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Lenten Musical Moments 2023

Join us for Lenten Musical Moments

Wednesdays at 12:30pm in the Meeting House

Please enjoy all the Lenten Musical Moments Events

Program Information:

Lenten Musical Moments
Sergio Martinez, bass
Jo Deen Blaine Davis, piano/organ
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Welcome, Scriptures, and Prayer
Sara Bakker
Be Still, for the Presence
David J. Evans
My Lord, What a Mornin’
African American spiritual, arr. Harry T. Burleigh
Deep River
African American spiritual, arr. Harry T. Burleigh
Were You There?
African American spiritual, arr. Harry T. Burleigh
I Am the Bread of Life
Suzanne Toolan
O Man, Forgive Us for Our Sins
Johann Sebastian Bach
St. Matthew’s Passion, “Mache dich, mein Herze, rein” (Make Thee Clean, My Heart) 
Johann Sebastian Bach
At evening, hour of calm and rest, was Adam’s fall made manifest;
sy evening too the Lord’s redeeming love.
At evening, homeward turned the dove: an olive leaf,
the while she bore. O beauteous time. At evening hour!
Our peace with God is evermore assured.
For Jesus hath His Cross endured.
His body thou doeth crave, Thou, His disciples, for the grave.
O let us all regard with thankful wonder His precious death,
and on its meaning ponder.
Make thee clean, my heart, from sin, unto Jesus, welcome giving;
so within my cleansed breast shall He rest.
Evermore with me living.
World, depart, let Jesus in.
Si Fui Motivo de Dolor, O Dios (If I Have Been the Source of Pain, O God)
Pablo Sosa
If I have been the source of pain, O God; if to the weak I have refused my strength.
If, in rebellion, I have strayed away; forgive me, God.
If I’ve insisted on a peaceful life, far from the struggles that the gospel brings,
when you prefer to guide me to the strife, forgive  me, God.
The Lord is My Light
Frances Allitsen
Lenten Musical Moments
Aram Tchobanian, tenor
Alma Hamilton, piano/composer
Karl Hedrick, piano/composer
Jo Deen Blaine Davis, organ/piano

The music that Alma Hamilton and Karl Hedrick composed are WORLD PREMIERES. 

Wednesday, March 8, 2023
Welcome, Scriptures, Prayer
Mike Rodgers
O Cross, Between Whose Branches Bare
Karl Hedrick, music;  Timothy Dudley-Smith, text
Once to Every Man and Nation
Thomas John Williams, music; James Russell Lowell, text
My Song Is Love Unknown
John Ireland, music; Samuel Crossman, text   
A Hymn to God the Father
Alma Hamilton, music; John Donne, text 
Sonata No. III, “Andante tranquillo”
Felix Mendelssohn  
I Want Jesus to Walk with Me
traditional spiritual, arr. Lloyd Larson
He Never Said a Mumbalin’ Word
traditional spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan
Lord, Teach Me to Be Still
Karl Hedrick 
Postlude: Choral, Op. 37, No. 4
Joseph Jongen
Lenten Musical Moments
Greer Lyle, soprano
Dr. Jo Deen Blaine Davis, piano/organ
Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Welcome, Scriptures, and Prayer 
Hoyt Davidson
David Guion
The Crucifixion
Samuel Barber
How Can I Keep From Singing?
Sally DeFord & James Loynes
Hold On
Marybeth Kroon
Lord, Speak to Me, Op. 23, No. 4
Robert Schumann
Be Thou My Vision
Bob Chilcott
Were You There?
Harry T Burleigh
O Divine Redeemer
Charles Gounod
Great Is Thy Faithfulness 
Jack Schrader
Give Me Jesus
Moses Hogan
Postlude on “Lord, Who Throughout These Forty Days
arr. Healey Willan