Choral Offerings

The Choir

Westminster Church of Peoria

Make a joyful noise unto the Lord…
Serve the Lord with Gladness.
Come before His presence with singing…

September is almost here and with it comes the
return of our wonderful WPC Chancel Choir.

Rehearsals are Thursdays at 7:30 PM

The first rehearsal will be Thursday, September 8th at 7:30 PM.

If you have more questions,
contact Tom Clark-Jones at


the choir … spring 2023


Epiphany to Easter


8 January (Observation of Epiphany)

John Weaver:  Star Carol

Felix Mendelssohn:   There Shall A Star


15 January (Observation of the Baptist of our Lord)

William H. Harris:  Behold the tabernacle of God

William H. Harris:  Come Down O Love Divine


22 January (Epiphany III)

Randall Thompson:  Choose Something Like A Star


29 January (Epiphany IV)

Leo Sowerby:  Now there lightens upon us


5 February (Epiphany V)

Paul Halley:  Sound Over All Waters  (Alencia Norris, mezzo soloist)

Andre Crouch:  My Tribute (Alencia Norris, solo)


12 February (Epiphany VI)

Michael Head: Blessed Is He


19 February (Feast of the Transfiguration)

Everett Titcomb:  Te Deum

Thomas Armstrong:  Christ Whose Glory


22 February  (Ash Wednesday)

Francis Jackson:  Blow Ye the Trumpet in Zion

Michael Wise:  The Ways of Zion Do Mourn

Henry Purcell: Thou Knowest Lord

S.S. Wesley:  Wash Me Throughly


26 February (Lent I)

G.F. Handel: Since by man came death

5 March  (Lent II)

Leo Sowerby:  I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes

GP Palestrina: Adoramus te


12 March (Lent III)

Anthony Piccolo:  O Sing Unto the Lord


19 March (Lent IV)

John Rutter:  Psalm 23 (from Requiem)


26 March (Lent V)

W.A. Mozart:  De Profundis


2 April (Palm Sunday)

C.H.H. Parry:  I Was Glad

Gabriel Faure:  Introit and Kyrie  (Requiem)


6 April (Maundy Thursday)

Kenneth Leighton:  Solus ad victimam

Carlos Chavez: Tree of Sorrow

Gabriel Faure: Cantique de Jean Racine


7 April (Good Friday)

Music tba.


9 April (Easter Day)

William Mathias:  Let the people praise thee, O God

Harold Friedell:  This is the Day

  1. Vaughan Williams: The Call (David Kortemeier, soloist)






Kyrie George Oldroyd in D Sung
The Westminster Choir

“The Goodness of God”
by Carl Philipp Emanuel
Margaret Blackwell

Psalm 104
The Westminster Quartet

Let Every Christian Pray
Fred Pratt Green, Joseph Barnby
The Westminster Quartet

Come, Ye Faithful
by R.S. Thatcher
The Westminster Quartet

This is the Day
by Harold W. Friedell
The Westminster Quartet

Psalm 89
St. Petersburg Text: The Psalter, 1912
Music: Dimitri S. Bortiansky, 1825
Melissa Blain, soloist

Laudate Dominum
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Melissa Blain, soloist

Allegro from Sonata in G minor
Antonio Vivaldi
Matthew Winkler, Saxophone

Little Prelude and Fugue in C Major
J.S. Bach
Dr. J. Douglas McQueen, organist

The Goodness of God
by Carl Philipp Emanuel
Margaret Blackwell, soloist

Autumn Leaved
Composed by David Hoffman
David Hoffman, piano

Vivace from Sonata in g minor
Antonio Vivaldi
Matthew Winkler, Saxophone

Eternal Light, Shine into our Hearts
Malcolm Archer
The Westminster Choir

God Be With You
Ralph Vaughan Williams
The Westminster Choir