11th February 2024, Sunday next before Lent

6.00pm Choral Evensong

Organ: Trio in D minor (BWV 583) – J S Bach
Introit: O nata lux – Tallis
Hymns NEH234 (tii) Christ, whose glory fills the skies; NEH57 The race that long in darkness pined; NEH495 God is working his purpose out (sheet)
Psalm: 46
Canticles: Shephard/Ives
Anthem: Insanae at vanae curae – Haydn
Organ: Wir glauben all’ an einen Gott (BWV 680) – J S Bach

4th February 2024, 2nd Sunday before Lent

10.30 Parish Communion

Organ: Fugue in B minor (BWV 544ii) – J S Bach
Introit: O nata lux – Tallis
Hymns NEH401 Light’s abode, celestial Salem (omit v5); NEH8 (t128ii) Lift up your heads; NEH335 All praise to thee; NEH433 O worship the King (omit*)
Anthem: Nunc Dimittis – Amy Beach
Organ: Prelude in B minor (BWV 544i) – J S Bach

14th January 2024, 2nd Sunday of Epiphany

Choral Evensong followed by seasonal refreshments 6:00pm

Organ: Suite du 2eme Ton (extract) – Louis-Nicolas Clérambault
Introit: Love came down at Christmas – John Rutter
Hymns: NEH48 Bethlehem, of noblest cities; NEH50 From the eastern mountains (omit vv 3&4); NEH36 The first Nowell
Psalm: 72
Canticles: Dyson in F
Anthem: Thou must leave thy lowly cradle – Berlioz
Organ: Praeludium in C major – Diderik Buxtehude

7th January 2024, The Baptism of Christ & 1st Sunday of Epiphany

Parish Communion 10:30am

Organ: Elévation (Tierce en taille) – François Couperin
Introit: From the rising of the sun – Ouseley
Hymns: NEH O worship the Lord; NEH28 In the bleak midwinter (vv 1,2,5);NEH We three Kings; NEH55 Hail to the Lord’s anointed (omit v 3)
Anthem: Where is this stupendous stranger? – David Hansell
Organ: Praeludium in G minor – Diderik Buxtehude

25th December 2023, Christmas Day

Parish Communion 11:30am

The church bells will be rung

Introit: Gaudete – Anon. Medieval
Hymns: NEH30 O come all ye faithful (vv 1,2,6,7); Joy to the world; NEH42 While shepherds watched their flocks by night;  I saw three ships come sailing in; NEH25 God rest you merry
Anthem: In the bleak midwinter – Harold Darke
Organ: Gloria in excelsis – François Couperin

24th December 2023, 4th Sunday of Advent / Christmas Eve

Paruish Communion 11:00pm

Organ: Pastoral Symphony – Handel
Introit: We sing of the birth – Heinrich Schütz
Hymns: NEH186 Tell out, my soul; NEH39 Unto us a boy is born; NEH29 It came upon the midnight clear; NEH39 Hark, the herald angels sing
Anthem: In the bleak midwinter – Harold Darke
Organ Deo gratias – François Couperin

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