May 8, 2022

Fourth Sunday of Easter (Year C)

Human beings often bristle at the suggestion that they need a shepherd. Pride and a spirit of independence reject that. And yet, something in the soul still longs for a good shepherd. That part of your soul is already in tune with much of the music on the next Sing For Joy: it celebrates a good shepherd. Join us.


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Acts 9:36-43
  • (PS) Psalm 23
  • (2R) Revelation 7:9-17
  • (G) John 10:22-30

The Lord's My Shepherd (PISGAH)J.C. Lowry / Francis Rous, lyricist (PS)
William Appling Singers: Albany, NY / William Appling
(CD) Shall We Gather / ALBANY RECORDS / TROY 476
© 2001 Albany Records, 915 Broadway, Albany, NY, 12207, USA

The Twenty-Third PsalmSamuel Adler (PS)
Gloriæ Dei Cantores: Cape Cod, MA / Choirs of Washington National Cathedral: Washington, D.C. / Elizabeth C. Patterson
(CD) The Lord Is My Shepherd / GLORIÆ DEI CANTORES / GDCD 030
© 2002 Gloriæ Dei Cantores, P.O. Box 1568, Orleans, MA, 02653, USA

The Lord is my ShepherdLennox Berkeley (PS)
Choir of St. John's Church, Elora / Noel Edison
(CD) Psalms for the Soul / NAXOS / 8.554823
© 2000 Naxos, Naxos of America, Inc., Suite 28, 1810 Columbia Avenue, Franklin, TN, 37067, USA

Psalm 23Z. Randall Stroope (PS)
Mirinesse Women's Choir: Seattle, WA / Rebecca Rottsolk: Seattle, WA
(CD) Sudden Light / MIRINESSE /
© 2011 Mirinesse, Mirinesse Women's Choir, Seattle, WA, USA

The King of Love My Shepherd Is (ST. COLUMBA)Irish Traditional / Henry W. Baker, lyricist / Sir Edward C. Bairstow, arranger (PS)
Saint Clement's Choir: Philadelphia, PA / Matthew Glandorf, accompanist / Peter Richard Conte
(CD) Hymns of Heaven and Earth / SONO LUMINUS / DOR-90259
© 1998 Sono Luminus, PO Box 227, 9 West Main St., Boyce, VA, 22620, USA