Choral Matins, October 19, 9:00 a.m.

The Christ Church Choir will sing the service of Choral Matins featuring the Morning Canticles in B Flat by Charles Villiers Stanford, and the sung prayers are by John Sanders. The service will conclude prior to the beginning of the 10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist.

All Saints Sunday Evensong, November 2

On November 2, our All Saints Sunday Evensong will be conducted by Joel Bevington. Works by T. Tertius Noble, Edgar Bainton, John Sanders and C. Hubert Parry will be featured at the Choral Evensong at 5:00 p.m. in the historic church.

The choir will be under the direction of Joel Bevington, a doctoral candidate in Musical Arts at the University of Washington in Seattle. Mr. Bevington holds a Master of Music in Choral Conducting from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge and a Master of Music in Organ Performance and Sacred Music from Emory University, Atlanta. While studying in Atlanta, he served as the Organ Scholar for the Episcopal Cathedral of St. Philip. Most recently, he served as the Director of Music for the Historic Rayne Memorial United Methodist Church, an historic landmark on St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans, renowned for its architectural beauty, choral and orchestral music.

The Christ Church Evensong service will include the Reading of the Faithful Departed from this past year. A festive reception will follow the service.