Compline on the Second Sunday of Easter, 2023

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Compline on the The Second Sunday of Easter | April 16, 2023 

Order of Service in Eastertide | Each week's repertoire is posted here

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April 16, 2023 • The Second Sunday of Easter • “Doubting Thomas Sunday”

ORISON: That Easter Day with joy was bright (Tune: PUER NOBIS) – mel. from Trier MS., 15th cent.; adapt. Michael Praetorius (1571-1621); harm. George R. Woodward (1848-1934) [see HYMNS]

PSALM 16 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN 209: We walk by faith, and not by sight (Tune: SAINT BOTOLPH) – Gordon Slater (1896-1979)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone VII; harm. Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

ANTHEM: Sermone blando angelus – Thomas Tallis

Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor • Wyatt Smith, organ recitalist 


Psalm Sonata No. 1 by Brenda Portman

II. “He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.” (Psalm 91:1)

Prelude in C, BWV 547 by J. S. Bach

Salem Seasons by Margaret Sandresky

I. Spring - “Apple Blossoms and Imaginary Birds”

The Seven Last Words and Triumph of Christ by Pamela Decker

VIII. Passacaglia: Procession to the Tomb

IX. Toccata: The Resurrection

Thanks to this evening's Compline volunteers—hospitality ministers Priscilla Strand and Estephan Meza, and videographer Michael Perera.

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