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Sunday, December 2, 2012 10:00 AM
The First Sunday in Advent
The Service of Holy Communion

The Hymns
The Opening Hymn: 484 – Lift up your heads, ye mighty gates
The Sermon Hymn: 8 – O Word, that goest forth on high (Tune: Rex gloriose)
The Communion Hymn: 312 – The Lord will come and not be slow (Tune: York)
The Closing Hymn: 9 – Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding (Descant: Gray)

The Setting of the Ordinary
John Merbecke and George C. Martin (701)
Missa MarialisPlainsong, 10th–14th century (798, 723)
In place of the Gloria in excelsis: 212 – Bread of heaven, on thee we feed

The Minor Propers
Advent Sunday – Gregorian Chant: The St. John’s Gradual (preliminary)
The Introit: Ad te levávi – Psalm 25:1–2, 3
The Gradual: Universi – Psalm 25:2–3
The Alleluia: Osténde nobis – Psalm 85:7
The Offertory: Ad te Domine – Psalm 25:1–2
The Communion: Dóminus dabit benignitátem – Psalm 85:12

The Psalms, Anthems, and Motets
The Psalm: 24. Domini est terra. Anglican Chant: Joseph Barnby
The Offertory Anthem: Lift up your heads, O ye gates William Mathias

The Organ Voluntaries
The Prelude: “York Tune” (from Sixteen Preludes on Melodies from the English and Scottish Psalters)
Charles Wood
The Postlude: Toccata giocosa, Op. 36, No. 2 – Mathias