Holy Week Music List

St John’s Church
Holy Week Music List, 2019

Maundy Thursday, 18 April, 7pm:

CALL TIME: 6.15pm

Processional Hymn: “Go to Dark Gethsemane,” 171

Sequence Hymn: “Where Charity and Love Prevail,” 581

Choral Anthem: Ubi caritas (with chimes), 606

Offertory Anthem: “Miserere Mei Deus,” Lotti

Communion Hymn: “Sing, My Tongue,” 166

Choral Anthem: “Eija Mater,” Pergolesi, solo (switch this with offertory)


Good Friday, 19 April, 7pm:

CALL TIME: 6.30pm

Choral Anthem: “Stricken, Smitten, and Afflicted”


Easter Vigil, 20 April, 8pm:

CALL TIME: 7.15pm

Sequence Hymn: “Christ is Alive,” 182

Offertory Anthem:  “Christ Our Passover,” Rickart

Communion Motet:   “Come, Ye Faithful,” Thatcher (New Oxford Easy Anthem Book, 13)

Communion Hymns: “He is Risen, He is Risen!” 180

Exit Processional: “The Day of Resurrection,” 210 (+ sop. descant)

Easter Morning: 21 April—we sing at 9 and 11am

CALL TIMES: 8.15am and 10.35am

Opening Voluntary: “Musique Royale,” Delalande

Introit: “Alleluia,” Boyce

Processional Hymn: “Hail Thee, Festival Day” + soprano descant

Sequence: “I Know that My Redeemer Lives,” DUKE STREET

Alleluia: Mozart

Offertory Anthem: “Thine is the Glory,” Handel

Communion Hymn: “He is Risen, He is Risen,” 180

Communion Motet: “Ring the News” (11am children’s choir)

“This Joyful Eastertide” (9 and 11am)

Exit Processional: “Jesus Christ is Risen Today,” Philips (w/descant)


Closing Voluntary: “Worthy is the Lamb, Handel