November 26, 2023

Christ the King, Last Sunday after Pentecost — Lectionary 34 (Year A)

This week in the Christian calendar, we celebrate Christ the King Sunday. Join us on Sing For Joy as we hear music for this special day in the life of the Church.


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24
  • (PS) Psalm 95:1-7a
  • (2R) Ephesians 1:15-23
  • (G) Matthew 25:31-46

All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name (CORONATION)Oliver Holden / Edward Perronet, lyricist / James Mulholland, arranger (2R, G)
The Kansas City Chorale: Kansas City, MO / Charles Bruffy
(CD) Alleluia: An American Hymnal / NIMBUS RECORDS / NI 5568
© 1998 Nimbus Records, Nimbus Records Wyastone Leys, Monmouth, NP5 3SR, United Kingdom

Christus Paradox (PICARDY)French Processional / Sylvia Dunstan, lyricist / John Ferguson, arranger / Alfred V. Fedak, arranger (2R, G)
St. Olaf Cantorei: Northfield, MN / John Ferguson
(CD) Images of Christ / WESTMARK / WCD 101090
© 2001 Westmark, Westmark Productions 5717 Woodstock Avenue, Golden Valley, MN, 55422

O God, the King of GloryHenry Purcell / Book of Common Prayer, lyricist (2R, G)
Oxford Camerata / Jeremy Summerly
(CD) PURCELL: Full Anthems / Music on the Death of Queen Mary / NAXOS / 8.553129
© 1995 Naxos, Naxos of America, Inc., Suite 28, 1810 Columbia Avenue, Franklin, TN, 37067, USA

O Come, Let Us Sing Unto the LordEthan McGrath (PS)
The Oxford Choir / Bob Chilcott
(CD) Oxford Choral Highlights 2019 / OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS /
© 2019 Oxford University Press, Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, OX2 6DP, United Kingdom

Crown Him With Many Crowns (DIADEMATA)George Elvey / Matthew Bridges, lyricist (2R, G)
Huddersfield Choral Society / Darius Battiwalla, organ / Joseph Cullen
(CD) The Hymns Album / SIGNUM CLASSICS / SIGCD079
© 2006 Signum Classics, Unit 14 21 Wadsworth Road, Perivale, Middlesex, UB6 7JD, United Kingdom

Messiah: Worthy is the lamb that was SlainGeorge Frideric Handel (2R, G)
Choir of Christ Church Cathedral: Oxford, United Kingdom / The Academy of Ancient Music, ensemble / Christopher Hogwood
(CD) Messiah / L'OISEAU-LYRE / 430 488-2
© 1992 L'oiseau-Lyre, London, England