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Now – A Vision and Mission for the New Year

On one hand we’re urged to live in the moment and savor the experience of NOW. And on the other hand, our culture tells us to plan for the future, to have a vision for what we want to accomplish … Continue reading

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What’s in the Box?

We sang what I call a “square” hymn a couple of weeks ago at St. Alban’s, Hymn 601 in The Hymnal 1982. Square hymns are …well, square, literally. Or sometimes rectangular. Two or four lines of music, regular phrase lengths, … Continue reading

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Singing Songs of Expectation

Gather, Pause, Reflect, Listen, Await, Sing This Sunday, December 6 at 6:00 p.m. St. Alban’s Episcopal Church A Service of Lessons and Carols for Advent Congregational hymns, choral anthems, and readings for this season of beginnings The Song of Zechariah … Continue reading

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The Road to Gratitude

It would be fair to say that I am not the world’s biggest opera lover, but maybe that’s the advantage I had last Saturday over some of the true opera lovers who were at The Washington Opera’s production of Appomattox … Continue reading

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Connections

This coming Sunday, as well any other I hope, demonstrates how music contributes to the rich variety of worship that is possible in a liturgical setting. When I planned the music this past summer for what I guessed would be … Continue reading

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Good Church

I had the privilege of attending the installation of The Rt. Rev. Michael Curry as Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church this past Sunday at Washington National Cathedral. I slipped in after playing two services at St. Alban’s that morning, … Continue reading

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Light and Dark

first posted on October 31, 2013 We are near the Eve of All Hallows (or All Saints as it is more commonly known now and shortened to “Halloween” of course), and this Sunday is All Saints Day, that feast day … Continue reading

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