Covenant Houston Podcast A weekly Podcast of our Sunday morning proclamations, scripture readings, and more. #TheseAreOurSacredStories

September 30, 2019  

This scripture lesson for Sunday, September 29 was Jeremiah 8:18-9:1. Rev. Laura Mayo gave the proclamation. The music included a soloist singing "Be Not Afraid" by Craig Courtney; and the choir singing the African American spiritual "There is a Balm In Gilead" arranged by William L. Dawson.


July 29, 2019  

The scripture reading for this Sunday, July 21, was Luke 10:1-16. Rev. Laura Mayo gave the proclamation. Three members of Covenant's choir sang "Lift Thine Eyes," from Mendelssohn's Elijah.


May 20, 2019  

The scripture reading for Sunday, May 19 was Acts 16:9-15. The choir sang "Glory Be to God" by Sergei Rachmaninoff. Rev. Laura Mayo gave the proclamation.


May 6, 2019  

Gloria by Francis Poulenc sung by the Covenant Choir, soloist Casey Okabayashi.

Gloria in excelsis Deo et in terrapax hominibus.
Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will to all people.

Laudamus te, benedicimus te, adoramus te, glorificamus te. Gratias agimus tibi,
We praise You, we bless You, we adore You, we glorify you. We give thanks to you,
Propter magnam gloriam.
Because of your great glory.

Domine Deus, Rex coelestis, Deus Pater omnipotens. Lord God, King of heaven, God the Father almighty.

Scripture reading, Psalm 90.

Domine fili unigenite, Jesu Christe. Lord, only begotten Son, Jesus Christ.

Domine Deus, Agnus Dei, Filius Patris, Rex coelelstis, qui tollis peccata mundi,
Lord God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father, King of heaven, who takes away the world’s sins, Miserere nobis; suscipe deprecationem nostram. Have mercy on us; receive our supplication.

Qui sedes ad dexteram Patris, miserere nobis, quoniam tu solus sanctus, You who sit at the right hand of the Father, have mercy on us, because You alone are holy.
Tu solus Dominus. Amen. Tu solus Altissimus, Jesu Christe,
cum Sancto Spiritu. Amen. You alone are God. Amen. You alone are the Most High, Jesus Christ, with the Holy Spirit. Amen.


April 29, 2019  

The scripture reading for this Sunday, April 28, was John 20:11-22. The Choir sang “Set Me As A Seal” by René Clausen. Rev. Laura Mayo gave the proclamation.


January 8, 2019  

The scripture reading for this Epiphany Sunday, January 6, was Matthew 2:1-12. Rev. Laura Mayo gave the proclamation. The choir sang "Saw You Never in the Twilight" arranged by Robert Edward Smith. 


The scripture readings for Sunday, December 23, were Matthew 1:12-16 and Luke 1:26-56. This recording includes the Call to Worship, the scripture readings, the music "Mary Had a Baby" arranged by William L. Dawson, and the proclamation by Laura Mayo. This is the conclusion of the women of Jesus' genealogy series. 


The scripture lessons for this Sunday were Psalm 56:1-4 and Psalm 59:16-17. Our proclamation was sung by our choir. Included in this recording: 

"Hush" arranged by Alice Parker,

"There Is a Balm in Gilead" arranged by William L. Dawson,

"The Creation" from God's Trombones by James Weldon Johnson, narrated by Moses Mason,

"Listen to the Lambs" by Nathaniel Dett.

This Sunday was also a day of celebration for our new building. All ages joined in writing thier hopes and prayers for the future on the framing (Photo). And we welcomed organist Patrick Parker!

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March 20, 2018  

This is the entire recording of the Tenebrae or Good Friday service that Covenant held on Sunday, March 18th. The service consists of music and readings from Mark chapter 15.

The order of worship from the service can be found online here:



March 12, 2018  

On Sunday, March 11, we reflected on Thursday of Holy Week. Included in this week's recording:

A duet of "Panis Angelicus" by Cesar Frank, the scripture lesson Mark 14:22-72, Rev. Laura Mayo giving the proclamation, and the choir singing "Pange Lingua" by Anton Bruckner. 




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