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Music at Services

[Hymns Archives]


April 30, 2006 – Easter 3 - Womens’ Communion and Breakfast

Preludes: Three Hymn Preludes Gordon Young

"Faith of Our Fathers"

"Sweet Hour of Prayer"

"When He Cometh to Take Up His Jewels"

Processional Hymn: This Is My Father’s World

Offertory Hymn: 416 (Royal Oak) All things bright and beautiful

Communion: Improvisation on Children's Hymns

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

Postlude: Let All Things Now Living, Sing of Thanksgiving Welsh Melody


April 23, 2006 – Easter 2

Prelude: Andante Cantabile Charles Marie Widor

Processional Hymn: 37 (Bells of St. Mary’s) We’ll sing in the morning

Psalm 133

Anthem: This Joyful Eastertide J. Oudaen

This joyful Eastertide, away with sin and sadness!

My love, the crucified, has sprung to life in gladness.

Christ has now arisen!

Offertory Hymn: 228 (O Filii et Filiae) Alleluia! O sons and daughters-Vss 1,4-9

Communion: Jesus Is Risen from the Grave Bell and Maule

Recessional Hymn: 502 (Bring Forth the Kingdom) You are salt for the earth

Postlude: Festal Flourish Gordon Jacobs


April 16, 2006 – Easter


Voluntary in D John Stanley

Adagio - Allegro moderato

Sonata in D Henry Purcell

Allegro – Adagio – Allegro

Charles MacKinnon, trumpet

Processional Hymn: Jesus Christ Is Risen Today – (7 verses)

Easter Anthem: 750: Christ Our Passover

Anthem: O Sons and Daughters Luigi Cherubini

O sons and daughters, let us sing!

The king of heaven, the glorious King,

O’er death today rose triumphing.


Offertory Hymn: 212 (Victory) Alleluia! The strife is o'er


Easter Morning Otto Malling

Who Is There on This Easter Morning? Martin Shaw

Good Christians All, Rejoice and Sing Malchior Vulpius

Recessional Hymn: 210 (Maccabaeus) Yours be the glory, risen, conquering son


Concerto in D Giuseppe Torelli

Allegro – Adagio - Allegro

Pauline Josey, violin

Charles MacKinnon, trumpet


April 14, 2006 – Good Friday Formal Service (12pm BAS)


O Sacred Head, Now Wounded Dietrich Buxtehude

O Sacred Head, Now Wounded Georg Philipp Telemann

Silent Introit

The Ministry of the Word:

Isaiah 52:13 – 53:12

Psalm 22:1-17


Hymn: 198 (Passion Chorale)

John 18:1 – 19:42

Hymn: 202 (Billman) There is a green hill far away


Anthem: Draw Near and Take the Body of the Lord Barbara de Lateur

Draw near and take the body of the Lord,

And drink his holy blood for you outpoured.

Saved by that body and that holy blood,

With souls refreshed, we render thanks to God.

The Litany – pp. 4-7

Good Friday Anthem – pp.9-11

Hymn: 185 (Oriel) Sing, my tongue, the glorious battle


April 14, 2006 – Good Friday Family Service (10am Children's Liturgy)

Preludes: Good Friday Hymns

Forty Days and Forty Nights

Cross of Jesus

There Is a Green Hill Far Away

Passion Chorale

When I Survey the Wondrous Cross

The St. James Orchestra

Responsive gathering

Psalm 22:1-5 reader

Banner: Peter Denies Jesus

Reading: John 18: 25-27


Hymn 192,Verse 1. “Were you there when they crucified my Lord

Banner: Pilate judges Jesus

Reading: John 18:37-38


Hymn 192,Verse 2

Banner: Jesus is taunted

Reading: Luke 22:63-65


Hymn 192, Verse 3

Banner: Jesus Dies on the Cross

Reading: John 19:28-30


Hymn 192, Verse 4

Prayers of the People

Response between biddings:

“Jesus remember me when you come into your kingdom”

Concluding Hymn 202 (Horsley) There is a green hill far away


April 13, 2006 - Maundy Thursday (7:30pm BAS)

Prelude: O Sacred Head, Now Wounded Johann Gottfried Walther

Hymn 190 (Redhead 76 {522}) Go to dark Gethsemane

Communion: Ah, Holy Jesus, How Hast Thou Offended J.S. Bach

Concluding Hymn: 500 (Servant Song) Sister, Let me be thy servant


April 9, 2006 – Palm Sunday


Palm Sunday Morning Alphonse Mailly

Procession to Jerusalem: The Palms Gabriel Faure

Processional Hymn: 181 (St. Theodulph) All glory, laud, and honour

Psalm 31: 9-16

Anthem: Jesus, In Thy Dying Woes Swedish/arr. Sateren

Jesus, in thy dying woes,

Even while thy life-blood flows,

Craving pardon for Thy foes,

Hear us, holy Jesus.

Offertory Hymn: 184 (Love Unknown) My song is love unknown


Do I Not Love Thee, O My Lord? Gardner Read

There Is a Green Hill Far Away James Billman

The Last Supper Jaromir Weinberger

Recessional Hymn: 182 (Winchester New) Ride on, ride on in majesty

Postlude: The Procession to Calvary John Stainer


April 2, 2006 – Lent 5

Prelude: Our Father Who Art in Heaven Jan Pieterzoom Sweelinck

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

Anthem: Call to Remembrance, O Lord Richard Farrant

Call to remembrance, O Lord,

Thy tender mercies and thy loving kindness,

Which hath been ever of old,

Think thou on me for thy goodness.

Psalm 25:5-6

Offertory Hymn: 575 (Thaxted) Let streams of living justice

Communion: Ah, Holy Jesus, How Hast Thou Offended? J.S.Bach

Recessional Hymn: 80 (St. Christopher) We hail thee now, O Jesus

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