Compline for The Baptism of Our Lord, 2023

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Compline for the Baptism of Our Lord | January 8, 2023 

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January 8, 2023 • The First Sunday after the Epiphany: The Baptism of Jesus

ORISON (see HYMNS): ‘I come,’ the great Redeemer cries (Tune: THIS ENDRIS NYGHT) – English melody; harm. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) and Martin Fallas Shaw (1875-1958)

PSALM 29 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN 121: Christ, when for us you were baptized (Tune: CAITHNESS) – melody from The Psalmes of David in Prose and Meeter, 1635; harm. The English Hymnal, 1906

NUNC DIMITTIS – Roupen Shakarian (b. 1950)

ANTHEM: The Baptism of Christ – Peter R. Hallock

Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • Derek Curtis-Tilton, cantor

Thanks to this evening's Compline volunteers—hospitality ministers Estephan Meza and Ray Miller, and videographer Michael Lee.

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