Tuesday, April 26, 2011

23 April – The Great Vigil of Easter

Again, the Episcopal Center at Duke University and St. Joseph's Episcopal Church held a joint service. Numbers are out of The Hymnal 1982 unless otherwise noted.

The Lighting of the Paschal Candle
The Exsultet
Israel's Deliverance at the Red Sea: Exodus 14:10-31; 15:20-21
Canticle 8: S-208, The Song of Moses (vs 1-3, 10-15; Plainsong, Tone I; vs. 4-9, Plainsong, Tonus Peregrinus)
Salvation offered freely to all: Isaiah 55:1-11
Canticle 9: Hymn paraphrase of The First Song of Isaiah – 679, Surely it is God who saves me (THOMAS MERTON)
A new heart and a new spirit: Ezekiel 36:24-28
Hymn: Hymn paraphrase of Psalm 42 – 658, As longs the deer for cooling streams (MARTYRDOM)
The valley of dry bones: Ezekiel 37:1-14
Psalm: Psalm 143, chanted to Tone 8
Hymn of Praise: Wonder, Love and Praise 880, God's Paschal Lamb is sacrificed for us (SINE NOMINE)
Romans 6:3-11
The Great Alleluia: S-70
Mark 16:1-8
Offertory: Alleluia Round (Wm. Boyce)
Sanctus: S-125, Community Mass (Proulx)
Lord's Prayer: chanted (S-119)
Fraction Anthem: S-154, New Plainsong (Hurd)
Communion: 174, At the Lamb's high feast we sing (SALZBURG);
184, Christ the Lord is risen again (CHRIST IST ERSTANDEN)
Recessional: 207, Jesus Christ is risen today (EASTER HYMN)
Postlude: Christ lag in Todesbanden (BWV 625; J. S. Bach)

More lists coming up: Easter Sunday at Immaculate Conception Church, Easter Sunday with St. Joseph's/EC@Duke, Easter Sunday at Carol Woods, and Compline at Chapel of the Cross a few hours after that.

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