CHORAL EVENSONG PRELUDE THE ROYAL SALUTE OPENING SENTENCE by csgirla

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									                                         ST, GEORGE’S ANGLICAN CHURCH, HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA

                                         CHORAL EVENSONG
                                         FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT
                                         & COMMONWEALTH DAY SUNDAY
                                         MARCH 8TH 2009 AT 5 PM

                                         The Service begins on page 18 of The Book of Common Prayer
                                         The setting of the Preces & Responses is by William Byrd (1540-1623)

PRELUDE
The congregation will stand at the entrance of the choir and clergy

THE ROYAL SALUTE

OPENING SENTENCE

OPENING HYMN                              406 Guide me, O thou great Jehovah                                     Cwm Rhondda

EXHORTATION, CONFESSION, ABSOLUTION AND LORD’S PRAYER                                                               BCP p. 18

THE PRECES                                                                                                                p. 20
The congregation will stand for the Gloria

PSALM                                     145 Exaltabo te, Deus                                                     T. Norris
                                                                                                                        p. 516

THE FIRST LESSON                          Deuteronomy 8
The congregation will be seated

OFFICE HYMN                               827 Audi benigne Conditor                                                    Mode ii
The congregation will stand               (vv.2&4 men, v.3 women)

MAGNIFICAT                                The Evening Service in C                               C. V. Stanford (1852-1924)
The congregation will remain standing                                                                                     p. 21

THE SECOND LESSON                         I Timothy 2:1-8
The congregation will be seated           Read by a member of the Royal Commonwealth Society

NUNC DIMITTIS                             The Evening Service in C                                              C. V. Stanford
The congregation will stand                                                                                               p. 22

CREED (said by all)                                                                                                       p. 22

THE RESPONSES                                                                                                             p. 23
The congregation will kneel

COLLECTS                                                                                             pp. 281, 143, 138, 23 & 24
ANTHEM                                      O Lord, Make Thy Servant Elizabeth
The congregation will be seated
                                            O Lord, make thy servant Elizabeth our Queen to rejoice in thy strength:
                                            give her her heart's desire, and deny not the request of her lips;
                                            but prevent her with thine everlasting blessing,
                                            and give her a long life, even for ever and ever. Amen.
                                            Words: The Book of Common Prayer                         Music: William Byrd (1540-1623)

THE READING OF THE QUEEN’S COMMONWEALTH DAY MESSAGE
                                            Read by The Honourable Mayann E. Francis, ONS, DHumL
                                            Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia

THE ROYAL ANTHEM                            314 (all verses will be sung)                                              National Anthem
The congregation will stand

SERMON                                      Fr Jim McCorriston, Rector of Chester
The congregation will be seated

OFFERTORY HYMN                              655 And did those feet in ancient time?                                                 Jerusalem
The congregation will stand
                                  This evening’s offering will go to support the ministry to the deaf community at St. George’s

PRAYERS & GRACE                                                                                                                         p.24
The congregation will kneel

CLOSING HYMN                                27 The day thou gavest Lord, is ended                                                 St. Clement
The congregation will stand

VOLUNTARY                                   Fugue in Eb (St. Anne)                                             J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
                                                                                                                                   BWV 552


        We welcome to Evensong today The Honourable Mayann E. Francis, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia
                         and members of the local chapter of the Royal Commonwealth Society
                                   There will be a reception in the Parish Hall following the service


                                                ST. GEORGE’S CHURCH STAFF
                                                 The Rev’d George Westhaver rector
                                                The Rev’d David Mercer assistant priest
                                                      Paul Halley director of music
                                                     Nicholas Halley music scholar
                                                    Andrea Lee parish administrator
                 St. George’s Anglican Church, 2222 Brunswick Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 2Z3
                          phone (902) 423-1059 fax (902) 423-0897 office@roundchurch.ca
             Our next Choral Evensong, in honour of St. George, will be sung on Sunday April 19th, 2009 at 5:00 PM
                 Please plan to attend the choir’s annual “In The Round” concert on Sunday June 21st at 7:00 PM
                                              For further information please visit our web site
                                              ww w.r o und c hu rch. ca

								
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