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GRACE CHURCH IN NEW YORK

PENTECOST 2020

FALL TERM 2020
Sunday Morning at 11:00 o’clock and Special Observances

Pandemic Notice: At the current time public Sunday Worship in the Church is open at the 11:00 a.m. service for restricted numbers.
Please go to the main page of the Church Site and pre register to attend wearing a mask.

Sunday 4 October 2020, Proper 22, The Holy Eucharist Rite I
The Adult Choir

Hymns 556 Rejoice, ye pure in heart!……MARION
…….539, O Zion, haste……TIDINGS
…….423, Immortal, invisible…….ST. DENIO
…….450, All hail the power of Jesus’ Name!…….CORONATION

Psalm 80: 7-15. Qui regis Israel.…….Anglican Chant (Walford Davies)

Gloria in excelsis S-204…….Anglican Chant (Old Scottish Chant)
Sanctus S-114…….Healey Willan (1880-1968)
Agnus Dei S-158…….Healey Willan

Offertory, Draw us in the Spirit’s tether…….Harold Friedell (1905-1958)
Communion, O taste, and see, how gracious the Lord is …….Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Prelude, Alle Menschen müssen sterben, BWV 643…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Passacaglia in d-moll, BuxWV 161…….Dieterich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
…….Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, BuxWV 184
Postlude, Toccata und Fuge in F-Dur, BWV 540…….Johann Sebastian Bach

Sunday 11 October 2020, Proper 23, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Adult Choir

Hymns 372 Praise to the living God! …….LEONI
…….362, Holy, holy, holy! …….NICAEA
…….448, O love, how deep, how broad, how high…….DEUS TUORUM MILITUM
…….377, All people that on earth do dwell…….OLD HUNDREDTH

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)
Secondary Canticle: S-204, Gloria in excelsis……. Anglican Chant (Old Scottish Chant)

Anthem, Justorum Animae…….C. Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
Offertory Anthem, God so loved the world…….John Stainer (1840-1901)

Prelude, Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier, BWV 731…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
…..Sonate in Es-Dur, BWV 525
Postlude, Pièce d’Orgue in G-Dur, BWV 572…….Johann Sebastian Bach

Sunday 18 October 2020, Proper 24, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Girls’ Choir, HS Singers and Adults

Hymns 616, Hail to the Lord’s Anointed…….ES FLOG EIN KLEINS WALDVÖGELEIN
…….545, Lo! what a cloud of witnesses…….ST. FULBERT
…….292, O Jesus, crowned with all renown…….KINGSFOLD
…….656, Blest are the pure in heart…….FRANCONIA
…….569, God the Omnipotent!…….RUSSIA

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)
Hymn 545 replaces second Canticle this morning.

Anthem, Beati quorum via…….C. Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
Offertory Anthem, In the year that king Uzziah died……David McK. Williams (1887-1978)

Prelude, Andante sostenuto from Symphonie Gothique, Op.70…….Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)
Postlude, Fanfare…….Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens (1823-1881)

Sunday 18 October 2020, Choral Evensong Rite I at Four o’clock p.m.
The Choir of Men and Boys

Hymns 450, All hail the power of Jesus’ Name!…….CORONATION
…….24, The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended…….ST. CLEMENT……Descant by Gerre Hancock (1934-2012)

Psalm 114. In exitu Israel……..Anglican Chant (arr. from Tonus Peregrinus)
Preces and Responses…….William Byrd (c.1542-1623)
Evening Service……. Harold Friedell in F (1905-1958)
Rejoice in the Lamb, Opus 30…….Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Prelude, Prelude, Fugue et Variation…….César-Auguste Franck (1822-1890)
Postlude, Carillon de Westminster…….Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

Sunday 25 October 2020, Proper 25, Morning Prayer Rite One
The Choir of Men and Boys

Hymns 473, Lift high the cross…….CRUCIFER
…….623, O what their joy…….O QUANTA QUALIA
…….324, Let all moral flesh keep silence…….PICARDY
…….688, A mighty fortress is our God…….EIN FESTE BURG

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)
Secondary Canticle: S-204, Gloria in excelsis……. Anglican Chant (Old Scottish Chant)

Anthem, Magnificat……. Harold Friedell in F (1905-1958)
Offertory Anthem, The King of love my Shepherd is…….Edward C. Bairstow (1874-1946)

Prelude, Air…….Gerre Hancock (1934-2012)
…….Solemn Melody…….H. Walford Davies (1869-1941)
Postlude, Chorale en la mineur…….César-Auguste Franck (1822-1890)

Sunday 1 November 2020, All Saints’ Day
The Holy Eucharist Rite I
The Choir of Men and Boys and The Girls’ Choir.

Hymns 287, For all the saints…….SINE NOMINE
…….286, Who are these like stars appearing…….ZEUCH MICH, ZEUCH MICH
…….625, Ye holy angels bright…….DARWALL’S 148TH
…….293, I sing a song of the saints of God…….GRAND ISLE
…….526, Let saints on earth in concert sing…….DUNDEE
…….618, Ye watchers and ye holy ones…….LASST UNS ERFREUEN

Sanctus S-114…….Healey Willan (1880-1968)
Agnus Dei S-158…….Healey Willan

Psalm 149.Cantate Domino…….Anglican Chant (W. G. Alcock)

Offertory Anthem, How lovely is thy dwelling place…….Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Communion Anthem, Love’s endeavor, love’s expense…….Barry Rose (b.1934)

Prelude, Deuxième Choral en si mineur…….César-Auguste Franck (1822-1890)
Postlude, Fuge in Es-Dur, BWV 552…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 1 November 2020, Choral Evensong Rite I at Four o’clock.
The Adult Choir with The Parish Choir

Hymn 286, Who are these like stars appearing……ZEUCH MICH, ZEUCH MICH
…….Hymn 625, Ye holy angels bright…….DARWALL’S 148th

Responses…….William Byrd (c.1542-1623)
Psalm 34: 1-8. Benedicam Dominum…….Anglican Chant (Thalben-Ball)
Service : …….T. Tertius Noble in a minor (1867-1953)
REQUIEM…………. Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

Prelude, Deuxième Choral en si mineur…….César-Auguste Franck (1822-1890)
Postlude, Prelude und Fuge in Es-Dur, BWV 552…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 8 November 2020, Proper 27, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Girls’ Choir, HS Singers and Adults

Hymns 388, O worship the King, all glorious above!…….HANOVER
…….398, I sing the almighty power of God……FORREST GREEN
…….470, There’s a wideness in God’s mercy…….BEECHER
…….376, Joyful, joyful we adore thee……HYMN TO JOY

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)
Secondary Canticle: S-204, Gloria in excelsis……. Anglican Chant (Old Scottish Chant)

Anthem, Jubilate Deo…….Benjamin Britten in C (1913-1976)
Offertory Anthem, Judge Eternal……Gerre Hancock (1934-2012)

Prelude, Prelude und Fuge in G-Dur, BWV 541…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude, Carillon-Sortie…….Henri Mulet (1878-1967)

Sunday 15 November 2020, Proper 28, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Choir of Men and Boys

Hymns 573, Father eternal…….LANGHAM
…….597, O day of peace…….JERUSALEM
…….1, Father, we praise thee……. CHRISTE SANCTORUM
…….680, O God, our help in ages past…….ST. ANNE

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)
Secondary Canticle: S-204, Gloria in excelsis……. Anglican Chant (Old Scottish Chant)

Anthem, Thou art the Way, by thee alone…….Christopher Steel (1938-1991)
Offertory Anthem, O how amiable are thy dwellings…….Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Prelude, Pièce Héroïque & Cantabile …….César August Franck (1822-1890)
Postlude, Toccata und Fuge in d-moll, BWV 538……. Johann Sebastian Bach

Sunday 22 November 2020, The Last Sunday after Pentecost,
Christ the King, Morning Prayer Rite I
Grace Church School Sunday
Alumni of the Choirs with The Choir of Men and Boys with The Girls’ Choir

Hymns, 366, Holy God, we praise thy Name…….GROSSER GOTT
…….290, Come, ye thankful people, come…….ST. GEORGE’S WINDSOR
…….291, We plow the fields…….WIR PFLUGEN
…….397, Now thank we all our God…….NUN DANKETT ALLE GOTT
…….390, Praise to the Lord…….LOBE DEN HEREN

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)

Anthem, Christ, whose glory fills the skies…….T. Frederick H. Candlyn (1892-1964)
Offertory Anthem, I was glad…….C. Hubert H. Parry (1848-1918)

Prelude, Nun danket alle Gott, BWV 657……. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude, Nun danket alle Gott, Op. 65, No. 59…….Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933)

Wednesday 25 November 2020, Thanksgiving Eve
The Holy Eucharist Rite II, 6:00 p.m. in the Chantry

Sanctus, Hymnal S-127…….Calvin Hampton (1938-1984)

Hymns 290, Come, ye thankful people, come…….ST. GEORGE’S WINDSOR
…….397, Now thank we all our God…….NUN DANKET ALLE GOTT
…….433, We gather together to ask the Lord’s blessing…….KREMSER
…….291, We plow the fields, and scatter…….WIR PFLUGEN

The Summer Season 2020

Sunday 14 June 2020, Pentecost 2 (Proper 6), Morning Prayer Rite I
Nathan Riehl, soloist

HYMNS: 686, Come, thou font of every blessing……NETTLETON
…..467, Sing, my soul, his wondrous love…….ST. BEES
…..7, Christ, whose glory fills the skies …….RATISBON
…..625, Ye holy angels bright…….DARWALL’S 148TH

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Solo, The Heavens are telling…….Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Prelude, Andante sostenuto from Symphonie Gothique…..Charles Marie Widor (1844-1937)
Postlude, Carillon-Sortie ……… Henri Mulet (1878-1967)

Sunday 21 June 2020, Pentecost 3 (Proper 7), Morning Prayer Rite I
Marcia Young, soloist

Hymns: 537, Christ for the world we sing!…….MOSCOW
…….609, Where cross the crowded ways of life…….GARDINER
…….656, Blest are the pure in heart…….FRANCONIA
…….530, Spread, O spread, thou mighty word…….GOTT SEI DANK

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Solo, Love’s endeavor, loves expense…..Barry Rose (b.1934)

Prelude Sonate in f moll, Opus 65/1……. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Postlude Präludium und Fuge in a-moll, BWV 543…….Johann Sebastian Bach

Sunday 28 June 2020, Pentecost 4, Proper 8, Morning Prayer Rite One
Amy Bartram, soloist

Hymns: Hymns: 539, O Zion, haste…….TIDINGS
…….302, Father, we thank thee…….REDNEZ À DIEU
…….440, Blessed Jesus, at thy word…….LIEBSTER JESU
…….559, Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us…….DULCE CARMEN

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Solo, “With verdure clad the fields appear delightful” from CREATION…….Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

Prelude Sonate in c moll, Opus 65/2……. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Postlude Fuge in G-Dur, BWV 577…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 5 July 2020, Pentecost 5, Proper 9, Holy Eucharist Rite One
Benjamin Howard, soloist

Hymns: 539, O Zion, haste…….TIDINGS
…….302, Father, we thank thee…….REDNEZ À DIEU
…….440, Blessed Jesus, at thy word…….LIEBSTER JESU
…….717, My country, ‘tis of thee…….AMERICA

Gloria in excelsis S-204…….Anglican Chant (Old Scottish Gloria)
Sanctus, Hymnal S-114…….Healey Willan (1880-1968)
Agnus Dei, Hymnal S-158…….Healey Willan

Solo, “I go on my way in the strength of the Lord” from ELIJAH…….Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)

Prelude Sonate in A Dur, Opus 65/3……. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Postlude, Trumpet Minuet…….Alfred Hollins (1865-1942)

Sunday 12 July 2020, Pentecost 6, Proper 10, Morning Prayer Rite I
Peter Gruett, soloist

Hymns:48, O day of radiant gladness…..ES FLOG EIN KLEINS WALDVÖGELEIN
…….565, He who would valiant be…….MONK’S GATE
…….512, Come, Gracious Spirit, heavenly Dove…….MENDON
…….657, Love divine, all loves excelling…….HYFRYDOL

Jubilate…….Anglican Chant (Russell)

Solo, “O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings to Zion” from MESSIAH…….George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Prelude, Sonate in B Dur, Opus 65/4……. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Postlude, Marche religieuse, Op. 15/2 ……… Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911)

Sunday 19 July 2020, Pentecost 7, Proper 11, Morning Prayer Rite I
Jennifer Gliere, soloist

Hymns: 618, Ye watchers and ye holy ones…….LASST UNS ERFREUEN
…….579, Almighty Father, strong to save MELITA
…….375, Give praise and glory unto God…….DU LEBENSBROT, HERR JESU CHRIST
…….625, Ye holy angels bright…….DARWALL’S 148TH

Jubilate…….Anglican Chant (Russell)

Solo, “My soul thirsts for God” from PSALM 42……. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)

Prelude Sonate in D Dur, Opus 65/5……. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Postlude Fuga in C……Dietrich Buxtehude (c.1637-1707)

Sunday 26 July 2020, Pentecost 8, Proper 12, Morning Prayer Rite I
Marcia Young, soloist

Hymns: 410, Praise, my soul, the King of heaven…….LAUDA ANIMA
…….711, Seek ye first the kingdom of God …SEEK YE FIRST
…….Offertory Hymn 621, Light’s abode, celestial Salem…….RHUDDLAN
…….336, Come with us, O blessed Jesus……..WERDE MUNTER

Jubilate…….Anglican Chant (Russell)

Solo, Süße Stille, sanfte Quelle…….George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Prelude Sonate in d moll, Opus 65/6……. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Postlude Fanfare ……… Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens (1823-1881)

Sunday 2 August 2020, Pentecost 9, Proper 13, Holy Eucharist Rite One
Benjamin Howard, soloist

Hymns: 522, Glorious things of thee are spoken…….AUSTRIA
…….Offertory Hymn 343, Shepherd of souls, refresh and bless…….ST. AGNES …….707, Take my life, and let it be…….HOLLINGSIDE
…….423, Immortal, invisible, God only wise……. ST. DENIO

Gloria in excelsis S-204…….Anglican Chant (Old Scottish Gloria)
Sanctus, Hymnal S-114…….Healey Willan (1880-1968)
Agnus Dei, Hymnal S-158…….Healey Willan

Solo, “Love bade me welcome” from FIVE MYSTICAL SONGS…….Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Prelude Jesu, joy of man’s desiring……Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude Psalm XIX: The Heavens Declare the Glory of God…….Benedetto Marcello (1686-1739)

Sunday 9 August 2020, Pentecost 10, The Sunday after the Transfiguration
and Proper 14, Morning Prayer Rite I

Melissa Kelley, soloist

Hymns: 137, O wondrous type! O vision fair……WAREHAM
…….Offertory Hymn 324, Let all mortal flesh keep silence…….PICARDY
…….699, Jesus, Lover of my soul…….ABERYSTWYTH
…….608, Eternal Father, strong to save…….MELITA

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Solo, “God is my Shepherd”……. Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)

Prelude Prière à Notre-Dame from Suite Gothique…….Leon Boëllmann (1862-1897)
Postlude Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten, BWV 642…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Sunday 16 August 2020, Pentecost 11, Proper 15, Morning Prayer Rite I
Amy Bartram, soloist

Hymns: 436, Lift up your heads, ye mighty gates…….TRURO
…..Offertory Hymn 335, I am the bread of life I AM THE BREAD OF LIFE
…..383, Fairest Lord Jesus…….ST. ELIZABETH
…..411, O bless the Lord my soul!…….ST. THOMAS

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Solo, Entreat me not to leave thee…….Charles Gounod (1818-1893)

Prelude Sonate in B Dur, Opus 65/4……. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Postlude Sonate in B Dur, Opus 65/4……. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Sunday 23 August 2020, Pentecost 12, Proper 16, Morning Prayer Rite I
Peter Gruett, soloist

Hymns: 47, On this day, the first of days…….GOTT SEI DANK
……Offertory 457, Thou art the Way, to thee alone…….ST. JAMES
……7, Christ, whose glory fills the skies…….RATISBON
……537, Christ for the world we sing…….MOSCOW

Venite…….Anglican Chant (Monk)

Solo, “Every valley shall be exalted” from MESSIAH…….George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Prelude Air from the Orchestral Suite in D……Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude Allegro maestoso from Water Music……George Frederic Handel (1685-1759)

Sunday 30 August 2020, Pentecost 13, Proper 17, Holy Eucharist Rite One
Jennifer Gliere, soloist

Hymns: 401, The God of Abraham praise…….LEONI
……Offertory Hymn 304, I come with joy to meet my Lord……..LAND OF REST*
…….593, Lord, make us servants of your peace…….DICKINSON COLLEGE
……473, Lift high the cross…….CRUCIFER

Gloria in excelsis S-204…….Anglican Chant (Old Scottish Gloria)
Sanctus, Hymnal S-114…….Healey Willan (1880-1968)
Agnus Dei, Hymnal S-158…….Healey Willan

Solo, “Domine Deus” from GLORIA…….Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

Prelude Sheep may safely graze…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude Passacaglia in d moll, BuxWV 161……. Dietrich Buxtehude (c.1637-1707)

Sunday 6 September 2020, Pentecost 14, Proper 18, Holy Eucharist Rite One
Nathan Riehl, soloist

Hymns, 518, Christ is made the sure foundation…….WESTMINSTER ABBEY
376, Joyful, joyful we adore thee…….HYMN TO JOY
482, Lord of all hopefulness……SLANE
379, God is Love, let heaven adore him……..ABBOT’S LEIGH

Gloria in excelsis S-204…….Anglican Chant (Old Scottish Gloria)
Sanctus, Hymnal S-114…….Healey Willan (1880-1968)
Agnus Dei, Hymnal S-158…….Healey Willan

Solo, If with all your heart ye truly seek Me, from ELIJAH…….Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)

Prelude Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude: Trumpet Voluntary Jeremiah Clarke (c.1674-1707)

Fall 2020

Sunday 13 September 2020, Proper 19, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Combined Grace Church Choirs
The opening of the 126th Season of the Choirs.

Hymns, 494, Crown him with many crowns…….DIADEMATA
…….691, My faith looks up to thee…….OLIVET
…….379, God is love, let heaven adore him …….ABBOT’S LEIGH
…….390, Praise to the Lord, the Almighty…….LOBE DEN HERREN

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)
Secondary Canticle: Benedictus est……. Anglican Chant (R.H. Stanley)

Anthem, Almighty and everlasting God……..Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
Offertory Anthem, O how amiable are thy dwellings…….Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Prelude, Passacaglia in c-moll, BWV 582…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude, Toccata (Cinquième Symphonie, Opus 42/1)…….Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)

Sunday 20 September 2020, Proper 20, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Adult Choir

Hymns 368, Holy Father, great Creator…….REGENT SQUARE
…….583, O holy city, seen of John…….MORNING SONG
…….375, Give praise and glory unto God…….DU LEBRENSBROT, HERR JESU CHRIST
…….522, Glorious things of thee are spoken…….AUSTRIA

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)
Secondary Canticle: S-204, Gloria in excelsis……. Anglican Chant (Old Scottish Chant)

Anthem, Lead me, Lord…….S.S. Wesley (1810-1876)
Offertory, Brother James’s Air…….James Macbeth Bain, Arr. Gordon Jacob (1895-1984)

Prelude, Andante religioso from Sonata in f minor, Opus 65/1………Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Sonate in e-moll, BWV 528…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Postlude, Voluntary in C…….Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

Sunday 27 September 2020, Proper 21, Morning Prayer Rite I
The Adult Choir

Hymns 282, Christ the fair glory…….CAELITES PLAUDANT
…….435, At the Name of Jesus…….KING’S WESTON
…….335, I Am the Bread of Life…….I AM THE BREAD OF LIFE
…….665, All my hope on God is founded…….MICHAEL

Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)
Secondary Canticle: S-204, Gloria in excelsis……. Anglican Chant (Old Scottish Chant)

Anthem, Gloria in excelsis…….Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in C (1756-1791)
Offertory Anthem, “How lovely are the messengers” from ST. PAUL…….Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)

Prelude, Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein, BWV 641…… Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Partite diverse sopra: Sei gegrüßet, Jesu gütig, BWV 768
Postlude, Präludium und Fuge e-moll, BWV 533…….Johann Sebastian Bach