Music

Music is an important part of Christian Science services. The congregation sings from the Christian Science Hymnal (1932) and the Christian Science Hymnal Supplement (2008). 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)
5.November:
Lazarus Come Out - Peter J. Carman / Steve Schalchlin
  Offertory: Go to the World (CSH #481) - Sylvia Dunstan / Charles Villiers Stanford
with Carolyn Lambert, soprano
12.November: The Penitent - Luke 15:11-25 / Beardsley Van de Water
19.November: Hymn of Life - Phyllis Gilbert / Andrew D. Brewis
26.November: Make His Praise Glorious - The Psalms / Bill Wolaver arr. Sandi Patty
3.December: Praise Be to Thee - Siegfried Ochs (G.F. Handel)
10.December: Like as a Father - Psalm 103 & Isaiah 45 / Simon Clark
17.December: Shepherd's Pipe Carol - John Rutter
with Shona Mitchell, flute
24.December: The First Nowell/Canon - Traditional, arr. Michael Clawson
with Carolyn Lambert, soprano & Wendy Grant, violin
31.December: Sing Joy! - Traditional, arr. Mark Hayes


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2017 Solo List   
2016 Solo List 2012 Solo List
2015 Solo List 2011 Solo List
2014 Solo List 2010 Solo List
2013 Solo List 2009 Solo List


"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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