Saint James Anglican Church

Joseph Howe Drive at the Armdale Rotary, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada             


SAINT JAMES

 Welcome
 Worship Services
 Rector's Page
 Contact Us
 

THIS WEEK       

 Readings

 Hymns

 

THE CHURCH

 Stained Glass Windows 

 Chapel & Columbarium

 History

 
Copyright & Disclaimer

All rights reserved.

Copyright to the individual images is retained by the individual parishioner. The contents of this web site may not be duplicated, altered, or reproduced without the written permission of St James Anglican Church. Every effort is made to provide information which is relevant and as complete, up-to-date and accurate as possible. However St James Anglican Church cannot be held responsible to users of the information or any other person for any errors or omissions, or for any losses, costs or claims which arise as a result of relying on such information or advice.

 

Music at Services

[Hymns Archives]

 

December 24, 2005 – Christmas Eve Choral Eucharist

Preludes:

Noel IV Claude Daquin

Noel: O Jour Glorieux Claude Balbastre

Candle-Lighting Hymn: 119 (Stille Nacht) Silent Night

Invitatory: O come let us worship

Processional Hymn: 118 (Adeste Fidelis) O come, all ye faithful Verses 1- 5a

Anthem: Sussex Carol English Carol/arr. Willcocks

Sequence: Hymn 132 (Divinum Mysterium) vss. 1-3 Of eternal love begotten

Sequence: Hymn 132 (Divinum Mysterium) vss. 4-6 Of eternal love begotten

Offertory Hymn: 148 (See Amid the Winter's Snow)

Communion:

Meditation on O Little One Sweet Eric Thiman

O Little One Sweet J.S. Bach

Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming Johannes Brahms

Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming Jacob Praetorius

Recessional Hymn: 145 (Antioch) Joy to the world

Postlude: Noel Suiss Claude Daquin

 

December 18, 2005 - A Service of Lessons and Carols for Advent

Prelude:

Sonata in F Arcangelo Corelli

Grave – Allegro – Sarabande – Gigue

Processional Hymn: 114 (Helmsley) Lo! He comes with clouds descending

Collect

First Lesson: Genesis 3: 8-15

God announces in the Garden of Eden that the seed of the woman shall bruise the serpent’s head.

Anthem: Prepare Thyself, Zion J. S. Bach

Second Lesson: Jeremiah 23: 5-6

The Lord promises to send his people a righteous King, a Branch of the Tree of Jesse.

Anthem: A Shoot Shall Come Forth Out of Jesse Richard Horn

Third Lesson: Haggai 2: 6-9

The Prophet Haggai fortells the advent of the desire of all nations.

Anthem: Long Ago, Prophets Knew German Carol/arr. Archer

Fourth Lesson: Isaiah 40: 1-5

The prophet proclaims the good news to a people in exile.

Anthem: O Come, O Come Emmanuel Plainsong/arr. Willcocks

Fifth Lesson: Luke 1: 26-35, 38

The angel Gabriel salutes the Virgin Mary.

Anthem: The Angel Gabriel Basque Carol/arr.Kirk

Sixth Lesson: Mark 1: 1-11

John the Baptist proclaims the coming of the Kingdom of God.

Anthem: O Jordan’s Bank the Baptist’s Cry German Hymn/arr.Archer

Seventh Lesson: Matthew 1: 18-23

The Apostle tells of the birth of Christ.

Anthem: To God Sing Praises Dietrich Buxtehude

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

Responsory

Collect

Blessing

Recessional Hymn: 143 (Regent Square) Angels from the realms of glory

Postlude: Andante and Allegro Guy Ropartz

 

December 11, 2005-Third Advent

Prelude: Vesper Voluntaries Edward Elgar

Introduction

Poco Lento

Allegretto pensoso

Moderato

Processional Hymn: 101 (Cruger) Hail to the Lord’s Anointed

Anthem: The Spirit of the Lord is Upon Me Edward Elgar

The Spirit of th Lord is upon me,

because God has anointed me

to preach the gospel to the poor,

to heal the broken-hearted,

to preach the acceptable year of the Lord.

Isaiah 61:1-3

Offertory Hymn: 111 (Neander [Unser Herrscher]) Herald, sound the note of judgement

Communion:

Magnificat germanice Jacob Praetorius

The Magnificat W. H. Havergal

Recessional Hymn: 103 (Winchester New) On Jordan’s bank, the Baptist’s cry

Postlude: Canzona Dietrich Buxtehude

 

December 4, 2005– Second Advent

Preludes:

Hymn Lefebure-Wely

Priere Leon Boellmann

Processional Hymn: 108 (Merton) Hark! A herald voice is sounding

Psalm 85: 1-2,8-13

Offertory Hymn: 106 (Ascension) There's a voice in the wilderness crying

Communion:

Three Liturgical Preludes George Oldroyd

Jesus Came, the Heavens Adoring John Wade

Anthem: Hark! A Thrilling Voice Is Sounding Eric Thiman

Recessional Hymn: 116 (Irish) "Your kingdom come"-on bended knee

Postlude: Fanfare Theodore Dubois