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)
8.April: Think on These Things - Philippians 4: 4, 7, 8 / Merle Miller
  Offertory: O Master, Let Me Walk With Thee (CSH #546) - W. Gladden / Flor Peeters
with Carolyn Lambert, soprano
15.April: Awake Thou That Sleepest - The Bible / William S. Ward-Stephenss
  Offertory: All Things Work Together for Good - Romans 8:28-39 / A.K.
with Carolyn Lambert, soprano
22.April: Prodigal Child - Mindy Jostyn & Jacob Brackman / Mindy Jostyn 
  Offertory: O Life That Maketh All Things New (CSH #542) - Samuel Longfellow / Andrew D. Brewis
with John Lambert, baritone
  Prelude: I and My Father are One (CSH #524) - Mindy Joystn
with Carolyn Lambert, soprano
29.April: Feed My Sheep - Mary Baker Eddy / Greg Granoff
6.May: Mother's Evening Prayer - Mary Baker Eddy / Don Humphreys
Guest Soloist: Carolyn Lambert
13.May: Perfect in One - John 17 / Mascagni adapted by Patricia Siler & Randall Woltz
20.May: Prayer - Katherine K. Davis / Gabriel Fauré
Guest Accompanist: Kim Cousineau
27.May: Arise, Shine - Isaiah / Robert Collister
   

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2015 Solo List 2010 Solo List
2014 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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