Festal Eucharist

Sunday, April 24, 2016
The Fifth Sunday Of Easter
11:00 AM


Included in this Festal Eucharist are hymns sung by the congregation and choir, additional music sung exclusively by the choir, lessons, prayers, a sermon, and a Rite I Mass. All baptized Christians are welcome to receive Holy Communion.

CelebrantThe Rector
PreacherThe Rector
DeaconFr. Spurlock
SubdeaconFr. Daniels
Sung byThe Choir of St. Paul’s on the Green, Norwalk CT
ServiceMissa Brevis, by Grayston Ives (b. 1948)
HymnThe Lamb's high banquet called to share -- DEUS TUORUM MILITUM
LessonActs 11:1-18
Psalm148 (Stanford)
EpistleRevelation 21:1-6
Hymn529 -- In Christ there is no East or West -- MCKEE
AlleluiaHarmonized plainchant
GospelJohn 13:31-35
AnthemBlessed be the God and Father, Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-1876)
AnthemAnd I saw a new heaven, Edgar Bainton (1880-1956)
Hymn200 -- Come, ye faithful, raise the strain -- GAUDEAMUS PARITER
VoluntaryChoral-Improvisation sur le ‘Victimae Paschali’, Charles Tournemire (1870-1939), reconstructed by Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)