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

October 11, 2021  

The scripture reading for this Sunday, October 3, was Hebrews 2:5-7.  Rev. Laura Mayo gave the proclamation. 



August 26, 2019  

The scripture reading for this Sunday, August 25, was Hebrews 11:16-29. Jacy Grannis played Processional from Suite Hébraïque by Ernest Bloch on the viola. Rev. Laura Mayo gave the proclamation.


August 19, 2019  

The scripture reading from Sunday, August 18, was Hebrews 11:1-16. Laura Mayo gave the proclamation.


November 6, 2018  

On this All Saints/All Souls Sunday, November 4, our scripture lessons were Psalm 23 and Hebrews 12:1. Dale Thomas was our worship leader and Rev. Laura Mayo gave the proclamation. Our choir sang Movements I, II, VII and IX from “Requiem” by Maurice Duruflé. Those have been previously recorded. The Call to Worship read by Dale, was by member Kathleen Cook.



This beautiful Requiem, sung by the Covenant Choir, covered two worship services but is presented in its entirety here. The scripture lesson for this Sunday, November 5, included Isaiah 54:10 and Hebrews 12:1-2. 

The first service contained the first three movements, Requiem (0:56)*, Out of the Deep (7:15), and Pie Jesu (13:47). Susan Wegner on the cello joined the choir in Out of the Deep.

The last four movements were heard at the later service: Sanctus (18:05), Agnus Dei (20:20), The Lord Is My Shepherd (27:00), and Lux Aeterna (32:40). Guest oboist, Liz Hebert, joined the choir on The Lord Is My Shepherd. 

The soprano soloist at both services was Casey Okabayashi.

Rev. Laura Mayo gave the prayer at the end of this recording.


*starting positions of each portion of Requiem


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