July 19, 2020

Time After Pentecost — Lectionary 16 (Year A)

Not everyone finds spiritual satisfaction in the beauty of nature, but many do, and many more probably would if given the opportunity. Sing For Joy can’t take you outdoors, but with good music it can help you celebrate the goodness of creation. Join us.


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Isaiah 44:6-8
    or Wisdom of Solomon 12:13, 16-19
  • (PS) Psalm 86:11-17
  • (2R) Romans 8:12-25
  • (G) Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43

Come, You Thankful People, Come (ST. GEORGES WINDSOR)George Elvey / Henry Alford, lyricist / John Ferguson, arranger (G)
Sing For Joy Hymn Festival Congregation / John Ferguson, accompanist
(CD) Home, Harvest, & Healing: A Sing For Joy Hymn Festival / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-2648
© 2003 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA

This is My Father's World (TERRA BEATA)English Traditional / Rev. Maltbie D. Babcock, lyricist / Paul J. Christiansen, arranger / Franklin Sheppard, arranger (G)
Dordt College Concert Choir: Sioux Center, IA / Benjamin Kornelis
(CD) Let Heaven Ring / DORDT COLLEGE / 00060753
© 2000 Dordt College, Dordt College Music Department, 498 4th Avenue NE, Sioux Center, IA, 51250, USA

My Eyes for Beauty PineHerbert Howells / Robert Bridges, lyricist (2R)
Choir of Christ Church Cathedral: Oxford, United Kingdom / Stephen Darlington
(CD) Oxford Church Anthems / NIMBUS RECORDS / NI 5440
© 1995 Nimbus Records, Nimbus Records Wyastone Leys, Monmouth, NP5 3SR, United Kingdom

Soon Ah Will Be DoneAfrican American Spiritual / William L. Dawson, arranger (2R, G)
Cantus: Minneapolis, MN
(CD) Deep River / CANTUS RECORDINGS / CTS-1203
© 2003 Cantus Recordings, 1221 Nicollet Avenue, Suite 231, Minneapolis, MN, 55403, USA

Children of the Heavenly Father (TRYGGARE KAN INGEN VARA)Swedish Folk Tune / Carolina V. Sandell-Berg, lyricist / Robert Scholz, arranger / Ernst W. Olson, translator (2R)
The St. Olaf Choir: Northfield, MN / Anton Armstrong
(CD) Great Hymns of Faith: Volume I / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-2294
© 1999 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA

God, Who Made the Earth and Heaven (AR HYD Y NOS)Welsh Traditional / Reginald Heber, lyricist / William Mercer, lyricist / Richard Whatley, lyricist / John Ferguson, arranger / Ralph Vaughan Williams, arranger (G)
St. Olaf Cantorei Reunion Choir and Congregation: Northfield, MN / John Ferguson, accompanist
(CD) Te Deum: Through the Church the Song Goes On / ST. OLAF COLLEGE / Archival, Not for Resale
© 2012 St. Olaf College, 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA