May 24, 2020

Seventh Sunday of Easter (Year A)

The story of Jesus’ Ascension gets less attention than many other Bible stories. But, because it is about the reign or authority of grace and love, there is plenty to sing about. Hear it on the next Sing For Joy.


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Acts 1:6-14
  • (PS) Psalm 68:1-10, 32-35
  • (2R) 1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11
  • (G) John 17:1-11

The Head that Once Was Crowned (ST. MAGNUS or NOTTINGHAM)Jeremiah Clarke / Thomas Kelly, lyricist / John Ferguson, arranger (1R)
St. Olaf Cantorei: Northfield, MN / John Ferguson
(CD) Te Deum: A Celebration in Song / GIA PUBLICATIONS / GIA CD-321
© 1994 GIA Publications, 7404 South Mason Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60638, USA

God is Gone UpGerald Finzi / Edward Taylor, lyricist (ALT)
The Choir of Clare College: Cambridge, England / Timothy Brown
(CD) Rejoice! British Choral Music / REGIS / RRC 1040
© Regis, Southover House Tolpuddle, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7HF, UK

Hail the Day that Sees Him Rise (LLANFAIR)Robert Williams / Charles Wesley, lyricist (ALT)
The Choir of Wells Cathedral / Rupert Gough, organ / Malcolm Archer
(CD) The English Hymn, Vol. 3: Hills of the North Rejoice / HYPERION / CDP12103
© 2002 Hyperion, Hyperion Records Limited, P.O. Box 25, London, SE9 1AX, United Kingdom

Jesus, My All, to Heaven is Gone (JERUSALEM or NORTH POINT)R. R. Osborne / John Cennick, lyricist / Gregg Smith, arranger (1R)
The Augsburg Choir: Minneapolis, MN / Thomas D. Rossin
(CD) Jesus, My Great Pleasure / AUGSBURG CHOIR RECORDINGS / AUGCD921
© 1992 Augsburg Choir Recordings, Augsburg College 2211 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN, 55454, USA

Crown Him With Many Crowns (DIADEMATA)George Elvey / Matthew Bridges, lyricist (1R)
Choir of Yorkminster Park Baptist Church / Ronald S. Jordan, accompanist / Catherine M. Palmer
(CD) The Joy of God / MARQUIS CLASSICS / ERAD 175
© 1996 Marquis Classics, 30 Kenilworth Avenue, Toronto, M4L 3S3, Canada

O Clap Your HandsRalph Vaughan Williams (ALT)
Westminster Abbey Choir / London Brass, ensemble / Iain Simcock, accompanist / Martin Neary
(CD) Westminster Abbey: Great Occasions / REGIS / RRC 1089
© 1988 Regis, Southover House Tolpuddle, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7HF, UK