Holy Eucharist Rite II at 10:30 a.m. sung by the Youth and Adult Choirs, sermon by the Rev’d Helen Moore.
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Voluntary Jesu, joy of man’s desiring Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Berceuse Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
Louis Vierne was the blind organist of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris from 1900 until 1937 (where he died during a recital 80 years ago this month). His tender Berceuse, an arrangement of a traditional French lullaby, was written in 1913 and dedicated to his daughter.
Processional Hymn 366 1-4 Holy God we praise thy Name Grosser Gott
Song of Praise S236 Glory to you John Rutter (b. 1945)
Sequence Hymn 487 Come, my Way, my Truth, my Life The Call
Offertory Anthem Antiphon: Let all the world in every corner sing Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
from Five Mystical Songs
Words: George Herbert (1593-1633), found at Hymn 402
Sanctus S125 Richard Proulx (1937-2010)
Fraction Anthem Christ our Passover Jeffrey Rickard (b. 1942)
Communion Anthem Ein Blümlein wenn’s die Sonne spüret Jan Berger (1909-2002)
Words: Maria Brubacher, 1825
Ein Blumlein wenn’s die Sonne spuret Sich offnet stille, sanft und froh;
Wann Gottes Gnade dich beruhret, Lass auch dei Herz bewirken so.
A rose touched by the sun’s warm rays, all its petals gently do unfold;
So you, when touched by God’s great mercy, let joy and gladness win your soul.
Jean Berger was a German-born American pianist, composer, and music educator. He composed extensively for choral ensemble and solo voice. This setting of a Pennsylvania German hymn is miniature gem – light, transparent, and beautiful. Special thanks to Olivia Tummescheit for coaching our German pronunciation.
Communion Hymn 455 Let us break bread together on our knees Let Us Break Bread
Closing Hymn 455 O Love of God, how strong and true Dunedin
Voluntary Voluntary in D William Croft (1678-1727)
Assisting Organist: Kari Miller
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