Festal Evensong

Sunday, May 8, 2011
The Third Sunday Of Easter
4:00 PM


Above: The Church — the body of Christ — the universal body of believers.

At Sunday Evensongs, the clergy of Saint Thomas take up the Apostles’ Creed, line by line, in a fifteen part sermon series which continues through May. This evening’s sermon is “the holy catholic Church.” See the complete list of sermons in the series here.

‚ñ∫John Scott speaks of the music of Orlando Gibbons and Kenneth Leighton, heard in today’s Evensong, in his Music Notes.

‚ñ∫Today’s Festal Evensong marks the beginning of the 38th Annual Choirmasters Conference.

OfficiantFr. Mead
PreacherFr. Mead
Sung byThe Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys
LessonExodus 18:1-12
Lesson 2John 21:15-25
Responses, by Thomas Morley (c. 1557-1602)
Psalm115 (Knight)
ServiceThe Second Service, by Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
AnthemLet all the world, Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988)
VoluntaryFanfare, by Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988)
Hymn50 -- This is the day the Lord hath made -- LONDON NEW
Hymn524 -- I love thy kingdom, Lord -- ST. THOMAS (WILLIAMS)