The design of this concert was created by Allison Kasufrakis, Minister of Music and Susan Werner Friesen, principal accompanist of St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Beaverton, Oregon.

 

 

Hope for Creation

– Program –

Welcome    

Gathering

All Creatures of Our God and King 

Vaclav Nehlybel

   (1919-1996)

Reading

Psalm 65:4-13

The Message

Hymn*

Earth and & All Stars   

Verses 1,2 all; verse 3 men, verse 4 women, verse 5 all

ELW 731

Reading

Blessings

Buddha

Choir Anthem

Golden Breaks the Dawn

Susan Werner Friesen

Reading

Canticle of the Sun

St. Francis of Assisi

Hymn*

Oh, Sing to God Above     

Verse 1 Choir in Spanish; verses 1 & 2 all, unison

ELW 555

Voluntary

Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier

J. S. Bach

(1685-1750)

Reading

Once more the fields have ripened to harvest

Percival Chubb

Hymn*

God, Whose Farm Is All Creation           

Verse 1 choir; verses 2 & 3 all

ELW 734

Reading

The Magician’s Nephew, “The Chronicles of Narnia

C.S. Lewis

Choir Anthem

When Long Before Time

Aaron David Miller

Voluntary

Exaltation!

Brian Balmages

Reading

We Should Understand

Black Elk, Oglala Lakota Sioux

Hymn*

Many and Great              

Choir in native American Language; verses 1 & 2 all

ELW 837

Reading

A Prayer of Healing

UN Environmental Sabbath Program

Choir Anthem

In Sacred Manner 

Thomas Pavlechko

Reading

Merger Poem

Judy Chicago

Hymn*

This is God’s Wondrous World         

Verse 1 all; verses 2 & 3 all, parts

see insert

Sending

Praise God With Drums and Cymbals

Sigfrid Karg-Elert

   (1877-1933)

* Please stand as you are able

 

 

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