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Encounter the sacred in a new and unique way through this music-shaped experiential worship service held each Sunday at 6:30 pm in Wightman Chapel. Inspired by jazz as a means of experiencing the Spirit of God, Vespers & All That Jazz encourages compassion, peace, justice and wonder.

Upcoming Vespers services in May 2017:

May 7
Theme: Practice Resurrection: Be in Community

Scripture: Acts 2:42-47
Music: RESIGNATION in Walker’s Southern Harmony; KUORTANE, a Finnish folk melody; “Gather Us In” by Marty Haugen; DENNIS by Johann G. Nägeli/Lowell Mason; “The Servant Song” by Richard Gillard; and SAN ANSELMO by Daniel Charles Damon.
Musicians: Kevin Madill, piano; Matt Davich, woodwinds; and Ike Harris, bass

May 14
Theme: Practice Resurrection: Have a Little Faith

Scripture: Luke 17:5-10
Music: ST. CATHERINE by Henry F. Henry; OLIVET by Lowell Mason; CAREY’S (SURREY) by Henry Carey; FAITHSONG by John D. Horman; FAITHFULNESS by William M. Runyan; and SHANTI by Marty Haugen.
Musicians: Kevin Madill, piano; Matt Davich, woodwinds; and Ike Harris, bass

May 21
Theme: Practice Resurrection: Do the Right Thing!

Scripture: Selected commandments of Jesus
Music: “If Ye Love Me, Keep My Commandments” by Thomas Tallis; CHEREPONI a Ghana folk song/Tom Colvin; “Ocean of Love” by M. Thomas Thangaraj; FENNVILLE by Robert J. Batastini; CHRISTIAN LOVE by Dom Paul Benoit; and “Love Is Here to Stay” by George and Ira Gershwin.
Musicians: Kevin Madill, piano; Matt Davich, woodwinds; and Ike Harris, bass

May 28
Theme: Practice Resurrection: Act

Scripture: James 2:14-18
Music: KING’S WESTON by Ralph Vaughan Williams; BEACH SPRING from The Sacred Harp; SHARPTHORNE by Erik Routley; ANNIVERSARY SONG by Jane Marshall; DUKE STREET by John Hatton; and EL CAMINO by J. A. Olivar/Miguel Manzano
Musicians: Kevin Madill, piano; Matt Davich, woodwinds; and Ike Harris, bass

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