Choir and Hymns
I'm not sure what's going to happen with the Schola Cantorum right now, with at least a couple members looking at upcoming absences -- myself included, with the last trip of the year starting next Sunday (Atlanta).
Today's service was notable for all the hymns new to us -- the days of rotating through a dozen or three familiar hymns are now long gone. For today we managed the difficult 292 Riley, we struggled mightily through 357 In Babilone, but we threw in the towel with 290 High Road. Perhaps with a practiced choir, we'd do better.
An extremely astute student of the 1940 Hymnal will note a Dutch element to the selections. This was not accidental; it was in honor of one of the more senior members of our congregation who is not well -- please pray for recovery for Adrian.