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Music at 10:00am Service

[Hymns Archives]


November 30, 2003– First Advent

Prelude: Tis Sure the Time Will Come (Jacob Praetorius)

Processional Hymn: 88 (Stuttgart) Come, thou long expected Jesus

Anthem: Lo, He Comes with Clouds Descending (David Hogan)

Lo, He comes with clouds descending,

Once for favored sinners slain;

Thousand, thousand saints attending

Swell the triumph of his train:

Alleluia! Christ returns to reign!.

Offertory Hymn: 645 (Down Ampney) Come down, O love divine


Lord Jesus Christ, God's Only Son! (Heinrich Scheidemann)

The Mighty God Hath Spoken (Heinrich Schutz)

Recessional Hymn: 102 (Beredin Vag for Herran) Prepare the way, O Zion

Postlude: Now Christ We Laud and Sing (Jacob Praetorius)


November 23, 2003 – Reign of Christ 


Variations on “Wondrous Love” (Charles Callahan)

What wondrous love is this - Hymn 400

Partita on “Duke Street” (Daniel Pinkham)

Jesus shall reign where’er the sun – Hymn 383 

Processional Hymn: 374 (Hyfrydol) Alleluia! Sing to Jesus 

Anthem: O Jesus, King Most Wonderful (David Hogan)

O Jesus, king most wonderful,

O conqueror renowned!

O source of peace ineffable,

In whom all joys are found. 

Offertory Hymn: 491 (St. Magnus) The head that once was covered with thorns

Communion: Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee (Joseph Barnaby)

Recessional Hymn: 383 (Duke Street) Jesus shall reign where’er the sun 

Postlude: Postlude on “Come Thou Almighty King” (James Pethel)


November 16, 2003 – Pentecost 23

Preludes: Gloria (François Couperin)

Trio à 2 dessus de Chromhorne et la basse de tierce

Tierce en Taille

Dialogue sur la Voix humaine

Processional Hymn: 328 (St. Catherine) Lo, God is here!, let us adore

Anthem: Hallelujah, Praise the Lord (Marc-Antoine Charpentier)

Hallelujah, praise the Lord!

Praise Him for his acts of power,

Praise Him for his excellent greatness,

Praise Him with the sounding trumpet,

Praise Him with the harp and lyre.

(Psalm 150)

Offertory Hymn: 522 (Redhead) Rock of ages, cleft for me


Benedictus (François Couperin)

Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence (17th Century French Carol)

Recessional Hymn: 350 (St. Thomas) Stand up and bless the Lord

Postlude: Plein Jeu et Dialogue (François Couperin)


November 9, 2003 – Pentecost 22 – Remembrance Sunday

Preludes: Preludes on "Adoro te devote" (Hymn 76)

John Paxton

Healey Willan

John Barr

Processional Hymn: 84 (St. Osmund) Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour
Anthem: Gracious Spirit, Dwell with Me (French/arr. Lee Scott)

Gracious spirit, dwell with me,

I would gracious be;

And, with words that help and heal,

Thy life would mine reveal;

And, with actions bold and meek,

For Christ, my Saviour, speak.

Offertory Hymn: 435 (Mozart) Take my life, and let it be


Abide With Me (W.H.Monk/C.S.Lang)

Make Me a Channel of Your Peace (Sebastian Temple)

Recessional Hymn: 576 (Westminster Abbey) For the healing of the nations

Postlude: Finale in D Minor (Eric H. Thiman)


November 2, 2003 – All Saints Sunday



     Prière du Matin (Joseph Jongen)

     In Paradisum (Theodore Dubois)

Processional Hymn: 276 (Sine Nomine) For all the saints
Anthem:  The Souls of the Righteous (Ronald Gibson)

     The souls of the righteous are in the hand of God;
     And there shall no torment touch them.
     In the sight of the unwise they seemed to die:
     But they are in peace, they are in peace.
     (Wisdom of Solomon 3:1-3)

Offertory Hymn: 278 (Ewing) Jerusalem the Golden

     Adagio (Robert Schumann)

     Behold a Host, Arrayed in White (Edvard Grieg)

Recessional Hymn: 379 (Darwall) Rejoice the Lord is King
Postlude:  Offertoire (Alexandre Guilmant)