- Thursday, May 30, 2019
- 7:30 - 8:30 pm
- Church of Saint John the Evangelist
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7PM | Festal Choral Holy Eucharist celebrated at the high altar, with the Parish Choir and organ, in the best of the classic Anglican choral and liturgical traditions. Incense will be offered. Setting: "The Saint John's Eucharist" (Renwick). Interior: "Viri Galilaei" (Faux Canon pour L'ascension) —Frédéric Debons. Anthem: "O God, the King of Glory" — Henry Purcell. Motet: "A New Commandment" —William Mundy. Voluntaries: "Prière du Christ montant vers son Père" —Olivier Messiaen; "Heut' triumphiret Gottes Sohn" (BWV 630) —Johann Sebastian Bach. Presiding Celebrant: the Rector.
Image: "The Ascension", John Singleton Copley, 1758-1815, painting (with detail). Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA., United States. Used by permission under Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial ShareAlike 3.0 License.)