March 8, 2020

Second Sunday in Lent (Year A)

The season of Lent is not known as a season of singing, but on the next Sing For Joy you will hear singing that can reach and touch the soul. Join us.


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Genesis 12:1-4a
  • (PS) Psalm 121
  • (2R) Romans 4:1-5, 13-17
  • (G) John 3:1-17
    or Matthew 17:1-9

God So Loved the WorldLibby Larsen (G)
St. Olaf Cantorei: Northfield, MN / John Ferguson
(CD) Through the Church the Song Goes On / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-2801
© 2005 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA

What Wondrous Love (WONDROUS LOVE)William Walker / American Folk Hymn, lyricist / James Christopher, arranger (G)
Anonymous 4
(CD) American Angels: Songs of Hope, Redemption, & Glory / HARMONIA MUNDI / HMU 907326
© 2003 Harmonia Mundi, 1117 Chestnut Street, Burbank, CA, 91506-1624, USA

WitnessAfrican American Spiritual / Jack Halloran, arranger (G)
VocalEssence Ensemble Singers: Minneapolis, MN / Sigrid Johnson
(CD) What a Mighty God: Spirituals and Gospels for Chorus / CLARION / CLR904CD
© 2004 Clarion, Loft Recordings, LLC, P.O. Box 414, Orcas, WA, 98280, USA

God So Loved the WorldPhilip Stopford (G)
The Ecclesium Choir: Belfast, Northern Ireland / Philip Stopford
(CD) British Church Composer Series - Volume 2: Philip Stopford / PRIORY RECORDS, LTD. / PRCD 832
© 2005 Priory Records, Ltd., 3 Eden Court, Eden Way, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 4FY, United Kingdom

Wondrous Cross: Arioso: God So Loved the WorldAlan Bullard (G)
Marie Christie, soprano / Sarah MacDonald
(CD) Wondrous Cross: Sacred Choral Music by Alan Bullard / REGIS / REGCD404
© 2013 Regis, Southover House Tolpuddle, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7HF, UK

There's A Wideness in God's Mercy (ST. HELENA)Calvin Hampton / Frederick William Faber, lyricist (1R)
The Choirs of the Cathedral of St. Philip: Atlanta, GA / Robert L. Simpson
(CD) Great Hymns of the Church / CHURCH PUBLISHING COMPANY / ISBN: 0-89869-286-5
© 1996 Church Publishing Company, 445 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, 10016, USA

My Faith Looks Up to Thee (OLIVET)Lowell Mason / Ray Palmer, lyricist (G)
The St. Olaf Choir: Northfield, MN / Anton Armstrong
(CD) Great Hymns of Faith: Volume II / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-2651
© 2004 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA