O Come, Let Us Adore Him! Alleluia!!
For readers who may be planning to join the folks at St. Mark’s Anglican Church in celebrating the Feast of the Nativity on Sunday. December 25th, I have listed the music selections for Christmas Day:
Prelude: “Sing we now of Christmas” NOEL NOUVELET – solo
Processional: “Hark the herald angels sing” MENDELSSOHN
Kyrie Eleison ( threefold): Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena Healey Willan
Sequence: “What child is this” (original version) GREENSLEEVES – solo
Sermon: O little town of Bethlehem” ST. LOUIS
Preparation of the Gifts: “Away in a manger” CRADLE SONG – instrumental
Communion: “In the bleak midwinter” CRANHAM – instrumental
Post-Communion: “Angels we have heard on high” GLORIA
Recessional: “Joy to the world” ANTIOCH
Postlude: “Joy to the world” ANTIOCH - instrumental
Wherever you are on Christmas Day, I would like to wish you a very merry Christmas. May joy and peace fill your hearts this Christmas Season and for all time.