Come sing with us!

St. Thomas has several choirs – The “St. Thomas Choir” sings on Sunday mornings, and rehearses every Wednesday afternoon. The “Evensong Choir” sings 6 or so services of choral evensong through the year. And the “Cherub Choir” sings about monthly for our worship during the academic year, and rehearses on Wednesday afternoons.

What follows is information about the St. Thomas Choir and the Evensong Choir. Come sing with us!

St. Thomas Choir
Rehearsal Schedule

5:00-6:30 most Wednesdays, July-Easter morning

We support the music at all 9:30 Sunday morning services while we are in season, as well as special services, such as Christmas Eve, Good Friday, etc. We also occasionally sing for funerals.

Music Schedule

Nov 5, All Saints

Hymns: 287, 560 293, 618

Service Music: S-236, S-130, S-164

Anthem: “Give us the wings of faith,” Jessica Nelson

Audio

Nov 12, Proper 27

Hymns: 625, 707, “Wait for the Lord,” 68

Service Music: S-236, S-130, S-164

Psalm 70, St. Anne

Anthem: John 3:16, Brittany Boykin

Video

Nov 19, Proper 28

Hymns: “Signs of endings all around us,” 547, 324, 680

Service Music: S-236, S-130, S-164

Psalm 90, St. Anne

Anthem: “The Lord will come and not be slow,” H. Ley

Video, scroll to 1:08:47 for the beginning of the anthem

–No Rehearsal Nov 22

Nov 26, Christ the King

Joel is away, choir is off

–No Rehearsal Nov 29

Dec 3, 9:30, Sharing Eucharist

Hymns: 72, “Laudate Dominum,” “Eat this bread,” 57

Service Music: S-102, S-130, S-164

Psalms spoken in Advent

Anthem: “Savior of the nations, come” Suzanne Toole

Audio

Dec 3, 5:30 Lessons and Carols

Call time 4:30

Anthems: “Savior of the nations, come” Suzanne Toole Audio

“Away in a manger,” Esther Bersweden audio sample

Dec 10, Advent 2

Hymns: 76 “He came down,” “Children of the heavenly Father,” 65

Service Music: S-102, S-130, S-164

Anthem: “Come, thou long-expected Jesus,” H. Ley

Video

Dec 17, Advent 3

Hymns: 75, 56, “God has chosen me,” 74

Service Music: S-102, S-130, S-164

Anthem: “Lo, how a rose e’er blooming”

Video

Dec 24, Advent 4, 10:00 a.m.

Hymns only, no choir

Dec 24, Christmas Eve 8:00 and 10:00 p.m.

Prelude begins at 7:45 and 9:45, respectively

Call: 7:00/9:30

Please bring snack for fellowship time between services

Prelude: TBA

Hymns: 83, 96, 87, 89, 115, 111, 100

Service Music: S-129, S-151

Anthem: “The manger throne,” Eleanor Daley

Link to preview audio and PDF

Evensong Choir
Nov 12, 5:30 p.m., C.S. Lewis

Rehearsals Tuesdays 5:30-6:30: Oct 17, 24, Nov 7

Voluntaries:
Responses: MacDonald responses #3 SATB
Anthem: How beautiful upon the mountains, John Stainer
Service: Ireland in F
Hymns: 37, 501
Readings:

Lector: Wendy Jaquet