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A Service of Sung Compline on Sundays

Posted by Meredith, February 9, 2016

During Lent, we will offer the service of sung Compline on Sundays at 7:00 p.m. in the Historic Church. This simple, candlelit service provides an opportunity to thank God for the blessings of the day and prayers for safety for the coming night.

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Celebrate the Hymns of Fanny Crosby

Posted by Development , June 11, 2015

Join us on Sunday, July 5, at the 10:00 a.m. service as we celebrate one of America's most distinguished hymn writers - Fanny Crosby. 

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July 4 Service

Posted by Development , June 11, 2015

Please join us on Saturday, July 4 at 11:00 a.m. in the Historic Church as we offer a special liturgy for Independence Day.

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St. John’s Boys’ Choir - June 21

Posted by Development , June 11, 2015

On Sunday, June 21, the St. John’s Boys’ Choir from Minnesota will sing for our 10:00 a.m. worship service. The 32 boys come from 15 different communities around Central Minnesota. In its 32 year history, the choir has premiered works by Stephen Paulus, Eric Barnum, and Rene Clausen, and are featured on a number of recordings, including one which was nominated for a Grammy Award. The chorus is under the direction of Brandon Nordhues. Plan to arrive early in order to hear their prelude at 9:50 a.m.

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Taize service

Posted by Development , March 24, 2015

Please join us for a Taizé service on Wednesday, April 1, at 7:00 p.m. in the Auditorium. This candlelit, meditative service includes short readings, extended moments of silence, and simple songs sung repeatedly. Typically, the service lasts about 35 minutes.

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A Service of Sung Compline on Sundays

Posted by Development , February 19, 2015

During Lent, we will offer the service of sung Compline on Sundays at 7:00 p.m. in the Historic Church. This simple, candlelit service provides an opportunity to thank God for the blessings of the day and prayers for safety for the coming night.

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Choral Evensong on October 5

Posted by Development , September 26, 2014

Join us for the first Evensong of this program year. The Choir will sing works by Morton Lauridsen, John Sanders, Gary Davison, and Christina Whitten Thomas. The prelude, which will begin at 4:40, will feature Franz Schubert’s Fantasie in F Minor. Many people believe this work to be among the finest compositions for four-hand piano. Director of Music Jason Abel will be joined by Zach Fritsch-Hemenway in performing this. Mr. Fritsch-Hemenway is the Director of Music at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Chestnut Hill, Phildelphia. He will also accompany the service. This event is being held in the Auditorium to take advantage of the nice acoustics this space has to offer. A festive reception will follow hosted by the Mission and Outreach Committee.

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JOIN A CHOIR!

Posted by Development , August 28, 2014

There's a choir for you at Christ Church! Ages four and up are invited to join one of the choirs at Christ Church and take part in an active music ministry.

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Choral Evensong, July 24

Posted by Development , July 17, 2014

Choral Evensong will be sung by choristers attending the Royal School of Church Music Washington Course on Thursday, July 24, 4:00 pm, here at Christ Church. The choristers will be under the direction of Richard Webster, Director of Music at Trinity Church, Boston. Please join us for a chance to hear these accomplished young choristers lead us in the Evening Office. Great music will be sung by great young singers. Please join us and invite a friend to join you! The service should last approximately 40 minutes.

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Kids of Note

Posted by Development , April 9, 2014

Do you happen to recall your favorite teacher? Or perhaps your favorite teachers? I certainly do, and I suspect you do as well. For me, they were the ones who went above and beyond just sharing their knowledge and/or teaching me a skill. They seemed to be invested in me and wished for my success far beyond their classroom.

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