“In My Father’s House”

With lyrics by Pamela Martin and music by Craig Courtney this rendition features Music Director Zacharia Dekker at the keyboard, and on vocals with chorister Greg Finlayson, with an assortment of photographs depicting life at St. John’s, and with the panorama of the church’s interior from the pandemic time when in-church worship was not possible.…

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People Draw Near to God in Their Distress – Video Recording of Communion Hymn for Pentecost XVII, September 19, 2021

One of two Communion hymns with Music Director Zacharia Dekker for Pentecost XVII, September 19, 2021. Text by Dietrich Bonhöffer, vers. by Alan Gaunt, and music by Alfred Morton Smith (copyright the Estate of Doris Wright Smith). Common PraiseHymn Number 201, Common Praise, Anglican Church of Canada. Church of St. John, East Orangeville Ontario, the…

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As We Break the Bread – Video Recording of the Communion Anthem for Pentecost XV, September 5, 2021

Zacharia Dekker, Music Director for St. John’s Church, East Orangeville Ontario, sings Jay Althouse’s “As We Break the Bread” during Communion for the Said Eucharist Service, Pentecost XV, September 5, 2021. Presiding priest Archdeacon Elizabeth Hardy, the Anglican Diocese of Toronto. Hope Publishing Company; this arrangement copyrighted in 2006. Recording and editing Greg Finlayson.

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