Choral Evensong

Sunday, May 6th, 2018 at 6:00 PM
Rogation Sunday (Easter V)

Evensong, a fusion of the monastic prayer offices Vespers and Compline, is one of the greatest treasures of the Anglican tradition. Presented by Saint Stephen’s Choir of Men & Boys on the First Sunday of the Month, the service begins at 6:00 PM and ordinarily lasts about 40 minutes.

This month’s service will be sung by the Boy Choristers, and will include the following music:

  • ❧ Hogan: Evening Service in E-flat (Washington Service)
  • ❧ Ledger: This joyful Eastertide
  • ❧ Hymn: For the beauty of the earth (Lucerna laudoniæ)
  • ❧ Hymn: All things bright and beautiful (All things)
  • ❧ Bach: Pièce d’Orgue

Visitors from all faiths are always heartily welcomed to join us in prayer, and all are invited to remain for a light reception following the service. Admission is free of charge, however a freewill offering will be received in aid of the choir’s charity, the Christ Child Society of Baltimore.

Plow Boy

Plow Boy by Anna Mary Robertson Moses, a.k.a. “Grandman Moses” (1860–1961). From Wikiart.

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