WIGHTMAN CHAPEL @ SCARRITT-BENNETT
Every Sunday - 6:30 pm
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Encounter the sacred in a new and unique way through this music-shaped, experiential worship service. Inspired by jazz as a process of making music and using the music to help us experience the interruptive spirit of God, Vespers & All That Jazz encourages compassion, peace, justice and wonder. Come with open minds, hearts and ears and experience the spirit of God in a new way!
Vespers & All That Jazz is a non-membership community worship service for all ages. The services are informal and last approximately 45 minutes.
Theme: What are the Voices of Life - of Death?
Scripture: John 11:1-45
Music: "Come Sunday" by Duke Ellington; "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot", an African-American spiritual; PROMISE by Natalie Sleeth; "I’ll Fly Away" by Albert E. Brumley; HANSON PLACE by Robert Lowry; and "When the Saints Go Marching In", traditional.
Musicians: Kevin Madill, piano; Sam Levine, woodwinds; and Ike Harris, bass
Theme: From "Hosanna!" to "Crucify Him!"
Scripture: Matthew 21:1-11 and Matthew 27:11-24
Music: "Hosanna" from Jesus Christ Superstar by Andrew Lloyd Webber; HOLY WEEK by John D. Horman; BEACH SPRING attr. B. F. White; PASSION CHORALE by Hans Leo Hassler; SWEET LAMB OF GOD by Twila Paris; and SHIMPI by Taihei Sato.
Musicians: Kevin Madill, piano; Doug Mosher, woodwinds; and Ike Harris, bass
April 20 Easter
Theme: The women of the empty tomb
Scripture: John 20:1-18
Music: ACKLEY by Alfred H. Ackley; GLASER by John S. Rice; BAKER by S T Kimbrough, Jr.; EASTER HYMN from Lyra Davidica; O MARY, an African-American spiritual; and NOEL NOUVELET, a French carol.
Musicians: Kevin Madill, piano; Rod McGaha, trumpet; and Ike Harris, bass.
Theme: Invisible Sight
Scripture: John 20:19-31 and 1 Peter 1:8
Music: ST. DENIO, a Welsh melody; "Peace I Leave, My Peace I Give" by Felix Mendelssohn;
"Peace I Leave with You" by Timothy E. Kimbrough; WAREHAM by William Knapp; "Eye Has Not Seen" by Marty Haugen; and "Day by Day" from Godspell by Stephen Schwartz
Musicians: Kevin Madill, piano; Matt Davich, woodwinds; and Ike Harris, bass