2015-2016 Special Musical and Liturgical Events

Musical events feature
The SsAM Adult Choir, The SsAM Choral Scholars and The St. Cecilia Girls Choir
and Artistic Collaborative Partners
Delaware ChoralArts and Jonathan Whitney

A Free Will Offering will be taken at all events unless otherwise indicated
Free, accessible parking is available adjacent to the church after 5:00 p.m.

2016 Events

Jazz Vespers - Jan 2016 FLIERSunday, January 17, 2016 – 7:00 p.m.
JAZZ VESPERS for MLK
featuring great music of the Civil Rights Era
Jonathan Whitney, drums
Tom Palmer, keys
Rob Swanson, bass
Carlton Cannon, sax
Tina Betz, vocals

Saturday, January 30, 2016 – 7:00 p.m.
SPIRITUALS CONCERT
Tina Betz and Gus Mercante, Guest Soloists

SsAM Adult and St. Cecilia Girls Choir with Delaware ChoralArts

Sunday, February 7, 2016 – 10:30 a.m.
CARNIVAL SUNDAY
The SsAM Adult Choir, St. Cecilia Girls Choir and Drumming Circle

Jeff Knoettner (keys), Rob Swanson (bass) and Jonathan Whitney (drums)

Sunday, February 28, 2016 – 4:30 p.m.
LENTEN CHORAL EVENSONG
Dubois “Seven Last Words” with the SsAM Adult and St. Cecilia Girls Choirs

Ana Hernandez and Rugth Cunningham

Ana Hernandez & Ruth Cunningham

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 – 7:00 p.m.
TENEBRAE – Ancient meets modern … In the shadow of Holy Week
Ana Hernandez and Ruth Cunningham, Guest Artists

with the men of the SsAM Adult Choir

Friday, March 25, 2016 – 12 Noon
GOOD FRIDAY LITURGY
Veneration of the Cross and Communion from the Reserve Sacraments

The Passion according to St. Matthew … Thomas Luis Victoria
The SsAM Choral Scholars

Friday, March 25, 2016 – 3:15 p.m.
URBAN STATIONS OF THE CROSS
The Rev. David T. Andrews, Jr. and Bebe Coker, Leaders

With Negro Spirituals sung by the SsAM Adult Choir

Sunday, March 27, 2016 – Festival Choral Eucharist at 10:30 a.m.
THE FEAST OF THE RESURRECTION
The Rev. David T. Andrews, Jr., Celebrant and Preacher

The SsAM Adult and St. Cecilia Girls Choir

Sunday, April 17, 2016 – 7:00 p.m.
JAZZ VESPERS
Annual Rod Welles Memorial Service

Sunday, May 1, 2016 – 7:00 p.m.
CHORAL CONCERT – Delaware ChoralArts
Missa Criolla … Ramirez
with Aurelio Domingues, Tenor
Spanish and Latin American Choral Works
Tickets will be available at www.delawarechoralarts.org

2015 Events

Saturday, October 3, 2015 – 12 noon
BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS
Feast of St. Francis of Assisi
Bring your pets to celebrate the spiritual lives of our furry friends!
FREE TREATS!!!

Sunday, October 4, 2015 – 4:30 p.m.
CHORAL EVENSONG and ORGAN RECITAL
The SsAM Adult Choir and St. Cecilia Girls Choir

David Christopher, Organist
CLICK HERE for more information

Sunday, October 25, 2015 – 7:00 p.m.
JAZZ VESPERS
Celebrating the Season of Creation
Jonathan Whitney, drums and musical director
Vernon James, sax
Tom Palmer, keys
Rob Swanson, bass
CLICK HERE for more information

Saturday, November 21, 2015 – 7:00 p.m.
CONCERT by Delaware ChoralArts
Jubilate Deo … Purcell |
Frostiana … Thompson | God’s Trombones … Ringwald
Gus Mercante, Soloist | Katie Soukup, Trumpet
David Christopher, Conductor
For ticket information CLICK HERE

Sunday, December 20, 2015 – 7:00 p.m.
CHRISTMAS LESSONS AND CAROLS
The St. Cecilia Girls Choir and SsAM Adult Choir

Thursday, December 24, 2015 – 5:00 p.m.
CHRISTMAS PAGEANT
The Christmas Story with Holy Communion
Christ’s birth told in song and tableau by the children of the parish.

Thursday, December 24, 2015 – 11:00 p.m.
CANDLELIGHT CHRISTMAS SERVICE with Choral Eucharist
Christmas Eve Concert begins at 10:30 p.m.