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[Hymns Archives]


January 30, 2005 – Confirmation – 7:00 pm


Prélude Theodore Dubois
Cantilčne religieuse Theodore Dubois

Processional Hymn: 602 (Crucifer) Lift high the cross

Gradual Hymn: 309 (Praise the Lord)

Offertory Hymn: 572 (Concord) Let there be light


531 You Who Dwell in the Shelter of the Lord

458 Seek Ye First the Kingdom of Heaven

Recessional Hymn: 430 (Kelvingrove) Will you come and follow me

Postlude: Postlude-Cantique Theodore Dubois


January 30, 2005 – Epiphany 4


In Green Pastures Harold Darke

Psalm Prelude on Psalm 37:11: Herbert Howells

(The meek shall inherit the earth and delight in the abundance of peace.)

Processional Hymn: 602 (Crucifer) Lift high the cross

Anthem: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring J.S. Bach

Jesu, joy of man’s desiring,

Holy wisdom, love most bright,

Drawn by thee, our souls aspiring,

Soar to uncreated height.

Offertory Hymn: 439 (Franconia) Blest are the pure in heart

Communion: Jesus, Thy Blood and Righteousness William Gardner

Recessional Hymn: 285 (Aeterna Christi Munera) The eternal gifts of Christ the King

Postlude: Postlude Flor Peeters


January 23, 2005 – Epiphany 3

Prelude: Concerto in G Major Antonio Vivaldi




The St. James Orchestra

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

Orchestral Selection: Ode to Joy Ludwig van Beethoven

The St. James Orchestra

Hymn: 156 (Dundee) The people that in darkness sat


Psalm 27: 1, 5-13 (choir)

Te Deum paraphrase: 332 Thee we adore…

Benedictus paraphrase: 11 Blessed be the God of Israel

Anthem: Mighty Are Your Works, O God W.A.Mozart

Mighty are your works, O God,

Sun and moon on high tell your glory,

O God, our creator.

Psalm 8:1

Offertory Hymn: 387 (Sine Nomine) All praise to thee

Doxology 666

Recessional Hymn: 321 (Coronation) All hail the power of Jesus’ name

Postlude: Prelude and Fugue in G J.S.Bach


January 16, 2005 – 2nd Epiphany – Proper 2

Prelude: Brightly Shines the Morning Star, the Royal root of Jesse Dietrich Buxtehude

Processional Hymn: 385 (Üttingen) Worship the King in the beauty of holiness

Anthem: From the Rising of the Sun F.A.Gore Ouseley

From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same,

My name shall be great among the Gentiles,

And in every place incense shall be offered up unto my name,

For my name shall be great among the heathen:

Thus saith the Lord!

Malachi I:11

Offertory Hymn: 5 (Ratisbon) Christ whose glory fills the skies


Blest Are the Pure in Heart Johann König

Organ settings by Malcolm Archer and J.S.Lang

Recessional Hymn: 111 (Neander) Herald! Sound the note of judgement

Postlude: Toccata in G Dietrich Buxtehude


January 9, 2005 – Baptism of the Lord – Proper 1


Christ Our Lord to Jordan Came to Be Baptised by John

J.S.Bach and Dietrich Buxtehude

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

Anthem: Mark How the Lamb’s Self-Offering 16th Cent. French

Mark how the Lamb of God’s self-offering

Our human sinfulness takes on

In birthwaters of the Jordan

As Jesus is baptised by John.

Offertory Hymn: 45 (Wie lieblich ist der Maien) Down Galilee’s slow roadways


In the Bleak Midwinter Gustav Holst

Organ setting, Malcolm Archer

Recessional Hymn: 103 (Winchester) On Jordan’s Bank the Baptist’s Cry

Postlude: Prelude and Fugue in G Minor J.S.Bach


January 2, 2005 – Second after Christmas

Prelude: Trio Sonata in G Major, Op. 5, No. 4 Georg Fredric Handel


A tempo ordinario – Allegro


Amanda and Karen Li, violins

Rebecca Li, cello

Processional Hymn: 160 (Dix) As with gladness men of old

Offertory Hymn: 122 (Cranham) In the bleak midwinter

Communion: Canzona J.S. Bach

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

Postlude: Prelude and Fugue in C J.S. Bach