So Moses made a serpent of bronze, and put it upon a pole; and whenever a serpent bit someone, that person would look at the serpent of bronze and live (NRSV, Numbers 21:9).
10:00 am Choral Eucharist
The Choir of the Church of St. James the Apostle; Scott Bradford, director of music; Conrad Gold, assistant
Mass Setting: Missa Sancti Pauli, Stanley Vann (b.1910)
In place of evensong there is a Lenten service of music and meditation led by the Dean and accompanied by Patrick Wedd performing music of:
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Kyrie, BWV 669 (Kibbie: listen); Christe, BWV 670 (Kibbie: listen); Kyrie, BWV 671 (Kibbie: listen); Kyrie, BWV 672: (Kibbie: listen); Christe, BWV 673 (Kibbie: listen); Kyrie, BWV 674: listen ); Aus Tiefer Not, BWV 686 (Kibbie: listen); Aus Tiefer Not, BWV 687 (Kibbie: listen)
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47): Organ Sonata No. 3 in a, Op. 65 (Vernet - Con moto maestoso: listen; Andante tranquillo: listen)
The Trebles and Cathedral Singers are at the Church of St. James the Apostle for Morning Prayer at 11:00 am.
Prelude: Psalm Prelude “The meek shall inherit the earth” (Cleobury: listen), Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
Choral Meditation: Almighty and everlasting God (text & listen), Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
Canticle: Benedicite in G (text), Francis Jackson (b.1917)
Anthem: Lo! God is here! (text), Philip Moore (b.1943)
Postlude: Toccata in b (Drury: NML) from Toccata, Chorale and Fugue, Op. 16, Francis Jackson