Music

Music is an important part of Christian Science services. The congregation sings from the Christian Science Hymnal, 1932 and 2017 editions. The services are accompanied by a three manual Ahlborn-Galanti Praeludium III digital organ equipped with a ProteusFX sound module and a 5' 3" Yamaha GC1 piano.

A distinctive feature of Christian Science churches is the solo that is chosen to highlight some aspect of each week's Bible Lesson-Sermon.

Music styles vary from classical to contemporary. Chorale preludes based on the hymns sung in the services are often presented as part of the prelude music.

Everyone is welcome to arrive early for the prelude music and join with others in prayerful preparation for the services.

Soloist: Judith RichardsonOrganist: Kirk Kryvenchuk



Upcoming Solos

(Click on the links for lyrics)
15.July: Father in Heaven - Katherine K. Davis / Franz Schubert
  Offertory: Sing a Song, Sing a Song to God (CSH #578) - Francisco F. Feliciano / Ben Pangosban
with Carolyn Lambert, soprano
22.July: Morning Has Broken - Eleanor Farjeon / Gaelic Melody, arr. Lloyd Larson
  Offertory: Surely Goodness and Mercy - J. Peterson & A. Smith / John W. Peterson
with Carolyn Lambert, soprano
  Prelude: The Lord is My Light (CSH #583) - Psalm 27 / Lillian Bouknight
with Carolyn Lambert, soprano
29.July: All Good Gifts from Godspell [Duet] - Stephen Schwartz 
with Judith Richardson & Carolyn Lambert, sopranos
  Offertory: Shalom, chaverim - Traditional Hebrew
with Judith Richardson & Carolyn Lambert, sopranos
5.August: Love - Mary Baker Eddy / Caroline Harlow
12.August: God is Spirit - Stanley Jackson / J.S. Bach
  Offertory: Create in me a clean heart - Psalms 51:10-12 / K.G.
with Carolyn Lambert, soprano
19.August: Eye Hath Not Seen from "The Holy City" - The Bible / Alfred R. Gaul
26.August: Make Us One - Sally DeFord
with Wendy Grant, violin
2.September: You Are the Christ - Joseph M. Martin

 
Solo 3.June 2018: O Rest in the Lord from "Elijah" - Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy | Judith Richardson, soprano
 
Solo 15.April 2018: Awake Thou That Sleepest - The Bible / William S. Ward-Stephens | Judith Richardson, soprano
 
Solo 11.March 2018: Entreat Me Not to Leave Thee - Ruth 1:16 / Charles Gounod | Judith Richardson, soprano
 
Offertory: Open My Eyes, That I May See - Clara H. Scott | Carolyn Lambert, soprano
 
Offertory: Alleluia - W.A. Mozart | Heather MacLean, Carolyn Lambert, sopranos & John Lambert, baritone
 
Offertory: Heavenly Sunlight - Henry J. Zelley / George H. Cook | Carolyn Lambert, soprano

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"Sing to the Lord a joyful song,
Lift up your hearts, your voices raise;
To us His gracious gifts belong,
To Him our songs of love and praise.
"

John S. B. Monsell


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