Compline observing the Nativity of John the Baptist, 2023

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Compline observing the Feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist (tr.) | June 25, 2023 

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June 25, 2023 • THE NATIVITY OF SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST transferred

ORISON: Comfort, comfort ye my people (Tune: GENEVAN 42) – Claude Goudimel (c. 1514-1572)

PSALM 85:7-13 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: The great forerunner of the morn (Tune: THE TRUTH FROM ABOVE – Herefordshire carol; arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tonus peregrinus; harm. Lodovico Grossi da Viadana (ca. 1560 - 1627)

ANTHEM: Fuit homo missus a Deo – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594) [SharePoint—General]

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Fred McIlroy, cantor

Thanks to this evening's Compline volunteers—hospitality ministers Jim Buskirk and Ray Miller.

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