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

October 14, 2019  

The scripture lessons from this Sunday, October 13, were Psalm 122:1; 1 Chronicles 29:13-16, and 2 Corinthians 8:7, 9:7. Susan Yarbrough gave the proclamation. 

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The scripture reading for Sunday, August 4, was Psalm 107 (read and sung). Laura Mayo and Kristy Kyle gave the proclamation.

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May 6, 2019  

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

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

II
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.

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

Scripture reading, Psalm 90.

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

V
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.

VI
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.

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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.

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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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May 1, 2018  

The scripture lessons for this past Sunday, April 29 were Psalm 139:1-12 and 1 John 4 (selections). Ashely Kress was the guest proclaimer.

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April 23, 2018  

The scripture lessons for this Earth Day, Sunday, April 22, were Genesis 1:27-28, Genesis 2:15, Psalm 24:1.

Susan Yarbrough was our guest proclaimer.

The banner in the image below was made by Nancy Henry.

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January 30, 2018  

The scripture lessons for Sunday, January 28, were Psalm 139:1-12, and Mark 1:16-20. We ordained our new Deacons and commissioned returning Deacons for 2018 in this very special service.

Emily Ramsey Holien was the soloist. She sang Antonín Dvořák's "God Is My Shepherd."

Laura Mayo gave the proclamation.

The Covenant Choir sang Gerre Hancock's "Kindle the Gift of God."

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July 17, 2017  

The scripture reading for this Sunday was Psalm 119:105-114. Jay Hooker and K. T. Tilford sang the duet "Give Ear Unto Me" by Benedetto Marcello. Rev. Laura Mayo was the proclaimer. 

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May 15, 2017  

I “Kyrie eleison”

II “Gloria”

III “Sanctus”

IV “Benedictus”

V “Agnus Dei”

Our scripture reading was Psalm 100.

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