These are the Final Responses sung at the end of each compline service at Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, since 1956. Purchase enables unlimited copies for your choir or institution.
Peter Hallock guessed that this was composed near the start of Compline services at the Cathedral in mid-November 1956. Also recorded on Compline and Evensong: The Compline Choir; Peter Hallock, director (1963); PB 3198 and PB 3199
We will lay us down in peace and take our rest.
For it is thou Lord only that makest us dwell in safety.
The Lord be with you.
And with thy spirit.
Let us bless the Lord.
Thanks be to God.