Joy

Joy Program LogoDescribed as an hour featuring the “JOY expressed in some great music,” Ron Klemm weaves sacred classics from history’s finest composers, together with sparkling arrangements of hymns and church anthems, into a colorful fabric of musical delight. Brief, heartfelt commentary focuses the listener’s attention on the text: some in familiar settings, others not as well known. Ron’s experience with and love for classical and church music makes for an inspiring hour of priceless musical gems. Contact Ron via email: JOY@KFUO.org

JOY programs air during special seasons of the church year, including Advent and Lent.

Lent & Easter 2020 Schedule:
Ash Wednesday — Wed. Feb. 26, 1:00 p.m. CT
Lent 1 — Wed. Mar. 4, 1:00 p.m. CT
Lent 2 — Wed. Mar. 11, 1:00 p.m. CT
Lent 3 — Wed. Mar. 18, 1:00 p.m. CT
Lent 4 — Wed. Mar. 25, 1:00 p.m. CT
Lent 5 — Wed. Apr. 1, 1:00 p.m. CT
Palm Sunday — Sunday, April 5 1:00 p.m. CT
Maundy Thursday — Thu. Apr. 9, 1:00 p.m. CT
Good Friday — Fri. Apr. 10, 10:00 a.m. CT
Easter Sunday — Sun. Apr. 12, 1:00 p.m. CT

JOY — Blood Shed for Me

Just as I am, without one plea, but that Thy blood was shed for me.

JOY — Peace at the Cross

Our focus today: the peace that our great Savior and divine Redeemer can bring into our lives.

JOY — New Music for Lent

Some great music for reflection has been written more recently, and we’ll have some fine examples this week.  

JOY — Inner Strength

God’s grace is truly amazing! We’ll share some music born of inner joy and strength.

JOY — King of Love

From Bach’s St. John Passion to John Rutter’s Requiem, we present music that helps us focus on the ultimate gift: salvation from the King of Love.  

JOY — Messiah, Lamb of God

The season of Lent is upon us: a time of penitence and prayer, of meditation and remembrance.

JOY — Epiphany

Hear marvelous music about the Magi, plus a rare old recording featuring members of the military singing about Epiphany.

JOY — New Year

Hear music appropriate for turning the calendar, including settings of Psalm 90, some rarely-heard New Year carols, and Christmas carols for the Christmas season.

JOY — Joy to the World!

Hear an hour of the finest carols, the most meaningful, most enduring Christmas music you’ll never hear at the mall!

JOY — The Song of Mary

Hear a major portion of John Rutter’s “Magnificat,” one of the most exuberant settings of that song from the gospel of Luke.