SEXAGESIMA SUNDAY
Feb
24
7:40 AM07:40

SEXAGESIMA SUNDAY

This Sunday reminds us that the full Lenten penitential begins in three weeks on Ash Wednesday.  Together with the 40 days of lent, the season of Easter preparation is 70 days and thus Septuagesima.    

7:40 AM Morning Prayer

8 AM Holy communion

10 AM Morning Prayer

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

MUSIC

Prelude: Dorian toccata in D minor by JS Bach; choral canticle: jubilate by William Boyce; Offertory Anthem: Alleluia by Randall Thompson; Postlude: Dorian fugue in D Minor by JS Bach.

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QUINQUAGESIMA SUNDAY
Mar
3
7:30 AM07:30

QUINQUAGESIMA SUNDAY

This Sunday marks 50 days before Easter and the last Sunday before Ash Wednesday.  Prepare your hearts. 

7:30 AM Morning Prayer

8 AM Holy Communion

9 m Sunday School & Confirmation Class

10 AM Morning Prayer

11:15 AM Holy Communion in the Lady Chapel followed by fellowship in the parish hall & adult forum

2 PM Evening Prayer at Saunders Hous

MUSIC

Prelude: Minuet from Gothic Suite by Leon Boellmann; Choral Canticle: Benedictus es, Domine in C Major by T. Frederick H. Candlyn; Offertory Anthem: though I Speak with the Tongues of Men by Edward C. Bairstow; Postlude: Toccata from Gothic Suite by Leon Boellmann.

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ASHWEDNESDAY
Mar
6
7:00 AM07:00

ASHWEDNESDAY

Litany and Penitential rite with ashes & holy communion at all three services.  Hymns at 7 PM only.

7 AM Penitential Rite, Ashes, Holy Communion in the Lady Chapel

10 AM Penitential Rite, Ashes, Holy Communion in the Lady Chapel

 7 PM Penitential Rite, Ashes, Holy Communion with hymns in the church

This day begins the penitential season of Lent.  The priest marks our foreheads with ashes to remind us of our mortality as we prepare our hearts for Easter through prayer, fasting, and giving alms. 

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SEPTUAGESIMASIMA SUNDAY
Feb
17
7:30 AM07:30

SEPTUAGESIMASIMA SUNDAY

Today marks 60 days before Easter.  Time to prepare our hearts. 

7:40 AM Morning Prayer

8 AM Holy Communion

9 AM Sunday School & confirmation class

10 AM Holy Communion

11:15 AM Healing Service followed by Annual Parish Meeting & luncheon. 

MUSIC

Prelude: Toccata in E Major by JS Bach; Mass setting: Congregational, "Missa Maria Magdalene" by Healey Willan; Offertory: O Lord, All Praise and All Majesty by Felix Mendelssohn; Communion: Ave Verum Corpus by William Byrd; Postlude: Fugue in E Major by JS Bach.

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EPIPHANY V
Feb
10
7:30 AM07:30

EPIPHANY V

7:40 AM Morning Prayer

8 AM Holy Communion

9 am Sunday School

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

MUSIC

PRELUDE 

CHORAL CANTICLE: Benedictus es Domine in C by Everett Titcomb

OFFERTORY ANTHEM: Alleluia by D. Buxetehude

POSTLUDE

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EPIPHANY IV
Feb
3
7:40 AM07:40

EPIPHANY IV

7:40 AM Morning Prayer

8 AM Holy Communion

9 am Sunday School

10 AM HOLY COMMUNION 

MUSIC

PRELUDE:  Fugue in C major by JS Bach

MASS SETTING:  Mass of the Quiet Hour by George Oldroyd

OFFERTORY ANTHEM: Dixit from Solumn Vespers by W. A. Mozart

COMMUNION ANTHEM:  Let All Mortal Flexh Keep Silence by Edward Bairstow

POSTLUDE" Prelude in C Major by JS Bach

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CHRISTMAS DAY
Dec
25
10:00 AM10:00

CHRISTMAS DAY

10 AM Holy communion

MUSIC: soloist and trumpet:  Organ Prelude: Fugue in Major;  Mass Setting by Merbecke, trumpet voluntaries by Albione, Handel, Marcello, and Heron, Offertory Anthem "That Yonge Child" (Brittain arr.) Communion Anthem: "Ave Maria" by Bach/Gounod. Postlude:  Prelude in C Major.

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CHRISTMAS EVE FESTAL
Dec
24
to Dec 25

CHRISTMAS EVE FESTAL

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

10:30 PM String quartet and trumpet

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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CHRISTMAS EVE
Dec
24
5:00 PM17:00

CHRISTMAS EVE

FAMILY SERVICE

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

 

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ADVENT IV Lessons & Carols
Dec
23
7:30 AM07:30

ADVENT IV Lessons & Carols

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: Fantasy in C Minor by J.S. Bach; Opening Anthem: Drop down ye heasvens from above (Rorate Caeli) Plainchant; Anthem I: This is the Record of John by Orlando Gibbons; Anthem II: Rejoice Greatly , O Daughter of Zion from Messiah by G. F. Handel; Offertory Anthem: Magnificat from Shorty Evening Service by William Byrd; Anthem III: Ave Maria by Jacques Arcadelt; Anthem IV: Rejoice in the Lord Alway by Henry Purcell; Postlude: Fugue in C Minor by J.S. Bach.

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EMBER SATURDAY
Dec
22
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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EMBER FRIDAY
Dec
21
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 WEDNESDAY
Dec
19
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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ADVENT III
Dec
16
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: Missa Super Dixit Maria by Hans Leo Hassler;  Offertory Anthem: Dixit Maria by Hans Leo Hassler; Communion Anthem: O Sacred Feast by Healy Willan;  Postlude: Fugue in E-flat Major "St. Anne" by JS Bach.

 

 

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ADVENT  II LESSONS & CAROLS
Dec
9
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
8
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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ADVENT I
Dec
2
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
25
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 XXV
Nov
18
7:30 AM07:30

Trinity XXV

7:40 AM Morning Prayer

8 AM Holy communion

9 AM Sunday School

10 AM Holy communion (Music see below)

11:15 Fellowship & Adult Forum in the Parlor

MUSIC:

Prelude: Air in G  by  J.S. Bach

Mass Setting:  Congregational, “Missa Per arma justitiae”  by  Marbecke

Offertory: O Lord, All Praise and All Majesty by Felix Mendelssohn

Communion Anthem: Deliver us, O Lord our God by Adrian Batten

Postlude: Rondo     by Jean-Joseph Mouret

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