Holy Eucharist Rite II at 10:30 a.m. sung by the Adult Choir, sermon by the Rev’d Susan Pinkerton.
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Voluntary Choral varié sur le thème du Veni Creator Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)
Theme. Allegro religioso – Variation 1. Poco meno mosso – Variation 2. Allegretto – Variation 3. Andante espressivo
Veni Creator Spiritus is believed to have been composed by Rabanus Maurus in the 9th century. An invocation of the Holy Spirit, it has been included in many musical arrangements, including Gustav Holst’s 8th Symphony, as well as in the Duruflé set of variations for organ that frame our worship this morning.
Processional Hymn 225 Hail thee, festival day Salve festa dies
Gloria in excelsis S278 William Mathias (1934-1992)
Sequence Hymn Spirit of gentleness Spirit
James K. Manley was born in 1940 at Holyoke, Massachusetts, and received his education at Whittier College, Pacific School of Religion, and Claremont School of Theology, all in California. He was ordained to the ministry of the United Church of Christ in 1966. James K. Manley wrote the tune SPIRIT for his text of 1978, and it appeared in his collection After Eden (1990) with an arrangement by Jim Strathdee.
Offertory Anthem Come, Holy Ghost Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
Words: Latin, 9th century, found at Hymn 503
Sanctus S128 William Mathias
Fraction Anthem S166 Agnus Dei Gerald Near (b. 1942)
Communion Anthem Veni Creator Spiritus Gregorian Chant
Words: Latin, 9th century, translation found at Hymn 503
Sung by the men of the choir
Closing Hymn 516 Come down, O Love divine Down Ampney
Voluntary Choral varié sur le thème du Veni Creator Maurice Duruflé
Variation 4 ‘Final’. Allegro
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