First Congregational Church, Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Chancel Choir Anthems in Date Order 2005-2009

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      These historical pages list past anthems performed by the Chancel Choir of the First Congregational Church of Oshkosh, Wisconsin. All Services are on Sunday morning except as noted.
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Chancel Choir Anthems in Title Order - Chancel Choir Members - Master List of Musicians, Pastors, etc.

| 1980-84 - 1985-89 - 1990-94 - 1995-99 - 2000-04   || 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 || 2010-14 - 2015-19 |

(n) = All Chancel Choir members were listed in the Church Service Bulletin
mm-dd-yyyy - ? = I have no copy of this Bulletin (I have a saved copy of the Bulletin for every other date listed)
** = all information is from the copy in the FCC Archives
Joanne Peterson: Chancel Choir Director and Organist


    2009
  1. 12-24-2009 - Lullaby on Christmas Eve - F. Melius Christiansen
          soprano soloist: Christina Conn
    12-20-2009 - no anthem
  2. 12-13-2009 (X) - A Celebration of Advent Anthems
          Lost in the Night - Finnish Song, Tr. Olav Lee, 1929, arr. F. Melius Christiansen
          Walk in the Light - arr. Andre Thomas, refrain: George D. Elderkin, stanzas: Charles Wesley 1707-1788
          Keep Your Lamps! - trad. Spiritual, arr. Andre Thomas
          Helpless and Hungry - Scott Soper (Choir and Congregation)
          E'en So, Lord Jesus, Quickly Come - Revelation 22, adapted by Paul O. Manz
          soprano soloist: Laurel Sanders; soprano: Christina Conn; tenor: Zachary Glaeser; bass: Jon Westbrook; conga drums: Sam Schlaak; organ: Bridget Duffy
  3. 12-06-2009 - Keep Silence - arr. John Helgen
          recorder: Heidi Burnett; wind chimes: Jack Wagner
  4. 11-29-2009 - Come, Jesus, Holy Son of God - George Friedrich Handel, arr. Hal H. Hopson
  5. 11-22-2009 - With Grace and Carefulness (Brother James's Air) - arr. John L. Bell
  6. 11-15-2009 - Carry Me Home (incorporating Deep River and Swing Low Sweet Chariot) - arr. Jean Anne Shafferman
  7. 11-08-2009 - Blest Are They Whose Spirits Long - George Friedrich Handel, arr. Hal H. Hopson
          Guest Director, organ, piano: Pam Lane
  8. 11-01-2009 - Silent Devotion and Response - Ernest Bloch
    10-25-2009 - no anthem (Children's and Hand Bell Choirs performed)
  9. 10-18-2009 - Great and Glorious - Franz Joseph Haydn
  10. 10-11-2009 - Amazing Grace - John Newton, arr. Katherine F. Davis
  11. 10-04-2009 - Brother James's Air - arr. C. Armstrong Gibbs **
  12. 09-27-2009 - Look at the World - John Rutter
  13. 09-20-2009 - Let Us With a Gladsome Mind - Alan Ridout
  14. 09-13-2009 - When Long Before Time - Peter W.S. Davison, arr. David Cherwien
  15. 05-17-2009 - No Hands But Yours - J. Jerome Williams **
  16. 05-10-2009 - St. Francis Prayer - Carolyn Jennings **
          clarinet: Alan Schuelke
  17. 05-03-2009 - Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - Johann Sebastian Bach
  18. 04-26-2009 - Come All Who Thirst - Luigi Cherubini, arr. Hal H. Hopson **
          Guest Director: Christina Conn; organ: Laurel Sanders
    04-19-2009 - no anthem
  19. 04-12-2009 - This Joyful Eastertide - Alec Wyton **
          Brass Quartet: trumpets: Lisa Zemlock, Joel Thomas; euphonium: Ron Olson; trombone: Adam Kraus
  20. 04-05-2009 - O Lord Most Holy - Cesar Franck, ed. Arthur H. Ryder
  21. 03-29-2009 (X) - Jesu Priceless Treasure - Johann Sebastian Bach, ed. Robert Hufstader
          organ: Martin Vajgrt
    03-22-2009 - no anthem **
  22. 03-15-2009 - How Lovely Is Thy Dwelling Place (Psalm 84) - Robert J. Powell
  23. 03-08-2009 - Ever With Me - Gwyneth Walker **
  24. 03-01-2009 - Bow Down Low (Shaker Song) - arr. David Bridges
          Guest Director: Christina Conn; organ: Laurel Sanders
  25. 02-22-2009 - If Ye Love Me - Thomas Tallis, ed. Christopher Johns
  26. 02-15-2009 - Give Me a Clean Heart - Margaret J. Douroux, arr. John Helgen
  27. 02-08-2009 - The Shepherd Psalm: Psalm 23 Paraphrase - John Carter, arr. Mary Kay Beall **
  28. 02-01-2009 - Simple Gifts (Shaker Tune) - arr. Theron Kirk
  29. 01-25-2009 - God Be In My Head - Andrew Carter
  30. 01-18-2009 - Lord, I Want to Be a Christian - trad. spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan (#589 "Chalice Hymnal")
  31. 01-11-2009 - If I Forget, Yet God Remembers - Daniel Pederson
  32. 01-04-2009 - O Morning Star - Johann Sebastian Bach
    2008
  33. 12-24-2008 (Thu. 7:30 pm) - In the Bleak Midwinter - Harold Darke, words: Christina Rossetti (#40, p.174 "100 Carols for Choirs" songbook) **
    12-21-2008 - no anthem (Children's program) **
  34. 12-14-2008 - Carols of Christmas: Metaphors of the Mystery - various **
          soprano: Christina Conn; reader: Cathy Wille
          There is a Flower - John Rutter (#85, p.333 "100 Carols for Choirs" songbook)
          The Cherry Tree Carol - arr. Sir David Valentine Willcocks (#46, p.200 "100 Carols for Choirs" songbook)
          The Holly and the Ivy - arr. H. Walford Davies (#82, p.328 "100 Carols for Choirs" songbook)
  35. 12-07-2008 - Come, Jesus, Holy Son of God - George Friedrich Handel, arr. Hal H. Hopson
  36. 11-30-2008 - And the Glory of the Lord - George Friedrich Handel
  37. 11-23-2008 - Give Thanks and Praise - George Friedrich Handel, Harry Kihlken
  38. 11-16-2008 - Amazing Grace - arr. Mark Hayes
          Guest Director: Christina Conn
  39. 11-09-2008 - Sweet Hour of Prayer - William W. Walford, William B. Bradbury, arr. Larry Beebe
  40. 11-02-2008 - Abide with Me - trad. spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan, ed. John Purifoy (p. 12 "Ain't that Good News" songbook)
  41. 10-26-2008 - Order My Steps - Glenn Burleigh, arr. Jack Schrader
          Guest Director: Christina Conn, with the Dancing Spirit Choir (Director: Missy Allen)
  42. 10-19-2008 - The Last Words of David - Randall Thompson, text from II Samuel XXIII,3,4
  43. 10-12-2008 - Come All Who Thirst - Luigi Cherubini, arr. Hal H. Hopson
          Guest Director: Christina Conn; organ: Laurel Sanders
  44. 10-05-2008 - The Call - Ralph Vaughan Williams, arr. Douglas E. Wagner
  45. 09-28-2008 - Summer Ended - Charles Wood
  46. 09-21-2008 - Happy in the Lord - arr. Alice Parker
  47. 09-14-2008 - My Shepherd Will Supply My Need - Virgil Thompson
  48. 09-07-2008 - When Long Before Time - Peter W.S. Davison, arr. David Cherwien
          with the Angel Choir, violin: Pat Dwyer-Hallquist
  49. 06-29-2008 - Blessed Quietness - W.S. Marshall, words: Marie P. Ferguson, arr. J. Jefferson Cleveland & Verolga Nix (#206 "Songs of Zion" songbook)
  50. 05-18-2008 - Sing to the Lord a New Song - Franz Joseph Haydn, arr. Hal H. Hopson
  51. 05-11-2008 - No Hands But Yours - J. Jerome Williams
          Guest Director: Christina Conn; organ: Laurel Sanders
  52. 05-04-2008 - When Long Before Time - Peter W.S. Davison, arr. David Cherwien
          with the Angel Choir, Guest Director: Christina Conn; violin: Pat Dwyer-Hallquist
  53. 04-27-2008 - Healing River - Fred Hellerman, Fran Minkoff
          Look at the World - John Rutter
          with the Angel Choir; Guest Director: Christina Conn
  54. 04-20-2008 - The Tree of Life - K. Lee Scott
          Guest Director: Christina Conn; organ: Laurel Sanders
  55. 04-13-2008 - Sheep May Safely Graze - Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Katherine K. Davis
          flute: Juliana DiGiosia Wesner, James Grine
  56. 04-06-2008 - Healing River - Fred Hellerman, Fran Minkoff
    03-30-2008 - no anthem **
  57. 03-23-2008 - Risen, Alleluia! - Allen Koepke
          trumpet: Lisa Zemlock, Matt Key; trombone: Brian Key; euphonium: Ron Olson
  58. 03-21-2008 (Fri. 12:00 pm) - When Jesus Wept - William Billings
  59. 03-16-2008 - He Nevuh Said a Mumbalin' Word - arr. Carla J. Giomo
  60. 03-09-2008 - Come All Who Thirst - Luigi Cherubini, arr. Hal H. Hopson
  61. 03-02-2008 - Union - arr. Daniel C. Meyer
  62. 02-24-2008 - Bow Down Low (Shaker Song) - arr. David Bridges
    02-17-2008 - no anthem, Church canceled due to bad weather **
  63. 02-10-2008 - Winter Carol - Austin C. Lovelace
  64. 02-03-2008 - As the Hart Longeth (Psalm 42) - R. Evan Copley
  65. 01-27-2008 - Sit Down Servant - Linda Twine
          Guest Director: Christina Conn; organ: Laurel Sanders
  66. 01-20-2008 - Ever With Me - Gwyneth Walker
  67. 01-13-2008 - O Beautiful Morn - Edvard Grieg, ed./adapted: Bradley Ellingboe
  68. 01-06-2008 - He Comes to Us - music: Jane M. Marshall, text: Dr. Albert Schweitzer
    2007
  69. 12-24-2007 (Mon. 7:30 pm) - Angels, From the Realms of Glory - John Gardner
  70. 12-23-2007 (X) - For Us a Child is Born: A Christmas Cantata - Johann Sebastian Bach
          contralto: Laurel Sanders; tenor: Paul Coonen; bass: Hartley Horn
    12-16-2007 - no anthem (Children's program)
  71. 12-09-2007 - Ave Maria - David Halls
  72. 12-02-2007 - Ever With Me - Gwyneth Walker
  73. 11-25-2007 - Love Lifted Me - Howard E. Smith
  74. 11-18-2007 - Thanks Be To Thee - George Friedrich Handel
          Director, organ: Matt Walsh
    11-11-2007 - no anthem
  75. 11-04-2007 - Creator of the Stars of Night - Sandra T. Ford
          flute: Juliana DiGiosia Wesner
  76. 10-28-2007 - The Lord's Prayer - Bradley Ellingboe (from his "Requiem", p. 36)
  77. 10-21-2007 - The Morning Trumpet - B.F. White (Sacred Harp), arr. Robert Wetzler
          Guest Director: Christina Conn; trumpet: Dan Singer
  78. 10-14-2007 - Canon of Praise - Johann Pachelbel, arr. Hal H. Hopson
  79. 10-07-2007 - Halle, Halle, Halle - trad., arr. Hal H. Hopson
          percussion: Ian Nichols, John Nichols, Pat Nichols
  80. 09-30-2007 - Now I Walk in Beauty (Navajo Prayer) - Gregg Smith
          Guest Director: Christina Conn; organ: Laurel Sanders
  81. 09-23-2007 - The Lord's Prayer - William Mathias
  82. 09-16-2007 - If God Be For Us (Romans 8:13) - Clifford McCormick
  83. 09-09-2007 - How Can I Keep From Singing? - trad., arr. Jeffrey Honore
  84. 05-20-2007 - The Shepherd Psalm: Psalm 23 Paraphrase - John Carter, arr. Mary Kay Beall
          Director, piano: Linda Ruona
  85. 05-13-2007 - De Gospel Train - trad.
          Director, piano: Linda Ruona
  86. 05-06-2007 - Lord, I Want to Be a Christian - Moses Hogan
  87. 04-29-2007 - Jesus Loves Me - William B. Bradbury, arr. Michael Hassell
          saxophone: Ken Snart
  88. 04-22-2007 - unknown, title not listed in Bulletin
          Guest Director: Linda Ruona; piano: Laurel Sanders
    04-15-2007 - no anthem **
  89. 04-08-2007 - A Song of Praise - Mark Bloedow
  90. 04-01-2007 - When Jesus Wept - William Billings
  91. 03-25-2007 (X) - Requiem - Bradley Ellingboe
          alto: Laurel Sanders; violin: Michelle Kohl; cello: Miyoko Grine
  92. 03-18-2007 - Pie Jesu - Robert H. McIver
          with the Children's Choir; soloist: Jenna Wojahn; flute: Juliana DiGiosia; piano: Laurel Sanders
  93. 03-11-2007 - Trees - Margaret Pleasant Douroux (#197 "Songs of Zion" songbook)
  94. 03-04-2007 - Christ Hath a Garden - Gerald Near
  95. 02-25-2007 - Alleluia - Ralph Vaughan Williams, arr. Bradley Nelson scheduled, but NOT SUNG, blizzard, Church canceled **
  96. 02-18-2007 - Sweet Hour of Prayer - William W. Walford, William B. Bradbury, arr. Larry Beebe
  97. 02-11-2007 - Jesus Makes My Heart Rejoice - arr. Jim Taylor **
  98. 02-04-2007 - If I Forget, Yet God Remembers - Daniel Pederson
  99. 01-28-2007 - Jesus Makes My Heart Rejoice - arr. Jim Taylor
  100. 01-21-2007 - Winter Carol - Austin C. Lovelace
          Director, organ: Linda Ruona
  101. 01-14-2007 - Bow Down Low (Shaker Song) - arr. David Bridges
          Guest Director: Ken Snart; organ: Laurel Sanders
  102. 01-07-2007 - Lord, I Want to Be a Christian - Moses Hogan
          Director, organ: Linda Ruona
    2006
    12-31-2006 - no anthem
  103. 12-24-2006 (Sun. 7:30 pm) - Still, Still, Still - Austrian Carol, arr. Norman Luboff
  104. 12-24-2006 - From Heaven Above to Earth I Come - Martin Luther, Johann Sebastian Bach
          Child in a Manger - John Rutter ("100 Carols for Choirs", #15, p. 68)
    12-17-2006 - no anthem (Children's program)
  105. 12-10-2006 (X) - Magnificat - My Soul Doth Magnify the Lord - Dietrich Buxtehude
          violin: Everett Goodwin, Pat Dwyer-Hallquist; cello: Nancy Kaphaem
  106. 12-03-2006 - Come, Jesus, Holy Son of God - George Friedrich Handel, arr. Hal H. Hopson
  107. 11-26-2006 - The Lord's Prayer - Bradley Ellingboe (from his "Requiem", p. 36)
  108. 11-19-2006 - Thanks Be To God - George Friedrich Handel **
          Guest Director: Linda Ruona; organ: Laurel Sanders
  109. 11-12-2006 - If I Forget, Yet God Remembers - Daniel Pederson
  110. 11-05-2006 - His Eye Is on the Sparrow - Charles H. Gabriel, words: Civilla D. Martin, (#82 "Chalice Hymnal")
  111. 10-29-2006 - Lord, Don't Move This Mountain - Mahalia Jackson, Doris Akers (#173 "Songs of Zion" songbook)
  112. 10-22-2006 - Happy in the Lord - arr. Alice Parker
  113. 10-15-2006 - Treasures in Heaven - Joseph W. Clokey
    10-08-2006 - no anthem **
          Guest Director: Linda Ruona; organ: Laurel Sanders
  114. 10-01-2006 - Come All Who Thirst - Luigi Cherubini, arr. Hal H. Hopson **
  115. 09-24-2006 - Canon of Praise - Johann Pachelbel, arr. Hal H. Hopson
  116. 09-17-2006 - Sweet Hour of Prayer - William W. Walford, William B. Bradbury, arr. Larry Beebe
  117. 09-10-2006 - The Shepherd Psalm: Psalm 23 Paraphrase - John Carter, arr. Mary Kay Beall
  118. 07-09-2006 - Steal Away - trad. (#134 "Songs of Zion" songbook)
          (Men's Ensemble)
  119. 06-25-2006 - Carry Me Home (incorporating Deep River and Swing Low Sweet Chariot) - arr. Jean Anne Shafferman
  120. 05-21-2006 - My Shepherd Will Supply My Need - Virgil Thompson
  121. 05-14-2006 - Let There Be Peace on Earth - Sy Miller and Jill Jackson, arr. Cynthia Dobrinski **
          combined Handbell, Angel and Chancel Choirs
  122. 05-07-2006 - Give Me a Clean Heart - Margaret J. Douroux, arr. John Helgen
          Guest Director: Linda Ruona; piano: Jonathan Yackel
  123. 04-30-2006 - No Longer a Baby - Bryan Jeffery Leech, Jan Sanborn
    04-23-2006 - no anthem **
  124. 04-16-2006 - Christ Arose! - Robert Lowry
  125. 04-09-2006 (X) - The Crucifixion - Sir John Stainer
          tenor: Paul Coonen, Ken Snart; bass: Benjamin Vis, George Coghill
  126. 04-02-2006 - He Nevuh Said a Mumbalin' Word - arr. Carla J. Giomo
  127. 03-26-2006 - What a Friend We Have In Jesus - arr. Harold M. Best
          piano: Jonathan Yackel
  128. 03-19-2006 - Amazing Grace - arr. Katherine F. Davis
  129. 03-12-2006 - The Lone, Wild Bird - arr. David N. Johnson
  130. 03-05-2006 - My Song Shall Be Alway of the Loving-Kindness of the Lord - Gerald Near
  131. 02-26-2006 - Sing to the Lord a New Song - Franz Joseph Haydn, arr. Hal H. Hopson
  132. 02-19-2006 - Brother James's Air - arr. C. Armstrong Gibbs
          (James Leith Macbeth Bain)
  133. 02-12-2006 - Peace Song with We Shall Overcome - Greg Gilpin
          Guest Director: Ken Snart; tenor: Ed Schneider
  134. 02-05-2006 - Christ Hath a Garden - Gerald Near
    01-29-2006 - no anthem ("Holy Conversations" - membership discussions) **
  135. 01-22-2006 - O Holy Spirit - W. Fred Kaan, M. Ron Klusmeier
  136. 01-15-2006 - No Hands But Yours - J. Jerome Williams
  137. 01-08-2006 - Winter Carol - Austin C. Lovelace
          Director, organ: Laurel Sanders
    01-01-2006 - no anthem
    2005
    12-25-2005 - no anthem
  138. 12-24-2005 (Sat. 7:30 pm) - A Maiden Most Gentle - Andrew Carter (#4, p.21 "100 Carols for Choirs" songbook)
          Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming - arr. Michael Praetorius (#50, p.210 "100 Carols for Choirs" songbook)
    12-18-2005 - no anthem (Children's program)
  139. 12-11-2005 - Ave Maria - David Halls
          A Maiden Mild - text: James Ryman, music: Derek Healey
          piano: Jonathan Yackel
  140. 12-04-2005 - Keep Silence - arr. John Helgen
          wind chimes: Sam Schlaak
  141. 11-27-2005 - Come, Jesus, Holy Son of God - George Friedrich Handel, arr. Hal H. Hopson
  142. 11-20-2005 - Give Thanks and Praise - George Friedrich Handel, Harry Kihlken
  143. 11-13-2005 - Thanks Be To Thee - George Friedrich Handel
  144. 11-06-2005 - Dear Lord and Father - C. Hubert H. Parry
  145. 10-30-2005 - Happy in the Lord - arr. Alice Parker
  146. 10-23-2005 - Order My Steps - Glenn Burleigh, arr. Jack Schrader
          piano: Jonathan Yackel
  147. 10-16-2005 - Blest Are They Whose Spirits Long - George Friedrich Handel, arr. Hal H. Hopson
  148. 10-09-2005 - Jesus Makes My Heart Rejoice - arr. Jim Taylor
  149. 10-02-2005 - The Call - Ralph Vaughan Williams, arr. Douglas E. Wagner
  150. 09-25-2005 - Simple Gifts (Shaker Tune) - arr. Theron Kirk
  151. 09-18-2005 - Bow Down Low (Shaker Song) - arr. David Bridges **
  152. 09-11-2005 - Come All Who Thirst - Luigi Cherubini, arr. Hal H. Hopson **
    09-04-2005 - no anthem **
  153. 05-22-2005 - Pentecost Hymn - Edvard Grieg, ed. Bradley Ellingboe
  154. 05-15-2005 - Come Build a Church - Ken Medema
  155. 05-08-2005 - The Gift of Love - arr. Hal H. Hopson **
  156. 05-01-2005 - Here I Am, Send Me - Frank J. Wells
          piano: Jonathan Yackel
  157. 04-24-2005 - Sit Down Servant - Linda Twine
          Guest Director: Linda Ruona; piano: Jonathan Yackel
  158. 04-17-2005 - Now I Walk in Beauty (Navajo Prayer) - Gregg Smith
          Guest Director: Linda Ruona; flute: Juliana DiGiosia; piano: Jonathan Yackel
  159. 04-10-2005 - Bless the Lord, All Works of the Lord - Carlton R. Young
    04-03-2005 - no anthem **
  160. 03-27-2005 - When Mary Came With Rich Perfume - Borghild Jacobson, setting Kenneth T. Kosche
          Guest Director: Linda Ruona; organ: Collette Beuther; trumpet: Lisa Zemlock
    03-20-2005 - no anthem
  161. 03-13-2005 - Lux Aeterna - John Adam Smith
          Let Me, God, Your Help Be Finding (Lass, o Herr, mich Hulfe finden) - Felix Mendelssohn
          The Call - Ralph Vaughan Williams, arr. Douglas E. Wagner
          Nunc Dimittus - Ralph Vaughan Williams
  162. 03-06-2005 - Carry Me Home - arr. Jean Anne Shafferman
  163. 02-27-2005 - We Will Lay Our Burden Down - John L. Bell, arr. John Ferguson
          Guest Director: Linda Ruona; organ: Laurel Sanders; flute: Juliana DiGiosia
  164. 02-20-2005 - Precious Lord, Take My Hand - Thomas Dorsey, arr. Jack Schrader **
  165. 02-13-2005 - Awake My Heart - Jane M. Marshall, words: Paulus Gerhardt, 1647, translated: Winfred Douglas **
    02-06-2005 - no anthem **
  166. 01-30-2005 - Children of Promise - Borghild Jacobson
  167. 01-23-2005 - Stars and Wonders - Borghild Jacobson
  168. 01-16-2005 - There Shall a Star Come Out of Jacob - Felix Mendelssohn
  169. 01-09-2005 - Creator of the Stars of Night - Sandra T. Ford **
          flute: Juliana DiGiosia
    01-02-2005 - no anthem **

    2000-2004


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