THIRD BAPTIST CHURCH MUSIC LIST,  JANUARY – DECEMBER, 2022

We rehearse on Wednesdays, 7pm – 8.30pm, and again on Sundays, 10.30am, for the 11am service.

 

[Sermon Series for January: Follow The Star]

JANUARY 2 [Christmas I – The Journey of the Wise Men]
Prelude: Richard Purvis: Greensleeves (organ)
Introit: Benjamin Britten: A New Year Carol
Music for Communion: Alexander Archangelsky: Trisagion
Poem: Robert Herrick: Another New Year’s Gift
Hymn of Affirmation #278 Angels, We Have Heard On High [GLORIA]
Offertory: Robert Schumann: Sylvesterlied (op. 68, 43) (piano)
Anthem: Witold Lutoslawski: The Holly And The Ivy
Hymn of Invitation & Declaration: The Old Year Now Away Is Fled [GREENSLEEVES]
Postlude: J. S. Bach: In dir ist Freude (BWV 615) (organ)

 

JANUARY 9 [Epiphany – The Star Leads The Three Kings To Bethlehem]
Prelude: Charles Raymond Cronham: The Kings of the Orient March (organ)
Poem: Christina Rossetti: A Christmas Carol (The Shepherds had an angel)
Hymn of Affirmation #288: We Three Kings [KINGS OF ORIENT]
Offertory: Niels Gade: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern (organ)
Responsorial Psalm 89, vv. 25-29; 36-37
Anthem: John Rutter: The Star Carol
Hymn of Invitation & Declaration #290: As With Gladness Men Of Old [DIX]
Postlude: Larry Shackley: Follow The Star (As With Gladness Men Of Old) (piano)

 

JANUARY 16 [Epiphany II – Follow The Star) (MLK Weekend)]
Prelude: Randall Hartsell: Morning Star Etude (piano)
Introit: Virgil Thomson: The Morning Star
Poem: Malcolm Guite: Epiphany
Hymn of Affirmation #258: Go, Tell It On The Mountain [GO TELL IT]
Offertory: Emma Lou Diemer: Go, Tell It On The Mountain (piano)
Responsorial Psalm 8
Anthem: arr. Mack Wilberg: Oh, Watch The Stars
Hymn of Invitation & Declaration: Brightest And Best Are The Sons Of The Morning [MORNING STAR]
Postlude: Richard Elliott: Go, Tell It On The Mountain (organ)

 

JANUARY 23 [Epiphany III – The Command of the Star]
Prelude: Thomas Attwood: Sonatina #3 in F (piano)
Introit: Thomas Attwood: Teach Me, O Lord, The Way Of Thy Statutes
Poem: Laurence Housman: O Light of Light
Hymn of Affirmation: What Star Is This? [PUER NOBIS]
Offertory: W. A. Mozart Adagio in F (K. 594) (organ)
Responsorial Psalm 119, vv. 1 – 8
Anthem: Thomas Attwood: O God, Who By The Leading Of A Star
Hymn of Invitation & Declaration: #571 Trust And Obey [TRUST AND OBEY]
Postlude: Thomas Attwood: Cathedral Fugue (piano & organ)

 

JANUARY 30 [Epiphany IV – Jesus Leads Us]
Prelude: Edward Macdowell: Starlight (op. 55, 4)! (piano)
Introit: Peter Cornelius: The Three Kings (solo version)
Poem: Robert Herrick: Tell Us, Thou Clear And Heavenly Tongue
Hymn of Affirmation: Earth Hath Many a Noble City [STUTTGART]
Offertory: Pietro Cattaneo: Trumpet Tune on ‘Stuttgart’ (organ)
Responsorial Psalm 61
Anthem: Felix Mendelssohn: There Shall a Star Come Forth (from Christus)
Hymn of Affirmation #289: Adoration – Worship The Lord [JANICE]
Postlude: Sasha Johnson Manning: January (A Year at Third) (piano)

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[Sermon Series for February: Love Is A Many Splendored Thing]

FEBRUARY 6 [Epiphany V]
Prelude: Richard Proulx: Now The Green Blade Riseth (organ)
Introit: Edgar Pettman: Love Came Down At Christmas
Music for Communion: James Macmillan: The Galloway Mass
Hymn of Communion #460: Let Us Break Bread Together [LET US BREAK BREAD]
Offertory: Dan Forrest: What Wondrous Love Is This? (piano)
Anthem: Hal Hopson: The Gift of Love
Hymn of Invitation & Declaration #256: Love Has Come! [BRING A TORCH]
Postlude: Germaine Tailleferre: Romance (piano)

 

FEBRUARY 13 [Epiphany VI]
Prelude: Herbert Howells: Master Tallis’s Testament, I (organ)
Introit: Thomas Tallis: If Ye Love Me
Poem: Medieval, Anonymous: Where Charity And Love Are
Hymn of Affirmation #683: The King Of Love My Shepherd Is [DOMINUS REGIT ME]
Offertory: Herbert Howells: Master Tallis’s Testament, II (organ)
Responsorial Psalm 116, vv. 1 – 9
Anthem: Herbert Howells: Love Divine, All Loves Excelling
Hymn of Invitation & Declaration #508: Love Lifted Me [HE LIFTED ME]
Postlude: Herbert Howells: Master Tallis’s Testament, III (organ)

 

FEBRUARY 20 [ Love That Will Not Let Me Go]
Prelude: Sammy Fain: Love Is A Many Splendored Thing (arr. George Shearing) (piano)
Poem: George Herbert: The Glance
Hymn of Affirmation: arr. John Ferguson: Shall We Gather At The River?]
Offertory: Richard Proulx: Where Charity And Love Prevail (organ)
Responsorial Psalm 57, vv. 7 – 11
Anthem: Elaine Hagenberg: O Love
Hymn of Invitation & Declaration: Jeremiah Clarke: Immortal Love, For Ever Full [BISHOPTHORPE]
Postlude: Nancy Hill Cobb: Prelude on ‘Foundation’ (organ)

 

FEBRUARY 27 [ Love Divine]
Prelude: Sasha Johnson Manning: February (A Year at Third) (piano)
Introit: William Grant Still: Here’s One
Poem: Martin Luther King, jr.: The Redemptive Power Of Love
Hymn of Affirmation #606: O Lord, That Will Not Let Me Go [ST. MARGARET]
Offertory: Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Molto Moderato (Three Impromptus, 2, op. 78) (organ)
Responsorial Psalm 126
Anthem: Sid Davis: More Love
Hymn of Invitation & Declaration #648: Love Divine, All Loves Excelling [BEECHER]
Postlude: Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Un Sonnet d’Amour (Petite Suite de Concert, 3) (piano)

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[Sermon Series for Lent: Happy to be Led to the Cross]

MARCH 2 [Ash Wednesday]
Poem: Malcolm Guite: God So Loved The World
Richard Farrant: Lord, For Thy Tender Mercy’s Sake
Henry Purcell: Thou Knowest, Lord, the Secrets Of Our Hearts
John Stainer: God So Loved The World

 

MARCH 6 [Lent I] (I’ll go with Him all the way)
Prelude: J. S. Bach: O Mensch bewein dein Sünde groß (BWV 622) (organ)
Introit: Laura Story: Remember
Music for Communion: James Macmillan: The Galloway Mass
Hymn of Communion #461: In Remembrance Of Me [RED]
Offertory: Jonathan Peacock: God Leads Us Along (piano)
Anthem: Josephine Poelinitz: City Called Sorrow
Hymn of Invitation & Declaration #593: Where He Leads Me [NORRIS]
Postlude: C. P. E. Bach: Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ (organ)

 

MARCH 13 [Lent II] (The Way of the Cross leads home)
Prelude: Henry Balfour Gardiner: De Profundis (piano)
Introit: S. S. Wesley: Lead Me, Lord
Poem: Annie Johnson Flint: The Way of the Cross
Hymn of Affirmation #682: Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah [CWM RHONDDA]
Offertory: Sasha Johnson Manning: Distant Thoughts of the Road to Calvary (world premiere) (piano)
Responsorial Psalm 5, vv. 1 – 5, 7 – 8
Anthem: Suzanne Toolan: Jesus Christ, Inner Light
Hymn of Invitation & Declaration #697: The Way Of The Cross Leads Home [WAY OF THE CROSS]
Postlude: Dan Forrest: Lead Me To Calvary (piano)

 

MARCH 20 [Lent III] (God Leads Us) (First Day of Spring)
Prelude: Charles Callahan: Meditation on the Divine Sacrifice (organ)
Introit: Eugene Butler: Walk Softly In Springtime
Poem: Robert Frost: A Prayer In Spring
Hymn of Affirmation: Lead Us, Heavenly Father, Lead Us [DULCE CARMEN]
Offertory: Edvard Grieg: To The Spring (op. 43, 6) (piano)
Responsorial Psalm 25, vv. 4 – 10
Anthem: Sasha Johnson Manning: De Profundis (written for TBC)
Hymn of Invitation & Declaration #696: God Leads Us Along [GOD LEADS US]
Postlude: David Blackwell: Herzliebster Jesu (organ)

 

MARCH 27 (“Rock that higher is than I“) [Lent IV]
Prelude: Sasha Johnson Manning: March (A Year at Third) (piano)
Introit: Don Wyrtzen: I Know Where I’m Going
Poem: Jones Very: Lead Me To The Rock That Is Higher Than I
Hymn of Affirmation #724: Lead On, O King Eternal [LANCASHIRE]
Offertory: Craig Phillips: Were You There (organ)
Responsorial Psalm 5, vv. 1 – 8
Anthem: Healey Willan: Surely He Has Borne Our Griefs
Hymn of Invitation & Declaration #549: I’m Pressing On The Upward Way [HIGHER GROUND]
Postlude: Cindy Berry: Higher Ground (piano)

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[Sermon Series for April: Deliverance]

APRIL 3 [Lent V]
Prelude: Sigfrid Karg-Elert: O Welt ich muss dich lassen (op. 65, 21) (organ)
Music for Communion: James Macmillan: The Galloway Mass
Hymn of Communion #464: Come To The Table [COME TO THE TABLE]
Offertory: Craig Courtney, arr. Dan Forrest: Be Not Afraid (piano)
Anthem: Joyce Elaine Eilers: Thy Will Be Done
Hymn of Invitation & Declaration #564: Just A Closer Walk With God [CLOSER WALK]
Postlude: Didrich Buxtehude: Durch Adams Fall ist ganz verderbt (BuxWV 183) (organ)

 

APRIL 10 [Palm Sunday]
Prelude: Sasha Johnson Manning: April (A Year at Third) (piano)
Introit: Richard DeLong: A Sacred Song for Palm Sunday
Poem: G. K. Chesterton: The Donkey
Hymn of Affirmation #300: All Glory Laud And Honor [ST. THEODULPH]
Offertory: Edvard Grieg: Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend (organ)
Responsorial Psalm 118, vv. 19 – 27
Anthem: John Carter: A Palm Sunday Processional
Hymn of Invitation & Declaration: Ride On, Ride On In Majesty [WINCHESTER NEW]
Postlude: J. S. Bach: Fantasia (BWV 572) (arr. Arnold Bax) (piano)

 

APRIL 15 (Good Friday) [Soloists: Perseid String Quartet]
Poem: Christina Rossetti: Good Friday
Henry Purcell: Chacony
Bedrich Smetana: Adagio from ‘From My Life’ string quartet
Sasha Johnson Manning: ‘O Sacred Head, Sore Wounded’ (written for TBC) (world premiere)
J. S. Bach: Chaconne from Partita #in D minor (BWV 1004)

 

APRIL 17 [Easter]
Prelude: J. S. Bach: Christ lag in Todesbanden (BWV 625) (organ)
Introit: Charles Wood: This Joyful Eastertide
Poem: Edmund Spenser: Most Glorious Lord Of Life
Music for Communion: James Macmillan: The Galloway Mass
Hymn of Affirmation #360: Jesus Christ Is Risen Today [LLANFAIR]
Offertory: Emma Lou Diemer: Great Day! (piano)
Responsorial Psalm 16, vv. 8 – 11
Anthem: Keith Hampton: Praise His Holy Name
Hymn of Invitation & Declaration #365 Alleluia! Alleluia! [HYMN TO JOY]
Postlude: Joseph Jongen: Toccata (organ)

 

APRIL 24 [Low Sunday] [NO CHOIR]
Prelude: Paul Paviour: This Joyful Eastertide (piano)
Poem: Alice Meynell: Easter Night
Hymn of Affirmation #368: He Lives! [ACKLEY]
Offertory: Mark Hayes: Blessed Assurance (organ)
Responsorial Psalm 118, vv. 14 – 24
Hymn of Invitation & Declaration #366: I Live [I LIVE]
Postlude: Sasha Johnson Manning: A Low Sunday Celebration (piano & organ)

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[Sermon Series for May: Walking With The Lord]

MAY 1 [Easter II]
Prelude: Johannes Brahms: Herzlich tut mich erfreuen, op. 122, no. 4 (organ)
Music for Communion: James Macmillan: The Galloway Mass
Hymn of Communion #463: I Will Remember Thee [MANOAH]
Offertory: Enrique Granados: May Song (op. 1, 3) (piano)
Anthem: Russell Nagy: The Emmaus Road
Hymn of Invitation & Declaration #536: Have Faith In God [MUSKOGEE]
Postlude: Rene Vierne: Sortie in D major (Ten Pieces for Organ, 5) (organ)

 

MAY 8 [Easter III]
Prelude: Franz Drdla: Souvenir (piano)
Poem: George Herbert: Easter
Hymn of Affirmation: Maurice Bevan: There’s A Wideness In God’s Mercy [COVERDALE]
Offertory: Frank Bridge: Adagio in E (organ)
Responsorial Psalm 34, vv. 1 – 8
Anthem: Jane Marshall: He Comes To Us
Hymn of Invitation & Declaration: #604: I Then Shall Live [FINLANDIA]
Postlude: Jean Sibelius: Valse Triste (piano)

 

MAY 15 [Easter IV]
Prelude: Healey Willan: Prelude on Angel’s Song (organ)
Poem: Cecil Frances Alexander: There Is A Green Hill
Hymn of Affirmation #607: Close To Thee [CLOSE TO THEE]
Offertory: Sasha Johnson Manning: May (A Year at Third) (piano)
Responsorial Psalm 105, vv. 1 – 10
Anthem: Geoffrey O’Hara: I Walked Today Where Jesus Walked
Hymn of Invitation & Declaration #598: Wherever He Leads I’ll Go [FALLS CREEK]
Postlude: J. S. Bach: Fugue in E minor (BWV 535) (organ)

 

MAY 22 [Easter V]
Prelude: Duke Ellington: Come Sunday (piano)
Introit: Anne Krentz Organ: We Walk By Faith
Poem: Langston Hughes: In Time Of Silver Rain
Hymn of Affirmation #602: I Have Decided To Follow Jesus [ASSAM]
Offertory: Marianne Kim: Sweet Hour OF Prayer (organ)
Responsorial Psalm 1
Anthem: David von Kampen: I Want Jesus To Walk With Me
Hymn of Invitation & Declaration #589: Here I Am, Lord [HERE I AM LORD]
Postlude: Ludovico Einaudi: Passaggio (piano)

 

MAY 29 [Sunday after Ascension] (Memorial Day Weekend)
Prelude: Linda Margetts: Prelude on ‘Crusaders Hymn’ (organ)
Introit: Andrea Ramsey: God Be In My Head
Poem: Edward Taylor: God Is Gone Up With A Triumphant Shout
Hymn of Affirmation: Horatio Parker: Rejoice, The Lord Of Life Ascends [PARKER]
Offertory: Edward Macdowell: Idyl (op. 28, 1) (piano)
Responsorial Psalm 34, vv. 13 – 22
Anthem: Arthur Hutchings: God Is Gone Up
Hymn of Invitation & Declaration #804: Battle Hymn of the Republic [BATTLE HYMN]
Postlude: Nancy Hill Cobb: Prelude on ‘Foundation’ (organ)

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[Sermon Series for June: The Gifts of Pentecost and Trinity]

JUNE 5 [Pentecost/Whitsunday] [150th Anniversary of the birth of Ralph Vaughan Williams] (Gift of the Holy Spirit)

Prelude: Vaughan Williams Prelude on ‘Rhosymedre’ (organ)

Introit: Vaughan Williams: O Taste And See

Music for Communion: James Macmillan: The Galloway Mass

Hymn of Communion: Vaughan Williams: Come Down, O Love Divine [DOWN AMPNEY]

Offertory: Herbert Howells: Pavane for Ralph (piano)

Anthem: Vaughan Williams: Hymn for Whitsunday

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration #63: Vaughan Williams: All Creatures Of Our God And King [LASST UNS ERFREUEN]

Postlude: Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on ‘Greensleeves’ (piano)

 

JUNE 12 [Trinity Sunday) (Gift of the Doctrine of the Trinity)

Prelude: Marianne Kim: Fanfare on ‘Nicaea’ (organ)

Introit: Mikhail Ippolitov Ivanov: Come, Bless The Lord

Poem: Malcolm Guite: A Sonnet for Trinity Sunday

Hymn of Affirmation #3: Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty [NICAEA]

Offertory: Peter Tchaikovsky: Humoreske (op. 10, 2) (piano)

Responsorial Psalm 148

Anthem: Peter Tchaikovsky: Holy, Blessed Trinity

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration: Dmitri Bortniansky: Before Thy Throne, O God, We Kneel [ST. PETERSBURG]

Postlude: Georgi Mushel: Toccata (organ)

 

JUNE 19 [Trinity I] (Gift of the Father) [Soloists: Laura Swearingen & David Miller]

Prelude: Alexander Scriabin: Prelude for the Left Hand (piano)

Introit: Pelham Humphrey: A Hymne to God the Father

Poem: John Donne: Batter My Heart

Hymn of Affirmation #141: Father God [FATHER GOD]

Offertory: Florence Price: Adoration (organ)

Responsorial Psalm 97

Anthem: Bob Fitts: Blessed Be The Lord God Almighty (Father In Heaven)

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration #808: Eternal Father, Strong To Save [MELITA]

Postlude: Sasha Johnson Manning: June (A Year at Third) (piano)

 

JUNE 26 [Trinity II] (Gift of the Son) (1st Sunday of Summer) [Soloists: Heather Fehl & Solomon Wilken]

Prelude: J. S. Bach: Jesu, Joy Of Man’s Desiring (arr. Myra Hess) (piano)

Poem: Michael Leunig: We Welcome Summer

Hymn of Affirmation #623 Jesus, Priceless Treasure [JESU, MEINE FREUDE]

Offertory: Agathe Backer-Grøndahl: Summer Song (op. 45, 3) (piano)

Responsorial Psalm 145, vv. 1 – 14

Anthem: Arnold Sherman: Create In Me A New Heart, O God

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration #305 Jesus Paid It All [ALL TO CHRIST]

Postlude: J. S. Bach: O Lamm Gottes, unschuldig (BWV 618) (organ)

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[Sermon Series for July: Advice from The Book of Psalms]

JULY 3 [Trinity III] (Psalm 100 – Be Joyful!) [Full Choir]

Prelude: Herbert Howells: A Triumph Song (piano)

Music for Communion: Martha Shaffer: Come, Risen Lord

Hymn of Communion: All People That On Earth Do Dwell [OLD 100TH]

Offertory: Herbert Howells: Aria (Six Short Pieces) (organ)

Anthem:  Leo Sowerby: Jubilate Deo in C major (Unison)

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration #210: Praise To The Lord, The Almighty [LOBE DEN HERREN]

Postlude: Max Reger: Chorale Prelude on “Lobe den Herren” (organ)

 

 

JULY 10 [Trinity IV] (Psalm 121) (Be Guided!) (Soloists: Heather Fehl & Shannon McFarland)

Prelude: Joel Martinson: Aria on a Chaconne (organ)

Poem: Clara M. Brooks: Guide Me

Hymn of Affirmation: I To The Hills Will Lift Mine Eyes [DUNDEE]

Offertory: Germaine Tailleferre: Larghetto (piano)

Responsorial Psalm 121: I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes Unto The Hills

Anthem: Malcolm Williamson: I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes (2-part)

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration #682: Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah [CWM RHONDDA]

Postlude: Franklin Ritter: Lead On, O God Eternal (organ)

 

 

JULY 17 [Trinity V] (Psalm 46) (Be Confident!) [Soloists: Laura Swearingen & Solomon Wilken]

Prelude: Peggy Glanville-Hicks: Prelude for a Pensive Pupil (piano)

Poem: George Herbert: The Hold-fast

Hymn of Affirmation #578 Trusting Jesus [TRUSTING JESUS]

Offertory: George Shearing: I Love Thee, My Lord (organ)

Responsorial Psalm 46: God Is Our Strength

Anthem: [Hymn # 734] Tom Fettke: Be Strong In The Lord

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration #701 Joyce Montemayor: God Is My Refuge [GOD IS MY REFUGE]

Postlude: Sasha Johnson Manning: July (A Year at Third) (piano)

 

JULY 24 [Trinity VI] (Psalm 23 – Be Comforted!) [Soloists: Heather Fehl & Dick Deitte)

Prelude: Gilbert Martin: Brother James’ Air (organ)

Poem: Malcolm Guite: Response to Psalm 23

Hymn of Affirmation #694: The Lord’s My Shepherd [CRIMOND]

Offertory: Howard Goodall: Psalm 23 (piano)

Responsorial Psalm 23: The Lord is My Shepherd

Anthem: John Carter: The Shepherd’s Psalm

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration #613: All Your Anxiety [ALL YOUR ANXIETY]

Postlude: Charles Callahan: The Rejoicing (organ)

 

JULY 31 [Trinity VII] (Be Glad!) [Soloists: Laura Swearingen & David Miller]

Prelude: Bedrich Smetana: Praeludium (op. 4, 1) (piano)

Poem: Frank McEleny: Psalm 122

Hymn of Affirmation: Jerusalem, The Golden [EWING]

Offertory: Herbert Brewer: Elegy (organ)

Responsorial Psalm: I Was Glad When They Said Unto Me

Anthem: Witold Lutoslawski: Hey! We Rejoice Now (solo)

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration #370 Rejoice, The Lord Is King [DARWALL]

Postlude: Aaron Copland: Midday Thoughts (piano)

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[Sermon Series for August: Forgiveness]

AUGUST 7 [Trinity VIII] [Full Choir; Brook sub for Laura]

Prelude: Joseph Jongen: Pastorale (organ)

Music for Communion: Martha Shaffer: Come, Risen Lord

Hymn of Communion #459 We Remember You [WE REMEMBER YOU]

Offertory: J. S. Bach: Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein (BWV 668) (arr. Dorothea Salmon) (piano)

Anthem: César Franck: Panis Angelicus

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration: Forgive Our Sins As We Forgive [DUMFERLINE]

Postlude: René Vierne: Caprice (organ)

 

AUGUST 14 [Trinity IX] [Soloists: Heather Fehl & Shannon McFarland]

Prelude: Horatio Parker: Revery (organ)

Poem: John Monsell: I Hunger And Thirst

Hymn of Affirmation #720 Come, Every One Who Is Thirsty [RIDER]

Offertory: Sasha Johnson Manning: August (A Year at Third) (piano) 

Responsorial Psalm 42, vv. 1 – 5

Anthem: Peter Hurford: Litany to the Holy Spirit (2-part)

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration: Hubert Parry: Dear Lord and Father of Mankind [REPTON]

Postlude: William Lloyd Webber: Festal March (organ)

 

AUGUST 21 [Trinity X] [Soloists: Laura Swearingen & Dick Deitte]

Prelude: Chilly Gonzales: Prelude in C sharp minor (piano)

Poem: Edward Taylor: from “Preparatory Meditations/First Set”

Hymn of Affirmation #213 We Bring The Sacrifice Of Praise [WE BRING THE SACRIFICE]

Offertory: Dan Locklair: Rubrics: … and the peace may be exchanged (organ)

Responsorial Psalm 40, vv. 1 – 6

Anthem: Alfred Malotte: The Lord’s Prayer (solo)

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration #604 I Then Shall Live [FINLANDIA]

Postlude: Franz Schubert: Ständchen (arr. Franz Liszt) (piano)

 

AUGUST 28 [Trinity XI] [The Gift of Bach] [Soloists: Heather, Shannon, Laura, David, Solomon, Dick]

Prelude: J. S. Bach: Liebster Jesu, Wir Sind Hier (BWV 731) (arr. Harriet Cohen) (piano)

Introit: J. S. Bach: Forget Me Not (Vergiss Mein Nicht) (solo or 4tet)

Poem: Charles Tomlinson: If Bach Had Been A Beekeeper

Hymn of Affirmation: J. S. Bach: Blessed Jesus, At Thy Word [LIEBSTER JESU]

Offertory: J. S. Bach: Largo (from Trio Sonata II) (BWV 526) (organ) 

Responsorial Psalm 32

Anthem: J. S. Bach: Awake, Lord, And Hasten [Purple Anthem Book]

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration #521 A New Name In Glory [NEW NAME]

Postlude: J. S. Bach: Fantasia in C minor (piano)

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Sermon Series for September: (Fighting the Corruption of This World)]

(CHORAL SERVICES RESUME) 

SEPTEMBER 4 (Labor Day Weekend) [Trinity XII] (Reviving Joyless London) (PURCELL)

Prelude: Henry Purcell: Trumpet Tune in D (Z. 697) (organ)

Introit: Henry Purcell: Thou Knowest, Lord, the Secrets Of Our Hearts

Music for Communion: Martha Shaffer: Come, Risen Lord

Hymn of Communion: Henry Purcell (attr.): When Came In Flesh The Incarnate Word [WALSALL]

Offertory: Henry Purcell: Chacony in G minor (organ)

Anthem: Henry Purcell: Man That Is Born Of A Woman

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration: Christ Is Made The Sure Foundation (WESTMINSTER ABBEY]

Postlude: Henry Purcell: Toccata in A major (Z. D229) (piano)

 

SEPTEMBER 11 [Trinity XIII] (Rejecting the Moral Corruption of Venice) (VIVALDI)

Prelude: Antonio Vivaldi: Largo (RV 746) (organ)

Introit: Ottavio Pitoni: Come Ye With Joyfulness (orig. Cantate Domino)

Poem: 

Hymn of Affirmation: 

Offertory: Antonio Vivaldi: Allegro (RV 746) (organ)

Responsorial Psalm 

Anthem: Antonio Vivaldi: Sing To the Lord (orig. Domine Ad Adjuvandum, RV 593)

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration

Postlude: J. S. Bach: Organ Concerto in A minor BWV 593 (after Vivaldi RV 522), movt. 1 (organ)

 

SEPTEMBER 18 [Trinity XIV] (Finding God in Hell’s Kitchen) (FANNY CROSBY)

Prelude: Dale Wood: Come, Thou Fount Of Every Blessing (organ)

Introit: 

Poem: 

Hymn of Affirmation #572: Fanny Crosby’s Blessed Assurance [ASSURANCE]

Offertory: Sasha Johnson Manning: September (A Year at Third) (piano)

Responsorial Psalm 

Anthem: arr. David Schwoebel; Rescue The Perishing

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration #489: Fanny Crosby’s Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior [PASS ME NOT]

Postlude: Richard Proulx: ‘Tis The Gift To Be Simple (organ)

 

SEPTEMBER 25 [Trinity XV] (Feeding the Soul in Soviet Moscow) (ALFRED SCHNITTKE)

Prelude: Alfred Schnittke: Prelude in A flat major (piano)

Introit: Alfred Schnittke: Lord Jesus, Son Of God  

Poem: 

Hymn of Affirmation: 

Offertory: Alfred Schnittke: Tango (from Concerto Grosso #1) (piano)

Responsorial Psalm 

Anthem: arr. Walter Parratt: Russian Kontakion of the Departed

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration 

Postlude: Alfred Schnittke: Fugue in B minor (piano) 

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[Sermon Series for October: Stewardship]

OCTOBER 2 [Trinity XVI] 

Prelude: Henry Purcell: Prelude in C minor “With Him He Brings The Partner” (ZT. 681) (piano)

Introit: Deborah Govenor: Invitation to Communion

Hymn of Communion:

Offertory: (organ)

Anthem: Ken Medema: Come, Build A Church

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration:

Postlude: Amy Beach: In Autumn (op. 15, 1) (piano)

 

OCTOBER 9 [Trinity XVII]

Prelude: (organ)

Introit: 

Poem: 

Hymn of Affirmation: 

Offertory: Dobrinka Tabakova: Nocturne (piano) 

Responsorial Psalm 

Anthem: Andrae Crouch: My Tribute

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration

Postlude: (organ)

 

OCTOBER 16 [Trinity XVIII] [MENDELSSOHN]

Prelude: Felix Mendelssohn (arr. Moree): Chorale Prelude “Herzliebster Jesu” (piano)

Introit: Felix Mendelssohn: See What Love Hath The Father

Poem: 

Hymn of Affirmation: arr. Mendelssohn: O Word Of God Incarnate [MUNICH] 

Offertory: Felix Mendelssohn (arr. Moree): “Vater Unser im Himmelreich” (piano)

Responsorial Psalm 

Anthem: Grant Us Thy Peace, O Lord (orig. Verleih’ uns Frieden)

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration: Mendelssohn: In Heavenly Love [SEASONS]

Postlude: Fanny Mendelssohn: Prelude in F major (organ)

 

OCTOBER 23 [Trinity XIX]

Prelude: (organ)

Introit: 

Poem: 

Hymn of Affirmation: 

Offertory: Sasha Johnson Manning: October (A Year at Third) (piano)

Responsorial Psalm 

Anthem: Twila Paris (arr. Jack Schrader): We Will Glorify

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration: Sing Praise To God Who Reigns Above [MIT FREUDEN ZART]

Postlude: (organ)

 

OCTOBER 30 [Trinity XX] (HANDEL)

Prelude: G. F. Handel: Sonatina (from Aylesford Pieces) (piano)

Introit: G. F. Handel: Forever Blessed Be Thy Name

Poem: 

Hymn of Affirmation: Handel: Rejoice, The Lord Is King [GOPSAL] 

Offertory: G. F. Handel: Sarabande in E minor (HWV 438, 2) (piano)

Responsorial Psalm 

Anthem: G. F. Handel: From The East Unto The West (from “Solomon”)

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration: Handel: Thine Be The Glory (JUDAS MACCABAEUS]

Postlude: G. F. Handel: Largo (from “Xerxes”) (organ)

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Sermon Series for November: 

NOVEMBER 6 [Trinity XXI, Sunday after All Saints’ Day]

Prelude: (piano)

Hymn of Communion: 

Offertory: (organ)

Anthem:

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration: 

Postlude: (piano)

 

NOVEMBER 13 [Trinity XXII]

Prelude: (organ)

Introit: 

Poem: 

Hymn of Affirmation: 

Offertory: (piano)

Responsorial Psalm 

Anthem: Dan Forrest: Song of the Wanderer

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration 

Postlude: (organ)

 

NOVEMBER 20 [Trinity XXIII, Christ the King)]

Prelude: (piano)

Introit: 

Poem: 

Hymn of Affirmation: 

Offertory: (organ)

Responsorial Psalm 

Anthem: 

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration 

Postlude: (piano)

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[The Season of Advent]

NOVEMBER 27 (Advent I) (Thanksgiving Weekend)

Prelude: (organ)

Introit: 

Poem: 

Hymn of Affirmation: 

Offertory: (piano)

Responsorial Psalm 

Anthem: 

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration 

Postlude: (organ)

 

DECEMBER 4 (Advent II)

Prelude: (piano)

Hymn of Communion: 

Offertory: (organ)

Anthem:

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration: 

Postlude: (piano)

 

DECEMBER 11 (Advent III) (Carol Service) (with Perseid String Quartet)

Prelude: (organ)

Poem: 

Offertory: 

Anthem: 

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration 

Postlude: 

 

DECEMBER 18 (Advent IV)

Prelude: (piano)

Introit: 

Poem: 

Hymn of Affirmation: 

Offertory: (organ)

Responsorial Psalm 

Anthem: 

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration 

Postlude: Sasha Johnson Manning: December (A Year at Third) (piano)

 

DECEMBER 24 (Christmas Eve) (Service of Lessons and Carols)

Prelude: (organ)

Introit: 

Litany/Poem

Hymn of Affirmation: 

Offertory: 

Responsorial Psalm 

Anthem: 

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration

Postlude: (organ)

 

JANUARY 1 (New Year’s Day) [The Holy Name of Jesus]

Prelude: 

Music for Communion:

Litany/Poem: 

Hymn of Affirmation

Offertory: (organ)

Anthem: 

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration

Postlude: (organ)

 

JANUARY 8 (Sunday after the Epiphany)

Prelude: (organ)

Poem: 

Offertory:

Responsorial Psalm

Anthem:

Hymn of Invitation & Declaration

Postlude: