St Peter's Episcopal Church Lessons and Carols 2009

St Peter's Episcopal Church
Perth Amboy, New Jersey
The Reverend Deborah Piggins, Interim Rector
The Reverend Kathleen DeJohn, Deacon
A Service of Lessons and Carols
Sunday, December 13, 2009 at 10:30 a.m.
St. Peter's Choir
R. Douglas Sheldon, Music Director & Conductor
Winston Hughes, Associate Choirmaster
Laura Baldasano, Conductor
Mark Victor Smith, Organist
St: Peter's Choir:
Cherrill Garoniak , Marsharika Carter, Andrea Japinga,
Frances Lembo, Emily Kwan, Ellen Nemeth, Dee Parker,
Thelma Rey, Mary-Viola Rey, Tara Riccelli
Dorothy Grandjean Smith, Janet Sojka
Friends of St. Peter's Choir:
Veronika Arkhangel, Naomi Blumenthal,
Brooke Edwards, Debbie Keith, T. Ellen Reich

St. Peter's Choir:
Joyce Richardson-Melech, Alexandra Sheldon,
Eileen Sheldon, Amanda Weiss
Friends of St. Peter's Choir:
Laura Baldasano, Limarie Cabrera,
Vivian Chiu, Michèle Cusson, Betty Satterwhite

St. Peter's Choir:
Austin Gumbs, Jonathan Gonzalez, Winston Hughes,
Allan Hunte, Cedric Richardson
Friends of St. Peter's Choir:
David Carleton, Lucas Tannous

St. Peter's Choir:
Butch Bryson, Patrick Murphy, Jeffrey Smith
Friends of St. Peter's Choir:
Robert Berretta, Robin Lee, Laurence Sutter


Prelude: Nun komm der heiden Heiland (Chorale) J. S. Bach

Opening Hymn 102 Once in Royal David’s City (vs. 1, 2, 3 & 6) Congregation
Opening Sentences
Blessed be God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit and blessed be His kingdom
now and forever. Amen.
Bidding Prayer Rev. Piggins
Lessons and Carols

O Holy Child Michael Cox

First Lesson Genesis III
God declareth in the Garden of Eden that the seed of woman
shall bruise the serpent's head.
Robin Lee

He shall feed His flock John Ness Beck
Winston Hughes, conductor

Second Lesson Genesis XXII
God promiseth to Abraham that in his seed shall all the nations
of the earth be blessed.
Lisa Markus

Do You hear what I hear (English) arr. Harry Simeone

Third Lesson Isaiah IX
Christ's birth and kingdom are foretold by the prophet Isaiah.
Joel Leiter

The Gift Carol Lloyd Pfautsch

Fourth Lesson Isaiah XI
The peace that Christ will bring is foreshown.
David Adams

O Little Town of Bethlehem arr. Clay Christiansen
Do You hear what I hear? arr. Harry Simeone

Fifth Lesson Luke I
The Angel Gabriel visiteth the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Pauline Hmieleski

Ave Maria S. Rachmaninoff
Laura Baldasano, conductor

Sixth Lesson Matthew I
St. Matthew telleth of Christ's nativity.
Kingsley Joshua

Nativity Carol John Rutter

Seventh Lesson Luke II
The Shepherds go unto the manger.
Cynthia DeLeon

Two Kings Joseph Clokey

Eighth Lesson Matthew II
The Wise Men are led by a star to Jesus.
Meyer Pincelli

Behold the Star William Dawson
Brooke Edwards, soprano & Jonathan Gonzalez, tenor

Ninth Lesson John I
St. John unfoldeth the mystery of the Incarnation.
Karen Hunte

Joy to the World John Rutter

Announcements Rev. Piggins
Offertory Hymn 83 O come, all ye faithful (verses 1, 3 & 6) Congregation
Doxology Congregation
Final Blessing Rev. Graham
Recessional Hymn 87 Hark! the herald angels sing Congregation
Postlude: Nun komm der heiden Heiland (Toccata) J. S. Bach
The flowers on the altar are in memory of
Ernest Varga given by Doris, Scott, Brenda & Ryan Varga
Audrey Nowak given by her family
Walter D. Sabik, Charles Klym, & Henry Massopust,
given by Mrs. Nancy Sabik
Al Wolny, given by Betty Wolny

Memorial Service for
Ernest Varga given by Doris, Scott, Brenda & Ryan Varga
Audrey Nowak given by her family
Judith Arron, John L. Baldwin, Ray D. & Emma Belle Sheldon,
John & Lillian Yencik, Mary Jo Connealy & Samuel Hazell
given by
The Sheldon Family
Joaquin J. Capatao, given by Tony & Maria Gaspar, and Robert Askew, given by Margaret Askew
The Congregation is invited to attend a reception in the Parish House following the service.

Posted: Mar-25-2013
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