EMBER WEDNESDAY
Dec
13
10:00 AM10:00

EMBER WEDNESDAY

Ember days are kept four times per year for special prayer and fasting specifically for clerical vocations, recalling that the apostles prayed and fasted prior to the laying on of hands in ordinations.  The ember weeks are the weeks after the first Sunday of Lent, Whitsunday (Pentecost), September 15, and December 13. 

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EMBER FRIDAY
Dec
15
10:00 AM10:00

EMBER FRIDAY

Ember days are kept four times per year for special prayer and fasting specifically for clerical vocations, recalling that the apostles prayed and fasted prior to the laying on of hands in ordinations.  The ember weeks are the weeks after the first Sunday of Lent, Whitsunday (Pentecost), September 15, and December 13. 

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EMBER SATURDAY
Dec
16
10:00 AM10:00

EMBER SATURDAY

Ember days are kept four times per year for special prayer and fasting specifically for clerical vocations, recalling that the apostles prayed and fasted prior to the laying on of hands in ordinations.  The ember weeks are the weeks after the first Sunday of Lent, Whitsunday (Pentecost), September 15, and December 13. 

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ADVENT III
Dec
17
7:30 AM07:30

ADVENT III

7:40 AM Morning prayer

8 AM Holy Communion

10 AM : Holy Communion [see music below]

11:15 AM Fellowship & Adult Forum

2 PM Evening Prayer (Saunders House)

4 PM Evening Prayer (Lady Chapel)

COLLECT:  O Lord Jesus Christ, who at they first coming didst send thy messenger to prepare thy way before thee:  Grant that the ministers and stewards of thy mysteries may likewise so prepare and make ready thy way, by turning the hearts of the disobedient to the wisdom of the just, that at thy second coming to judge the world we may be found an acceptable people n they sight, who livest and reignest with the Father and the Holy Spirit, ever one God, world without end.

The liturgical color is a lighter shade of purple, the color of penance, and reminds us of God's mercy that lightens the burden of our penance as we prepare to receive the Christ child. 

Prelude: Prelude in E-flat Major "St. Anne" by JS Bach; Mass Setting: Mass in G by Franz Schubert;  Offertory Anthem: This is the Record of John by Orlando Gibbons; Communion Anthem: E'en So, Lord Jesus, Quickly come by Paul Manz:  Postlude: Fugue in E-flat Major "St. Anne" by JS Bach.

 

 

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ADVENT IV
Dec
24
7:30 AM07:30

ADVENT IV

7:40 AM Morning prayer

8 AM Holy Communion

10 AM Morning Prayer [see music below]

11:15 AM Fellowship & Adult Forum

4 PM Evening Prayer (Lady Chapel)

COLLECT:  O Lord, raise up (we pray thee) thy power, and come among us, and with great might succor us; that whereas through our sins and wickedness, we are sore let and hindered in running the race that is set before us, thy bountiful grace and mercy may speedily help and deliver us; through the satisfaction of thy Son our Lord, to whom with thee and the Holy Ghost be honor and glory, world without end.

Prelude: Toccata in E Major by JS Bach; Choral Canticle:  Benedicite, Omnia Opera by Herbert Sumison; Offertory Anthem: Sicut locutus est from Magnificat by JS Bach; Postlude: Fugue in E Major

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CHRISTMAS EVE
Dec
24
5:00 PM17:00

CHRISTMAS EVE

FAMILY SERVICE

MUSIC: Prelude: Rigaudon by Andre Campra;  Offertory Anthem: Adagop bu Benedetto Marcello; Communion Anthem:  Greensleeves;  Postlude: Fantasy on "Angels We Have Hear on High" by Valentin Radu

 

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CHRISTMAS EVE FESTAL
Dec
24
10:30 PM22:30

CHRISTMAS EVE FESTAL

A joyous celebration of our Lord's nativity with choir and instrumental music.

10:30 PM organ & instrumental music

11:00 Festal celebration of Holy Communion for Christmas

MUSIC: Mass Setting: Missa Brevis in C Major by W.A. Mozart; Offertory Anthem: For Unto Us a Child is Born (from Messiah) by G. F. Handel; Communion Anthems: He Shall Feed His Flock/ Come Unto Him by G. F. Handel (Jody Kidwell, alto; Rachel Sigman, Soprano), Ave Maria by Igor Stravinski; Closing Anthem: Hallelujah (from Messiah) by G. F. Handel

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EPIPHANY OF OUR LORD
Jan
6
10:00 PM22:00

EPIPHANY OF OUR LORD

10 am holy communion (Lady Chapel)

7 pm. Holy communion with hymns to celebrate the visit of the magi, signifying the revelation of Christ to the gentiles for the first time.  In various times in history, this holiday received more celebration than the nativity date of Dec. 25. 

Join us for a dessert party following the service. 

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FIRST SUNDAY EPIPHANY
Jan
7
7:40 AM07:40

FIRST SUNDAY EPIPHANY

7:40 AM Morning Prayer

8 AM Holy Communion

9 am Sunday School

10 AM Holy Communion followed by fellowship in the parish hall & adult forum 

Prelude: Prelude in B Minor by JS Bach; Mass Setting: Congregational, "Missa Per Arma justitiae by Merbecke' Offertory: Gesu Bambino by Pietro Yon; Communion Anthem: "Suscepit Israel" from Magnificat by JS Bach; Post lude: Fugue in B Minor by JS Bach.

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EPIPHANY II
Jan
14
7:40 AM07:40

EPIPHANY II

7:40 AM Morning Prayer

8 AM Holy Communion

9 am Sunday School

10 AM Morning Prayer followed by fellowship in the parish hall & adult forum

MUSIC: Prelude: Fantasie in G Minor by JS Bach; Coral Canticle: Te Deum in F by John Ireland; Offertory: The Three Kings by Cornelius/Atkins; Postlude: Fugue in G Minor by JS Bach.

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ADVENT  II LESSONS & CAROLS
Dec
10
7:30 AM07:30

ADVENT II LESSONS & CAROLS

7:30 AM Morning prayer

8 AM Holy Communion

10 AM Morning Prayer [see music below]

11:15 AM Fellowship & Adult Forum 

4 PM Evening Prayer with Advent meditation.

ADVENT COLLECT: Almighty God, give us grace that we may cast away the works of darkness, and put upon us the armor of light, now in the time of this mortal life, in which they Son Jesus Christ came to visit us in great humility; that in the last day, when he shall come again in his glorious majesty, to judge both the quick and the dead, we may rise to the life immortal; through him who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Ghost, now and ever.  Amen.

Prelude: Choral Prelude Fantasy in C minor by JS Bach; Opening Anthem: Drop Down Ye Heavens from Above (Rorate caeli) - Plainchant; Anthem I: Lo How a Rose E'er Blooming by Michael Praetorius; Anthem II: Magnificat by John Ireland;  Offertory Anthem: O Come, O Come, Emanuel by T. Frederick H. Candlyn; Anthem III" Ave Maria by Noel Goemanne; Anthem IV: O thou the Central Orb by Charles Wood; Postlude: Fugue in C Minor by JS Bach.

 

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Advent Quiet Day
Dec
9
8:00 AM08:00

Advent Quiet Day

Start preparing yourself to receive anew the wonder of Christmas when God came to dwell with us and give us salvation.  A quiet day starts with Holy Communion in the Lady Chapel followed by a light breakfast and a series of meditations with participants remaining in silence.  The day ends with evening prayer.  Bring your own lunch. 

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TUESDAY STUDY GROUP
Dec
5
7:00 AM07:00

TUESDAY STUDY GROUP

II Thessalonians, chapters 2 and 3. 

At the next session, we plan to read A Cloud of Witness: An Introductory History of the Developments of Christian Doctrine to 500 A. D. (Cistercian Series).  A light breakfast is served.  All are welcome. 

 

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ADVENT I
Dec
3
7:30 AM07:30

ADVENT I

7:30 AM Morning prayer

8 AM Holy Communion

10 AM Holy Communion [see music below]

11:15 AM Fellowship & Adult Forum

Collect:  Blessed Lord, who has caused all holy Scriptures to be written for our learning: Grant that we may in such wise hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them, that by patience and the comfort of thy holy Word, we may embrace and ever hold fast the blessed hope of everlasting life, which has given us in our Savior Jesus Christ.  Amen

Prelude: Choral Prelude "Wake, Awake" by JS Bach; Mass setting: congregation "miss de sancta Maria Magdelene" by Healy Willan; Offertory Anthem: Hark! A Thrilling Voice is Sounding, by Eric Thiman; Communion Anthem: Come My Way, My Truth, My Life by Malcolm Archer; Postlude: Fantasy on "Lo How a Rose" by Valentin Radu.

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SUNDAY LAST BEFORE ADVENT
Nov
26
8:00 AM08:00

SUNDAY LAST BEFORE ADVENT

Also known as "stir up" Sunday in that the appointed collect asks God to stir up our hearts as we look to the season of Advent that prepares us to receive the coming of God into our midst.  

7:30 AM Morning Prayer

8 AM Holy communion

9 AM Sunday School/confirmation class

10 AM Morning Prayers

11:15 AM Holy Communion from the reserve sacrament in the Lady Chapel followed by fellowship & adult forum.  

 

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Trinity XXIV
Nov
26
7:40 AM07:40

Trinity XXIV

7:40 AM Morning Prayer

8 AM Holy communion

10 AM Morning Prayer with Litany (no choir)

11: 15 AM Communion from reserved sacrament in the Lady Chapel followed by Fellowship Hour & Adult Forum.

Prelude: Toccata in D Minor by JS Bach.  Postlude: Fugue in D Minor by JS Bach.

 

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Trinity XXIII
Nov
19
7:40 AM07:40

Trinity XXIII

7:40 AM Morning Prayer

8 AM Holy Communion

9 AM Sunday School & confirmation class

10 AM Holy Communion (Music: see below)

11: 30 AM Fellowship Hour followed by Adult Forum

Music: Prelude: Little Fugue in G Minor by JS Bach; mass Setting: Congregational by Merbecke; Offertory Anthem: Beati quorum via by C. V. Stanford; Communion Anthem: Agnust Dei from Coronation Mass by Mozart; Postlude: Litanies by Jehan Alain.

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TRINITY XXII
Nov
12
7:40 AM07:40

TRINITY XXII

7:40 AM Morning Prayer

8 AM Holy communion

9 AM Sunday School

10 AM Morning Prayer (Music: see below)

 11: 15 AM Communion from the reserved sacrament in the Lady Chapel followed by Fellowship followed by Adult Forum

2 PM Evening Prayer at Saunders House

Music: Prelude: Prelude in E Major by Mikolau Bruhns; Choral Canticle: Jubilate Deo in F by John Ireland; Offertory Anthem: Exultate Justi by Lodovico da Viadana; Postlude: Fantasy in G Major by JS Bach

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ALL SAINTS DAY
Nov
5
7:30 AM07:30

ALL SAINTS DAY

Celebrate All Saints Day:

8 AM Holy Communion

10 AM Festal Holy Communion (Music: see below)

11: 30 AM Feast of Title Luncheon

Prelude: Carillon de Westminster by Louis Vierne; mass setting: mass in G by Fran Schubert; Offertory anthem: And I Saw A New Heaven by edgar L. Bainton; Festive anthem before the sermon: Locus Iste (This place was made by GodP by Anton Bruckner; Communion Anthem: O quam gloriosum by Tomas Lois de Victoria; Postlude: Rigaudon by Andre Campra.

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Trinity XX & CHOIR CONCERT
Oct
29
7:40 AM07:40

Trinity XX & CHOIR CONCERT

7:40 AM Morning Prayer

8 AM Holy communion

9 AM Sunday School & Confirmation Class

10 AM Morning Prayer (Music See below)

11:15 Communion from the reserve sacrament followed by Fellowship & Adult Forum in the Parish Hall

4PM ANNUAL CHOIR CONCERT & BENEFIT FOR MUSIC PROGRAM:  features choral music, solo vocal artists, piano music from classical to Broadway to jazz in collaboration with the musical artists of VoxAmadeus, Valentin Radu, artistic director & conductor.  Free will offering.

Prelude: Canzona in D Minor by JS Bach; Canticle: Benedictus es, Domine in D by T. Frederick H. Candlyn; Offertory anthem: From the End of the Earth, Op.187 by Alan Hovhaness; Postlude: Fantasie in G Major by JS Bach.

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School of Religion 4
Oct
25
7:00 PM19:00

School of Religion 4

“How readest    thou?”

An introduction to reading the Bible with understanding

A series of four talks outlining the basics of Biblical inspiration, authorship, and interpretation with an emphasis on the relationship between the New and Old Testaments.  Special attention will be given to the Genesis account of creation, the structure of the Torah, the place of Prophecy, the Psalter and the Gospels.

Refreshments will be served and plenty of free parking.  

 

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Trinity XIX
Oct
22
7:40 AM07:40

Trinity XIX

7:40 AM Morning Prayer

8 AM Holy communion

9 AM Sunday School & Confirmation Class

10 AM Morning Prayer (Music:  see below)

11: 15 AM Communion from the Reserve Sacrament in the Lady Chapel followed by the Fellowship Hour & Adult Forum

Prelude: Fantasie in C Minor by JS Bach; Canticle: Benedictus Dominus Deus in F Major by C. H. Kitson; Offertory Anthem: The Lord is My Shepherd by Thomas Matthews; Postlude: Fugue in C Minor by JS Bach.  

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School of Religion 3
Oct
18
7:00 PM19:00

School of Religion 3

“How readest    thou?”

An introduction to reading the Bible with understanding

A series of four talks outlining the basics of Biblical inspiration, authorship, and interpretation with an emphasis on the relationship between the New and Old Testaments.  Special attention will be given to the Genesis account of creation, the structure of the Torah, the place of Prophecy, the Psalter and the Gospels.

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Trinity XVIII
Oct
15
7:40 AM07:40

Trinity XVIII

7:40 AM Morning Prayer

8 AM Holy communion

9 AM Sunday School & confirmation class

10 AM Holy Communion (MUSIC: see below)

11:15 Fellowship & Adult Forum in the Parlor

5 PM Potluck Dinner at the Rectory

Prelude: Chorale in A Minor (part I) by Cesar Franck; Mass setting: congregational setting by Healy Willan (St. Mary Magdalene); Offertory Anthem: Let The People Praise Thee, O God by William Mathias; Communion Anthem: Almighty & Everlasting God by Orlando Gibbons; Postlude: chorale in A Minor (Finale) by Cesar Franck.

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School of Relgion 2
Oct
11
7:00 PM19:00

School of Relgion 2

“How readest    thou?”

An introduction to reading the Bible with understanding

A series of four talks outlining the basics of Biblical inspiration, authorship, and interpretation with an emphasis on the relationship between the New and Old Testaments.  Special attention will be given to the Genesis account of creation, the structure of the Torah, the place of Prophecy, the Psalter and the Gospels.

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Trinity XVII
Oct
8
7:40 AM07:40

Trinity XVII

7:40 AM Morning Prayer

8 AM Holy communion

9 AM Parish Breakfast

9 AM Sunday School & Confirmation Class

10 AM Morning Prayer (Music: see below)

11:15 Communion from the reserved sacrament followed by Fellowship & Adult Forum in the Parlor

2 PM Holy Communion at Saunders House

Prelude: Toccata in D Minor ("Dorian") by JS Bach; Choral Canticle: Te Deum from Short Service by Orlando Gibbons; Offertory Anthem: All Praise to God Our Heavenly Father by GF Handel; Postlude: Fugue in D Minor ("Dorian") by JS Bach

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School of Religion 1
Oct
4
7:00 PM19:00

School of Religion 1

“How readest    thou?”

An introduction to reading the Bible with understanding

A series of four talks outlining the basics of Biblical inspiration, authorship, and interpretation with an emphasis on the relationship between the New and Old Testaments.  Special attention will be given to the Genesis account of creation, the structure of the Torah, the place of Prophecy, the Psalter and the Gospels.

Refreshments will be served and plenty of free parking.  

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TRINITY XVI
Oct
1
7:40 AM07:40

TRINITY XVI

7:40 AM Morning Prayer

8 AM Holy communion

9 AM Sunday School & Confirmation Class

10 AM Holy Communion (music see below)

11: 30 AM Healing Prayers in the Lady Chapel followed by Fellowship & Adult Forum

MUSIC: Prelude in E-Flat Major ("St. Anne"), JS Bach;  Mass setting: Mass of the Quiet Hour by George Oldroyd; Offertory anthem: Lord, for they Tender Mercy's Sake by Richard Farrant; Communion Anthem: O Sacrum Convivium by William Byrd;  & Postlude: Fugue in E-Flat Major ("St. Anne") by JS Bach.

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ST. MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS
Sep
29
10:00 AM10:00

ST. MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS

10 AM Morning prayer & holy communion, Lady Chapel

Everlasting God, who has ordained and constituted the services of Angels and men in a wonderful order; Mercifully grant that, as thy hold Angels always do thee service in heaven, so, by thy appointment, they may succor and defend us on earth, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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Trinity XV
Sep
24
7:40 AM07:40

Trinity XV

7:40 AM Morning prayer

8 AM Holy Communion

9 AM Sunday School/ Confirmation Class

10 AM Morning Prayer (Music: see below)

11:15 AM Holy Communion in the Lady Chapel

11:15 AM Fellowship Hour in the parish hall followed by Adult Forum

MUSIC: Prelude: Fantasie in G Minor JS Bach;  Choral Canticle: Jubilate Deo by William Boyce; Offertory anthem: A New Commandment by Thomas Tallis; Postlude: Fugue in G minor by JS Bach.

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Trinity XIV
Sep
17
8:00 AM08:00

Trinity XIV

7:40 AM morning prayer

8 AM Holy Communion & healing prayers

9 AM Sunday School/Confirmation Class

10 AM Holy Communion (Music:  see below) 

11:15 Fellowship Hour & Adult Forum

5 PM Rectory Potluck

MUSIC: Prelude in B minor, JS Bach;  Mass setting: Congregational by Merbecke; Offertory anthem: Draw Us in the Spirit's Tether by Harold W. Friedell; Communion Anthem: Ave verum corpus by Mozart & Postlude: Fugue in B minor by JS Bach.

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