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September Bach Vespers Program Notes

Vespers is an ancient service, a gathering of Christians at the end of the day and dating as far back as the second century. Associated with monastic use in the Middle Ages, Vespers was retained by Martin Luther and his followers in the Reformation with one important addition: the use of hymns in the vernacular…

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Bach Vespers Bulletin

The Vespers order of service has been posted here for Saturday’s special event. In it can be found the Bach Cantata text, the Bible readings on which it is based, the participatory hymns and liturgy among other content to anticipate at the first Bach Vespers at First Lutheran. Bach Vesper Bulletin September 26 2015