2022

December 4th 2nd Sunday of Advent, 10.30am Parish Communion

Organ: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (BWV 659) – J S Bach
Pretroit: Creator of the stars of night (Plainchant Office Hymn for Advent, NEH 1)
Hymns: NEH16 Wake, O wake!
   NEH10 Long ago, prophets knew
   NEH12 On Jordan’s bank
   NEH11 Lo, he comes with clouds descending
Anthem: The Lord at first did Adam make – Traditional Carol
Organ: Wachet auf! – J S Bach

December 11th 6pm Carol Service

Carols (provisional)
   O Come Emmanuel NEH11
   This is the Truth sent from above NEH33
   Hills of the North NEH7
   Noel nouvelet – arr DH
   O Little Town of Bethlehem NEH32
   We Sing of the Birth – Schutz
   God rest ye merry gentlemen
   Out of your sleep – RR Bennet
   While shepherds watched their flocks
   Ding Dong merrily on high
   The first Noel
   Love came down at Christmas – J Rutter
   Hark the Herald  

December 24th 11am Parish Communion for Christmas Eve

Organ: Noël: A minuit fut fait un Reveil – Jean-François Dandrieu
Pretroit: We sing of the birth – Heinrich Schütz
Hymns: NEH29 It came upon the midnight clear;
   NEH42 While shepherds watched their flocks by night
   NEH25 God rest you merry; F: 39 Hark, the herald angels sing
Anthem: Noël nouvelet – Traditional French Carol
Organ Gloria in excelsis – François Couperin

December 25th 11:30am Parish Communion

Organ: Noël: Comment tu oze petite Rose – Claude Balbastre
Pretroit: Ding! dong! merrily on high – Trad. French
Hymns: NEH30 O come, all ye faithful (vv 1,2,6,7) Gloria substitute: Joy to the world;
   The Calypso Carol
   NEH39 Unto us a boy is born 
   NEH26 Hark, the herald angels sing
Anthem: Love came down at Christmas – John Rutter
Organ:  In dulci jubilo – J S Bach

January 1st 2nd Sunday of Christmas 10:30am Benefice Communion

Organ: Noël Etranger – Daquin
Hymns: Good King Wenceslas looked out;
  Gloria substitute: Good Christians all, rejoice!;
   NEH40 What child is this
   NEH21 A great and mighty wonder
   Angels from the realms of glory
Anthem: The Coventry Carol (Lully, Lullay) – Anon. 16th century
Organ:  Deo Gratias – François Couperin

January 8th The Baptism of Christ/1st Sunday of Epiphany 6pm Choral Evensong

Organ:   Suite du 2eme Ton (extract) – Louis-Nicolas Clérambault
Pretroit:   Personent hodie – Anon. 14th century, arr. Holst
Hymns: NEH47 As with gladness;
   NEH50 From the eastern mountains;
   NEH36 The First Nowell
Psalm:   72
Canticles: Dyson in F
Anthem:   From the rising of the sun – Frederick Ouseley
Conclusion: Sir Christemas – William Mathias

Past Services

November 13th 2022 2nd Before Advent, 10.30am Service For Remembrance Sunday

Organ: A sad pavan for these distracted times – Thomas Tomkins (written during the Civil War) Pretroit: I vow to thee, my country (tAbinger) – R Vaughan Williams
Hymns: NEH417 O God, our help in ages past;
   NEH372 He who would valiant be; Make me a channel of your peace
   NEH334 All people that on earth do dwell;
   NEH489 National Anthem (2 vv)
Anthem: Kontakion for the Dead (from the Ukrainian Orthodox tradition)
Organ: Prelude in E flat (BWV 552i) – J S Bach

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