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[Hymns Archives]


May 31, 2009 – Pentecost


Meditations on “Gracious Spirit, Dwell with Me”

John G. Bar , Healey Willan

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

Anthem: Gracious Spirit, Dwell with Me K. Lee Scott

Gracious spirit, dwell with me,

I would gracious be;

Help me now thy grace to see,

And, with words that help and heal,

Thy life would mine reveal.

Offertory Hymn: 408 (Wind upon the Waters)

Communion: Come Holy Spirit, By Whose Breath Plainsong

Closing Hymn: 641 (St. Petersburg) Creator Spirit, by whose aid

Postlude: Come, Holy Spirit Jean Titelouse


May 24, 2009 – Ascension Sunday

Preludes: Voluntary John Stanley

Processional Hymn: 379 (Darwall) Rejoice, the Lord is King

Psalm 47

Anthem: Come, Jesus, Holy Son of God Handel/Hopson

Come, Jesus, holy Son of God,

Thy truth unseal, thy love reveal.

Offertory Hymn: (Gonfalon Royal) O Lord most high, eternal King


Blest Are the Pure in Heart W.H.Havergal

Organ versions by Malcolm Archer, J.C.Lang, and C.H.Trevor

Closing Hymn: 380 (Hanover) O worship the King

Postlude: Trumpet Voluntary John Stanley


May 17, 2009 – Easter 6 Victoria Day Weekend


Preludes on “Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow”

Johann Pachelbel; Johann Walther and Henry Purcell

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

Anthem: The Gift of Love Hal Hopson

Though I may speak with bravest fire,

And have the gift to all inspire,

And have not love;

My words are vain

As sounding brass

And hopeless gain.

Offertory Hymn: 498 (Brother James’ Air) How lovely is thy dwelling place


Communion Jacques Lemmens

Breath on Me, Breath of God Robert Jackson

Recessional Hymn: 444 (Thornbury) Your hand, O Lord, has guided

Postlude: Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow Healy Willan


May 10, 2009 – Easter 5


Angelus G. Saint-George

Priere de Notre Dame Leon Boellmann

Processional Hymn: 425 (Hymn to Joy) Joyful, joyful, we adore thee

Psalm 22: 24-30

Anthem: Make Me a Channel of Your Peace Sebastion Temple

Make me a channel of your peace,

Where there is hatred, let me bring your love;

Where there is injury, your healing power,

And where there is doubt, true faith in you.

St. Francis of Assisi, 1220

Offertory Hymn: 415 (All Things Bright) All things bright and beautiful


There Is a Book, Who Runs May Read John Day

Organ settings by Healey Willan

Closing Hymn: 482 (Beach Spring) Come and journey with a Saviour

Postlude: O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing Healey Willan


May 3, 2009 - Easter 4 (Good Shepherd Sunday)


Menuet in G J.S.Bach

Largo G.F.Handel

Menuet Tartini

The Lord Is My Shepherd Pritchard

The St. James Orchestra

Processional Hymn: 300 (Westminster Abbey) Christ is made the sure foundation

Orchestra: Fairest Lord Jesus Sicilian Hymn

Hymn: 377 (Oriel) To the name of our salvation

Psalm 23 (Choir)

Te Deum paraphrase: 332 Thee we adore…

Benedictus paraphrase: 11 Blessed be the God of Israel

Choir Anthem: Flocks in Pastures Green Abiding J.S.Bach

Offertory Hymn: 520 (Dominus Regit Me) The King of love my shepherd is

Recessional Hymn: 567 (Melita) Eternal Father, strong to save

Postlude: Toccata in D Minor J.S. Bach