Schedule of Service Music for...

Sunday, December 4, 2016 10:00 AM
The Second Sunday in Advent
The Service of Holy Communion

The Hymns
The Opening Hymn: 402 – O Word of God incarnate
The Sermon Hymn: 403 – Book of books, our people’s strength
The Communion Hymn: 195 – Father, we thank thee who hast planted
The Closing Hymn: 253 – Spread, O spread thou mighty word

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: 209 – O saving Victim, opening wide (Tune: St. Vincent)

The Minor Propers
Advent II – Gregorian Chant: The St. John’s Gradual (preliminary)
The Introit: Populus Sion – Isaiah 30:19, 30; Psalm 80:1a
The Gradual: Ex Sion – Psalm 50:2, 5
The Alleluia: Lætátus sum – Psalm 122:1
The Offertory: Deus tu convértens – Psalm 85:6–7
The Communion: Jerúsalem surge – Baruch 5:5; 4:36

The Psalms, Anthems, and Motets
The Psalm: 50:1–6. Deus deorum. Anglican Chant: Edward Bairstow
The Offertory Anthem: Laetentur coeli William Byrd

The Organ Voluntaries
The Prelude: ElegyGeorge Thalben-Ball
The Postlude: Le monde dans l’attente du Sauveur (from Symphonie-Passion, op. 23) – Marcel Dupré