September 17, 2023: 16th Sunday after Pentecost

Processional hymn: 390, Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, Lobe den Herren

Gradual: Psalm 114, In exitu Israel, Anglican chant, John Edward Cantrell

Sequence hymn: 593, Lord, make us servants of your peace, Dickinson College

Offertory anthem: With a voice of singing, Martin Fallas Shaw, 277

Offertory hymn: WLP 746, God, the sculptor of the mountains, Sandria

Communion motet: Cantate Deomino, Giuseppe Pitoni, 044

Processional hymn: 347, Go forth for God, Litton

 

September 24, 2023, 17th Sunday after Pentecost

Processional hymn: 410 Praise, my soul, the King of Heaven, Lauda anima

Gradual: Psalm 105:1-6, 37-45 Confitemini Domino, Anglican chant, David Hurd

Sequence hymn: 660, O Master, let me walk with thee, Maryton

Offertory anthem: See what love hath the Father from Paulus, Op. 36, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, 224

Offertory hymn: 308, O food to pilgrims given, Psalm 6

Communion anthem: The eyes of all wait upon thee, Jean Berger, 552

Processional hymn: 551, Rise up, ye saints of God, Festal song

 

September 29, 2023, Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels (Michaelmas)

Processional hymn: 282, Christ the fair glory, Cælites plaudant

Gradual: Psalm Psalm 103: 19-22, Anglican chant, John Edward Cantrell from The St. Michael’s Psalter

Sequence hymn: 410, Jesus came, adored by angels, Lowry

Offertory anthem: Michaelmas, Jeffrey Hoffman, 1118

Offertory hymn: 432, O praise ye the Lord, praise him in the height, Laudate Dominum

Communion motet: Stetit Angelus,  Rihards Dubra, 1004

Processional hymn: 625, Ye holy angels bright, Darwall’s 148th

 

October 1, 2023, 18th Sunday after Pentecost

Processional hymn: 518, Christ is made the sure foundation, Westminster Abbey

Gradual: Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16 Attendite, populi, Anglican chant, John Goss

Sequence hymn: 448, O love, how deep, how broad, how high, Deus tuorum militum

Offertory anthem: Teach me, O Lord, the way of thy statutes, Thomas Attwood, 240

Offertory hymn: 598, Lord Christ, when first thou came to earth, Mit Freuden zart

Communion anthem: Let this mind be in you, Amy Beach, 1117

Processional hymn: 400, All creatures of our God and King, Laßt uns erfreuen

 

October 8, 2023, 19th Sunday after Pentecost – Columbus/Indigenous People’s Day weekend

– CHOIR HOLIDAY

Processional hymn: 495, Hail thou once despised Jesus, In Babilone

Gradual: Psalm 19, Cæli enarrant, simplified Anglican chant, Robert McCormick

Sequence hymn: 431, The stars declare his glory, Aldine

Song at the Offertory: Ob deiner Wunderzeichen staunen, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel

Offertory hymn: 483 The head that once was crowned with thorns, St. Magnus

At the Communion, Air: With verdure clad from The Creation, Hob. XXI:2, (Franz) Joseph Haydn 

Processional hymn: 546, Awake my soul, stretch every nerve, Siroë

 

October 15, 2023, 20th Sunday after Pentecost

Processional hymn: 372, Praise to the living God, Leoni

Gradual: Psalm Psalm 106:1-6, 19-23, Confitemini Domino, Anglican chant, Alec Wyton

Sequence hymn: 665, All my hope on God is founded, Michael

Offertory anthem: Be still my soul, Percy Whitlock, 837

Offertory hymn: 573, Father eternal, ruler of creation, Langham

Communion anthem: I sat down under his shadow, Edward C. Bairstow, 116

Processional hymn: 718, God of our Fathers, whose almighty hand, National hymn

 

October 22, 2023, 21st  Sunday after Pentecost

Processional hymn: 594, God of grace and God of glory, Cwm Rhondda

Gradual: 99, Dominus regnavit, Anglican chant, Thomas Attwood

Sequence hymn: 684, O for a closer walk with God, Caithness

Offertory anthem: Awake, my heart, and render, Jane Manton Marshall, 1118

Offertory hymn: 591, O God of Earth and Altar, King’s Lynn

Communion anthem: O praise the Lord, all ye heathen, Adrian Batten, 805

Processional hymn: 544, Jesus shall reign, wheree’re the sun, Duke Street

 

October 29, 2023, 22nd Sunday after Pentecost

Processional hymn: 423, Immortal, invisible, God only wise, St. Denio

Gradual: Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17, Domine, refugium, Anglican chant, John Bertalot

Sequence hymn: 574, Before thy throne, O God, we kneel, St. Petersburg

Offertory anthem: Draw us in the Spirit’s tether, Harold Friedell, 515

Offertory hymn: 605, What does the Lord require, Sharpthorne

Communion motet: Taaveti Laul: Õnnis on inimene/(Happy is the man), Cyrillus Creek, 1020

Processional hymn: 451, All hail the power of Jesus’ Name, Miles Lane

 

November 5, 2023, 23nd Sunday after Pentecost – Feast of All Saints, transferred

Processional hymn: 286, Who are these like stars appearing, Zeuch mich, zeuch mich

Gradual: Psalm 34:1-10, 22, Benedicam Dominum, Anglican chant, J. Marcus Ritchie

Sequence hymn: 279, For thy dear saints, O Lord, St. George

Offertory anthem: Gaudeamus, Francis Jackson, 927

Communion anthem: The Beatitudes, Arvo Pärt, 790A

Processional hymn: 287, For all the saints, Sine Nomine

 

November 12, 2023, 24th dSunday after Pentecost – REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY

Processional hymn: 621, Light’s abode, celestial Salem, Rhuddlan

Gradual: Psalm 78:1-6, 13-17, Domine, refugium, Anglican chant, John Bertalot

Hymn-Anthems for the Reading of the Necrology:

Give rest, O Christ, to your servants, Hymn 355, Kontakion for the Dead

                  Song for Athene, John Tavener, 788

Sequence hymn: 358, Christ the victorious, Russia

Offertory anthem: And I saw a new heaven, Edgar Bainton, 899

Communion anthem: Steal Away, spiritual, arr. Jeffrey Hoffman, 3023D

Processional hymn: 624, Jerusalem the Golden, Ewing

 

November 19, 2023, 25th Sunday after Pentecost

Processional hymn: 9, Not here for high and holy things, Morning Song

Gradual: Psalm 123, Ad te, levavi oculos meos, Anglican chant, Henry Walford Davies

Sequence hymn: 680,  O God, our help in ages past, St. Anne

Offertory anthem:

Never weather-beaten sail, from Songs of Farewell, Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, 3022

Communion anthem: Prayer of the Venerable Bedel, Richard Proulx, 1042

Processional hymn: 561, Stand up, stand up for Jesus, Morning Light

 

November 26, 2023, Last Sunday after Pentecost – The Feast of Christ the King

Processional hymn:435, At the Name of Jesus, King’s Weston

Gradual: Hymn 377, All people that on earth do dwell, Old 100th (Paraphrase of Psalm 100)

Sequence hymn: 609,  Where cross the crowded ways of life, Gardiner

Offertory anthem: O come, let us sing unto the Lord, Anthony Piccolo, 862

Offertory hymn: 478, Jesus, our mighty Lord, Monk’s Gate

Communion anthem: I looked, and behold a white cloud, Healey Willan, 866

Processional hymn: 494, Crown him with many crowns, Diademata

 

December 3, 2023: 1st Sunday in Advent

Choral Introit: Matin Responsory, Palestrina, adapted, 3015

Processional hymn: 61, “Sleepers, wake,” a voice astounds us, Wachet auf

Gradual: Psalm 80: 1-7, Qui regis Israel, Anglican chant, Henry Walford Davies

Sequence hymn: 73, The King shall come when morning dawns, St. Stephen

Offertory anthem: While the careless world is sleeping from 3 Advent Carols, Op. 73, Francis Jackson, 833

Communion motet: O Heiland, reiß die Himmel auf, Hugo Distler, 1120

Processional hymn: 57, Lo! He comes with clouds descending, Helmsley

 

December 10, 2023, 2nd Sunday in Advent

Processional hymn: 53, Once he came in blessing, Gottes Sohn ist kommen

Gradual: Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13, Benedixisti, Domine, Anglican chant, John Joubert

Sequence hymn: 65, Prepare the way, O Zion, Bereden vag for Herran

Offertory anthem: This is the record of John, Orlando Gibbons, 251

Communion motet: Canite tuba in Sion, Francisco Guerrero, 830

Processional hymn: 76 On Jordan’s Bank, the Baptist’s cry, Winchester New

 

December 10, 2023, A Service of Lessons and Carols, 5 pm

Processional hymn: O come, O come Emmanuel, hymn sheet

Choral Carol: Advent Moon, Cecilia MacDowall, 1121

 Congregational Carol: Good Christian friends, Rejoice, hymn sheet

Choral Carol: Adam lay ybounden, Peter Warlock, 100 CfC, p. 32

FIRST LESSON

 Choral Carol: I know a flower, it springeth from 3 Advent Carols, Op. 73, Francis Jackson, 883

Congregational Carol: Lo, How a rose e’er blooming, hymn sheet

SECOND LESSON

 Congregational Carol: Unto us is born a Son, 100 CfC, p. 315

Choral Carol (professional choristers): Dadme albricias, hijos d’Eva, 1013B

THIRD LESSON

 Choral Carol: Jesus Christ the Apple Tree, 100 CfC, p. 330

Congregational Carol: The angel Gabriel from Heaven came, 100CfC, p. 315

FOURTH LESSON

 Congregational Carol: Away in a manger, 100 CfC, p. 61

Choral Carol: Sweet Little Jesus Boy, 3023E

FIFTH LESSON

 Congregational Carol: The snow lay on the Ground, 1123

Choral Carol: Sweet was the song the Virgin sang, 1119

SIXTH LESSON

Choral Carol: Whencce is that goodly fragrance flowing?, 100 CfC, p. 270

Congregational Carol: While shepherds watched their flocks by night, 100 CfC, p. 378

 Offertory Carol: O Holy Night, arr. John E. West/Jeffrey Hoffman, sheet music

Carol in Procession: God rest ye merry, gentlemen, 100 CfC, p. 83

 

December 17, 2023, 3rd Sunday in Advent

Processional hymn: 59, Hark! A thrilling voice is sounding, Merton

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Offertory anthem: Magnificat from Evening Service in G, Op. 81, Charles Villiers Stanford, 972

Communion carol: Advent moon, Cecilia MacDowall, 1121

Processional hymn: 72, Hark! The glad sound! the Savior comes, Richmond

 

December 24, 2023, 4th Sunday in Advent

Processional hymn: 66, Come thou long-expected Jesus, Stuttgart

Gradual: Psalm 89: 1-4, 19-26, Misericordias Domini, John Goss

Sequence hymn: 438, Tell out, my soul, the greatness of the Lord!, Woodlands

Offertory anthem: Gabriel’s Message does away from 3 Advent Carols, Francis Jackson, 833

Communion anthem: Ave Maria, Franz Biebl,  934C

Processional hymn: 54, Savior of the Nations, Come!, Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland’

 

December 24, 2023, Christmas Eve – 4 pm

Processional Carol: O come, all ye faithful, verses 1, 2, 5, 6, arr. Willcocks, 100 CfC, p. 226

(note that CfC numbers 5 & 6 as 6 & 7, verse 4 is not in our hymnal and we never sing it)

Gloria in excelsis: Angels we have heard on high, hymn sheet with descant

Gradual carol: In the bleak midwinter, Harold Darke, 100 CfC, p. 174

Sequence carol: O little town of Bethlehem, arr. Vaughan Williams and Armstrong, 100 CfC, p. 234

Carol at the Offertory: Sans Day Carol, arr. John Rutter, 100 CfC, p. 219

Offertory Carol: Hark! The herald-angels sing, 100 CfC, p. 107

Carol at the Communion: The World’s Desire (Chesteron’s Carol), Jeffrey Hoffman, Octavo 674

Carol at the Communion, Sweet was the song, Grayston Ives, Octavo 1119

Hymn of Adoration at the Creche: Silent night, arr. Reinecke/Hoffman, hymn sheet

Processional Hymn: Joy to the world, verses 1, 2, 4, arr. John Rutter, 100 CfC, p. 202

 

December 24, 2023, Christmas Eve “Midnight” Mass – 10 pm

Processional Carol: O come, all ye faithful (omit verse 4), arr. Willcocks, 100 CfC, p. 226

Gloria in excelsis: Angels we have heard on high, hymn sheet with descant

Gradual carol: In the bleak midwinter, Harold Darke, 100 CfC, p. 174

Sequence carol: O little town of Bethlehem, arr. Vaughan Williams and Armstrong, 100 CfC, p. 234

Carol at the Offertory: Sans Day Carol, arr. John Rutter, 100 CfC, p. 219

Offertory Carol: Hark! The herald-angels sing, 100 CfC, p. 107

Motet at the Communion: O magnum mysterium, Tomás Luís de Victoria, Octavo 478

Carol at the Communion, Sweet was the song, Grayston Ives, Octavo 1119

Procession to the Creche: The First Nowell,

Hymn of Adoration at the Creche: Silent night, arr. Reinecke/Hoffman, hymn sheet

Processional Hymn: Joy to the world, all verses, arr. John Rutter, 100 CfC, p. 202

Choral and Instrumental Voluntary: Chorus: Hallelujah from Messiah, George Frideric Handel, Octavo 99

 

January 7, 2024, 1st Sunday after the Epiphany/The Baptism of Our Lord

Processional hymn: 448, O love, how deep, how broad, how high, Deus tuorum militum

Hymn of Praise/Gloria: 421, All glory be to God on high, Allein Gott in der Höh

Gradual: Psalm 29, Afferte Domino, Percy Buck

Sequence hymn: 121, Christ, when for us you were baptized, Caithness

Carol at the offertory: Tomorrow shall be my dancing day, John Gardner, 976

Offertory Hymn: 380, v. 3, Praise God from whom all blessings flow

Carol at the communion: What Cheer?, William Walton,  100 CfC, p. 372

Processional hymn: 135, Songs of thankfulness and praise, Salzburg

 

January 14, 2024, 2nd Sunday after the Epiphany

Processional hymn: 477, All praise to thee, for thou, O King Divine, Engelberg

Hymn of Praise/Gloria: 421, All glory be to God on high, Allein Gott in der Höh

Gradual: Psalm 139:1-5, 12-17, Domine, probasti, Charles Hubert Hastings Parry

Sequence hymn: L136, I have decided to follow Jesus

Spiritual at the offertory: There is a balm in Gilead, arr. William Levi Dawson, 249

Offertory Hymn: 380, v. 3, Praise God from whom all blessings flow

Spiritual at the communion: Precious Lord, take my hand, Thomas A. Dorsey,

arr. Jeffrey Hoffman,  3023B

Processional hymn: 599, Lift every voice and sing, Lift every voice

 

January 21, 2024, 3rd Sunday after the Epiphany

Processional hymn: 653, Dear Lord and Father of mankind, Repton

Hymn of Praise/Gloria: 421, All glory be to God on high, Allein Gott in der Höh

Gradual: Psalm 62: 6-14, Nonne Deo?, George Thalben-Ball

Sequence hymn: 661, They cast their nets in Galilee, Georgetown

Carol at the offertory: Lord of the Dance, arr. David Willcocks, 100 CfC, P. 138

Offertory Hymn: 380, v. 3, Praise God from whom all blessings flow

Motet at the communion: Jesu, dulcis memoria, Tomás Luís de Victoria, 132 (section leaders)

Processional hymn: 539, O Zion haste, thy mission high fulfilling, Tidings

 

January 28, 2024, 4th Sunday after the Epiphany / Annual Meeting

Processional hymn: 493, O for a thousand tongues to sing, Azmon

Hymn of Praise/Gloria: 421, All glory be to God on high, Allein Gott in der Höh

Gradual: Psalm 111, Confitebor tibi, Daniel Pinkham

Sequence hymn: 567, Thine arm, O Lord, in days of old, St. Matthew

Anthem at the Offertory: O praise the Lord, Adrian Batten, 853

Offertory Hymn: 380, v. 3, Praise God from whom all blessings flow

Motet at the communion: Surge, illuminare, William Byrd,  346

Processional hymn: 432, O Praise ye the Lord!, Laudate Dominum

 

February 4, 2024, 5th Sunday after the Epiphany / Four Chaplains Sunday

Processional hymn: 1, Father, we praise thee, now the night is over, Christe sanctorum

Hymn of Praise/Gloria: 421, All glory be to God on high, Allein Gott in der Höh

Gradual: Psalm 147: 1-12, 21c, Laudate Dominum, George Thalben-Ball

Sequence hymn: 529, In Christ there is no east or west, McKee

Motet at the offertory: Nos autem gloriari, Felice Anerio, (section leaders)

Offertory Hymn: 716, God bless our native land, America

Anthem at the communion: God be in my head, John Rutter, 945

Processional hymn: 608 Eternal Father, strong to save (the Navy Hymn), Melita

 

February 11, 2024, Last Sunday after the Epiphany / Scout Sunday

Processional hymn: 7, Christ, whose glory fills the skies, Ratisbon

Hymn of Praise/Gloria: 421, All glory be to God on high, Allein Gott in der Höh

Gradual: Psalm 50: 1-6, Deus deorum, Henry Smart

Sequence hymn: 129, Christ upon the mountain peak, Mowsley

Anthem at the offertory: Te Deum in B flat, Charles Villiers Stanford, 545

Offertory Hymn: 716, God bless our native land, America

Motet at the communion: O nata lux de lumine, Thomas Tallis, 516

Processional hymn: 460, Alleluia, Sing to Jesus, Hyfrodol

 

February 14, 2024, 7:30 pm: Ash Wednesday Eucharist

Processional Hymn:  150, Forty days and forty nights, Aus der Tiefe rufe ich (Heinlein)

Psalm: 103: 8-14, Miserator et misericors Dominus, plainsong, Mode 2

Sequence Hymn: 684, O for a closer walk with God, Caithness

Motet during the Imposition of Ashes: Miserere mei, Deus, William Byrd (quintet)

Anthem at the Offertory: Wash me throughly, Samuel Sebastian Wesley; AWE, p. 45

Offertory Hymn: 325, Let us break bread together, Let us break bread

Motet at the Communion: Peccantem me quotidie, Cristobal Morales, AWE, p. 27

Processional Hymn: L-31, King of my life I crown thee now, Lead me to Calvary

 

February 18, 2024: 1st Sunday in Lent

Procession:  Great Litany, John Merbecke, Hymnal S67

Psalm: 25: 1-9, Ad te, Domine, levavi, plainsong

Sequence Hymn: 142, Lord, who throughout these forty days, St. Flavian

Spiritual at the Offertory: Standing in the need of prayer, arr. anonymous, 943

Offertory Hymn: 147, Now let us all with one accord, Bourbon

Communion anthem: Jesu, grant me this I pray, Orlando Gibbons, arr. Edward C. Bairstow, AWE, p. 60

Processional Hymn: 559, Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us, Dulce carmen

 

February 25, 2024: 2rd Sunday in Lent

Processional Hymn:  401, The God of Abraham praise, Leoni

Psalm: 22: 22-30, Qui timetis Dominum laudate eum, plainsong

Sequence Hymn: 455, O love of God, how strong and true, Dunedin

Offertory Anthem: Abraham believed God, Jeffrey Hoffman

Offertory Hymn: 379, God is Love, Abbot’s Leigh

Spiritual at the Communion: Lord, I want to be a Christian, Moses Hogan; 150

Processional Hymn: 149, Eternal Lord of Love, Behold your Church, Old 124th

 

March 3, 2024: 3rd Sunday in Lent

Processional hymn: 152, Kind maker of the world, A la venue de Noël

Psalm: 19, Cæli enarrant, plainsong

Sequence hymn: 141, Wilt thou forgive that sin where I begun, So gibst du nun

Offertory anthem: Teach me, O Lord, the way of thy statutes, Attwood 240

Offertory hymn: 685, Rock of ages, cleft for me, Toplady

Communion motet: Like as the heart, Herbert Howells, 524

Processional hymn: 561, Stand up, stand up for Jesus, Morning Light

 

March 10, 2023: 4th Sunday in Lent

Processional hymn: 145, Now quit your care, Quittez, Pasteurs

Psalm: 107:1-3, 17-22 Confitemini Domino, plainsong,

Sequence hymn: Savior, like a shepherd lead us (Bradbury tune, not in hymnal), Bradbury

Offertory anthem: As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, Edward Bairstow; 992

Offertory hymn: 339, Deck thyself, my soul, with gladness, Schmücke dich

Communion anthem: Sing my soul His wondrous love, Ned Rorem, 347

Processional hymn: 473, Lift high the cross, Crucifer

 

March 17, 2024: 5th Sunday in Lent

Processional hymn: 693, Just as I am, Woodworth

Psalm: 51, Miserere mei, Deus, plainsong

Sequence hymn: 151, From deepest woe I cry to thee, Aus tiefer not

Offertory anthem: Turn thy face from my sins, Thomas Attwood, 918

Offertory hymn: 495, Hail, thou once despised Jesu

Communion motet: O salutaris hostia, Ešenvalds, Ēriks, 1019

Processional hymn: 474, When I survey the wondrous cross, Rockingham