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Choral Music for Lent

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An Order of Worship for Palm/Passion Sunday using Faure’s REQUIEM

Behold the Savior of Mankind – words by Samuel Wesley; music Henry Purcell, Dido’s Lament from Dido and Aeneas

Betrayed – SSAATTB choir anthem for Maundy Thursday or Last Supper, by Linda Ridener Dickson

Christ We Do All Adore Thee – from Dubois’ Seven Last Words; SATB choral anthem or response, with Latin “Adoramus Te”

Come Humbly Seeking How to Live Drawing inspiration from Philippians 3:17-4:1, we are invited to draw near to Christ in humility and be led in the way that leads to forgiveness, righteousness, and faithfulness.

Come to the Wilderness— This new hymn calls us INTO the wilderness, a place where God often tests, shapes and transforms us for faithful service.

Create in Me a Clean Heart, O God – choir or congregational setting of Psalm 51, using tune of William Billings’ “When Jesus Wept” canon

De Profundis – “Out of the Depths,” Psalm 130, choral setting by Dean McIntyre

Down in the Grave – SATB choral anthem, Sandy Rogers, tune WAYFARING STRANGER

Forty Days and Forty Nights – choral introit by Stanley McDaniel

Go, Mary – SATB a cappella anthem by Sandy Rogers based on John 20

God So Loved the World – John 3:16 set to Beethoven Sonata Pathétique theme; arr. Dean McIntyre

Hosanna! Save, Mighty Lord – Sacred Harp hymn for Palm Sunday by Ryan D. Neaveill

Jesu, Word of God Incarnate – (Ave Verum) by Mozart, SATB anthem, Lent, Holy Week, Good Friday

Jesus Walked This Lonesom Valley – choral introit for Lent or Holy Week by Tom Council

Lamb of God – SATB call to worship by William J. Weisser

Lenten Prayer Response – 7-fold choral amen by Linda Dickson and George Mann

Let Us Break Bread Together with Were You There? – Communion meditation arr. for choirs by Jay Padgett

Light of the World Is Jesus – choral introit for Lent by Sandy Rogers

A Musical Prayer of Great Thanksgiving for Lent – by Nickolas Campbell

My Jesus, I Love Thee – hymn arr. by Sandy Rogers

O Lamb of God – SATB/keyboard setting of the Agnus Dei, suitable for anthem or Holy Communion, by Dean McIntyre

Sanctify – contemporary song for Lent and Holy Week by Kenneth Morrison

Singing the Scriptures: Lent – singing the lectionary passages for Lent, John Ridgway Walker

The Last Week: A Service of Prayer, Scripture and Song for Holy Week

The Suffering Servant and Hallelujah! What a Savior – a reading and hymn for Good Friday

Were You There? – anthem by Gerald Holbrook

Were You There? – hymn arr. by Ryan Neaveill

What Wondrous Love Is This – choral introit for Lent by Tom Council

What Wondrous Love Is This – harmonization of the familiar hymn by Ryan Neaveill

When I Survey the Wondrous Cross – musical setting for solo, unison choir or congregation by Christopher Hart

With Oil and Ashes – SATB/organ choral introit for Ash Wednesday by Daniel Craig