Compline on the 15th Sunday after Pentecost, 2023

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Compline on the 15th Sunday after Pentecost | September 10, 2023 

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September 10, 2023 • The 15th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 18A)

ORISON: Now cheer our hearts this eventide (Tune: Ach bleib bei uns) – Geistliche Lieder, Leipzig 1589; harm. J.S. Bach (1685–1750)

PSALM 119:33–48 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

HYMN: Book of books, our people's strength (Tune: Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier) – melody by Johann Rudolph Ahle (1625–1673); harm. George Herbert Palmer (1846–1926) and J.S. Bach (1685–1750)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Erin Aas (b. 1972)

ANTHEM: I will meditate – Richard T. Proulx (1937–2010)

Jason Anderson, director • Josh Sandoz, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

Thanks to this evening's Compline volunteers James Davidson and John Gulhagen, and videographer Michael Lee.

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