November 12, 2023

Time After Pentecost — Lectionary 32 (Year A)

Christians around the world this week will hear a story in worship about staying awake and being prepared. Join us for music inspired by this story, this week on Sing For Joy.


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Amos 5:18-24 OR Wisdom of Solomon 6:12-26
  • (PS) Psalm 70 OR Wisdom of Solomon 6:17-20
  • (2R) 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
  • (G) Matthew 25:1-13

Rejoice All Ye Believers (HAF TRONES LAMPA FÄRDIG)Swedish Folk Tune / Laurentius Laurenti, lyricist / Sarah B. Findlater, translator (G)
The Gustavus Choir: St. Peter, MN / Karle Erickson
(CD) Favorite Swedish Hymns / DELTA RECORDINGS / DRCD91-131
© Delta Recordings

Keep Your LampsAfrican American Spiritual / André Thomas, arranger (G)
Massed Choirs of St. Olaf College: Northfield, MN / Christopher Aspaas
(CD) My Spirit Sings of Wondrous Things / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-3316/7
© 2008 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA

Wake, Awake (WACHET AUF)Philipp Nicolai / Philipp Nicolai, lyricist / F. Melius Christiansen, arranger / Catherine Winkworth, translator (G)
The St. Olaf Choir: Northfield, MN / Kenneth Jennings
(CD) Sing For Joy / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-269
© 1991 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA

Cantata 140: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme: Chorale: Zion hord die Wachter singer (WACHET AUF)Johann Sebastian Bach / Philipp Nicolai / Philipp Nicolai, lyricist (G)
The Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists / John Eliot Gardiner
(CD) Bach: Cantatas, Vol. 12 / SDG RECORDS / SDG171
© 2010 SDG Records, 3402 Woolworth Ave., Omaha, NE, 68105-1944, USA

Steal Away to Jesus (STEAL AWAY)African American Spiritual / African American Spiritual, lyricist / Melanie Marshall, arranger (2R)
Willard White, bass / Graeme McNaught, piano
(CD) Old American Songs I & II; American Spirituals; Folk-Songs From Barbados & Jamaica / CHANDOS / CHAN8960
© 1991 Chandos, Chandos House 1 Commerce Park, Commerce Way, Colchester, Essex, CO2 8HX, England

Git on Board, Little ChildrenAfrican American Spiritual (2R)
The Deep River Boys
(CD) Lang-Worth Broadcasts: Spirituals / SOUTHLAND RECORDS / SCD 44/45
© 2022 Southland Records, 1206 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA, 70116

Blessed Assurance (ASSURANCE)Phoebe P. Knapp / Fanny J. Crosby, lyricist / David Cherwien, arranger (2R)
The National Lutheran Choir: Minneapolis, MN / David Cherwien
© 2005 National Lutheran Choir Recordings, 528 Hennepin Avenue, Suite 302, Minneapolis, MN, 55403, USA