December 18, 2005
The Fourth Sunday in Advent
The Service of Holy Communion


The Hymns
The Opening Hymn: 545 – Hail to the Lord's Anointed (Tune: Woodbird)
The Sermon Hymn: 6 – Creator of the stars of night (Tune: Breslau)
The Communion Hymn: 312 – The Lord will come and not be slow (Tune: York)
The Kneeling Hymn: 201 – Strengthen for service, Lord, the hands
The Closing Hymn: 484 – Lift up your heads, ye mighty gates

The Setting of the Ordinary
Missa Marialis – Plainsong, 10th-14th century (719, 798, 723)

The Minor Propers
The Fourth Week of Advent

The Psalms, Anthems, and Motets
The Psalm: 132:8-15. Surge Domine. – Anglican Chant: Edwin Edwards
The Offertory Anthem: Lift up your heads, O ye gates – William Mathias

The Organ Voluntaries
The Prelude: Trio super: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 660 – Johann Sebastian Bach
The Postlude: Toccata in Seven – John Rutter