The Office of Compline for June 28, 2015

June 28, 2015 • The Eve of the Feast of Saint Peter & Saint Paul

ORISON: Phos hilaron – Kevin Siegfried (b. 1969)

PSALM 138 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: Lo, the keybearer, lo, the teacher of mankind – Plainsong, Mode I

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Mode IV; harm. Anonymous 16th cent. composer; adapt. Bernarr Rainbow (1914-1998)

ANTHEM: There is a balm in Gilead – African-American Spiritual; arr. Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956)


Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Alan Wheaton, cantor

1 thought on “The Office of Compline for June 28, 2015

  1. Carla Golden

    In the opening line of his poem, ”Endymion”, John Keats declared that ”a thing of beauty is a joy forever”, and I like to think that, along with everything Rodgers and Hammerstein listed in the song ”My Favorite Things”, that particular aforementioned quote applies to the weekly Compline service at Saint Mark’s!

    Morning Prayer is already part of my daily routine, but I also appreciate having Compline as I end my day.
    With all of that being said, in this time of social media and other technological advances, I hope more
    people will discover this hidden gem and appreciate its simple beauty.

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