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Music Notes for March 15, 2015

Music Notes for March 15, 2015

Music for Sunday
Prelude: Adagio from Trio Sonata 1, BWV 525, Johann Sebastian Bach
Offertory: Sicut Moses, Heinrich Schütz
Communion: God So Loved the World, John Stainer
Postlude: Variations on Wondrous Love, Daniel Pinkham

#323 God Loved the World
#666 What Wondrous Love Is This
#604 O Christ, Our Hope

Heinrich Schütz (1585-1672) is generally considered to be the first great German composer. His work would become a direct influence on that of Johann Sebastian Bach, as well as later German composers such as Brahms and Webern. (more…)

This Week at Holy Trinity

This Week at Holy Trinity


The Fourth Sunday in Lent – March 15, 2015
Mass at 11:00 AM. Readings: Numbers 21:4-9; Psalm 107; Ephesians 2:1-10; John 3:14-21. Pastor Jonathan Linman will preside and preach.

Pastor Detweiler is on vacation until March 25, when he will return to the office.

The theme of God’s love expressed in covenant continues. Last week we read the Mosaic Covenant: the 10 Commandments. This week we read about the consequences of the people’s faithless ignoring of that covenant. But even in their faithlessness, God does not abandon them, but provides a means of salvation. A symbol of their affliction becomes the means of salvation for them. (more…)