Choral Offerings
THE CHOIR
The Choir at Westminster sings every Sunday and at special services throughout the year, except during the summer. The choir sings a wide variety of choral music, ranging from baroque, classical and English-[style anthems all the way to spirituals and traditional gospel.  Choir rehearsal is at 7:30 every Thursday night. You are always welcome to join us!                    -Tom

 

2019 CHORAL OFFERINGS 
for the fall through Epiphany.
Westminster Church of Peoria
Presbyterian Church (USA)

 

8 September  (Pentecost XIII)

             Richard Shephard:  The Secret of Christ      

 

15 September (Pentecost XIV)

            Eric Thiman:  Immortal, Invisible  

 

22 September (Pentecost XV)

            Joseph Clokey:  Treasures in Heaven  

 

29 September  (Pentecost XVI) 

            Andrew Carter:  Dives and Lazarus

 

6 October  (Pentecost XVII – World Communion Sunday)

            William Boyce:  By the Waters of Babylon 

            Harold W. Friedell:  Draw Us In the Spirit’s Tether  

 

13 October  (Pentecost XVIII)

            Philip Stopford:  O Be Joyful

 

20 October  (Pentecost XIX)

            William H. Harris:  Behold the Tabernacle of God 

 

27 October  (Pentecost XX)

            Paul Koch:  Benedictus es, Domine 

 

3 November  (Observance of All Saints’ Day)

            Charles Wood:  O Thou, the Central Orb 

            Ernest Bullock:  Give Us the Wings of Faith 

 

10 November  (Pentecost XXII)

            Robert Baker:  Let All the World  

 

17 November  (Pentecost XXIII)

           Ralph Vaughan Williams:  O How Amiabe 

 

24 November  (The Feast of Christ the King)

            John Rutter:  Te Deum

            Benjamin Britten:  Jubilate Deo 

 

1 December  (Advent I)

Hubert H. Parry: I Was Glad!

Joseph Clokey: Canticle of Peace 

 

8 December  (Advent II)

Orlando Gibbons:  This is the record of John  (R. Sperry, tenor)

 

8 December  (Lessons and Carols at 4 p.m.)

             Peter Warlock:  Adam lay ybounden  

            David Willcocks/John Goss:  See Amid the Winters’ Snow 

            Lloyd Pfaustch:  The Dance of Gifts (What Shall I Bring to the Babe) 

            William Mathias:  Sir Christemas 

            Harold Darke:  In the Bleak Midwinter 

            John Rutter:  The Star Carol 

            Stephen Cleobury:  Joys Seven 

            Harold Friedell:  Magnificat

 

15 December  (Advent III)

             Harold Friedell:  Magnificat

 

22 December (Advent IV)

             William Mathias:  Hear O Thou Shepherd of Israel

 

24 December (Christmas Eve at 6:00 p.m.)

             Gustav Holst:  Christmas Day 

            Healey Willan:  What Is This Lovely Fragrance 

            Aldolph Adam:  O Holy Night 

 

29 December  (Christmas I)

             Choir holiday

 

5 January 2020  (The Epiphany of Our Lord)

             Leo Sowerby: Now There Lightens Upon Us 

            Felix Mendelssohn:  There Shall A Star Come Forth 

 

 

Thanks for visiting our site.
Tom Clark-Jones, choirmaster

 

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Westminster Church of Peoria
The Rev. Denise M. Clark-Jones, B.A., M.S., M.Div., Pastor
Thomas Clark-Jones, Mus.B., M.A., Organist-Choirmaster

Anthems listed are sung at the ten o’clock service each Sunday.
Visitors and guests are always welcome.

The Westminster Pipe Organ
built by Visser-Rowland, Houston, TX.  1989   (III/42)
maintained exclusively by John-Paul Buzard Organ Builders, Champaign, IL