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)
25.February: Seek Ye First [Duet] - Karen Lafferty, Johann Pachelbel, arr. Douglas E. Wagner
with Carolyn Lambert, soprano
4.March: Christmas Morn - Mary Baker Eddy / Simon Clark
  Offertory: I Want to Know the Truth (CSH #504) - Leide Lessa / Jaci Maraschin
with Carolyn Lambert, soprano
  Prelude: A New Commandment (CSH #433) - John 13 / Anon; arr. John F. Wilson
with Judith Richardson & Carolyn Lambert, sopranos
11.March: Entreat Me Not to Leave Thee - Ruth 1:16 / Charles Gounod
  Offertory: Heaven is Singing for Joy (CSH #493) - Pablo Sosa
with Carolyn Lambert, soprano
  Prelude: On Eagle's Wings - Psalm 91 / Michael Joncas
with Carolyn Lambert, soprano
18.March: There is a Balm in Gilead - Traditional, arr. Margaret Dorn & Peter Link
  Offertory: Heavenly Sunlight - Henry J. Zelley / George H. Cook
with Carolyn Lambert, soprano
25.March: Upon the Mountain - Peter Link

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2017 Solo List 2012 Solo List
2016 Solo List 2011 Solo List
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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