Events

Church of the Transfiguration at dusk

Choral Evensong and Sung Eucharist

with Gloriae Dei Cantores at the Church of the Transfiguration

Saturday, December 3  5:15 PM   Sunday, December 4 10:00 AM
Preces & Responses—Responses in A sharpe, Reading
Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis—from the Service in G minor, Patrick
Psalm—130, 25
Anthem—Hodie Christus Natus est, Gabrieli
Introit—Veni Domine, Morales
Mass—Missa Aeterna Christi Munera, Palestrina

Psalm—122
Offertory—Voce Mea, Porta
Communion—E’en So Lord Jesus Quickly Come, Manz
Church of the Transfiguration at dusk

Choral Evensong and Sung Eucharist

with Gloriae Dei Cantores at the Church of the Transfiguration

Saturday, December 10  5:15 PM Third Sunday of Advent,
December 11  10:00 AM
Preces & Responses—in A-flat, Wallace
Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis—in C, Op. 115, Stanford
Psalm—24, 33
Anthem—O Magnum Mysterium, Byrd
Mass—Missa Conditor Alme Siderum, Animuccia
Psalm—146
Offertory—There is No Rose of Such Virtue, Brown
Communion—Alma Redemptoris, Palestrina
Church of the Transfiguration at dusk

ADVENT ORGAN MEDITATION:
His Light in the Darkness

Sunday, December 11, 3:30 p.m.
In-Person & Livestreamed 

Reflect on His Light in the Darkness through an Advent organ meditation with works by Langlais, Buxtehude, and Dupré. The concert will be performed by Sharon Rose Pfeiffer, Artist-in-Residence, on the newly completed St. Cecilia organ at the Church of the Transfiguration, Rock Harbor, Orleans. 

For tickets, call 508-240-2400, or purchase online.

Church of the Transfiguration at dusk

ELEMENTS THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS:
A Christmas Carol

A Dramatic Re-telling of the Classic Story
By John Mortimer, Adapted from the story by Charles Dickens

December 16 & 17, 7:30 PM
December 18, 3:00 PM
Performing Arts Building, Brewster, MA (95 Southern Eagle Cartway)

Elements Theatre Company recounts Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, harkening back to the original method of storytelling used by Dickens himself. The imaginative, vibrant and vital descriptions of his characters and places bring to life the London of his day, with a rich understanding of humanity as revealed in one man’s journey to a new heart. Harness your imagination to the theatrical brilliance of Dicken’s language and accompany Scrooge as the Spirits lead him on a “voyage of discovery.”

Tickets: 508-240-2400 | elementstheatre.org

Church of the Transfiguration at dusk

Choral Evensong and Sung Eucharist

with Gloriae Dei Cantores at the Church of the Transfiguration

Saturday, December 17  5:15 PM   Sunday, December 18 10:00 AM
Preces & Responses—Westminster Abbey, Buonemani
Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis—Pärt
Psalm—80, 96
Anthem—Alma Redemptoris, Lassus
Mass—Missa Beata Maria Virgine in Sabato, de Vivanco
Psalm—80:1-7, 17-19
Offertory—Sing We Merrily, Ossewaarde
Communion—In the Bleak Midwinter, Ešenvalds
Church of the Transfiguration at dusk

CAROL SING

December 23, 2022, 3:00 PM

Celebrate the joy of the Christmas season with a festive Carol Sing at the newly completed Performing Arts Building (95 Southern Eagle Cartway) in Brewster, MA on December 23 at 3:00 p.m. This family friendly event will “raise the rafters” with traditional carols accompanied by ensembles of Arts Empowering Life Foundation—FREE admission for all ages!

For more information, call 508-240-2400

Church of the Transfiguration at dusk

VIGIL OF THE NATVITY & NATIVITY OF OUR LORD

Saturday, December 24 9:00 PM   Sunday, December 25 10:00 AM
Introit—What Sweeter Music, Bennett
Mass—Missa O Magnum Mysterium, de Victoria
Psalm—96
Offertory—Wide, Wide in the Rose’s Side, Martinson
Communion—Ecce Concipies, Handl

 

Merry Christmas!

Church of the Transfiguration at dusk

EPIPHANY EVENSONG

Saturday, January 7, 2023, 5:00 p.m.
In-person and LIVESTREAMED

 Join Gloriæ Dei Cantores and the Gaudete Baroque Ensemble for a special Epiphany Choral Evensong at the Church for the Transfiguration, Rock Harbor, Orleans, featuring J. S. Bach’s cantata, Schwingt freudig euch empor, BWV 36. The service will be both in-person and livestreamed.
No tickets required. 

Introit—Reges Terrae, Mouton (F for 4, pg.31 )
Preces & Responses—Hancock  
Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis— Collegium Magdalenae Oxoniense, Leighton
Psalm—46, 97
Anthem—Schwingt freudig euch empor, BWV 36, J.S. Bach

For more information, call 508-240-2400.