February 5, 2023

Fifth Sunday after Epiphany — Lectionary 5 (Year A)

In the words of the South African freedom song, "We are marching in the light of God!" Join us this week on Sing For Joy for music and reflections as we continue on in the light of this time after Epiphany.


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Isaiah 58:1-9a (9b-12)
  • (PS) Psalm 112:1-9 (10)
  • (2R) 1 Corinthians 2:1-12 (13-16)
  • (G) Matthew 5:13-20

Lord of Light (ABBOTT'S LEIGH)Cyril Vincent Taylor / John Ferguson, arranger (1R, G)
Massed Choirs of St. Olaf College: Northfield, MN / The St. Olaf Orchestra / John Ferguson
(CD) Child of Light Be Born in Us / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-2757/8
© 2005 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA

This Little Light of MineAfrican American Spiritual / Moses Hogan, arranger (G)
The St. Olaf Choir: Northfield, MN / Coraine Tate, soprano / Anton Armstrong
(CD) Christmas in Norway with the St. Olaf Choir / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-3501
© 2013 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA

Christ, Whose GloryT. Frederick H. Candlyn / Charles Wesley, lyricist (G)
St. Thomas Choir of Men and Boys: New York, NY / Peter Stoltzfus, organ / Gerre Hancock
© 1995 Koch (Koch International Classics)

Beatus Vir: Gloria et divitaeAntonio Vivaldi (PS)
English Chamber Orchestra / Jennifer Smith, soprano / Isobel Buchanan, soprano / Stephen Cleobury
(CD) Vivaldi Glorias / LONDON RECORDS (DECCA RECORDS) / 443 455-2
© 1994 London Records (Decca Records), 825 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY, 10019, USA

My God, How Wonderful Thou Art (WESTMINSTER)James Turle / Frederick William Faber, lyricist (2R)
The Choir of Marlborough College Chapel / Robin Nelson
(CD) The Complete New English Hymnal: Volume 2 / PRIORY RECORDS, LTD. / PRCD 702
© 2000 Priory Records, Ltd., 3 Eden Court, Eden Way, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 4FY, United Kingdom

We Are Marching in the Light of God (SIYAHAMBA)South African Traditional / South African Traditional, lyricist (G)
The Holy Trinity Bach Choir: New York, NY / Richard Erickson
(CD) Joining Hearts & Voices / AUGSBURG FORTRESS / 3-308
© 1997 Augsburg Fortress, 100 South Fifth StreetSuite 700, Minneapolis, MN, 55402, USA