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Music at Services

[Hymns Archives]


December 30, 2012 Ė First Christmas


Good Christian Men, Rejoice J.S.Bach

O Little Child, Sweet Eric Thiman

See Amid the Winterís Snow Malcolm Archer

Processional Hymn: 141 (Forest Green) O little town of Bethlehem

Offertory Hymn: 145 (Tempus Adest Floridum) Good King Wenceslas

Communion Music: Pastorale J.S.Bach

Recessional Hymn: 140 (Carol) It came upon a midnight clear

Postlude: Noel Claude Balbastre


December  24, 2012 - 10:00pm


Rejoice Greatly, O My Soul Sigfrid Karg-Elert

From the Depths of My Heart, I Praise Thee Sigfrid Karg-Elert

What Child Is This? Ralph Vaughan-Williams

Processional Hymn: 118 (Adeste Fidelis) O come, all ye faithful

Anthem: O Holy Night Adolph Adam

O holy night! The stars are brightly shining,

It is the night of the dear Saviourís birth;

Long lay the world in sin and error pining,

Till he appeared and the soul felt its worth.

Offertory Hymn: 148 (See Amid the Winterís Snow)

Communion Music: Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming Brahms and Praetorius

Recessional Hymn: 145 (Antioch) Joy to the world

Postlude: Noel Suisse Claude Daquin


December 24, 2012 - 7:00pm


A Celebration of Carols

Away in a Manger

O Leave Your Sheep

Once in Royal Davidís City

Silent Night

We saw three ships

Angels We Have Heard on High

The St. James Orchestra

Processional Hymn: 118 (Adeste Fidelis) O come, all ye faithful

Offertory Hymn: 135 (Iris) Shepherds in the field abiding

Communion Music Pastoral Symphony (The Messiah) G.F.Handel

Recessional Hymn: 154 (Antioch) Joy to the World


A Christmas Postlude Traditional Carols

The First Nowell

Good King Wenceslas

Hark! the Herald Angels Sing


December 23, 2012 Ė Advent 4

Preludes: Vieux Noels Cesar Franck

Processional Hymn: 97 (Tantum Ergo) Jesus came, the heavenís adoring

Canticle 18

Anthem: Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus German

Come, thou long expected Jesus,

Born to set thy people free:

From our fears and sins release us,

Let us find our rest in thee.

Charles Wesley

Offertory Hymn: 631 (Paderborn) The kingdom of God is justice and joy

Communion Music:

Noel Alexandre Guilmant

We Bless You, God of Israel French/arr. Vaughan-Williams

Recessional Hymn: 102 (Bereden vag for Herran) Prepare the way, O Zion

Postlude: Sortie sur les NoŽls Cesar Franck


December 16, 2012 - Advent 3

A Service of Lessons and Carols for Advent

Preludes: Noels Bourguignon Claude Balbastre

Processional Hymn:114 (Helmsley) Lo, he comes with clouds descending

The First Lesson: God Creates Mankind

Genesis 2: 4b-9, 15-25

This Is the Truth Sent from Above English/arr. Vaughan-Williams

The Second Lesson: A Voice in the Wilderness

Isaiah 40: 1-5

Zion Hears the Watchmen's Voices German/arr. Mendelssohn

The Third Lesson: Pleasing the Lord

Micah 6: 6-8

What does the lord Require? Eric Routley

The Fourth Lesson: God Will Lead Israel with Joy

Baruch 5: 6-9

O Come, O Come Emmanuel French/arr. Willcocks

The Fifth Lesson: The Birth of John the Baptist Foretold

Luke 1: 5-25

O Jordan's Bank the Baptist's Cry English/arr, Archer

The Sixth Lesson: The Angel Gabriel salutes the Virgin Mary

Luke 1: 26-35, 38

Gabriel to Mary Came English/arr. Willcocks

The Seventh Lesson: In the Beginning Was the Word

John 1: 1-14

Praise Ye the Lord of Hosts Camille Saint-Saens

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

Recessional Hymn: 101 (Cruger) Hail to the lord's anointed

Postlude: Trumpet Voluntary John Stanley


December 9, 2012 Second Advent


Four Preludes for the Advent of Our Lord Dietrich Buxtehude

Lord Jesus Christ, Godís Only Son

In Dulci Jubilo

Come Now, Saviour of Mankind

Praise God, All Ye Christians

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

Canticle 19

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

Come, Jesus, holy son of God.

Thy truth unseal, thy love reveal,

Hear Thou our prayer,

To Thee be glory now and evermore.

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

Communion: Music: Lo, A Rose Eíer Blooming Brahms and Praetorius

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

Postlude: Voluntary in C G.F.Handel


December 2, 2012 Ė First Advent


Noels, Op. 60 Alexandre Guilmant

Grand Dieu/Allons Pasteurs

Entends ma voix fidele

Noel Ecossais

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: 89 (Veni Emmanuel) O come, O come, Emmanuel

Communion Music: Noel Carcassonais Alexandre Guilmant

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

Recessional Hymn: 109 (Tempus Adest Floridum) When the King shall come again

Postlude: Sortie sur les Noels Alexandre Guilmant