traditional carol The Holly and the Ivy was included in the Nine Lessons and Carols from King’s College Cambridge in 2010.

Processional Hymn 495    Hail, thou once despised Jesus    In Babilone

Song of Praise 417    This is the feast   Festival Canticle

Sequence Hymn 646    The King of love my shepherd is    Dominus regit me

Offertory Anthem    The Lord is my shepherd     Thomas Matthews (1915-1999)
Words: Psalm 23

Sanctus S125   Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

Fraction Anthem   Christ our Passover    Jeffrey Rickard (b. 1942)

Communion Anthem    Lord, lead us still    Johannes Brahms  (1833-1897)
Words: Helen A. Dickinson, 1916

Along the varied paths of life,
Through hours of joy and sorrow keen,
In grim temptation’s mortal strife,
In doubt or confidence serene,
Lord, lead us still, O lead us still.

Through all the changes of the years,
Whate’er of good or ill betide,
In laughter gay or bitter tears,
O keep us ever at thy side;
Lord, lead us still, O lead us still.

And when at last the tale is told,
The vict’ry won by thy good grace,
May we thy glory, Lord, behold,
In that blest homeland see thy face;
Lord, lead us still, O lead us still.

Closing Hymn 205    Good Christians, all, rejoice and sing!    Gelobt sei Gott

Voluntary    Fantasy on Gelobt sei Gott    Healey Willan (1880-1968)

 

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