Lutheran Heritage Chorales – Apr. 23rd

Lutheran Heritage Chorales – Apr. 23rd

The chorale featured in today’s organ prelude and postlude (and offering at 11:00) is “Jesus Christ, Our Savior, Who Overcame Death.” The words and very likely the melody of this Easter hymn were written by Martin Luther himself in the style of a Leise, ending with...
Lutheran Heritage Chorales – Apr. 16th

Lutheran Heritage Chorales – Apr. 16th

The Lutheran Heritage Chorale for this Easter Day is the ancient German sacred folk song “Christ Is Arisen,” Hymn 459. It was already 400 years old when it became one of Luther’s favorite hymns. Like “To God the Holy Spirit Let Us Pray” (LSB 768) and “These Are the...
Lutheran Heritage Chorales – Apr. 9th

Lutheran Heritage Chorales – Apr. 9th

The featured chorale for this Palm/Passion Sunday is “A Lamb Goes Uncomplaining Forth.” The tune had another life before it was paired with this deeply moving text by Paul Gerhardt. It was written in 1525 by one of Luther’s classmates at Erfurt, Wolfgang Dachstein, as...
Uganda Kids Choir – May 21st

Uganda Kids Choir – May 21st

ABOUT THE CHOIR The children in the Ugandan Kids Choir bring a message of hope—sharing the power of God’s love through traditional music and dance. As they tour the US, they delight audiences with their high-energy performances and infectious joy. Each choir is made...
Lutheran Heritage Chorales – Apr. 2nd

Lutheran Heritage Chorales – Apr. 2nd

Today’s Lutheran Heritage Chorale is “In the Very Midst of Life,” Hymn 755. The text is by Martin Luther, based on a medieval chant, which was very well-known at the time. Luther’s desire was to keep the best music of the ancient church and amend the texts as...
Organ Recital – Apr. 21st

Organ Recital – Apr. 21st

Four graduate and two undergraduate organ students from the Division of Organ and Church Music at the University of Kansas will present an organ recital at Hope on Friday, April 21st, at 7:30 p.m. This is part of the STAR program which stands for Student Artist...