January 5, 2020

Second Sunday of Christmas (Year A)

At some point soon it will be time to let go of Christmas, but that time is not yet. On Sing For Joy we take seriously - that means we take joyfully - the idea that Christmas is a season, not just a day. Join us for music of the season.


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Jeremiah 31:7-14
    or Sirach 24:1-12
  • (PS) Psalm 147:12-20
    or Wisdom of Solomon 10:15-21
  • (2R) Ephesians 1:3-14
  • (G) John 1:(1-9), 10-18

A Great and Mighty Wonder (ES IST EIN ROS)Michael Praetorius (G)
The Choir of Salisbury Cathedral: Salisbury, United Kingdom / Daniel Cook
(CD) Christmas at Salisbury Cathedral / PRIORY RECORDS, LTD. / PRCD 1025
© 2009 Priory Records, Ltd., 3 Eden Court, Eden Way, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 4FY, United Kingdom

Be Still and ConsiderLarry Nickel (G)
West Coast Mennonite Chamber Choir / Betty Suderman, accompanist / Tony Funk
(CD) A Rare Benediction / MCC SCS / IKR009CD
© 1999 MCC SCS, 103-2776 Bourquin Cres. West, Abbotsford, BC, V2S 6A4, Canada

It Fell Upon the High MidnightPaul Gibson (G)
VocalEssence Ensemble Singers: Minneapolis, MN / Anthony Ross, soloist / Philip Brunelle
(CD) Behold this Heavenly Night / CLARION / CLCD-939
© 2010 Clarion, Loft Recordings, LLC, P.O. Box 414, Orcas, WA, 98280, USA

The Glory of the FatherEgil Hovland (G)
The St. Olaf Choir: Northfield, MN / Nidaros Cathedral Jentekor: Trondheim, Norway / Anton Armstrong / Anita Brevik
(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

Psallite UnigenitoMichael Prætorius / John Ayer, arranger (G)
The Memphis Boychoir: Memphis, TN / John Ayer
(CD) Our Dancing Day / PRO ORGANO / CD 7169
© 2003 Pro Organo, P.O. Box 8338, South Bend, IN, 46660-8338, USA

If Angels Sung a Savior's Birth (MILFORD)Joseph Stephenson / John Arnold, lyricist (1R)
The Tudor Choir: Seattle, WA / Doug Fullington
(CD) An American Christmas / LOFT / LRCD 1060
© 2002 Loft, Loft Recordings, LLC, P.O. Box 414, Orcas, WA, 98280, USA