This Weeks Service

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Sunday 18th January Epiphany 2 2004

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

451 Songs of thankfulness and praise

Setting: Thorne

IH 146 T HON 21A You we praise O God

Psalm: 36 vv 5 - 10

473 The church’s one foundation

Anthem: NCAB 94 Harris: Come down, O Love divine

214 T (i) Holy Spirit, come confirm

532 We have a gospel to proclaim

5.00 for 6.30 Choral Evensong

Introit: NCAB 141 Rutter: God be in my head

242 Immortal, invisible Psalm: 96 (chant as set)

184 T (i) Gracious Spirit, Holy Ghost

Canticles: Harwood in A flat

438 Saviour again Anthem: NCAB 53 Bach: Awake, thou wintry earth

Sunday 25th January Conversion of St Paul

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

15 All my hope on God is founded

Setting: Thorne
565 Ye servants of God Psalm 67

237 I will sing the wondrous story

Anthem: NCAB 92 Pitoni: Cantate Domino

27 Amazing grace

522 To God be the glory

6.30 No Evening service at St Mary’s (Patronal festival at St Paul’s)

Sunday 1st February Presentation of Christ in the Temple

9.00 for 9.30 All-age Eucharist

Anthem: NCAB 541 Eccard: When to the temple Mary went

6.00 for 6.30 Sung Evensong

82 Christ, whose glory fills the skies

Psalm: 122 (chant as set)

527 Virgin-born we bow before thee

Canticles: Set C

142 Forth in the peace

Anthem: Handel: O thou that tallest (from The Messiah)

Sunday 15th February 2 before Lent

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

94 Come let us join our cheerful Setting: Thorne

442 Seek ye first the kingdom Psalm: 65

309 Lord enthroned in heavenly Anthem: NCAB 1 Rutter: Gaelic Blessing

349 New every morning

105 Dance and sing

5.00 for 6.30 Choral Evensong Introit: HON 54 Sibelius: Be still, my soul

9 All creatures of our God Psalm: 6 (chant as set)

514 Thou whose almighty word Canticles: Stanford in C

475 The day thou gavest Anthem: NCAB 18 Gibbons: Almighty and everlasting God

 

Sunday 22nd February 1 before Lent

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

82 Christ, whose glory fills the skies Setting: Thorne

IH 154 t HON 231(i) The glory of the Psalm 99

56 Be thou my vision Anthem: NCAB 235 Howells: My eyes for beauty pine

343 My God, how wonderful

335 Meekness and majesty

6.00 for 6.30 Sung Evensong

296 Let all the world Psalm: 89 vv 5-12 (chant as set)

53 Be still, for the presence Canticles: Set A

438 Saviour, again to thy dear name Anthem: NCAB 151 Farrant: Hide not thou thy face

 

Wednsday 25th February Ash Wednesday

7.30 for 8.00 Sung Eucharist

145 T (ii)Forty days and forty nights Setting: Rutter

383 O love, how deep, how broad Psalm 51 vv 1 - 18

261 T (i) Jesu, lover of my soul Ashes: NCAB 482 Purcell: Thou knowest, Lord

312 Lord Jesus, think on me Communion: NCAB 224 Hilton: Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake

427 Rock of ages, cleft for me

Sunday 29th February Lent 1

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

55 Be thou my vision Setting: Rutter

322 Love is his word Psalm 91 vv 1 - 10

545 When God Almighty came to earth Anthem: NCAB 94 Harris: Come down, O Love divine

53 Be still, for the presence of the Lord

293 Lead us, heavenly Father

6.30 No Service at St Mary’s (Taize service at St John’s, Boxmoor)

Sunday 7th March Lent 2

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

184 Christ, whose glory fills the skies Setting: Rutter

167 t HON 231(i) The glory of the Psalm 103 vv 1 - 9

CG78 Lord we come to Anthem: NCAB 378 Stanford: Pray that Jerusalem

149 T 54 From many grains

352 Now let us from this table

6.00 for 6.30 Sung Evensong

145 Forty days and forty nights Psalm: 135 (chant as set)

57 Before ending of the day Canticles: Set B

55 Be thou my guardian Anthem: NCAB 512 Attwood: Turn thy face from my sins

 

Sunday 14th March Lent 3

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

378 Christ, whose glory fills the skies Setting: Rutter

514 T HON 231(i) The glory of the Psalm 15

139a T(ii) For the healing of the nations Anthem: NCAB 87 Farrant: Call to remembrance

7 Adoramus te, Domine

143 Forth in Thy name

6.00 for 6.30 Said Evensong

106 Dear Lord and Father Psalm: 12 (chant as set)

287 Just as I am

 

 

 

Sunday 4th April Palm Sunday

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

Processional hymns: Service Hymns: 237 I will sing the wondrous story

11 All glory, laud and honour

46 t (i) At the name of Jesus

76 Christ is made the sure foundation

540 Were you there

T 435 (i) Ride on (words from service sheet) Setting: Rutter

346 My song is love unknown Psalm 69 vv 1-3, 7-9, 21-23

No music at Lenten cross (at end) Anthem: AFC1 81 Mathias: Lift up your heads, O ye gates

6.30 Said Evensong with hymns

193 Hail to the Lord’s anointed Psalm: 118 vv 19 - 24

64 Blest creator of the light

480 The head that once was crowned with thorns

 

Thursday 8th April Maundy Thursday

7.30 for 8.00 Sung Eucharist Setting: Thorne

391 O thou who at thy Eucharist Psalm: 116 vv 11-12 and 14-17

322 Love is his word Foot washing: NCAB 516 Wesley: Wash me thoroughly

15 All my hope Communion: NCAB 44 Elgar: Ave verum corpus

72 Broken for me Stripping of Altar: Psalm 22, chant 51 (see sheet)

 

Friday 9th April Good Friday

1.00 for 1.30 Devotion Psalm: 22 (responsorial, see sheet)

t 197 Morning glory (see sheet) Veneration of cross: Reproaches (see sheet)

499 There is a green hill NCAB 112 John IV of Portugal: Crux fidelis

549 t (i) When I survey Communion: NCAB 259 Morley: Nolo mortem peccatoris

NB Agnus Dei is SAID

 

Sunday 11th April Easter Day

Jesus Christ is risen today Vigil Psalms/chants as in photocopies labelled “Easter Vigil”

100Come ye faithful (check tune)

474 The day of resurrection Communion: Handel: Hallelujah (from The Messiah)

503 Thine be the glory

9.30 for 10.00 Sung Eucharist

25 Alleluia, Alleluia Introit: NCAB 10 Mendelssohn: Above all praise

80 Christ the Lord is risen again Setting: Shephard

272 Jesus lives! Thy terrors now No gradual psalm

495 t (i) The strife is o’er, the battle done

6.30 Said Evensong. NO MUSIC

 

Sunday 18th April Easter 2

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

181 Good Christians all, rejoice and sing Setting: Shephard

280 Jesus, stand among us Psalm: 150

309 Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour Anthem: NCAB1 Rutter: Gaelic Blessing

344 * My God, I love thee

532 We have a gospel to proclaim

5.00 for 6.30 Choral Evensong

Introit: arr Wood: This joyful Eastertide Responses: Smith

1 A brighter dawn is breaking Psalm: 16, chant 132 (St Nicholas Chant book)

178 God that madest earth and heaven Canticles: Stanford in B flat

503 Thine be the glory Anthem: NCAB 458 Ley: The strife is o’er

 

Sunday 25th April Easter 3

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

474 The day of resurrection Setting: Shephard

197 Hark my soul, it is the Lord Psalm: 30

25 Alleluia, alleluia, hearts to heaven Anthem: AFC1 215 Stanford: Ye choirs of new Jerusalem

96 Come, risen Lord

324 Love’s redeeming work is done

6.00 for 6.30 Evensong

272 Jesus lives! Thy terrors now Psalm: 86, chant as set

56 Be thou my guardian and my guide Canticles: Set D

6 Abide with me Anthem: AFC1 206 Bach: Up! Up, my heart, with gladness

Sunday 2nd May Easter 4

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

IH 168 Sing the gospel Setting: Shephard

117 Faithful Shepherd, feed me Psalm: 23

45 At the Lamb’s high feast we sing Anthem: Handel: Worthy is the Lamb (from The Messiah)

479 The God of Love my shepherd is

142 Forth in the peace of Christ we go

6.00 for 6.30 Sung Evensong

562 Ye choirs of new Jerusalem Psalm: 113 chant 134: 114 chant as set

205 He who would valiant be Canticles: Set A

475 The day thou gavest Anthem: NCAB 443 Bairstow: The day draws on with golden light

 

Sunday 9th May Easter 5

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

90 Come down, O Love divine Setting: Shephard

IH 169 Faithful Shepherd, feed me Psalm: 148

473 The church’s one foundation Anthem: AFC4 174 Ireland: Greater love

316 Lord, teach us how to pray aright

172 God is working his purpose out

6.30 Said Evensong

488 t (i) The Lord is risen indeed Psalm: 98

360 * O for a closer walk with God

438 Saviour, again to thy dear name

 

Sunday 16th May Easter 6

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

106 Dear Lord and Father of mankind Setting: Shephard

514 Thou, whose almighty word Psalm: 67

103 t (i) Crown him with many crowns Anthem: AFC1 142 Stanford: O for a closer walk with God

69 t (i) Breathe on me, breath of God

139 t (i) For the healing of the nations

5.00 for 6.30 Choral Evensong

Introit: arr Wood: This joyful Eastertide Responses: Clucas

562 Ye choirs of new Jerusalem Psalm: 126,127 chants as set

205 He who would valiant be Canticles: Brewer in D

475 The day thou gavest Anthem: NCAB 53 Bach: Awake thou wintry earth


Sunday 23rd May Easter 7

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

94 Come let us join our cheerful songs Setting: Shephard

69 t (i) Breathe on me, Breath of God Psalm: 97

Iona 46 We who live by sound T 122 Anthem: NCAB 1 Rutter: Gaelic Blessing

519 Thy kingdom come, O God

432 Rejoice, the Lord is King

6.00 for 6.30 Sung Evensong

175 God of mercy, God of grace Psalm: 68, chants as set (first alternative vv 24-end)

318 Lord, thy word abideth Canticles: Set B

475 The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended Anthem: (sheet) Rutter: The Lord bless you and keep you

 

Sunday 30th May Pentecost

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

90 Come down, O Love divine Setting: Aston

91 t(i) Come Holy Ghost, our hearts inspire Psalm: 104, vv 26-37

392 t (i) O thou who camest fom above Anthem: NCAB 100 Attwood: Come, Holy Ghost

131 Filled with the Spirit’s power

317 Lord the light of your love

pm United Service at Carey Baptist Church

Includes St Mary’s Choir singing Hymn Book 92 Come Holy Ghost

NCAB 177 Tallis: If ye love me

 

Sunday 6th June Trinity Sunday

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

212 Holy, holy, holy! Lord God Almighty Setting: Aston

514 Thou, whose almighty word Psalm: 8

IH 174 O holy wisdom, found at play T 106 Anthem: NCAB 155 Tchaikovsky: Holy, Holy, Holy

352 Now let us from this table rise

??? for 6.30 Confirmation at Grovehill (with combined choir)

 

Sunday 1th June Trinity 1

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

50 Awake my soul (part1+doxology) Setting: Aston

220 How sweet the name of Jesus sounds Psalm: 32

192 Hail thou once despised Jesus Anthem: AFC4 128 Bullock: Give us the wings of faith

310 Lord for the years

6.00 for 6.30 Said Evensong with hymns

O worship the King

Thy hand, O God, has guided

292 t(iii) Lead, kindly light

 

Sunday 20th June Trinity 2

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

522 To God be the glory! Setting: Aston

IH 178 O the mystery T 188 Psalm: 22 vv 19-28

464 t (ii) Take my life, and let it be Anthem: NCAB 238 Oxley: My shepherd is Lord

53 Be still, for the presence of the Lord

372 t (ii) O Jesus, I have promised

6.00 for 6.30 Choral Evensong – TREBLES ONLY

Introit: NCAB 206 Wesley: Lead me, Lord Responses plainsong

565 Ye servants of God Psalm: 57 chant 108 (as for psalm 56)

91 t(i) Come Holy Ghost, our hearts inspire Canticles: Bairstow in E flat

178 God that madest earth and heaven Anthem: (sheet) Hurford: Litany to the Holy Spirit

 

Sunday 27th June Trinity 3

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

564 Ye holy angels bright Setting: Aston

131 Filled with the Spirit’s power Psalm: 16

346 My song is love unknown Anthem: AFC1 196 Attwood: Teach me, O Lord

264 Jesu, the very thought of thee

560 Will you come and follow me

6.00 for 6.30 Sung Evensong

17 All people that on earth do dwell Psalm: 60, chants as set

106 Dear Lord and Father of mankind Canticles: Set C

162 Glory to thee, my God, this night Anthem: NCAB 18 Gibbons: Almighty and everlasting God

Sunday 5th September Trinity 13

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

94 Come, let us join our cheerful songs Setting: Thorne

73 Brother, sister, let me serve you Psalm: 1

426 t (i) Praise to the Holiest Anthem: AFC1 142 Stanford: O for a closer walk

166 God be in my head

560 Will you come and follow me

6.30 Said Evensong with hymns

33 Angel voices

465 Take up thy cross

37 As now the sun’s declining rays

 

Sunday 12th September Patronal Festival

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

568 t (i) Ye who own the faith of Jesus (+ 2 more processional hymns tba)

332 Mary, blessed teenage mother Setting: Thorne

448 Sing we of the blessed Mother Psalm: Psalm 45, vv 10-17

527 Virgin born, we bow before thee Anthem: Magnificat, Stanford in B flat

473 The Church’s one foundation

5.00 for 6.30 Choral Evensong

Introit: Linley: Ave Maria Responses: Smith

471 The angel Gabriel Psalm: 132, chants as set

190 Hail, O Star that pointest Canticles: Stanford in C

24 Alleluia, Alleluia, give thanks to the Anthem: Batten: O sing joyfully 16 thC AB p 70

Sunday 19th September Trinity 15

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

380 O Lord, my God Setting: Thorne

466 Teach me, my God and King Psalm: 113

252 Inspired by love and anger Anthem: NCAB 206 Wesley: Lead me, Lord

372 t(ii) O Jesus, I have promised

6.00 for 6.30 Sung Evensong

296 Let all the world Psalm: 129, chant as set

519 Thy kingdom come, O God Canticles: Set A

6 Abide with me Anthem: NCAB 381 Purcell: Rejoice in the Lord always

 

SATURDAY 25th SEPTEMBER: REHEARSAL 5.00-6.30 for CONCERT at 7.30

Sunday 26th September Trinity 16

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

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6.00 for 6.30 Sung Evensong

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Sunday 3rd October Harvest Festival

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

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Sunday 10th October Trinity 18

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

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6.00 for 6.30 Said Evensong with Hymns

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Sunday 17th October Trinity 19 Baptism

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

321 t (ii) Love divine Setting: Thorne

CG 117 Spirit of God

310 Lord, for the years [omit verse 3] Anthem: NCAB 284 Loosemore: O Lord, increase our faith

120 t(i) Father, hear the prayer

541 What a friend

5.00 for 6.30 Choral Evensong

Introit: AFC1 78 Wesley: Lead me, Lord Responses: Clucas

55 Be thou my guardian Psalm: 149, chants as set

124 Father of heaven Canticles: Brewer in D

128 Fight the good fight Anthem: AFC1 196 Attwood: Teach me, O Lord

 

Sunday 24th October Last after Trinity

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

90 Come down, O Love divine

IH 199 t HON 343 Come, holy God Setting: Thorne

237 I will sing the wondrous story Psalm: 84, vv 1-6

288 t (i) King of glory, King of peace Anthem: NCAB 224 Hilton: Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake

432 Rejoice, the Lord is King

6.00 for 6.30 Sung Evensong

564 Ye holy angels bright Psalm: 129 vv 1-16, chant as set

69 t(i) Breathe on me, breath of God Canticles: Set B

6 Abide with me Anthem: NCAB 141 Rutter: God be in my head

 

Sunday 31st October All Saints

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

380 O Lord, my God Setting: Thorne

466 Teach me, my God and King Psalm: 149

252 Inspired by love and anger Anthem: NCAB 323 Victoria: O quam gloriosum

124 Father of heaven, whose love profound

372 t(ii) O Jesus, I have promised

2,30 for 3.00 Commemoration of the departed (tba)

 

Sunday 7th November 3 before Advent

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

478 The God of Abraham praise Setting: Thorne

324 Love’s redeeming work is done Psalm: 17 , vv 1-8

394 O worship the Lord in the beauty

Anthem: NCAB 235 Howells: My eyes for beauty pine

54 Be still, my soul

143 Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go

6.00 for 6.30 Sung Evensong

343 My God, how wonderful thou art

Psalm: 40, chant as set

220 How sweet the name of Jesus sounds

Canticles: Set B

Anthem: Orlando Gibbons. Almighty and Everlasting God

162 Glory to thee

 

Sunday 14th November Remembrance / 2 before Advent

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

285 Judge eternal, throned in splendour

Setting: Thorne

77 Christ is our cornerstone Psalm: 98

186 Great is thy faithfulness

Anthem: NCAB 164 Harris: Holy is the true light

328 Make me a channel

139 t (i) For the healing of the nations

5.00 for 6.30 Choral Evensong

Introit: H Walford-Davis. God be in my Head

243 Immortal love, for ever full

514 Thou, whose almighty word

209 Hills of the north, rejoice

 

Carols next week in the High St to include (all from CC1) 20th November 5:40 for 6.00

39 Hark! the herald
150 Torches
142 Shephers' Farewell
14 A virgin most pure
108 Lute book lullaby
92 O little town
96 Sussex Carol
88 O come, all ye faithful

Sunday 21st November 1 before Advent

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist Baptisms

329 Make way, make way

Setting: Thorne

449 t (ii) Soldiers of Christ, arise

309 t (i) Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour

Anthem: AFC1 81 Mathias: Lift up your heads

53 Be still, for the presence of the Lord

560 Will you come and follow me

Sunday 28th November Advent

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

98 t (i) Come

Setting: Thorne

196 Hark! A herald voice is calling

Psalm: 122

307 Lo, he comes with clouds descending

Anthem: NCAB 349 Wood: O thou, the central orb

525 Ubi caritas

209 Hills of the north, rejoice

4.30 for 6.30

PROPOSED CHOIR MUSIC FOR ADVENT CAROL SERVICE November 28th 2004

following “The King and his Kingdom”

CC2 68 Palestrina: Matin Responsory

Reading: Zechariah 9 vv 9-10 Rejoice greatly, for your king comes

Reading: Jeremiah 23 vv 5-6 I will raise up for David a righteous branch

NCAB 378 Stanford: Pray that Jerusalem may have peace

Reading: Psalm 118 vv 19-29

Handel: Messiah: Lift up your heads

Reading: Isaiah 9 vv 2, 6-7 The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light

Reading Isaiah 7 vv 10-15 Behold, a virgin shall conceive

Handel: Messiah - Behold, a virgin shall conceive / O thou that tallest good tidings to Zion

Reading Romans 12 vv 1-2

Romans 13 vv (8), 11-14

Stanford: Te Deum in B flat

Gospel: Matthew 25 vv 1-13

Bach: Zion hears the watchmen’s voices (trebles)

Glory now to Thee be given (choir)

Sunday 5th December Advent 2

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

172 God is working his purpose omit v3

Setting: Thorne

489 The Lord will come Psalm: 72, vv 1 - 7

193 Hail to the Lord’s anointed

Anthem: NCAB 463 Gibbons: This is the record of John

246 In heavenly love

277 t (ii) Jesus shall reign

3.30 Christingle Service (no rehearsal)

317 Lord the light

248 In the bleak

283 Joy to the world

87 Colours of day

444 Silent night

251 Infant holy Christingle carol (t 153 Sing Hosanna)

Sunday 12th December Advent 3

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

432 Rejoice the Lord Setting: Thorne

466 Teach me my God Psalm: Magnificat

467 Tell out my soul
Anthem: sheet Elgar: The spirit of the Lord

528 Wait for the Lord

285 Judge eternal

 

6.30 Said Evensong with hymns

362 O for a thousand Psalm: 12

491 The race that long in

178 God that madest

 

Sunday 19th December Advent 4

9.00 for 9.30 All Age Service

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nnn xxxx Psalm: 80, vv 1 - 8

nnn xxxx Anthem: sheet Lindley: Ave Maria

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4.00 for 6.30

PROPOSED CHOIR MUSIC FOR CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE December 19th 2004

Sheet John Gardner: Tomorrow shall be my dancing day

Reading 1: Genesis 3

CC2 10 Boris Ord: Adam lay ybounden

Reading 2: Genesis 12

CC2 128 arr Willcocks: Of the Father’s heart begotten (choir and congregation)

Reading 3: Isaiah 9

CC2 114 Mathias: Sir Christèmas

Reading 4: Isaiah 11

Reading 5: Luke 1

DCF 1994 Malcolm Archer: There is no rose

Reading 6: Matthew 1

CC1 14 arr Wood: A virgin most pure vv 1-4

Reading 7: Luke 2

CC1 52 arr Willcocks: Infant holy

Reading 8: Matthew 2

CC1 96 Sussex Carol (On Christmas night all Christians sing)

Reading 9: John 1

 

Friday 24th December Christmas Eve

7.00pm Carols at Hemel Hempstead Hospital

Midnight Mass

403 Once in royal

377 O little town

554 While shepherds watched

199 Hark, the herald

444 Silent night

65 Born in the night

253 It came upon the midnight clear

357 O come, all ye faithful

Saturday 25th December Christmas Day

10.00 Family Eucharist (no rehearsal)

477 The first nowell Setting: Thorne

440 See him lying on a bed of straw

181 Good Christians all, rejoice and sing

34 Angels from the realms

248 In the bleak midwinter

68 Cloth for the cradle

176 God rest you

 

Sunday 26th December Christmas 1

9.30 Sung Eucharist (no rehearsal)

84 Christians, awake

182 Good Christians

513 Thou didst leave

526 Unto us a boy is born

199 Hark, the herald

Sunday 2nd January Christmas 2 2005

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

 

Thursday 6th January Epiphany

7.30 for 8.00 Sung Eucharist

Anthem: NCAB 526 Mendelssohn: There shall a star

Sunday 9th January Baptism of Christ NO EVENSONG: (Combined service at Collett School 4.00pm)

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

451 Songs of thankfulness and praise Setting: Thorne

491 The race that long in darkness pined Psalm: 29

473 The Church’s one foundation Anthem: NCAB 94 Harris: Come down, O Love divine

360 t (ii) O for a closer walk with God

103 t (ii) Crown him with many crowns

 

Sunday 16th January Epiphany 2

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist with baptisms

94 Come, let us join our cheerful songs

Setting: Thorne

IH12 t 354a Thus says the Lord Psalm: (none)

174 God of grace and God of glory

Anthem: sheet Elgar: The Spirit of the Lord

287 t (ii) Just as I am

565 Ye servants of God

 

5.00 for 6.30 Choral Evensong

Introit: NCAB 62 Davies: Blest are the pure in heart

Responses: Smith

17 All people that on earth do dwell

Psalm: 96, chant as set

175 God of mercy, God of grace

Canticles: Walmisley in D minor

162 Glory to thee, my God, this night

Anthem: NCAB 275 Tye: O Holy Spirit

 

Sunday 23rd January Epiphany 3

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

82 Christ, whose glory fills the skies

Setting: Thorne

472 t (ii) The Church of God a kingdom is

Psalm: 27, vv 1, 4-13

391 O thou, who at thy Eucharist didst pray

Anthem: NCAB 151 Farrant: Hide not thou thy face

235 I, the Lord of sea and sky heavenly love

560 Will you come and follow me

3.30 for 4.00 Patronal Festival at St Paul’s, Highfield (no Evensong at St Mary’s)

Hymns tbc

Anthem: NCAB 494 Bairstow: Though I speak with the tongues of men

 

Sunday 30th January Presentation of Christ in the Temple

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

329 Make way, make way

Setting: Thorne

317 Lord, the light of your love

Psalm: 24, vv 7 - 10

IH15 t 122 Oh, the wonder

Anthem: NCAB 541 Eccard: When to the temple Mary went

321 t (ii) Love divine, all loves excelling

Sing lullaby

293 t (i) Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us

6.00 for 6.30 Sung Evensong

94 Come, let us join our cheerful songs

Psalm: 34, vv 1-10, chant as set

395 Of the Father’s love begotten

Canticles: Set A

426 t (i) Praise to the Holiest in the height

Anthem: NCAB 10 Mendelssohn: Above all praise

 

Sunday 6th February Next before Lent

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

242 Immortal, invisible

Setting: Thorne

53 Be still, for the presence of the Lord

Psalm: 99

335 Meekness and majesty

Anthem: NCAB 235 Howells: My eyes for beauty pine

343 My God, how wonderful thou art

188 Guide me, O thou great Redeemer

6.00 for 6.30 Sung Evensong

519 Thy kingdom come, O God

Psalm: 84, chant as set

504 Thine for ever! God of love

Canticles: Set B

438 Saviour, again to thy dear name

Anthem: NCAB 185 Bach: Jesu, joy of man’s desiring

 

Sunday 9th February Ash Wednesday

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

124 Father of heaven, whose love profound

Setting: Thorne

379 O Lord, hear my prayer

Psalm: 51 vv 1-18

383 O love, how deep, how broad, how high

Ashes: NCAB 482 Purcell: Thou knowest, Lord

56 Be thou my vision

Communion: NCAB 516 Wesley: Wash me throughly

205 He who would valiant be

Sunday 13th February Lent 1

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

349 New every morning is the love

Setting: Thorne

38 As pants the hart

Psalm: 130

465 Take up thy cross

Anthem: NCAB Mozart: Ave Verum Copus

73 Brother, sister, let me serve you

NO EVENSONG: (Team Worship at St Albans, Warners End)

Sunday 20th February Lent 2

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist (no baptisms)

27 Amazing grace

Setting: Thorne

512 Thou art the way: by thee alone

Psalm: 34 vv 11-18

235 I, the Lord of sea and sky

Anthem AFC1 44 Attwood: Teach me, O Lord

466 Teach me, my God and King

143 Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go

 

5.00 for 6.30 Choral Evensong

Introit: NCAB 145 Goss: God so loved the world

Responses: Smith

56 Be thou my vision

Psalm: 135, vv1-14, chant as set

383 O love, how deep, how broad

Canticles: Gibbons

475 The day thou gavest

Anthem: NCAB 259 Morley: Nolo mortem peccatoris

 

Sunday 27th February Lent 3

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

319 Lord, we come to ask your healing

Setting: Thorne

442 Seek ye first

Psalm: 23

139a For the healing of the nations

Anthem: NCAB 284 Loosemore: O Lord, Increase our faith

68 Bread of the world in mercy broken

334 May the mind of Christ my Saviour

6.00 for 6.30 Service of Prayer for Healing

Introit Hurford: Litany to the Holy Spirit

243 Immortal Love for ever full

379 O Lord, hear my prayer

53 Be still for the presence of the Lord

Anthem for Anointing Rutter: Gaelic Blessing

308 Lord Jesus, who on thy heart

Sunday 6th March Mothering Sunday

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist (all-age)

Anthem sheet Rutter: For the beauty of the earth

tba (no psalm)

5.30 for 6.30 Taiz é Service (choir required: chants as below but order tba)

 

tba

Sunday 13th March Lent 5

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

African Magnificat (Sheet)

Setting: Thorne

454 Spirit of the living God

Psalm: 15

464a Take my life, and let it be

Anthem: AFC4 158 Howells: Like as the hart

53 Be still for the

352 Now let us from this table rise

6.30 Stations of the Cross – NO CHOIR REQUIRED

 

Sunday 20th March Palm Sunday

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

processional hymns

435 Ride on the time is right

11 All Glory Laud and Honour

76 Christ is made the sure foundation

508 This is the day

346 My song is love unknown

513 Thou didst leave thy throne

72 Broken for me, broken for you

Psalm: Psalm 31: 9–16

Anthem: AFC1 81 Mathias: Lift up your heads, O ye gates

335 Meekness and majesty

6.00 for 6.30 Evening worship based on Iona/Wild Goose material

435 Ride on, ride on in majesty

570 You are the King of Glory

153 Give me joy in my heart

Sheet What dreadful sight is this,

 

Thursday 24th March Maundy Thursday

7.30 for 8.00 Sung Eucharist

227 I come with joy

Psalm: 116 vv 11-12 and 14-17

4 A new commandment

Foot washing: AFC4 174 Ireland: Greater Love hath no man

311 Lord Jesus Christ

Communion: NCAB 44 Elgar: Ave verum corpus

342 My God, and is thy table spread

353a Now my tongue the mystery telling

Stripping of Altar: Psalm 22, chant 51 (see sheet)

 

Friday 25th March Good Friday

1.00 for 1.30 Devotion Psalm: 22 (responsorial, see sheet)

Veneration of cross: Reproaches (see sheet)

NCAB 112 John IV of Portugal: Crux fidelis

549 When I survey the wonderous cross

346 My song is love unknown

389 O sacred head, surrounded

Communion: NCAB 259 Morley: Nolo mortem peccatoris

NB Agnus Dei is SAID

 

Sunday 27th March Easter Day

5:00 Vigil

Vigil Psalms/chants as in photocopies labelled “Easter Vigil”

Communion: Handel: Hallelujah (from The Messiah)

 

9.30 for 10.00 All-Age Sung Eucharist

Setting: Thorne

267 Jesus Christ is Risen today

241 If I were a butterfly

291 Sing Praise and Bless the Lord

(no psalm)

25 Alleluia! Alleluia!

Anthem: NCAB 64 Wesley: Blessed be the God and Father

80 Christ the Lord is Risen Again

503 Thine be the Glory

6.30 Said Evensong. NO MUSIC

Sunday 3rd April Easter 2

9:00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

494 The spirit lives

Setting: Thorne

409 Open our eyes Lord (repeat as necessary during gospel procession)

Psalm

45 At the Lamb's

Anthem: NCAB 10 Mendelssohn: Above all praise and all majesty

356 O breath of life

188 Guide me O

6:00 for 6.30 Evensong

366 O God our help

Psalm: 30:1-5

69 Breathe on me

293 Lead us

Anthem NCAB 458 Ley: The strife is o'er

Sunday 10th April Easter 3

9:00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

474 The day of resurrection

24 Alleluia, alleluia, give thanks to

158 Glorious things of thee

28 Among us and before us (new... tune may need a run through with congregation beforehand)

532 We have a gospel

6:00 for 6.30pm Evensong

432 Rejoice the Lord

488 The Lord is risen indeed

6 Abide with me

Psalm 48.

Sunday 17th April Easter 4

9:00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

272 Jesus Lives thy terrors now

484 The King of love my shepherd is

355 Now the green blade riseth

Anthem: Wood:O thou the central orb

117 Faithful Shepherd, feed me

sheet Christ, is risen pow'r triumphant Tune 293

5:00 for 6.30pm Choral Evensong

Introit Wood: This joyful Eastertide

Respones Morley

Canticles Dyson in D

479 The God of love my shepherd is

Psalm 29

Stanford: Ye choirs of new Jerusalem

120 Tune 2 Father hear the prayer we offer

57 Before the ending of the day

Sunday 24th April Easter 5

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

76 Christ is made the sure foundation

Psalm: 31 vv 1-5, 15-16

77 Christ is our cornerstone

Anthem: AFC4 174 Ireland: Greater Love

473 The church’s one foundation

512 Thou art the way

142 Forth in the peace of Christ we go

6.00 for 6.30 Sung Evensong

518 Thy hand, O God

Psalm: 147 vv 1-11 (chant as set)

220 How sweet the name of Jesus

Anthem: NCAB 53 Bach: Awake, thou wintry earth

162 Glory to thee, my God

 

Sunday 1st May Easter 6

7.30 for 8.00 Sung Eucharist

282 t(i) Jesus, where’er thy people meet

Psalm: 66 vv 7-18

63 Blest are the pure in heart

Anthem: NCAB 177 Tallis: If ye love me

15 All my hope on God is founded

352 Now let us from this table rise

235 I the Lord of sea and sky

6.00 for 6.30 Sung Evensong

173 God moves in a mysterious way

Psalm: 87 chant 148 NB pointing changed v 2:

Very excellent things are | spoken of | thee : thou | ci - | ty of | God

316 Lord teach us how to pray aright

Anthem: AFC4 33 Rutter: Christ the Lord is risen again

178 God that madest earth and heaven

Thursday 5th May Ascension Day

8:15 Sung Eucharist

191 t(i) Hail the day that sees him rise

Psalm: 93

53 Be still, for the presence of the Lord

Anthem: AFC4 53 Rutter: O clap your hands

26 Alleluia, sing to Jesus

277a t(ii) Jesus shall reign

480 The head that once was crowned with thorns

 

Sunday 8th May Easter 7

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist with baptism

13 t(i) All hail the power of Jesus’ name

Psalm: none

38As pants the hart

309 t(i) Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour

Anthem: NCAB 94 Harris: Come down, O Love divine

243 Immortal love, for ever full

432 Rejoice! The Lord is king

6.30 Said Evensong with hymns

46 t(i) At the name of Jesus

69 t(ii) Breathe on me, breath of God

189 Hail, gladdening light

 

Sunday 15th May Pentecost

9:00 for 9.30 All-age Eucharist

Psalm: none

Anthem: AFC4 63 Ridout: A pure river of water of life

5.00 for 6.30 Choral Evensong (with the choir of Holy Trinity, Leverstock Green)

Introit: NCAB 275 Tye: O Holy Spirit, Lord of grace

92 Come Holy Ghost

Holy Trinity Choir Responses: Byrd

Canticles: Stanford in B flat

Anthem NCAB 235 Howells: My eyes for beauty pine

392 t(i) O thou who camest from above

131 Filled with the Spirits power

Sunday 22nd May Trinity Sunday

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

212 Holy, holy, holy

IH40 T106 Oh who can know

252 Inspired by love

Anthem: NCAB 155 Tchaikovsky: Holy, Holy, Holy

124 Father of heaven, whose love profound

225 I bind unto myself today

Said service pm before Team Council meeting

 

Sunday 29th May Trinity 1

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

99 Come ye faithful (omit vv 5, 6)

Psalm 31 vv 1-5, 19-24

86 City of God, how broad and far

315 t(ii) Lord of our life

Anthem: AFC1 59 Bach: God is our hope and strength

360 t(ii) O for a closer walk with God

501 There’s a wideness in God’s mercy

6.00 for 6.30 Sung Evensong

Introit: CAB 154 Schubert: Holy, Holy, Holy

437 t(i) Rock of ages

195 Happy are they

Psalm: 33 vv 13-21 (chant as set)

292 t(iii) Lead, kindly light

Anthem: NCAB 99 Schubert: Where thou reignest

 

Sunday 5th June Trinity 2

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

516 Through all the changing scenes of life Psalm: 50 vv 7-15

514 Thou whose almighty word

Anthem: sheet Elgar: The Spirit of the Lord

46 t(i) At the name of Jesus

521 Thy way, not mine, O Lord

321 t(ii) Love divine

4.45 (tbc) for 6.30 Joint Choral Evensong at St John’s, Boxmoor

Introit: sheet Ernani Aguiar: Psalm 150

Responses: Radcliffe

Canticles Howells: St Paul’s Service

Anthem: Bairstow: Blessed City

 

Sunday 12th June Trinity 3

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

50 Awake my soul

Psalm: 100

292 Let all the world

Anthem: AFC4 134 Mathias: Make a joyful noise or NCAB 92 Pitoni: Cantate Domino (The Mathias is my preferred option: we will see if we can learn it in time)

172 God is working his purpose out

392 t(i) O thou who camest from above

560 Will you come and follow me

Said Evensong with hymns

343 My God, how wonderful thou art

532 We have a Gospel to proclaim

475 The day thou gavest

 

Sunday 19th June Trinity 4 (Proper 7)

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist with Baptisms

473 The church’s one foundation

Psalm: none

379 O Lord hear my prayer

Anthem: NCAB 145 Goss: God so loved the world

IAMB Sisters & brothers

352 Now let us from this table rise

422 Praise my soul

5.45 for 6.30 Choral Evensong

Introit: NCAB 141 Rutter: God be in my head

Responses: Byrd

361 O for a heart to praise my God

Psalm: 46 (chant as set)

115 Eternal Ruler of the ceaseless round

Canticles: Stanford in C

351 Now is eternal life

Anthem NCAB 177 Tallis: If ye love me

 

Sunday 26th June Trinity 5 (Proper 8)

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

478 The God of Abram praise (om v4)

Psalm: 89 vv 1-4, 15-18

442 Seek ye first

227 I come with joy

Anthem: AFC1 120 Tye: O come, ye servants of the Lord

464a Take my life

235 I the Lord of sea and sky

6.30 Sung Evensong

361 O for a heart

Psalm: 50 vv 1-15 (chant as set)

27 Amazing grace

Canticles Set A

475 The day thou gavest

Anthem: NCAB 399 Drese: Round me falls the night

 

Sunday 3rd July Thomas the Apostle

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

77 Christ is our cornerstone

Psalm: 31 vv 1-5

409 Open our eyes, Lord

76 Christ is made the sure foundation

Anthem: NCAB 284 Loosemoore: O Lord, increase our faith

69a Breathe on me, breath of God

268 Jesus Christ is waiting

6.30 Sung Evensong

472 t (i) The church of God Psalm: 139 (chant as set)

55 Be thou my guardian

Canticles: Set C

462a Sun of my soul

Anthem: AFC4 128 Bullock: Give us the wings of faith

 

 

Sunday 10th July Trinity 7 (Proper 10)

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist with baptism

90 Come down O

Psalm: 65 vv 8-13

221 I am a new creation

553 When we walk

Anthem: 16CAB 70 Batten: O sing joyfully

525 Ubi caritas

172 God is working his purpose out

6.00 for 6.30 Said Evensong with hymns

362b O for a thousand tongues

53 Be still for the presence

178 God that madest

 

Sunday 17th July Trinity 8 (Proper 11)

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist with baptism

317 Lord the light of your love

Psalm: 86 vv 11-17

119 Father God, I wonder

311 Lord Jesus Christ

Anthem: NCAB 177 Tallis: If ye love me

214 t (i) Holy Spirit, come confirm us

368 O happy band of pilgrims

5.15 for 6.30 Choral Evensong

Introit: NCAB 58 Harris: Behold, the tabernacle of God

Psalm: 67 (chant as set)

195 Happy are they, they that love God

Responses: Radcliffe

437 t (i) Rock of ages Canticles: Bairstow in D

393 O worship the King Anthem: NCAB 120 Gardiner: Evening Hymn

 

Sunday 24th July Trinity 9 (Proper 12)

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

170 God is love: let heaven adore himPsalm: 119 vv 129-136

318 Lord thy word

56 Be thou my vision Anthem: NCAB 48 Mozart: Ave verum corpus

184 t(i) Gracious Spirit

174 God of grace

6.00 for 6.30 Sung Evensong

173 God moves in a mysterious way Psalm: 75

504 Thine for ever! God of love Canticles: Set D

438 Saviour, again to thy dear name Anthem: NCAB 316 Joubert: O Lorde, the maker of al thing

 

Sunday 31st July Trinity 10 (Proper 13)

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

26 Alleluia, sing to Jesus Psalm: 145 vv 14-22

367 O God unseen Anthem: NCAB 228 Handel: Lord, I trust thee

295 Let all mortal flesh

67 Bread of heaven

384 O love that will not let me go

 

No Evensong at St Mary’s: Deanery Celebration at Holy Trinity, Leverstock Green

 

Sunday 7th August Trinity 11 (Proper 14)

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

266a Jesus calls us Psalm: 85 vv 8-13

220 How sweet the name Anthem: tba

106 Dear Lord and father

287a Just as I am

46a At the name (omit vv 5, 6)

Said Evensong

 

Sunday 14th August Trinity 12 (Proper 15)

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

244 t(i) In Christ there is Psalm: 67

243 Immortal love Anthem: tba

13 t(i) All hail the power

371 O Holy Spirit

532 We have a gospel

Said Evensong

 

 

Sunday 21st August

Choir at St Albans Abbey (see separate sheet)

467,

Psalm 138

133,

392,

319,

473

Sunday 28th August

Choir at St Albans Abbey (see separate sheet)

 

Sunday 4th September Trinity 15 (Proper 18)

9.30 Sung Eucharist

49 Awake, awake: fling off the night

Psalm: 119 vv 33 - 40

566 Ye servants of the Lord

Anthem: AFC1 196 Attwood: Teach me, O Lord

139a For the healing of the nations

141 Forgive our sins as we forgive

449a Soldiers of Christ

6.00 for 6.30 Sung Evensong

33 Angel voices ever singing

Psalm: 108 chants 172 (vv 1-6, Gloria) and 173 (vv 7-13)

532 We have a gospel to proclaim

Canticles: Set A

162 Glory to thee, my God, this night

Anthem NCAB 141 Rutter: God be in my head

 

Sunday 11th September Patronal Festival

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

(134 For all the saints Psalm: 16 thCAB 70 Batten: O sing joyfully

(473 The Church’s one foundation

471 The angel Gabriel (harmony from St Nicholas Carol Book)

331 Mary, blessed grieving mother Anthem: Magnificat, Brewer in D

136 For Mary, mother of our Lord

448 Sing we of the blessed mother

Team Council Meeting: no evening service at St Mary’s

 

Sunday 18th September Trinity 17 (Proper 20)

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist with Baptism

128 Fight the good fightPsalm: none

250 In the Lord, I’ll be ever thankful

426 Praise to the Holiest

Anthem: NCAB 94 Harris: Come down, O love divine

53 Be still for the presence of the Lord

143 Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go

5.15 for 6.30 Choral Evensong

Introit: NCAB 140 Walford Davies: God be in my head

Responses: Byrd

115 Eternal ruler of the ceaseless round

Psalm: 119, vv 121-128, chant as set

560 Will you come and follow me

Canticles: Stanford in B flat

174 God of grace and God of Glory

Anthem: NCAB 62 Walford Davies: Blest are the pure in heart

 

Sunday 25 th September Trinity 18 (Proper 21)

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

81a Christ triumphant

Psalm: 25 vv 1-9

361 O for a heart to praise my God

IOMB We who live

Anthem: AFC1 203 Rachmaninov: To thee, O Lord

208 Help us to help each other, Lord

335 Meekness and

6.00 for 6.30 Sung Evensong

17 All people that on earth do dwell Psalm: 124

Be still, for the presence of the Lord

Canticles:Set B

178 God that madest earth and heaven

Anthem: AFC1 142 Stanford: O for a closer walk with God

 

Sunday 2nd October Harvest

9.00 for 9.30 All Age Eucharist

Psalm: none

(tba) Anthem: sheet Rutter: For the beauty of the earth

 

2.30 for 3.00 Sung Evensong

All creatures of our God and King

Psalm: 65

Praise, O praise our God and King

Canticles:Set C

33 Angel voices ever singing

Anthem NCAB 484 Greene: Thou visitest the earth

Sunday 9th October Trinity 20 (Proper 23)

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

432 Rejoice, the Lord is King

Psalm: 23

484 The king of love my shepherd is

259 Jerusalem the golden

Anthem: sheet Bainton: And I saw a new heaven

67 Bread of heaven, on thee we feed

147 From glory to glory

6.30 Said Evensong with Hymns

94 Come, let us join our cheerful songs

55 Be thou my guardian and my guide

438 Saviour, again to thy dear name

Sunday 23rd October Last of Trinity (Proper 25)

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist
90 Come down, O love divine

Psalm: 119

328 Make me a channel

518 Thy hand, O God, has guided

Anthem: NCAB 494 Bairstow: Though I speak with the tongues

392 O thou who camest from above

296 Let all the world

6.00 for 6.30


Service of Prayer for Healing

Sunday 30th October All Saints (am): All Souls (pm)

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

70 Bright the vision that delighted

Psalm:     34 vv 1-10

63 Blest are the pure in heart

567 Ye watchers and ye holy ones

Anthem: AFC4    128   Bullock: Give us the wings of faith

442 Seek ye first

297 Let saints on earth in concert sing

2.30 for 3.00 (tba)

Commemoration of the departed

Sunday 6th November 3 before Advent

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist with Baptism            
56            Be thou my vision                                                 
Psalm:     70
432          Rejoice, the Lord is King                                       
394          O worship theLord  in the beauty of holiness       
Anthem:  NCAB  284   Loosemore:  O Lord, increase our faith
39            As the deer pants for the water                             
143          Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go
5.45 for 6.30           Prayers for Justice and Peace

Sunday 13th November 2 before Advent, Remembrance

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
366          O God, our help in ages past                                 
Psalm:     90, vv 1-8, 11, 12   (include v 11 to fit chant)        
328          Make me a channel of your peace
139 t(ii)   For the healing of the nations                                
Anthem:  NCAB  164    Harris:  Holy is the true light         
53            Be still, for the presence of the Lord     
310          Lord, for the years
6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
55            Be thou my guardian and my guide                       
Psalm:     89 vv 19-37,  chant as set                      
121          Father, I place into your hands                              
Canticles:Set D
517 t(i)    Through the night of doubt and sorrow                 
Anthem:  NCAB  560   Handel:  Zadok the priest

 

Saturday 19th November: Light up a Life ceremony (near Old Town Hall)

                MEET AT ST MARY’S at 5.45:         over by 6.45
                                Various carols from CC1 / CC2(tba)

 

Sunday 20th November Christ the King

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist                                                    
252          Inspired by love and anger (omit vv 3,5)               
Setting:    Darke in F
204          He is Lord                                                              
Psalm:    AFC1   81  Mathias: Lift up your heads (bar 33 – end)

26            Alleluia, sing to Jesus
484 t(i)    The King of love my shepherd is                          
Anthem:  AFC4  54   Rutter: O clap your hands 
46 t(ii)     At the name of Jesus (omit vv 5,6)
pm                           No evening worship at St Mary’s (Team Council meeting)
               

Sunday 27th November Advent 1

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
307          Lo, he comes with clouds desending                      
Psalm:     80 vv 1 – 8  (v 8 in Sunday Psalms = v 7 in lectionary)        
10            All for Jesus!
103 t(ii)   Crown him with many crowns                              
Anthem:  NCAB  349   Wood: O thou the central orb          
396          Oft in danger, oft in woe                        
188          Guide me, O thou great Redeemer
5.00 for 6.30           Advent Carols
O come, O come, Emmanuel!  (CC1 p 120)
Boris Ord:  Adam lay ybounden
Joubert:  There is no Rose
Bach;  Zion hears the watchmen’s voices (trebles)
Elgar:  The Spirit of the Lord
Hymn:    Come, thou long-expected Jesus
Britten:  Hymn to the virgin
Gibbons:  This is the record of John
Hymn: On Jordan's bank the Baptist's cry
Stravinsky:  Ave Maria
Carter:  Mary’s Magnificat
Great Antiphons
Magnificat setting: Walmisley in D minor
Hymn:   Lo! he comes with clouds descending

 

Sunday 4th December Advent 2


9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist with baptism
98 t(i)      Come, thou long expected Jesus                            
Psalm:     85 vv 8-13
196          Hark! A herald voice is calling                               
Anthem:  CC2   68   Palestrina:  Matin Responsory
209          Hills of the north, rejoice
489          The Lord will come and not be slow
285          Judge eternal, throned in splendour
4.00                         Christingle Service

Sunday 11th December Advent 3


9.00 for 9.30           All age Eucharist                                                 
Psalm:     none       
Anthem:  tba

6:30pm Said Evening Prayer with hymns

401  On Jordan’s bank           
198   Hark the glad sound      
392 t(i)   O thou who camest from above

Sunday 18th December Advent 4


9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
358          O come, O come, Emmanuel                                  
Psalm:     Magnificat
471          The Angel Gabriel (ATB from SNCB)                 
Anthem:   sheet   Lindley:  Ave Maria                                                                
395          Of the Father’s love begotten
334          May the mind of Christ my Saviour
568 t(i)    Ye who own the faith of Jesus (omit vv 4,5,6)
4.30 for 6.30           Carol Service (to follow)


Saturday 24th December Christmas Eve


11.00 for 11.30pm  Midnight Mass
403          Once in royal David’s city                                    
Psalm:     None
377 t (i)   O little town of Bethlehem                                    
Anthem:  More carols (if needed)
554          While shepherds watched
199          Hark, the herald angels sing
444          Silent night
75            Child in the manger
253          It came upon the midnight clear
357          O come, all ye faithful

Sunday 25th December Christmas Day


10.00       Family Eucharist
84            Christians, awake                                                   
Psalm:     None
65            Born in the night, Mary’s child                             
Anthem:  More carols (if needed)
182          Good Christians all, rejoice
34a          Angels from the realms of glory  (VERSION 2)
51            Away in a manger
84            Cloth for the cradle
176          God rest you merry, gentlemen

NO EVENING SERVICE

Sunday 1st January 2006 Christmas 2


9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
2              A great and mighty wonder                                   
Psalm:     147 vv 13-21 (with final Alleluia)
58            Behold, the great Creator makes
477          The first nowell
439          See amid the winter’s snow
182          Good Christians all, rejoice

pm           EVENING PRAYER SAID                          

Friday 6th January Epiphany 2006

41 As with gladness men of old
113 Earth has many a noble city
542 What child is this
71 Brightest and best
451 omit 3&4 Somgs of thankfulness and praise

Sunday 8th January 2006 Baptism of Christ

9:00 for 9.30am: Sung Eucharist
90, Come down O love devine
Psalm: 29
56, Be thou my vision
486, The Lord is my light
383, O love, how deep, how broad, how high
103 (omit v3) Crown him with many crowns
The Three Kimgs - Cornelius, arr Ivor Atkins


Evensong: 6:00 for 6:30pm
94, Come let us join our cheerful songs
Ps 46,
38, As pants the hart for cooling streams
475 The day thou gavest, Lord, has ended
From the rising of the sun - Ousely

Sunday 15th January            Epiphany 2

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
393          O worship the King                                                               
Psalm:     139  vv 1-5, 12-18                 
235          I, the Lord of sea and sky
26            Alleluia, sing to Jesus                                            
Anthem:  NACB   58   Harris:  Behold, the tabernacle of God             
287 t(ii)   Just as I am            
560          Will you come and follow me
6.00 for 6.30           Taizé style worship (see service booklet)

Sunday 22nd January            Epiphany 3

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
13 t(i)      All hail the power of Jesus’ name                         
Psalm:     128                         
194          Hallelujah, my Father
122          Father, Lord of all creation                                    
Anthem:  sheet   Handel:  Hallelujah (from The Messiah)                    
295          Let all mortal flesh keep silence             
CG 67     Jesus Christ is
5.15 for 6.30           Choral Evensong
Introit   AFC1   78   Wesley:  Lead me, Lord                        
Responses:              Smith
17            All people that on earth do dwell                          
Psalm: 33 vv 1-12 (chant as set)                       
220          How sweet the name of Jesus sounds                   
Canticles:   Stanford in B flat
438          Saviour, again to thy dear name we raise               
Anthem:  sheet   Mendelssohn:  I waited for the Lord

 

Sunday 29th January            Candlemas

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist                                                    
317          Lord,the light of your love (Shine, Jesus, shine)   
329          Make way, make way                                           
Psalm:     24  vv 7-10             
IH t 517  Oh! The wonder
321 t(ii)   Loce divine, all loves escelling                               
Anthem:  NCAB   541   Eccard:  When to the temple Mary went
t 153        Sing hosanna (words on service sheet)
6.00 for 6.30           Patronal Festival at St Paul’s (tba)
               

Sunday 5th February            4 before Lent

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
170          God is love:let heaven adore him                           
Psalm:     147  vv 1-12 + Alleluia          
243          Immortal love, for ever full
IH            Come let us                                                            
Anthem:  NCAB   85   Harris:  Come down, O love divine    
53            Be still, for the presence of the Lord                     
532          We have a gospel to proclaim
pm    NO EVENSONG (Team Council Meeting)

Sunday 12th February          3 before Lent

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
3              A man there lived in Galilee                                   
Psalm:     30
514          Thou, whose almighty word                                  
Anthem:  sheet   Stanford:  Beati quorum via
261 t (ii)  Jesu, lover of my soul
83            Christ’s is the world
128          Fight the good fight

Said Evening Prayer with hymns

175   God of mercy                
63   Blest are the pure in heart  
392 t(i)   O thou who camest from above

Sunday 19th February          2 before Lent

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist                                                    

Immortal, invisible
442          Seek ye first the kingdom of God                          
Psalm:     104  vv 26-37 + Alleluia        
105          Dance and sing                                                       
Anthem:  sheet   Haydn:  The heavens are telling the glory of God

Author of life divine                                                               (from The Creation)

81 t(ii)     Christ triumphant
5.15 for 6.30           Choral Evensong
Introit      HON   54   Sibelius: Be still, my soul (v2 only)   
Responses:              Ian Harrold:  Redbourn Responses
17            All people that on earth do dwell                          
Psalm:     65 (chant as set)                     
220          How sweet the name of Jesus sounds                   
Canticles:                Walmisley in D minor            
438          Saviour, again to thy dear name we raise               
Anthem:  NCAB   316    Joubert:  O Lorde, the maker of al thing        

 

Sunday 26th February          Next before Lent

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
82            Christ, whose glory fills the skies                         
Psalm:     50  vv 1-6               
327          Majesty, worship his majesty                               
Anthem:  sheet   Tallis:  O nata lux                                                                        
56            Be thou my vision
525          Ubi caritas
30            And can it be
6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
282          Jesus, where’er thy people meet                           
Psalm:     2 (Theodore Saunders chant J)                              
195          Happy are they                                                     
Canticles:                set B
178          God that madest earth and heaven                         
Anthem:  NCAB   10   Mendelssohn:  Above all praise and all majsesty

Wednesday 1st March           Ash Wednesday

7.30 for 8.00           Sung Eucharist

124 Father of heaven whose love                 
Psalm:                     51 vv 1-18
379 O Lord hear my prayer                          
Ashing:                    NCAB   482   Purcell:  Thou knowest, Lord
383          O love how deep                                    
Communion:           NCAB   48   Mozart:  Ave verum corpus
56            Be thou my vision
205          He who would valiant be

 Sunday 5th March                 Lent 1

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
IAMB44 Morning opens wide before us (t 295)                  
Psalm:     116  vv 10-17                         
518          Thy hand O God
66            Bread is blessed and broken                                   
Anthem:  NCAB 44   Elgar:  Ave verum corpus
143          Forth in thy name
5.00 for 6.30           Choral Evensong at St John’s
Introit:     NCAB 197   Bairstow:  Jesu, the very thought of thee        
Canticles:                                Wood in D
Hymns/Responses: see booklet                                                             
Anthem  (sheet)   Bairstow:  Save us, O Lord

Sunday 12th March               Lent 2

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
82            Christ whose glory fills the sky                            
Psalm:     50, vv 1-15                             
464          Take my life
CG31      Eat this bread (Taizé chant: sheet)                        
Anthem:  ECM   114   Franck:  Panis angelicus                    
54            Be still my soul

6.00   Said Evening Prayer with hymns

195          Happy are they                     
478          The God of Abram praise                      
85            City of God

Sunday 19th March               Lent 3

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist                                                    
129          Fill thou my life                     
IAMB 84 Love is the welcome (1,2,3,6) T Loch Lomond (sheet)        
Psalm:     122
53            Be still for the presence
293          Lead us heavenly                                                                   
Anthem:  AFC1   24   Farrar:  Almighty God, the fountain
6.00 for 6.30           Service of Prayer for Healing
Anthem:  AFC4   158  Howells:  Like as the hart
               

Sunday 26th March  Mothering Sunday

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    

Anthem   (sheet)   Rutter:  For the beauty of the earth

6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong

27 Amazing grace                                                        
Psalms:    13 (chant 51), 14 (chant 54)
110 Disposer supreme                                                  
Canticles: Set C
159          Glory be to Jesus                                                   
Anthem:  AFC1   136  Purcell:  O God the King of glory

Sunday 2nd April Lent 5    

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
303          Lift high the cross (1-4,11)                                     Psalm:     147, vv 13-21
IAMB46 We who live by sound and symbol (T122)
120 t(i)    Father hear the prayer we offer                              Anthem:  NCAB   416   Leighton:  Solus ad victimam
310          Lord for the years
5.15 for 6.30           Choral Passiontide Service to include the following:

NCAB   116   Gibbons, arr D F R Wilson:  Drop, drop, slow tears
AFC4   175   Ireland:  Greater love hath no man
OBC   197   Tchaikovsky:  The crown of roses
NCAB   259   Morley:  Nolo mortem peccatoris
NCAB   336   Goss:  O Saviour of the world
NCAB   372   Schütz:  Praise to thee, Lord Jesus

Sunday 9th April  Palm Sunday

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
Psalm:     AFC1   81   Mathias:  Lift up your heads, O ye gates
Anthem:  NCAB   5   David C Morgan:  A Palm Sunday Antiphon
6.00         Said Evening Prayer with hymns

Thursday 13th April   Maundy Thursday

7.30 for 8.00           Sung Eucharist
Foot washing:         NCAB   516   Wesley:  Wash me thoroughly
Anthem:                  NCAB   38  Byrd:  Ave verum corpus
Stripping of Altar:  Psalm 22, chant 51 (see sheet)


Friday 14th April Good Friday


1.00 for 1.30           Devotion 
Psalm:                     22 (responsorial, see sheet)
Veneration of cross: Reproaches (see sheet)
NCAB 112  John IV of Portugal:  Crux fidelis
Communion:  NCAB 259  Morley:  Nolo mortem peccatoris
NB Agnus Dei is SAID

Sunday 16th April Easter Day

5.00                         Vigil
Communion:           Handel:  Hallelujah (from The Messiah)

9.30 for 10.00         All age (?) Sung Eucharist                 
Anthem:                  NCAB 64  Wesley:  Blessed be the God and Father

Sunday 23rd April Easter 2

9.00 for 9.30am Sung Eucharist
45, At the Lambs high feast we sing
69, Breathe on me breath of God
494, The Spirit lives to set us free
279, Jesus stand among us at the meeting of our lives
522, To God be the Glory
Up, up my heart - Bach

6.00 for 6.30pm Evensong
410, Our blest Redeemer, ere he breathed
Ps 143: 1-11,
208, Help us to help each other Lord
475 The day thou gavest Lord is ended
Canticies: Stanford in B flat
Anthem: The strife is o'er -Ley

 Sunday 30th April Easter 3

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist     (Simon away, Margaret playing)
25            Alleluia, alleluia                                                      
Psalm: 4
55            Be thou my guardian and my guide                       
Anthem: AFC1   120   Tye:  O come, ye servants of the Lord
103 t(ii)   Crown hin with many crowns
488 t(i)    The Lord is risen indeed
495 t(i)?  The strife is oe’r

6.00 for 6.30pm Evensong
Said Evensong

Sunday 7th May Easter 4

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist     followed by church meeting to discuss toe format of the Eucharist
76            Christ is made the sure foundation                        
Psalm:23
484 t(i)    The king of love my shepherd is                           
Anthem: AFC1   142   Stanford:  O for a closer walk with God          
391          O thou who at thy Eucharist didst pray
117          Faithful shepherd, feed me
422          Praise my soul, the King of heaven
6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
156          Give us the wings of faith                                      
Psalm: 81 vv 9-17 (chants as set: NB Gloria chant is 142)
13 t(i)      All hail the power of Jesus’ name                         
Magnificat: Wood in D
259          Jerusalem the golden                                              
Nunc Dimittis:   Set C (in A)
Anthem: sheet   Handel:  And the glory of the Lord (The Messiah)

Sunday 14th May Easter 5

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
(hymns tba)                                                                           
Psalm:  22 vv 25-31
Anthem: AFC4   174   Ireland:  Greater Love

NO EVENSONG (Team Council Meeting)
                                                                                               

Sunday 21st May Easter 6

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist (with baptism?)
90            Come down, O Love divine                                   
Psalm:  98 (only if no baptism)
4              A new commandment                                            
Anthem: NCAB   32 Byrd: Ave Verum Corpus
321 t(ii)   Love divine, all loves excelling
464 t(i)    Take my life, and let it be
235          I, the Lord of sea and sky
5.15  for 6.30          Choral Evensong
Introit      NCAB   209   Mudd: Let thy merciful ears          
Responses: Harrold: Redbourn Responses
26            Alleluia, sing to Jesus                                            
Psalm:45 (chants as set)
80            Christ the Lord is risen again                                 
Canticles:  Sumsion in G
429          Put thou thy trust in God                                      
Anthem: ACF4   82   Walton:  Set me as a seal

Thursday 25th May                               Ascension Day
7.30 for 8.00           Sung Eucharist (here, combined service with St Paul’s)
191 (t1)   Hail the day that sees him rise                               
Psalm  93
291          Laudate Dominum                                                 
Anthem  Vaughan Williams:  O clap your hands
26            Alleluia, sing to Jesus            
277 t(ii)   Jesus shall rein
480          The head that once was crowned with thorns

Sunday 28th May Easter 7

9.00 for 9.30           All-age Eucharist
(hymns tba)                                                                           
(no psalm)
Anthem: Tallis:      If ye love me          

6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong 
                                                                                               
Psalm: 147 vv 1-11 (chant as set)
476          The eternal gifts of Christ the King                       
Magnificat: Set  B
123          Father most holy, merciful and loving                   
Nunc Dimittis:  Wood in D
351          Now is eternal life 
Anthem:sheet        Elgar:  The Spirit of the Lord

Sunday 4th June Pentecost

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
393          O worship the King                                                               
(no psalm)
392 t(i)    O thou who camest from above                             
Anthem:  Tallis:      If ye love me          
97            Come, thou Holy Spirit, come
53            Be still, for the presence of the Lord
317          Lord, the light of your love
6.00 for 6.30           Team benefice Confirmation (NB practice time dependent on choice of music)
provisional suggestion, may change:
Introit:     NCAB 275  
Tye:  O Holy Spirit, Lord of grace   
Anthem:  sheet   Stanford:  Beati quorum via integra est                                                      

Sunday11th June Trinity

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
212          Holy, holy, holy                                                    
Psalm: 29
293 t(i)    Lead us, heavenly father                                        
Anthem:NCAB   155   Tchaikovsky:  Hymn to the Trinity
478          The God of Abram praise
515          Three in One, and One in Three
122          Father, Lord of all creation
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 18th June Trinity 1 (Proper 6)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
193          Hail to the Lord’s anointed                                    
Psalm:  92  vv 1-8 (if no baptism)                                      
63            Blest are the pure in heart                                      
Anthem:AFC1   196   Attwood:  Teach me, O Lord
473          The Church’s one foundation
56            Be thou my vision
449 t(ii)   Soldiers of Christ, arise
5.15  for 6.30          Choral Evensong
Introit:     NCAB   141   Rutter:  God be in my head            
Responses:Rose       
63            Blest are the pure in heart                                      
Psalm:37  vv 1-12 (chant as set)
208          Help us to help each other, Lord                           
Canticles:  Sumsion in A
344 t(i)    My God, I love thee                                              
Anthem: AFC4   158   Howells:  Like as the hart

Sunday 25th June Trinity 2

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
427          Praise to the Lord, the Almighty                           
Psalm  107  vv 23-32                         
396          Oft in danger, oft in woe                                        
Anthem: sheet  Sumsion:  They that go down to the sea in ships
106          Dear Lord and Father of mankind
54            Be still, my soul
457          Stand up, stand up for Jesus
pm                           No evening service at St Mary’s (Team Council meeting)

Sunday 2nd July Trinity 3 (Proper 8)

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist
349 New every morning is the love
Psalm: 30
154 Give thanks with a grateful heart
Anthem: NCAB Loosemore: O Lord, increase our faith
18 All praise thee, for thou, O King divine
243 Immortal love, for ever full
* 362 t(iii) O for a thousand tongues

6.00 for 6.30 Sung Evensong
231 t(i) I heard the voice of Jesus say
Psalm: 53
264 t(i) Jesu, the very thought of thee
Canticles: Stanford in C
464 t(ii) Take my life
Anthem: AFC4 174 Ireland: Greater love hath no man

Sunday 9th July Trinity 4 (Proper 9)


9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist
532 We have a gospel to proclaim
Psalm: 123
288 t(i) King of Glory, King of peace
Anthem: AFC1 142 Stanford: O for a closer walk
329 Make way, make way
195 Happy are they
451 Songs of thankfulness and praise (omit v 4)

6.30 Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 16th July Trinity 5 (Proper 10)

9.00 for 9.30 All-Age Eucharist with baptism
hymns tba Psalm: none Anthem: tba

5.15 for 6.30 Choral Evensong
Introit: NCAB 140 Walford Davies: God be in my head
Responses: Smith
518 Thy hand, O God, has guided
Psalm: 66 vv 1-8
520 Thy kingdom come! on bended knee
Canticles: Harwood in A flat
172 God is working his purpose out
Anthem: NCAB 94 Harris: Come down, O Love divine

Sunday 23rd July Trinity 6 (Proper 11)

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist

77 Christ is our cornerstone
Psalm: 23
* 244 t(i) In Christ there is no east or west
Anthem: tba
473 The Church’s one foundation
319 Lord, we come to ask your healing
484 t(i) The King of love my shepherd is

6.30 Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 30th July Trinity 7 (Proper 12)

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist
90 Come down, O Love divine
Psalm: 145 vv 10-18
152 Gather around, for the table is spread
Anthem: tba
322 Love is his word
299 Let us break bread together
138 For the fruits of his creation

6.30 Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 6th August                                Transfiguration

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
82            Christ, whose glory fills the skies                          Psalm:                     97
53            Be still, for the presenc of the Lord                        Anthem:                  ??
343          My God, how wonderful thou art
147          From glory to glory advancing
317          Lord, the light of your love
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer
                                                                               

Sunday 13th August              Trinity 9 (Proper 14)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
227          I come with joy 
Psalm:                     130         
208          Help us to help each other, Lord
Anthem:                  NCAB   48  Mozart:  Ave verum corpus
26            Alleluia, sing to Jesus                                                                            
328          Make me a channel of your peace
188          Guide me, O thou great Redeemer
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 20th  August             Trinity 10 (Proper 15)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
33            Angel voices ever singing                                       
Psalm:                     34 vv 9-14              
296          Let all the world in every corner sing                    
Anthem:                  NCAB   44  Elgar:  Ave verum corpus
309 t(i)    Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour                                                                 
117          Faithful Shepherd, feed me
352          Now let us from this table rise
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

 

Sunday 27th August              Trinity 11 (Proper 16)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
449 t(ii)   Soldiers of Christ, arise                                          
Psalm:                     34 vv 15-32            
*      570          You are the King of Glory                                     
Anthem:                  NCAB   38  Byrd:  Ave verum corpus
311          Lord Jesus Christ                                                                   
220          How sweet the name of Jesus sounds
174          God of grace and God of glory
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

 

CHOIR PRACTISES RESUME ON FRIDAY 1st SEPTEMBER

Sunday 3rd September         Trinity 12 (Proper 17)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
*      IAMB     The Love of God                                                   
Psalm:                     130         
466          Teach me, my God and King                                 
Anthem:                  16thCAB   70  Batten;  O sing joyfully
341 t(ii)   My God, accept my heart this day                                                                       
*      428          Purify my heart
128          Fight the good fight
6.00 for 6.30                           Sung Evensong

360 t(ii)   O for a closer walk with God                                
Psalm:                     119 vv 9-16 (chant as set)
343          My God, how wonderful thou art                         
Canticles:                                Stanford in C
15            All my hope on God is founded                            
Anthem:                  NCAB   62  Walford Davies:  Blest are the pure in heart

 

CHOIR PRACTICES CONTINUE AS USUAL UNTIL FRIDAY 21st JULY
No practices from Friday 28th July to Friday 25th August inclusive
CHOIR PRACTISES RESUME ON FRIDAY 1st SEPTEMBER

Advance notice for Sunday 10th September Patronal Festival

Introit: ESM 64 Bruckner: Ave Maria
Responses: NCAB 295 Carter ("O Lord open thou our lips")
Canticles: Stainer in B flat
Anthem: sheet Arcadelt: Ave Maria
Te Deum: Stanford in B flat

 Sunday 1st  October  Harvest Festival

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
101 Come ye Thankful people come
Psalm:   (none?)
534 We plough the fields and scatter
Anthem:  NCAB   366  Martin How:  Praise, O praise
Sheet Autumn Days                                               
137 For the beauty of the earth
302 Let us with a gladsome mind
3.00                         Choral Evensong                  NB REHEARSAL IMMEDIATELY AFTER SUNG EUCHARIST

Introit      NCAB   92  Pitoni:  Cantate Domino                    
Responses:              Smith

9              All creatures of our God and King                         
Psalm    65, chant as set                                                      
423          Praise, o praise our God and King                         
Canticles     Murrill in E
33            Angel voices, ever singing                                      
Anthem    NCAB   484  Greene:  Thou visitest the earth      

Sunday 8th October   Holy Spirit and Creativity  Trinity 17 (Proper 22)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
321 t(ii)   Love divine, all loves excelling                               
Psalm:  none
Chant      Alleluia                                                                   
Anthem:    NCAB   541  Eccard:  When to the temple Mary went
235          I, the Lord of sea and sky                                                      
Chant      Abba, Jesu, Spiritus
SGP 34    God’s spirit is in
6.30   Said Evening Prayer           

Sunday 15th  October  Holy Spirit and Prophecy Trinity  18 (Proper 23)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
Sheet African Magnificat
337 Morning has Broken
Anthem:  NCAB   275  Tye:  O Holy Spirit, Lord of grace
422 Praise my soul the King of Heaven
7 Adoramus te domine
25 Alleluia, alleluia, hearts to heaven
5.15 for 6.30                           Choral Evensong                 

Introit      NCAB 140 Walford Davies: God be in my head  
Responses:  Harrold:  Redbourn Responses
220          How sweet the name of Jesus sounds                   
Psalm     127, chant as set                                                    
106          Dear Lord and Father of mankind                          
Canticles  Sumsion in G
366          O God, our help in ages past                                 
Anthem     NCAB   316  Joubert:  O Lorde, the maker of al thing          

Sunday 22nd October Holy Spirit and Jesus Trinity 19 (Proper 24)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
90   Come down, O Love divine                                   
Psalm: none
Anthem:  NCAB   177  Tallis:  If ye love me
410 Our blest Redeemer, ere he breathed                                                     
5    Abba, Father, let me be
268  Jesus Christ is waiting
6.00 for 6.30 Service of Prayer for Healing                            
Anthem   NCAB   488  Wesley:  Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace

Sunday 29th October  Holy Spirit and the Church Last after Trinity  (Proper 25)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
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Psalm:  ?? (no psalm unless 1st reading is Old Testament)
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Anthem: NCAB   100  Attwood:  Come, Holy Ghost                        
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6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
449 t(ii)   Soldiers of Christ, arise                                          
Psalm:    119 vv 121-136, chant as set                 
147          From glory to glory advancing                               
Canticles:   Bairstow in E flat   
232 t(i)    I know that my Redeemer lives                             
Anthem   NCAB   168  Goss:  If we believe that Jesus died                

Sunday 5th November All Saints

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
555          Who are these like stars appearing                        
Psalm: 24, vv 1 - 6
297          Let saints on earth in concert sing                         
Anthem:                  AFC4   9  Wood:  O thou the central orb                              
IAMB     There is a line of                                                    
156          Give us the wings of faith
134          For all the saints (omit vv 3, 5)
6.00 for 6.30           Commemoration of the faithful departed
Anthem   CAB  19  Brahms:  Blessed are they that mourn                  

Sunday 12th November 3 before Advent: Remembrance Sunday

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
309 t(i)    Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour                 
Psalm: 62, vv 5-12
266 t(ii)   Jesus calls us                                                          
Anthem: NCAB   421  Aston:  So they gave their bodies                    
464 t(ii)   Take my life, and let it be or  AFC1   78  Wesley:  Lead me, Lord      
391/2?     O thou who                                                                                                            
139 t(I)    For the healing of the nations                                
Remembrance:         sheet   Elgar:  We will remember them
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer           

Sunday 19th November 2 before Advent                    

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
15            All my hope on God is founded                            
Psalm:                     16
432          Rejoice, the Lord is King                                       
Anthem:                  sheet   Bainton:  And I saw a new heaven                             
501          There’s a wideness in God’s mercy                      
506          This is my body
317          Lord, the light of your love
6.00 for 6.30           Prayers for Justice and peace
Anthem   NCAB  378  Stanford:  Pray that Jerusalem       

 

Sunday 26th November         Christ the King

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
329          Make way, make way                                           
Psalm:                     93
480          The head that once was crowned  with thorns      
Anthem:                  AFC4   53  Rutter:  O clap your hands
378          O Lord all the world belongs to you                      
276          Jesus, remember me                                               
277 t(ii)   Jesus shall reign                     
2.45 for 5.30                           RSCM Regional Evensong at St John’s, Boxmoor
Introit:                     Vaughan Williams:  Let all the world
Responses:              Carter
Canticles:                                Noble in B minor
Anthem:                  Harris:  O what their joy                                                                       

Sunday 3rd December          Advent Sunday

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
98 t (i)     Come, thou long expected Jesus                            
Psalm:                     25  vv 1-9
262          Jesu, priceless treasure                                          
Anthem:                  sheet   Handel:  And the glory of the Lord
226          I cannot tell
528          Wait for the Lord                                   
268          Jesus Christ is waiting

5.00 for 6.30           Advent Carols
3.00                         Christingle Service

Sunday 10th December         Advent 2

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
49            Awake, awake: fling off the night                          
Psalm:                     Benedictus
401          On Jordan’s bank                                                   
Anthem:                  NCAB   253  Wood:  Never weather-beaten sail
321 t(ii)   Love divine                                                            
428          Purify my heart (Refiner’s fire)
209          Hills of the north, rejoice

Sunday 17th December         Advent 3

9.00 for 9.30           Family Eucharist
401 On Jordan’s bank
Psalm:  (none)                     
Sheet        
Anthem: sheet     O where are you going?
Sheet;
442 Seek ye first the kingdom
87 Colours of Day
5.00 for 6.30           Christmas Carols

Sunday 24th December         Advent 4

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
136          For Mary, mother of the Lord                                               
Psalm:                     Magnificat
113          Earth has many a noble city                                  
Anthem:                  DCF 1994   Archer:  There is no rose
358          O come, O come, Emmanuel                                                  
7              Adoramus te, Domine
198          Hark, the glad sound
3.00                         Nativity Service
10.45 for 11.30       Midnight Eucharist  (Carols from 11.10)      

The choir will be singing carols from 1110 till 11 .25pm, in the following order
CC1     28        Ding, dong!
CC1    108     Lute book lullaby
CC1    82        Coventry Carol
Sheet  Darke:            In the bleak midwinter
CC2     202     The truth from above
CC2    107     Sans Day Carol
CCI      14        A virgin most pure
CC1    3          Away in a manger
CC1    157     Ding dong ding: Up good christen folk
At 11.25, assemble in the chapel
During the Eucharist
Carols:
HON 403 (words) I CC2 148 (music) Once in Royal; procession to the crib
HON 377 0 little town descant from CCI 92 procession from crib to chancel
CC2 210 While shepherds (words agree with hymn book) gradual
CCI 39 Hark the herald; (words agree with hymn book) offertory
HON 444 Silent night; HON 75 Child in the manger; HON 253 It came upon;
communion
If there are more communicants after this last carol,
CCI 150           Torches
Then resume from the pre-service list
CCI 88 0 come all ye — recessional (words agree with hymn book)   

Monday 25th December        Christmas Day

10.00                       Family Eucharist  (no practice)
Christmas Family Eucharist 2006

NB need separate sheet for acclamation
Carols:
HON 84 Christians awake; procession to the crib
CCI 88 0 come all ye; (words agree with HON) procession to the chancel
HON 65 Born in the night; - gradual
HON 34 Angels from the realms use version 2; offertory (with percussion instruments)
Ccl 2 Away in a manger; (words agree) HON 86 Cloth for the cradle;
-                                       communion
CC1 39 Hark the herald; (words agree with hymn book) recessional

Sunday 31st December 2006 First Sunday of Christmas

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
2,
554,
253 (omit 4),
439 (omit 3 & 4),
395 (omit 2 & 5) 

Saturday 6th January Epiphany

Sunday 7th January 2007 Baptism of Christ

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist
90 Come down, O Love divine,
401, On Jordan’s bank
287, Just as I am
392,t (i) O thou who camest fom above
56 Be thou my vision
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day – Gardner

6.00 for 6.30  Sung Evensong 

373, O king enthoned on high
351, Now is eternal life
46 t (i) At the name of Jesus
O for a closer walk with God – Stanford

Sunday 14th January            Epiphany 2

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
242          Immortal, invisible                                                 
Psalm:                     36, vv 5-10
184 t(i)    Gracious spirit                                                       
Anthem:                  sheet   Byrd:  Non nobis Domine
451          Songs of thankfulness and praise (omit v 4)                          
IAMB     We who live                                           
270          Jesus is Lord                          
pm                           NO SERVICE AT ST MARY’S  (Contemplative Fire Service at Abbots Hill School)

 

Sunday 21st January            Epiphany 3

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
329          Make way, make way                                           
Psalm:                     19, vv 1-6
318          Lord, thy word abideth                                          
Anthem:                  16CAB   70   Batten:  O sing joyfully
391          O thou who at thy Eucharist didst pray                               

227          I come with joy, a child of god                                              
560          Will you come and follow me

5.15 for 6.30           Choral Evensong
Introit:     CAB  154   Schubert:  Holy, holy, holy                
Responses:              Byrd
18            All praise to thee, for thou, O King divine            
Psalm:                     34 (chant as set)
174          God of grace and God of Glory                             
Canticles:                                Ireland in F
277 t(i)    Jesus shall reign                                                     
Anthem:                  NCAB   228  Handel:  Lord, I trust thee

Sunday 28th January            Candlemas

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
317          Lord the light of your love                                     
Psalm:                     24, vv 7-10
65            Born in the night, Mary’s child                             
Anthem:                  sheet    Nunc Dimittis, tone 8, with antiphon
235          I, the Lord of sea and sky                                                      
445          Sing lullaby
153          Give me joy in my heart

pm  Patronal Festival Service at St Paul’s – not sure if choir needed

Sunday 4th February            3 before Lent (proper 1)

9.00 for 9.30           Family Eucharist
212          Holy, holy, holy                                                    
Psalm:                     138                         
70            Bright the vision that delighted                              
Anthem:                  NCAB  206   Wesley:  Lead me, Lord
295          Let all mortal flesh keep silence                                                             
53            Be still, for the presence of the Lord
143          Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go (1st 2 notes of 2nd bar as minims)
5.00 for 6.30           COMBINED CHORAL EVENSONG AT ST JOHN’S (Candlemas) – rehearsal tbc
Anthem:  NCAB   541  Eccard:  When to the temple
Canticles: Stanford in G

 

Sunday 11th February          2 before Lent

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
94            Come, let is join our cheerful songs                       
Psalm:                     65
514          Thou, whose almighty word                                  
Anthem:                  NCAB   1  Rutter:  Gaelic Blessing       
26            Alleluia, sing to Jesus                                                            
IAMB     The Love of God
356          O breath of life
6.30                         NO SERVICE AT ST MARY’S  (Contemplative Fire Service at Abbots Hill School)

Sunday 18th February          1 before Lent

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
82            Christ, whose glory fills the skies                         
Psalm:                     99
343          My God, how wonderful thou art                         
Anthem:                  AFC4   158  Howells:  Like as the hart
335          Meekness and majesty
7              Adoranus te (Dec and Can sing alternate verses)
147          From glory to glory advancing
5.15 for 6.30           Choral Evensong
Introit:     NCAB   10  Mendelssohn:  Above all praise        
Responses:              Smith
282 t(i)    Jesus, where’er thy people meet                           
Psalm:                     89, vv 5-12, chant as set
476          The eternal gifts of Christ the King                       
Canticles:                                Walmisley in D minor
478          The God of Abram praise                                      
Anthem:                  NCAB   548   Schubert:  Where Thou reignest

Wednesday 21st February    Ash Wednesday

7.30 for 8.00           Sung Eucharist
124          Father of heaven, whose love profound                
Psalm:                     51, vv 1-18                             
437 t (i)   Rock of ages                                                           
Ashing:                    NCAB   482   Purcell:  Thou knowest, Lord
383          O love how deep, how broad, how high                
Communion:           NCAB   224   Farrant:  Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake
39            As the deer pants
205          He who would valiant be

Sunday 25th February          Lent 1

9.30           Sung Eucharist  

139 For the healing of the nations
Psalm:91, vv 1-2 and 9-16
228 I danced in the morning
372 O Jesus I have promised Tune 2
Anthem: sheet   Mendelssohn:  O for the wings of a dove
368 O happy band of pilgrims

6.30         CHOIR NOT NEEDED  -  Joint service (at St Mary’s) with Boxmoor RC parish

Sunday 4th March Lent 2

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
125 Father we adore you
Psalm: 27
467 Tell out my soul
Sheet, Name of all majesty,
Anthem:                  NCAB   151  Farrant:  Hide not thou thy face from us
112 Drop, drop slow tears
76 Christ is made the sure foundation
6.00 for 6.30           Service of prayer for healing

Sunday 11th March Lent 3

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
517 Through the night of doubt and sorrow
Psalm: 63  vv 1-9
360 O for a closer walk with God
227 I come with joy to meet my Lord
Anthem: NCAB  224  Farrant:  Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake
117 Faithful Shepherd, feed me
188  Guide me, O thou great Jehovah
6.30                         NO SERVICE AT ST MARY’S  (Contemplative Fire Service at Abbots Hill School)

Sunday 18th March               Mothering Sunday (Lent 4)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
Anthem:                  sheet   Rutter:  For the beauty of the earth
O Lord my God, when I in awesome wonder
In the Lord I’ll be ever thankful
436       Rise and shine
Majesty, worship his majesty
219 How lovely on the mountains
5.15 for 6.30           Choral Evensong
Introit:                     sheet   Campion:  Never weather-beaten sail         
120                          Father, hear the prayer we offer
Responses:              Byrd
Psalm:                     30  chants 47 (vv 1-6), 77 as set (vv 7 – 11), 47 (vv 12, 13 and Gloria)
Canticles:                                Stanford in G
Anthem:                  sheet   Bainton:  And I saw a new heaven
470 t(i)                    The advent of our King
473                          The Church’s one foundation

Sunday 25th March  Passion Sunday   Lent 5

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
349 New every morning is the love 
Psalm:                     126
133, Firmly I believe and truly
15
All my hope on God is founded
Anthem:                  NCAB   416   Leighton:  Solus ad victimam
347, Nothing can trouble
235 
I, the Lord of sea and sky


6.30           Iona worship

Swing low sweet chariot

Sunday 1st April    Palm Sunday

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
Under arches:Hosanna to the Son of David
11 All glory, laud, and honor
Ride on, Ride on the time is right
346 My song is love unknown
426 Praise to the Holiest in the height
Psalm:  31 9-16
521, Thy way, not mine, O Lord
32, And now, O Father, mindful of the love
Anthem: sheet   Williamson:  A procession of palms
72, Broken for me, broken for you
335 Meekness and majesty

6.30         Stations of the Cross
NCAB   145 Goss:  God so loved the world                     
NCAB   38  Byrd:  Ave verum corpus 
NCAB   330 Goss: O Saviour of the world 
NCAB   372  Schutz: Praise to thee, Lord Jesus 

Thursday 5th April   Maundy Thursday

7.30 for 8.00           Sung Eucharist
Foot washing:         NCAB   516   Wesley:  Wash me thoroughly
Anthem:                  NCAB   38  Byrd:  Ave verum corpus
Stripping of Altar:  Psalm 22, chant 51 (see sheet)

Friday 6th April Good Friday

1.00 for 1.30 pm Devotion                                               
Psalm: 22 (responsorial, see sheet)
Veneration of cross:                Reproaches (see sheet) and NCAB 112  John IV of Portugal:  Crux fidelis
Communion:                           NCAB 259  Morley:  Nolo mortem peccatoris
NB Agnus Dei is SAID

Sunday 8th April Easter Day

5.00                             Vigil
Within are darkest night

Communion:           Handel:  Hallelujah (from The Messiah)

155, Give to our God immortal praise
495, The strife is o'er, the battle done
324, Love's redeeming work is done
272 Jesus lives! thy terrors now

Organ Voluntary: Tuba tune – C.S.Lang

9.30 for 10.00         Family Eucharist
267,Jesus Christ is risen today
5, Abba, Father, let me be
25, Alleluia, Alleluia, hearts to heaven and voices raise
503 Thine be the glory, risen, conquering Son
Anthem: NCAB 64  Wesley:  Blessed be the God and Father
Organ Voluntary: Carillon-Sortie – Mulet

Sunday 15th April Low Sunday (Easter 2)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist  
NCAB   458 Ley:  The strife is o’er

46, At the Name of Jesus
509, This joyful Eastertide
45, At the Lamb's high feast we sing
69, Breathe on me, Breath of God
532 We have a gospel to proclaim

5.15 for 6.30           Choral Evensong
 
NCAB   10 Mendelssohn:  Above all praise 
Sheet  Smith Responses
Psalm 16, chant as set
NCAB   53 Bach:  Awake, thou wintry earth
Sheet  Stanford in C
99, Come, ye faithful, raise the anthem
563, Ye choirs of new Jerusalem
474 The day of Resurrection

Sunday 22nd April Easter 3


9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist  
94, Come, let us join our cheerful songs
Psalm 30 1-12
409, Open our eyes, Lord
464, Take my life, and let it be
Anthem O for a closer walk – Stanford
197, Hark, my soul! it is the Lord
560 Will you come and follow me?

6:30 At St Pauls CHOIR NOT NEEDED  -  Evening Prayer at St Paul’s followed by APCM       

Sunday 29th April Easter 4

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist
IAMB     Now we sing                                          
Psalm: 23
14            All heaven declares                                
Anthem: NCAB   197   Bairstow:  Jesu, the very thought of thee
555          Who are these like stars appearing
117          Faithful Shepherd, feed me
565          Ye servants of God
6.00 for 6.30 Sung Evensong
232          I know that my Redeemer lives             
Psalm:                     86 (chant as set)
351          Now is eternal life                                  
Canticles: Set B
488          The Lord is risen indeed                        
Anthem:  AFC4   33   Rutter:  Christ the Lord is risen again

Sunday 6th May Easter 5

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist
76            Christ is made the sure foundation        
Psalm:  148 vv1-6   (vv 7-14 are optional)
525          Ubi caritas                                              
Anthem: sheet   Bainton:  And I saw a new heaven
13 t(i)      All hail the power of Jesus’ name
382          O Lord, your tenderness
158 t(ii)   Glorious things of thee are spoken

6.00 for 6.30 Sung Evensong
1              A brighter dawn is breaking                   
Psalm: 98, chant 172
277 t (ii)  Jesus shall reign                                     
Magnificat:  Set A      
Nunc Dimittis: Sumsion in G
13 t(i)      All hail the power of Jesus’ name         
Anthem: NCAB   443   Bairstow:  The day draws on with golden light

Sunday 13th May Easter 6

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist    
356          O Breath of Life                                     
Psalm:  67
175          God of mercy, God of grace                  
Anthem:  sheet   Howells:  O pray for the peace of Jerusalem
321 t(ii)   Love divine, all loves excelling               
IAMB     Take this moment                                                                  
85            City of God, how broad and far
pm  NO SERVICE AT ST MARY’S  (Contemplative Fire Service at Abbots Hill School)

Thursday 17th May Ascension Day

8.00 Service at St Barnabas

Sunday 20th May Easter 7

9.00 for 9.30  Sung Eucharist  with Baptism           
94            Come, let us join our cheerful songs      
Psalm: 97 (only if no baptism)
327          Majesty, worship his majesty                               
Anthem: NCAB   94   Harris:  Come down, O Love divine
46 t(i)      At the name of Jesus
361          O for a heart to praise my God
277 t(ii)   Jesus shall reign
pm Team Confirmation at St Barnabas

9.30  Sung Eucharist  with Baptism           
191(omit 5,6,7) Hail the day that sees him rise
327          Majesty, worship his majesty                               
Anthem: NCAB   94   Harris:  Come down, O Love divine
480, The head that once was crowned with thorns
513 Thou didst leave thy throne and thy kingly crown
pm Team Confirmation (St Barnabas)

Sunday 27th May  Pentecost

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist  
90            Come down, O Love divine                   
Psalm 104  vv 26-37 + Alleluia  (CW vv 25-37: v 36 is optional)
392 t(i)    O thou who camest from above             
Anthem: sheet   Elgar:  The Spirit of the Lord
97            Come thou Holy Spirit, come
53            Be still for the presence of the Lord
IAMB     When our Lord
5.30 for 6.30 Choral Evensong
Introit:     NCAB  275  Tye: O Holy Spirit, Lord of grace    
Responses:              Harrold:  Redbourn Responses
131          Filled with the Spirit’s power                                               
Psalm:  36 vv 5-10, chant 152:    150, chant Stanford (sheet)
92            Come, Holy Ghost                                                
Canticles: Stanford in C
97            Come, thou Holy Spirit, come                               
Anthem: NCAB   177   Tallis:  If ye love me       

 

Sunday 3rd June Trinity

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist    
212          Holy, holy, holy                                    
Psalm:8
515          Three in One, and One in Three            
Anthem: NCAB   155   Tchaikovsky:  Holy, holy, holy     
514          Thou, whose almighty word
343          My God, how wonderful thou art
313          Lord of all hopefulness                          
3.30 for 6.30 Choral Evensong at St John the Baptist, Royston (music tba)

Sunday 10th June Trinity 1 / Proper 5

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist    
532          We have a gospel to proclaim                
Psalm:30 (assuming “related” readings)
355          Now the green blade riseth                    
Anthem: NCAB   448   Shephard:  The Secret of Christ
26            Alleluia, sing to Jesus
7              Adoramus te, Domine
188          Guide me, O thou dreat Redeemer                         
pm NO SERVICE AT ST MARY’S  (Contemplative Fire Service at Abbots Hill School)

Sunday 17th June Trinity 2 / Proper 6

9.00 for 9.30  Sung Eucharist
50            Awake, my soul, and with the sun        
Psalm 32 (only if no baptisms: assuming “related” readings)
409          Open our eyes, Lord                              
Anthem: NCAB   512   Attwood:  Turn thy face from my sins
186          Great is thy faithfulness
352          Now let us from this table rise
293 t(i)    Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us
5.30 for 6.30 Choral Evensong
Introit:     HON  54  Sibelius:  Be still, my soul
Responses:Smith
261 t(i)    Jesu, lover of my soul                            
Psalm: 52 chant 102, chant 103 from v 9  (Psalm 53 is optional)
437 t(i)    Rock of ages, cleft for me                      
Canticles: Stanford in B flat                   
310          Lord, for the years                                 
Anthem: NCAB   548   Schubert:  Where thou reignest

Sunday 24th June Birth of John the Baptist

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist
329          Make way, make way
Psalm                      22 vv 19-28
288 t(i)    King of glory                                          
Anthem: NCAB   463   Gibbons:  This is the record of John
401          On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry
428          Purify my heart
235          I, the Lord of sea and sky
6.00 for 6.30 Taizé Worship
(tba)

Sunday 1st July Trinity 4 / Proper 8

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist
513 Thou didst leave thy throne
Psalm: 16
346 My song is love unknown
Anthem: NCAB 142 Sterndale Bennet: God is a Spirit
269 Jesus, good above all other
564 Ye holy angels bright
6.00 for 6.30 Sung Evensong
227 I come with joy
Psalm: 60 chants 126 (vv 1-5), 127 (vv 6-12)
56 Be thou my vision
Canticles: Set B
264 t(i) Jesu, the very thought of Thee
Anthem: NCAB 185 Bach: Jesu, joy of man’s desiring

Sunday 8th July Trinity 5 / Proper 9

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist
473 The Church’s one foundation
Psalm 66, vv 1-8
103 t(ii) Crown him with many crowns
Anthem sheet Howells: O pray for the peace of Jerusalem
287 t(ii) Just as I am, without one plea
536 t(i) We sing the praise of him who died
6.30 Evening Prayer (said)

Sunday 15th July Trinity 6 / Proper 10

9.00 for 9.30           Family Eucharist with Baptism
Psalm:     25,  vv 1-9
Anthem:  AFC4   174  Ireland:  Greater love hath no man

5.30 for 6.30           Choral Evensong
Introit:     NCAB  206  Wesley:  Lead me, Lord                    
Responses:              Byrd
261 t(ii)   Jesu, lover of my soul                                            
Psalm: 77, vv 1-12 (chant as set)
197          Hark my soul, it is the Lord                                  
Canticles: Dyson in D
172          God is working his purpose out                            
Anthem: NCAB  120  Balfour Gardiner:  Evening Hymn

Sunday 22nd July Mary Magdalene

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
Psalm:     42, vv 1-10
Anthem:  NCAB  443  Bairstow:  The day draws on with golden light

6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
280          Jesus, stand among us in thy risen power             
Psalm:                     63 (chant as set)
255 t(i)    It is a thing most wonderful
Anthem: NCAB  425  Bach:  Subdue us by thy goodness
25            Alleluia, Alleluia, hearts to heaven                        
Canticles: Stanford in C

Sunday 29th July Trinity 8 / Proper 12

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
Psalm:                     138
Anthem:                  NCAB  209  Mudd: Let thy merciful ears, O Lord
and          AFC1   86  Blow:  Let my prayer
6.30                         Evening Prayer (said)

Sunday 5th August Trinity 9 / Proper 13 

(Simon away)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
Psalm:                     49, vv 1-12
Anthem:                  (possibly Byrd / Elgar/ Mozart: Ave verum corpus: 
Margaret to choose)
6.30                         Evening Prayer (said)

Sunday 12th August              Trinity 10 / Proper 14

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
76, Christ is made the sure foundation
Psalm:                     33, vv 13-22,
365, O God of earth and altar
Never weather-beaten sail – Campian 
566, Ye servants of the Lord
158 Glorious things of thee are spoken          
6.30                         Evening Prayer (said)

Sunday 19th August Trinity 11 / Proper 15

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist with Baptism
478 (omit v3) The God of Abraham praise
Psalm:     82
49,Awake, awake: fling off the night!
Anthem:  AFC1   196  Attwood:  Teach me, O Lord
392, O thou who camest from above
480 The head that once was crowned with thorns

6.00 for 6.30           Evening Prayer (said)


Sunday 26th August Trinity 12 / Proper 16

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
432, Restore, O Lord
Psalm:                     71, vv 1-6
464 Take my life, and let it be
Anthem: Andrew Derby Isiah 58: 9b–14
288, King of glory, King of peace
158 Glorious things of thee are spoken
6.30                         Evening Prayer (said)

Sunday 2nd September Trinity 13 / Proper 17

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist

363, O God, beyond all praising
Psalm: 112
137 For the beauty of the earth
Anthem: NCAB  62  Walford Davies:  Blest are the pure in heart
342, My God, and is thy table spread
18,All praise to thee, for thou, O King divine

6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
296          Let all the world in every corner sing                    
Psalm:                     119, vv 81-88 (chant as set)
220          How sweet the name of Jesus sounds                   
Anthem:                  NCAB  95  Harris: Come down, O Love divine
15            All my hope on God is founded                            
Canticles:                Set C

Sunday 9th September Patronal Festival

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
Anthem:                  ESM  278  Rachmaninov:  Hail O Virgin Mother
(Bogoroditsye Dyevo, from the Vespers)

4.30 (tbc) for 6.30  Festival Evensong (here) with the choir of St John’s, Boxmoor – COMMON WORSHIP SERVICE
Introit:             16thCAB  70  Batten: O sing joyfully
Psalm:             141 (Responsorial setting from Sunday Psalms).
Psalm              132 to anglican chant (tba), using the ASB translation.
Canticle:          sheet   And I saw a new heaven (Bainton)
Magnificat:      sheet   Howells:  Collegium Regale
Anthem:          sheet   Ave Maria (Arcadelt)
At End:           AFC4   197  Vaughan Williams: O clap your hands

 

NO CHOIR PRACTICES FROM JULY 27th TO AUGUST 24th  (inclusive)
REGULAR CHOIR PRACTICE RESTARTS ON FRIDAY 31st AUGUST

Sunday 16th September        Trinity 15 / Proper 19


9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist with Baptism
124          Father of heaven                                                      Psalm:                     (none)                     
237          I will sing the wondrous story                                                Anthem:                  NCAB   516  Wesley:  Wash me throughly
72            Broken for me
164          Go forth and tell
6.30                         Evening Worship for Team Council (said)

Sunday 23rd September        Trinity 16 / Proper 20


9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
282 t(i)    Jesus where’r thy people meet                                Psalm                      66, vv 1-8
207          Heaven shall not wait                                              Anthem                   NCAB   448  Shephard:  The secret of Christ
154          Give thanks with a grateful heart
143          Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go
6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
356          O breath of Life                                                       Psalm                      129 (chant as set)
367          O God, unseen but ever near                                   Canticles:                 Set A
512          Thou art the way                                                     Anthem:                  AFC1   120  Tye: Laudate nomen Domini

Sunday 30th September        Trinity 17 / Proper 21          
Back to Church Sunday


9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
242          Immortal, invisible                                                  Psalm:                     146 (no of verses tbc)
170          God is love: let heaven adore him                           Anthem:                  NCAB   77  Wise:  Blessed is he that considereth
83            Christ’s is the world in which we move
128          Fight the good fight

6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong (trebles only)
63            Blest are the pure in heart                                        Psalms:                    134 (chant as set), 135 vv 1-14              
170          God is love: let heaven adore him                           Magnificat:              Set D
432          Rejoice, the Lord is King                                        Nunc Dimittis:         HP2   102  Geoffrey Burgon
Anthem:                  HP2   114  Dyson:  Praise (Let all the world)                        

Sunday 7th October               Harvest Festival


9.30 for 1030          Family Eucharist
Psalm:                     (none)                     
Anthem:                  sheet   Rutter:  For the beauty of the earth                              

2.30 for 3.00           Choral Evensong
Introit:     NCAB   484  Greene:  Thou visitest the earth         Responses:              Smith
130          Fill your hearts with joy and gladness                     Psalm:                     100
139          For the healing of the nations                                  Anthem:                  NCAB   How:  Praise, O praise                             
9              All creatures of our God and King                          Canticles:                 Stanford in C

Sunday 14th October             Trinity 19 / Proper 23


9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
sheet        Sing for god’s glory (t HON 427)                          Psalm                      111
137 t (ii)  For the beauty of the earth                                       Anthem:                  NCAB   201  Bach:  King of glory, King of peace
243          Immortal love, for ever full                                     Setting:                    Archer complete with Gloria
480          The head that once was crowned with thorns
6.00 for 6.30           Service of Prayer for healing (tbc)
Anthem:  NCAB   1  Rutter:  A Gaelic Blessing

SATURDAY  20th OCTOBER           

7.30         CHOIR CONCERT with the CHANDOS ENSEMBLE (rehearsal tba)

Sunday 21st October             Trinity 20 / Proper 24


9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
473          The church’s one foundation                                   Psalm:                     121
304          Lift up your hearts!                                                 Anthem:                  NCAB   284  Loosemoore:  O Lord, increase our faith
120 t(i)    Father, hear the prayer we offer             
310          Lord, for the years
5.30 for 6.30           Choral Evensong
Introit:     sheet  Muir:  Cantate Domino                                 Responses:              Byrd
310          Lord, for the years                                                   Psalm:                     149 (chant as set)
410          Our blest Redeemer, ere he breathed                       Canticles:                 Ireland in F
122          Father, Lord of all creation                                      Anthem:                  NCAB   177  Tallis:  If ye love me

 

Sunday 28th October             Trinity 21 / Proper 25


9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
76            Christ is made the sure foundation                          Psalm:                     84 vv 1-6
90            Come down, O Love divine                                    Anthem:                  NCAB   224  Farrant:  Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake
398          Oh, the love of my Lord
77            Christ is our cornerstone                                        
6.30         Evening Prayer (said)

Sunday 4th November           All Saints (am) / All Souls (pm)


9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
393          O worship the King                                                                Psalm:                     149 (assume include Alleluia at start and end)
134          For all the saints                                                      Anthem:                  NCAB   215  arr Ley:  Lo, round the throne a glorious band 
92            Come, Holy Ghost, our douls inspire                                     or             NCAB   323  Victoria:  O quam gloriosum
555          Who are these like stars appearing
2.30 for 3.00           Commemoration of faithful departed
Anthem:                  Sheet   Greene:  Lord, let me know mine end

Sunday 11th November         Remembrance Sunday – trebles only


9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
Psalm:                                     17 vv 1-7  ((verses tbc)
Communion Anthem:              HP2   69  Schubert:  The Lord is my Shepherd
Remembrance ceremony:        sheet   Elgar:  We will remember them

 

 

For the concert on October 20th with the Chandos Ensemble (strings only):
book                        Mozart:  Coronation Mass                                      25            (new for some people)
ESM   114               Franck:  Panis Angelicus,                                       4
ESM   103               Faure:  Cantique de Jean Racine,                             5
Sheet                       Purcell Rejoice in the Lord alway                            9
(+ a selection of settings of Ave Maria)
(Ensemble will play Albinoni:  Adagio                                   6
                                                Handel: Concerto grosso op 6 in A         17)           (duration of no 11 from website)
(estimated 66 mins music so far)

Sunday 11th November Remembrance Sunday – trebles only

9.30 for 10.00 Sung Eucharist
478 The God of Abraham praise
310 Lord for the years Psalm: 17 vv 1-7
220 How sweet the name Communion Anthem: HP2 69 Schubert: The Lord is my Shepherd
366 O God our help in ages past Remembrance ceremony: sheet Elgar: We will remember them
6.30 for 7.15 Joint Service at St Mary and St Joseph, Boxmoor
Psalm: 4 (responsorial, from Sunday Psalms)
Anthems: sheet Campion: Never weather-beaten sail
NCAB 164 Harris: Holy is the true light
Possible instrumental group

Saturday 17th November

5.45 for 6.00pm Carols and “Light up a life” service outside Town Hall

Sunday 18th November 2 before Advent

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist with Baptism
87 Colours of day
139 t(i) For the healing Psalm: (none)
328 Make me a channel Anthem: NCAB 185 Bach: Jesu, joy of man’s desiring
460 Strengthen for service
5.30 for 6.30 Choral Evensong
Introit: NCAB 62 Walford Davies: Blest are the pure in heart Responses: Byrd
117 Faithful Shepherd, feed me Psalm: 93 chant 108
315 t(i) Lord of our life, and God of our salvation Canticles: Purcell in G minor
432 Rejoice, the Lord is King Anthem NCAB 228 Handel: Lord, I trust thee

Sunday 25th November Christ the King

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist
13 t(i) All hail the power
CH 510 Jesus calls us here Psalm: 46
53 Be still, for the presence of the Lord Anthem: AFC4 53 Rutter: O clap your hands
432 Rejoice, the Lord is King
6.30 Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 2nd December Advent Sunday

9.00 for 9.30 Family Eucharist
Hymns tba Psalm: (none) Anthem AFC1 81 Mathias: Lift up your heads, O ye gates
5.00 for 6.30 Advent Carol Service – see separate list
Hymns tba
CC2 68 Palestrina: Matin Responsory
Sheet Arr Ferguson: People, look East
Sheet Handel: And the glory of the Lord
Sheet arr Crowley: When God Almighty came to earth (trebles only)
Sheet Mendelssohn: How lovely are the messengers
NCAB 145 Goss: God so loved the world
NCAB 231 Carter: Mary’s Magnificat

Sunday 9th December Advent 2

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist (NB Christingle Service at St Paul’s at the same time)
196 Hark a herald voice
401 On Jordan’s bank Psalm: 72 vv 1-7
334 May the mind Anthem: NCAB Gibbons: This is the record of John
209 Hills of the north, rejoice
6.30 Said Evening Prayer, or Contremplative Fire

Sunday 16th December Advent 3

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist
362 t(i) O for a thousand tongues to sing
285 Judge eternal, throned in splendour Psalm: Magnificat
519 Thy kingdom come, O God Anthem: 16CAB 1 Anon: Rejoice in the Lord alway
467 Tell out my soul
6.00 for 6.30 Sung Evensong
102 Creator of the starry height Psalm: 12 (chant as set)
470 t(i) The advent of our King Magnificat: Set C
193 Hail to the Lord’s anointed Nunc Dimittis Dyson in D
Anthem NCAB 349 Wood: O thou, the central orb

Sunday 23rd December Advent 4

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist
98 t(i) Come thou long
358 O come, O come, Emmanuel Psalm: 80 vv 1-8
332 Mary, blessed teenage mother Anthem: DCF1994 29 Archer: There is no rose
523 To the name of our salvation (om 3,4)
5.00 for 6.30 Christmas Carol Service (see separate list)
Congregational carols tba
Introit CC2 177 arr Willcocks: Resonemus laudibus
Choir Sheet Joubert: There is no rose
Choir Sheet Stanford: Magnificat in G (no Gloria)
Choir sheet Rutter: Christmas lullaby
Choir sheet Hendrie: As I outrode this enderes night
Choir CC2 16 Rutter: Nativity Carol
Choir NCAB 441 Eccard When to the temple Mary went
Choir CC2 202 arr R Vaughan Williams This is the truth sent from above

Monday 24th December Christmas Eve

3.00 Nativity Service (no rehearsal beforehand)
7.00 Carol singing at HH General Hospital
10.45 for 11.00 Carols in church: tba
11.30 Midnight Eucharist
(congregational carols)

Tuesday 25th December Christmas Day

10.00 Family Eucharist (no rehearsal beforehand)
(congregational carols)
Friday 28th December: no choir practice


Sunday 30th November Christmas 1

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
283 Joy to the world! The Lord is come
Psalm:     148 vv 7-14    
2, A great and mighty wonder
253    It came upon the midnight clear                                                                    
Anthem:  65 Born in the night, Mary's child
395   Of the Father's love begotten                      
6.30 Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 6th January 2008 Epiphany

9.00 for 9.30           Family Eucharist
41            As with gladness                    
193          Hail to the Lord’s anointed                                     
Psalm:                     72 vv 10-15
248          In the bleak midwinter                                            
Anthem:                  NCAB   526  Mendelssohn:  There shall a star
71 t(i)      Brightest and best                   
6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
394          O worship the Lord in the beauty                           
Psalms:                    98 chant 151: 100 chant 152
113          Earth has many a noble city
451          Songs of thankfulness and praise                           
Anthem                   AFC1   49  Ouseley:  From the rising of the sun

Sunday 13th January 2008 Baptism of Christ

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist with Baptism
3              A man there lived in Galilee
473          The Church’s one foundation                                 
Psalm:                     (none)     
454          Spirit of the living God                                          
Anthem:                  NCAB   94  Harris:  Come down, O Love divine
532          We have a gospel to proclaim
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 20th January Epiphany 3

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
94            Come, let us join our cheerful songs                      
sheet        When our Lord walked (t HON 169a)                   
Psalm:                     27 vv 1, 4-13 
500          There is a Redeemer                                               
Anthem:                  NCAB   512  Attwood:  Turn thy face from my sins
451          Songs of thankfulness and praise                           
5.30 for 6.30           Choral Evensong
Introit:     NCAB   206  Wesley:  Lead me, Lord                   
Responses:              Smith      
174          God of grace and God of glory                              
Psalm:                     33 vv 1-12 (chant as set)
491          The race that long in darkness pined                      
Canticles:                 Stanford in B flat    
172          God is working his purpose out                             
Anthem                   NCAB   64  Wesley:  Blessed be the God and Father

Sunday 27th January Conversion of St Paul

9.00 for 9.30           Patronal Eucharist at St Paul’s
6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong (Query: Conversion of St Paul or Epiphany 4?)

Sunday 3rd February Candlemas

9.00 for 9.30           Family Eucharist with Thanksgiving for Baptism
317          Lord the light of your love (Shine, Jesus, shine)    
Setting:                    Thorne, with additional acclamation
329          Make way, make way (processional 1)                  
Gloria:                     Peruvian (HON 161)
sheet        O the wonder of the ages (t 122) (processional 2) 
Psalm:     (none)                     
321 t(ii)   Love divine, all loves excelling                              
Anthem:                  CC2   188  arr Willcocks  The Infant King
sheet        Give me oil in my lamp (t153)                               
NB procession (2 hymns) before the Gospel.  No communion hymn   

6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong    
395          Of the Father’s love begotten                                 
Psalm:                     122  Plainsong (sheet)                            
295          Let all mortal flesh keep silence                              
Magnificat               Plainsong (sheet - NEH 506) 
118          Faithful vigil ended                                                
Nunc dimittis:          Plainsong, with Antiphon (sheet, NEH 508)
Responses:              plainsong (sheet)                                    
Anthem:                  Virgin born, we bow before thee (sheet, NEH 187)

Wednesday 6th February Ash Wednesday

7.30 for 8.00           Sung Eucharist
145          Forty days and forty nights                                    
Setting:                    Rutter
261 t(i)    Jesu, lover of my soul                                            
Psalm:                     51, vv 1-18                             
39            As the deer pants for the water                               
Ashing:                   NCAB   482   Purcell:  Thou knowest, Lord
517 t(i)    Through the night of doubt and sorrow                 
Communion:           NCAB   224   Farrant:  Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake

Sunday 10th February Lent 1

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
sheet        Come all you people (CH4   757, round)               
Setting:                    Rutter
304          Lift up your hearts                                                  
Psalm:                     32
53            Be still, for the presence of the Lord                      
Anthem:                  NCAB   151   Farrant:  Hide not thou thy face
372 t (ii)  O Jesus, I have promised

Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 17th February Lent 2

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
170          God is love: let heaven adore him                          
Setting:                    Rutter
522          To God be the glory                                               
Psalm:                     121
525          Ubi caritas
sheet        Now go in peace (CH4   789, round)                     
5.30 for 6.30           Choral Evensong
Introit:     NCAB   145  Goss:  God so loved the world        
Responses:              Byrd
396          Oft in danger, oft in woe                                        
Canticles:                 Morley (fauxbourdons)
243          Immortal love, for ever full                                    
Anthem:                  NCAB   177  Tallis:  If ye love me
170          God is love: let heaven adore him

Sunday 24th February Lent 3

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
282 t(i)    Jesus, where’er thy people meet                             
Setting:                    Rutter
sheet        Glory and gratitude                                                
Psalm:                     95
120 t(i)    Father, hear the prayer we offer
516          Through all the changing scenes of life
6.00 for 6.30           Service of Prayer for Healing (tba)

Sunday 2nd March Lent 4 / Mothering Sunday

9.00 for 9.30           Family Eucharist  with instruments
508          This is the day                                                        
Setting:                    Thorne
137 t(ii)   For the beauty of the earth                                      
Psalm:                     (none)
328          Make me a channel of your peace                          
Gospel Acclamation:                sheet   Halle, halle (WWB 120)
235          I the Lord of sea and sky                                        
Anthem:                  sheet   Rutter:  The Lord bless you and keep you
5.00 for 6.30           Joint Choral Evensong at St John’s  (hymns/psalm tba)
Introit:                     NCAB  316  Joubert:  O Lord, the maker              
Responses:              Rose                                                       
Canticles:                 Stanford in A                                                         
Anthem                   sheet   Stanford: The Lord is my shepherd

Sunday 9th  March Lent 5 / Passion Sunday

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
356          O breath of life                                                       
Setting:                    Rutter
426 t(i)    Praise to the Holiest                                               
Psalm:                     Come to me (GG 36, paraphrase of psalm 130)
500          There is a Redeemer                                               
Anthem:                  NCAB   168  Goss:  If we believe that Jesus died
501          There’s a wideness in God’s mercy                       
6.00 for 6.30           Iona worship (tba)

Sunday 13th April Easter 4

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist

480 The head that once was crowned with thorns
Setting:                    Thorne
Psalm:                     23
237 I will sing the wondrous story
Anthem:                  NCAB   238  Oxley:  My shepherd is Lord
504 Thine for ever! God of love
501 There's a wideness in God's mercy
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 20th  April Easter 5

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist with Baptism
473 The Church's one foundation
Setting: Thorne
Psalm: 31 vv 1-5 (if no baptism)
522 To God be the glory, great things he has done
Anthem: AFC4   174  Ireland:  Greater love hath no man
Sheet
142 Forth in the peace of Christ we go
5.30 for 6.30  Choral Evensong
Introit:     NCAB   275  Tye:  O Holy Spirit, Lord of grace                   
Responses: Rose
261 t(ii)   Jesu, lover of my soul                                                            
Psalm: 147 vv 1-11. chant as set
77 Christ is our Cornerstone
Canticles: Sumsion in A
518 Thy hand, O God, has guided
Anthem: sheet   Bainton:  And I saw a new heaven

Sunday 27th  April Easter 6

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
sheet        Name of all majesty                                
15            All my hope onGod is founded                                              
Setting: Thorne
410          Our blest redeemer                                                                 
Psalm: 66 vv 7-18
235          I the Lord of see and sky                                                        
Anthem:                  sheet   Elgar:  The Spirit of the Lord

Said Evening Prayer, followed by Annual Parochial Church Meeting

Thursday 1st May Ascension Day

7.30 for 8.00 Sung Eucharist

191 t(i)    Hail the day that sees him rise                                                
Setting:                    Thorne
309          Lord enthroned  in heavenly splendour (version 1)
Psalm: 93
327          Majesty, worship his majesty                                                 
Anthem: AFC4   53  Rutter:  O clap your hands
277 t(ii)   Jesus shall reign

Sunday 4th May  Easter 7

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
94            Come let us join our cheerful songs                                       
Setting: Thorne
26            Alleluia, sing to Jesus                                                            
Psalm: 68  vv 1-10
243          Immortal love , for ever full                                                   
Anthem:  AFC4   197  Vaughan Williams:  O clap your hands
46 t(ii)     At the name of Jesus
6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
296          Let all the world                                                     
Psalm:                     47, chant as set
69 t(ii)     Breathe on me, breath of God                                
Magnificat:              Set C      
Nunc dimittis:          Gibbons:  Short Service
56            Be thou my vision                                                  
Anthem  NCAB   201  Bach, arr Harris:  King of glory, King of peace

Sunday 11th May Pentecost

9.00 for 9.30 Family Eucharist (with instrumentalists)
90            Come down, O Love divine                                   
Setting:                    Thorne
87            Colours of day                                                       
Psalm:                     (none)
(no communion hymn)                                                           
Communion:          sheet  Samuel Pellman:  Share the fire
508          This is the day                                                        
(Confession:   AFC1   46  Gibbons: Come, Holy Ghost    and/or  sheet   Hurford:  Litany to the Holy Spirit  OR SILENCE)
6.30 Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 18th May Trinity Sunday

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist with Baptism
212   Holy, holy, holy                                                     
Setting: Thorne
514  Thou whose almighty word
Psalm:  8
sheet Today I awake  (IAMB 134) 
Anthem:  AFC4   67  Leighton: a hymn to the Trinity
478          The God of Abraham praise
4.00 for 6.30           Choral Evensong (at St Mary’s)) with the choir of St John the Baptist, Royston
(Music now confirmed with Peter Wadl except the anthem which may be changed)
Introit:     sheet  Schubert:  Holy, Holy, Holy
Responses: Byrd
124  Father of heaven, whose love profound
Psalms:  93, chant as set: 150, Stanford chant (sheet)
123          Father most holy, merciful and loving                    
Canticles: Dyson in D
514          Thou, whose almighty word                                  
Anthem:  NCAB   155  Tchaikovsky:  Holy, holy, holy

Sunday 25th May Trinity 1 (Proper 3)

9.00 for 9.30  Sung Eucharist
76 Christ is made the sure foundation
Setting: Thorne
378  O Lord all the world                                               
Psalm: 136, vv 1-9, 23-26
341 t(ii)   My God accept my heart                                        
Anthem:NCAB   10  Mendelssohn:  Above all praise and all majesty
352 Now let us from this table
6.00 for 6.30   Sung Evensong
189  Hail, gladdening Light                                            
Psalm: 148, chant as set
115  Eternal Ruler of the ceaseless round                       
Magnificat:  Gibbons:  Short Service
Nunc dimittis:          Set C
323          Love of the Father                                                  
Anthem: NCAB   18  Gibbons:  Almighty and everlasting God

Sunday 1st June Trinity 2 (Proper 4)

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist
158 t(i)    Glorious things of thee are spoken                         
Setting: Archer
366 O God our help in ages past                                   
Psalm: 31 vv 19-24
53  Be still for the presence of the Lord                       
Anthem: AFC1   196  Attwood:  Teach me, O Lord
268 Jesus Christ is waiting
6.00 for 6.30 Sung Evensong
360 t(ii)   O for a closer walk with God                                 
Psalm: 33 vv 13-21, chant as set
501 There’s a wideness in God’s mercy
Canticles: Set B
437 Rock of ages, cleft for me                                      
Anthem: NCAB   177  Tallis:  If ye love me

Sunday 8th June Trinity 3 (Proper 5)

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist
560 Will you come and follow                                      
Setting: Archer
372 t(ii)   O Jesus I have promised                                        
Psalm: 50 vv 7-15
328  Make me a channel  of your peace                         
Anthem: NCAB   448  Richard Shephard:  The secret of Christ
321 t(ii)   Love divine, all loves excelling
6.00  for 6.30 Team Confirmation at St Paul’s  (Choir + instrumentalists)
(tba – rehearsal time may be changed)

Sunday 15th June Trinity 4 (Proper 6)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist with Baptism
17  All people that on earth do dwell                            
Setting: Thorne
172 God is working his purpose out                             
Psalm: 100 (only if no baptisms)
392  t(i)   O thou who camest from above                             
Anthem:  sheet   Paul Ayres:  Jubilate
143  Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go
5.00 for 6.30  Choral Evensong (at St Mary’s) with St John’s, Boxmoor (note rehearsal time)
(music subject to agreement with Nicholas King)
Introit:     NCAB   275  Tye:  O Holy Spirit, Lord of grace   
Responses: Harrold: Redbourn Responses
85  City of God, how broad and far                             
Psalm: 43, chants as set
296  Let all the world in every corner sing                     
Canticles: Blair in B minor
142 Forth in the peace of Christ we go                         
Anthem: AFC4   140  Britten:  O be joyful in the Lord (Jubilate Deo)

Sunday 22nd June St Alban

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist 

567,    
Setting:                    Thorne
Psalm:                     3
sheet,

Anthem:                  NCAB   416  Leighton:  Solus ad victimam
72,
147

6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 29th June St Peter

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist    
282 t(i)    Jesus wher’er thy people meet                               
Setting: Thorne
30            And can it be                                                          
Psalm: 125
229          I do not know the man  tune tbc: 201/312( i)?        
Anthem: AFC4   128  Bullock:  Give us the wings of faith
424          Praise the Lord, rise up

6.30           Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 6th July Trinity 7 (Proper 9)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
56            Be thou my vision                                                  
322          Love is his word                                                    
Psalm:                     145 vv 8-15
154          Give thanks with a grateful heart                            
Anthem:                  AFC1   142  Stanford:  O for a closer walk with God
293 t(i)    Lead us heavenly Father

6.00 for 6.30 Combined Songs of Praise at St Paul’s with band
Anthem: sheet        Gibbons: Magnificat (from Short Service
Some hymns still to be chosen, but the following will be included, mostly with band
300          Let us praise God together
380          O Lord my God (How great thou art)
Sheet       Confitemini Domino (taize) during the prayers as a refrain
52            Be still and know that I am God
418          Praise him on the trumpet
384          O love that will not let me go  (organ only)

Sunday 13th July Trinity 8 (Proper 10)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
130          Fill your hearts with joy (omit v 3)                        
362 t(i)    O for a thousand tongues                                        Psalm:                     65 vv 8-13               (same as CW vv 9-14)                           
469          Thanks for the fellowship                                       Anthem:                 AFC1   196  Attwood:  Teach me, O Lord
522          To God be the glory
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 20th July Trinity 9 (Proper 11)

9.00 for 9.30           Family Eucharist                                                   with band
380          O Lord my God (How great thou art)                    
161          Glory to God (Peruvian Gloria)
5              Abba, Father, let me be                                           Psalm:                     none                       
39            As the deer pants                                                     Anthem:                  NCAB   58  Harris:  Behold, the tabernacle of God               
571          You shall go out with joy
5.00 for 6.30           Choral Evensong
Introit:     AFC1   196  Attwood:  Teach me, O Lord             Responses:              Smith
249 t(i)    In the cross of Christ I glory                                   Psalms:                    67,  70  (chants as set)                            
195          Happy are they, they that love God                         Canticles:                 Sumsion in G
334          May the mind of Christ my Saviour                        Anthem:                  NCAB   349  Wood:  O thou the central orb                          

Sunday 27th July Trinity 10 (Proper 12)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
354 t(i)    Now thank we all                                                   
351          Now is eternal life                                                   Psalm:                     119 vv 129-136
221          I am a new creation                                                 Anthem:                  NCAB   197  Bairstow:  Jesu, the very thought of thee                        
174          God of grace and God of glory
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 3rd August  Trinity 11 (Proper 13)

Simon away, George Bayley playing
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
422          Praise my soul                                                        
429          Put thou thy trust in God                                         Psalm:                     145 vv 16-22           (CW starts mid-block at v 15)
379          O Lord hear my prayer                                            Anthem:                  NCAB   228  Handel:  Lord, I trust thee
158 t(i)    Glorious things of thee are spoken                                                                                         
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 10th August  Trinity 12 (Proper 14)

Simon away, George Bayley playing
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
106          Dear Lord and Father                                             
523          To the name of our salvation                                   Psalm:                     85 vv 8-13
287 t(ii)   Just as I am                                                             Anthem:                  sheet           Bairstow:  Save us, O Lord
268          Jesus Christ is waiting                                                                           
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 17th August Trinity 13 (Proper 15)

Simon away, George Bayley playing
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist with Baptism
244 t(i)    In Christ there is no east                                         
378          O Lord all the world                                                Psalm:                     67  (only if no baptism)
53            Be still for the presence of the Lord                        Anthem:                  AFC4   128  Bullock:  Give us the wings of faith
532          We have a gospel to proclaim                                                                 
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer


Sunday 24th August St Bartholomew

Simon away, Margaret playing
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist                    
15            All my hope on God is founded                             
148          From heaven you came                                           Psalm:                     145 vv 1-7
CH4 754 Be still and know (*  *** +++) (tbc)                      Anthem:                  NCAB   284  Loosemore:  O Lord, increase my faith
188          Guide me, O thou great Redeemer                                                         
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 31st August Trinity 15 (Proper 17)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
425          Praise the Lord, ye heavens adore him                                                   
321 t(ii)   Love divine                                                             Psalm:                     26 vv 1-8
39            As the deer pants                                                     Anthem:                  sheet   Stainer:  God so loved the world
122          Father, Lord of all creation                                                     
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 7th September Patronal Festival (birth of the BVM)

9.00 for 9.30           Family Eucharist                                   with band
xxx                                                                                          Setting:                    Chilcott:  A little jazz mass
xxx                                                                                          Psalm:                     none
xxx                                                                                          Anthem:                  sheet        Anne-Marie Czajkowski:  Joseph’s Chair
xxx                                                                                         
6.30                         Festal Evensong (CW form of service)
Introit:                     ESM   278  Rachmaninov:  Hail O virgin mother (in English)
Psalm:                     sheet   104 or 141 (responsorial)
Psalm                      sheet   123 (CW to Anglican chant)
Canticle:                  sheet   Wood:  Hail, gladdening light
Magnificat:              Dyson in D
Anthem:                  ESM   64  Bruckner:  Ave Maria
Te Deum:                Britten in C
NB might swap the introit and anthem

 

Sunday 14th September Holy Cross

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
303          Lift high the cross (om vss 6,7,8)
346          My song is love unknown
CH4 390 Open are the gifts of God (**) (+++)
270          Jesus is Lord

Sunday  21st September Matthew

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist with Baptism
560          Will you come and follow me                                
Gloria:       Peruvian (HON 161)
235          I the Lord of sea and sky                                        
Psalm:     119 vv 65-72 (only if no baptism)
442          Seek ye first                                                           
Anthem     AFC4   128  Bullock:  Give us the wings of faith
354 t(i)    Now thank we all our God
5.30 for 6.30           Choral Evensong
Introit:     NCAB   141  Rutter:  God be in my head              
Responses: Byrd
266 t(ii)   (in E)  Jesus calls us                                               
Psalm: 119 vv33-40, 89-96 (chants as set)
56            Be thou my vision                                                  
Canticles: Stanford in C
464 t(ii)   Take my life, and let it be                                       
Anthem:  AFC1   142  Stanford:  O for a closer walk with God

Sunday  28th September Trinity 19 (Proper 21)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
83            Christ’s is the world  (+++)
380          O Lord my God (How great thou art)                    
Psalm:                     25 vv 1-8 (skip 3rd part of chant in final block)
276          Jesus remember me                                                
Anthem:                  AFC1  Rachmaninov:  To thee, O Lord
335          Meekness and majesty
6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
361          O for a heart to praise my God                               
Psalm:                     124 (chant as set)
334          (in D)  May the mind of Christ my Saviour           
Canticles:                 Bairstow in E flat
46 t(i)      At the name of Jesus                                              
Anthem:                  NCAB   224  Farrant:  Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake

Sunday 5th October Harvest Festival

10.00 for 10.30       Family Eucharist
Psalm:                     none
Anthem:                  sheet   Rutter:  For the beauty of the earth

AFTER EUCHARIST: rehearsal for Choral Evensong

3.00  Choral Evensong
Introit:     NCAB   484  Greene:  Thou visitest the earth        
Responses:              Smith
101          Come, ye thankful people, come                            
Psalm:                     65 (chant as set)
524          To thee, O Lord, our hearts we raise                      
Canticles:                 Gibbons:  Short Service
139 t(i)    For the healing of the nations                                 
Anthem:                  NCAB   366  How:  Praise, O praise

Sunday 12th October Trinity 21 (Proper 23) 

(Vaughan Williams 50th anniversary celebration)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
90            Come down, O Love divine
231          I heard the voice of Jesus say                                 
Psalm:   23
127          Father, who in Jesus found us                                               
Anthem:                  AFC4   152             Vaughan Williams:  O how amiable
567          Ye watchers and ye holy ones
6.30                         Evening Prayer (said)

Sunday 19th October  Trinity 22 (Proper 24)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist with baptism
432          Rejoice, the Lord is King
514          Thou, whose almighty word                                  
Psalm:                     96 vv 1-9 (only if no baptism)
360 t(ii)   O for a closer walk with God                                 
Anthem:                  NCAB   142  Sterndale Bennet:  God is a spirit
15            All my hope on God is founded
6.00 for 6.30           Service of Prayer for Healing
Anthem:                  NCAB   448  Richard Shephard:  The secret of Christ  (+ NCAB  1  Rutter: Gaelic Blessing)?

Sunday 26th October Last Sunday after Trinity (Proper 25)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
392 t(i)    O thou who camest from above
518          Thy hand, O God, has guided                                
Psalm:  1
4   A new commandment                                            
Anthem: NCAB   494  Bairstow:  Though I speak with the tongues of men
372 t(ii)   O Jesus, I have promised
6.30         NO SERVICE AT ST MARY’S
You are all encouraged to attend Choral Evensong at St John’s, Boxmoor when David Lawson will be commissioned as Area Dean.

Sunday 2nd November All Saints (am), All Souls (pm)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
555          Who are these like stars appearing                         
Psalm:                     34 vv 1-10
259          Jerusalem the golden                                              
Anthem:                  NCAB   323  Victoria:  O quam gloriosum 
156          Give us the wings of faith
134          For all the saints
2.30 for 3.00 Commemoration of Faithful Departed
313          Lord of all hopefulness                                          
Introit:                     HON   54  Sibelius:  Be still, my soul
321 t(ii)   Love divine                                                            
Anthem:                  sheet  Greene:  Let me know mine end
sheet        Hear me, dear Lord (t HON226, Londonderry Air)
503          Thine be the glory

Sunday 9th November                           3 before Advent / Remembrance Sunday
9.30 for 10.00         Sung Eucharist with Act of Remembrance
518          Thy hand, O God, has guided                                 Psalm:                     70
56            Be thou my vision                                                   Communion:           NCAB  284  Loosemore:  O Lord, increase our faith
139 t(i)    For the healing of the nations                                  Remembrance:         sheet   Elgar:  We will remember them
366          O God, our help in ages past
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 16th November                         2 before Advent                                    
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist with baptism
55            Be thou my guardian and my guide                         Psalm:                     (only if no baptism) 90, vv 1-8, 11, 12   (include v 11 to fit chant)
380          O Lord, my God (how great thou art)                     Anthem:                  AFC1   196             Attwood:   Teach me, O Lord
464 t(ii)   Take my life, and let it be
489          The Lord will come and not be slow
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer            

Saturday 22nd November
6.00                         Carols in High St followed by Light up a life service (all from CC1)


28            Ding dong! Merrily on high
2              Away in a manger
29            God Rest you merry
39            Hark the herald
52            Infant holy
59            It came upon the midnight clear
87            O little town
14            A virgin most pure
100          Once in royal
102          Rejoice and be merry
154          Unto us is born a Son
157          Up, good Christen folk
150          Torches
88            O come, all ye faithful


7.00                         Service at St Paul’s – farewell to the Roman Catholics     (with band)
467          Tell out, my soul                                                     571          You shall go out with joy
186          Great is thy faithfulness                                          235          I, the Lord of sea and sky
503          Thine be the glory                                                   sheet        In Christ alone
106          Dear Lord and Father of mankind                           Anthem:  sheet   Handel:  Hallelujah Chorus (from The Messiah)

Sunday 23rd November                        Christ the King
432          Rejoice, the Lord is King                                                       
26            Alleluia, sing to Jesus                                             Psalm:                     95 vv 1-7
484 t(i)    The King of love my shepherd is                            Anthem:                  AFC4   53   Rutter:  O clap your hands
46 t(ii)     At the name of Jesus (omit vv 5,6)
2.45, for 5.30, ending at 6.30 approx   RSCM Regional Evensong
Introit:                     NCAB   164  Harris:  Holy is the true light            Responses:              NCAB   295  Carter: Responses                            
Canticles:                 Sumsion:   Mag and Nunc in G                              Anthem:                  NCAB   349  Wood:  O thou, the central orb  
                                                 
Sunday 30th November                         Advent Sunday                                    
9.00 for 9.30           Family Eucharist with First Communion
329          Make way, make way                                             Setting:                    Rutter
207          Heaven shall not wait                                              Psalm:                     none
53            Be still, for the presence of the Lord                       Anthem:                  AFC1   81  Mathias:  Lift up your heads, o ye gates
447          Sing to God new songs of worship
5.00 for 6.30           Advent Carols (here, with St Paul’s) – see separate list

Sunday 7th December                           Advent 2
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
193          Hail to the Lord’s anointed                                      Setting:                    Rutter
366          O God, our help in ages past                                   Psalm:                     85  vv 8-13
566          Ye servants of the Lord                                           Anthem:                  NCAB   253  Wood:  Never weather-beaten sail
489          The Lord will come and not be slow
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer            

Sunday 14th December                         Advent 3
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist                     Note: there is a Christingle service at 10.00 at St Paul’s
401          On Jordan’s bank, the Baptist’s cry                        Setting:                    Rutter
392          O thou, who camest from above                             Psalm:                     126
519          Thy kingdom come, O God                                    Anthem:                  NCAB   463  Gibbons:  This is the record of John
491          The race that long in darkness pined

    1. Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 21st December                          Advent 4
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
198          Hark, the glad sound                                               Setting:                    Rutter
136 t(i)    For Mary, mother of our Lord                                Psalm:                     Magnificat
471          The angel Gabriel (ATB use StNicholasCB)          Anthem:                  sheet   Arcadelt:  Ave Maria
46 t(ii)     At the name of Jesus
5.00 for 6.30           Nine Lessons and Carols – see separate list

Wednesday 24th December                       Christmas Eve
3.00pm           Nativity Service
See service booklet

10.45pm for 11.00   Carols
(Do as many of these as we have time for, in this order, but may cut some.  Simon going to the organ will signal that Christmas Lullaby is next)
OBC   181      Balulalow                                          piano

CC1   28         Ding dong! Merrily on high            unacc
CC1   157       Up, good Christen folk                    unacc
CC1   52         Infant holy                                        unacc
CC1   14         A virgin most pure   (vv 1,2)          unacc
CC1   102       Rejoice and be merry  (all verses) unacc

Sheet              Rutter:   Christmas lullaby              organ
CC1   154       Unto us is born a Son                      organ
CC1   150       Torches                                              organ
CC1   29         God Rest you merry                         organ

11.30              Midnight Eucharist           

HON   Music             Same words?            First line

403     CC2   148       N                     Once in royal                                               Setting:    Thorne

377     CC1   92         N                     O little town

554     CC2   210       Y                     While shepherds watched
199     CC1   39         N                     Hark the herald
444     -                       -                       Silent night
75        -                       -                       Child in the manger
253     CC2   89         N                     It came upon the midnight clear
357     CC2   88         N                     O come, all ye faithful

Thursday 25th December               Christmas Day
10.00              Family Eucharist (no rehearsal)

HON   Music             Same words?            First line

84        -                       -                       Christians, awake                             Setting:    Thorne
357     CC2   88         N                     O come, all ye faithful
65        -                       -                       Born in the night
34 a     (version 2)     -                       Angels from the realms
51        CC!   2            Y                     Away in a manger
86        -                       -                       Cloth for the cradle
199     CC1   39         N                     Hark the herald        

Sunday 28th December                   Holy Innocents
9.30 for 10.00            Sung Eucharist
(Use HON for all hymns)
2        A great and mighty                                                    Setting:           Thorne
477    The first nowell                                                         Anthem:         CC1    83        Coventry Carol
248    In the bleak
283    Joy to the world

Sunday 4th January                              Epiphany
9.30 for 10.00         Sung Eucharist
71 t (i)     Brightest and best of the suns of the morning        
Setting:                    Thorne
193          Hail to the Lord’s anointed                                      Psalm:                     72 vv 10-15
113          Earth has many a noble city                                     Anthem:                  AFC1   49  Ouseley:  From the rising of the sun
394          O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness        
6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
451          Songs of thankfulness and praise                            Psalms:                    98, Chant 152; 100, chant 151
514          Thou, whose almighty word                                   Canticles:                 Stanford in C
41            As with gladness men of old                                   Anthem:                  NCAB   523  Mendelssohn:  When Jesus, our Lord

Sunday 11th January                            Baptism of Christ
(usual time)            Sung Eucharist with Thanksgiving for Baptism
69 t(ii)     Breathe on me, breath of God (pause at crib)          Setting:                    Thorne (including Agnus Dei which is not in service booklet)
486          The Lord is my light (to and from font)                  Gloria:                     Peruvian
523          To the name of our salvation                                   Psalm:                     29
287 t(ii)   Just as I am, without one plea                                 Anthem:                  NCAB   142  Sterndale Bennett:  God is a spirit
356          O Breath of Life, come sweeping through us

6:30pm Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 18th January                            Epiphany 2
(usual time)            Sung Eucharist with Baptism
235          I, the Lord of sea and sky                                        Setting:                    Thorne
26            Alleluia, sing to Jesus                                             Psalm:                     139  vv 1-5, 12-18
94            Come, let us join our cheerful songs                       Anthem:                  Elgar:  The Spirit of the Lord
266          Jesus calls us: o’er the tumult
5.30 for 6.30           Choral Evensong
Introit:     NCAB   141  Rutter:  God be in my head               Responses:              Byrd
52            Be still and know that I am God                              Psalm                      96, chant as set
70            Bright the vision that delighted                                Canticles:                 Walmisley in D minor
309 t(i)    Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour                   Anthem:                  NCAB   548  Schubert:  Where Thou reignest

Sunday 25th January                            Conversion of  St Paul
(usual time)            Patronal Festival Eucharist at St Paul’s – with band
sheet        Put peace into each other’s hands  (T 484a)            Anthem:                  NCAB   Harris:  Holy is the true light   
sheet        In Christ alone
other hymns to follow

6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
15            All my hope on God is founded                              Psalm:                     119 vv 41-56, chants as set
464 t(ii)   Take my life, and let it be                                        Canticles:                 Stanford in B flat    
128          Fight the good fight                                                 Anthem:                  AFC4   128  Bullock:  Give us the wings of faith

Sunday 1st February                             Candlemas
(usual time)            Family Eucharist                   Hymns subject to change
329          Make way, make way                                             Setting:                    Thorne
sheet        O the wonder of the ages (t 122) (processional)     Gloria:                     Peruvian (HON 161)
153          Give me joy in my heart                                          Psalm:                     none
65            Born in the night, Mary’s child                               Anthem:                  CC2   188  arr Willcocks:  The Infant King
317          Lord, the light of your love is shining
5.00 for 6.30           Choral Evensong at St John’s (rehearsal time tbc)
Introit:                     NCAB   551  Eccard:  When to the temple Mary went
Responses:              Philip Radcliffe (for Edington, 1972)
Canticles:                 Peter Aston  (St Andrew’s Service)
Anthem:                  sheet   Wood:  Hail, gladdening light

Sunday 8th February                            3 before Lent  (Proper 1)
(usual time)            Sung Eucharist
243          Immortal Love, for ever full                                    Setting:                    Thorne
170          God is love: let heaven adore him                           Psalm:                     147 vv 1-12
83            Christ’s is the world                                                Anthem:                  NCAB   448  Shephard:  The secret of Christ
502          Thine arm, O Lord, in days of old

4.00 for 5.00           Rector’s Leaving Service (rehearsal time tbc)
Anthem:  sheet   Mendelssohn:  I waited for the Lord

Sunday 15th February                           2 before Lent
(usual time)            Sung Eucharist with Baptism
81 t(ii)     Christ triumphant, ever reigning                              Setting:                    Thorne
523          To the name of our salvation                                   Psalm:                     104 vv 26-37  (only if no baptism)
500          There is a Redeemer (omit if communion over)      Anthem:                  NCAB   64  Wesley:  Blessed be the God and Father
514          Thou, whose almighty word
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 22nd February                          1 before Lent
(usual time)            Sung Eucharist
343          My God, how wonderful thou art                           Setting:                    Thorne
532          We have a gospel to proclaim                                  Psalm:                     50, vv 1-6
sheet        Jesus, these eyes have never seen                           Anthem:                  NCAB   131   Stanford:  Glorious and Powerful God
317          Lord, the light of your love                                     OR                          sheet   Tallis:  O nata lux  (if we do not learn the Stanford in time)
6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
242          Immortal, invisible, God only wise                         Psalm:                     2, chant 174
56            Be thou my vision                                                   Magnificat:              Set C       Nunc Dimittis:         sheet   Gibbons:  Short Service              
106          Dear Lord and Father of mankind                           Anthem                   NCAB   58  Harris: Behold the tabernacle of God

Wednesday 25th February                    Ash Wednesday
7.30 for 8.00           Eucharist at St Paul’s (details to follow)
 
Sunday 1st March                                 Lent 1
(usual time)            Sung Eucharist
401          On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry                         Setting:                    Archer
225          I bind unto myself today                                         Psalm:                     25, vv 1-9
145          Forty days and forty nights (2nd version)                Anthem:                  NCAB   94   Harris:  Come down, O Love divine
120 t(i)    Father, hear the prayer we offer                             
6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
312 t(ii)   Lord Jesus, think on me                                          Psalm:                     119 vv 17-32, chant as set 
383          O love, how deep, how broad, how high                Canticles:                 Set B
384          O Love that wilt not let me go                 Anthem:                  sheet   Mendelssohn:  Hear my prayer

Sunday 8th March                                 Lent 2
(usual time)            Sung Eucharist
249 t(i)    In the cross of Christ I glory                                   Setting:                    Archer
465          Take up thy cross, the Saviour said                         Psalm:                     22 vv 23-31 NB NO RESPONSE after v 23: pointing changed:
349          New every morning is the love                                                               ignore 1st  bar line in vv 23 and 24
30            And can it be                                                           Anthem:                  NCAB   416  Leighton:  Solus ad victimam
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 15th March                               Lent 3
(usual time)            Sung Eucharist
536 t(i)    We sing thepraise of him who died                         Setting:                    Archer
174          God of grace and God of glory                               Psalm:                     19, vv 7-14
318          Lord, thy word abideth                                            Anthem:                  sheet   Haydn:  The heavens are telling
268          Jesus Christ is waiting
6.00 for 6.30           Prayer for Healing
(tba)

Sunday 22nd March                               Lent 4 / Mothering Sunday
9.00 for 9.30           Family Eucharist   (choir + instruments in transept, move to pews for talk if desired.)
137 t(ii)   For the beauty of the earth                                       Setting:                    Thorne
Sheet       Halle, halle, halle (before/after gospel)                    Anthem:                  sheet   Rutter: The Lord bless you and keep you
508          This is the day
328          Make me a channel
235          I, the Lord of sea and sky
6.30         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 29th March                               Lent 5 / Passion Sunday (NB choral Eucharist setting today)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
372 t(ii)   O Jesus, I have promised                                        Setting:                    Ireland in C (Kyrie in English)
255 t(i)    It  is a thing most wonderful                                   Psalm:                     (none: gradual hymn instead)
346          My song is love unknown
500          There is a Redeemer                                                Anthem:                  NCAB   14              Monteverdi:  Adoramus te, Christe
492          The royal banners forward go
6.30                         Celtic Evening Worship (said)

Sunday 5th April                                   Palm Sunday
9.00 for 9.30           Procession of Palms and Sung Eucharist
Under arches:          Weelkes:  Hosanna to the Son of David 
Processional (sheet): All glory, laud and honour    Ride on, the time is right (Winchester New)           My song is love unknown      Praise to the holiest
237          I will sing the wondrous story                                                                Setting:                    Archer
148          From heaven you came (The Servant King)                            Psalm:                     AFC1   81  Mathias:  Lift up your heads, O ye gates
335          Meekness and majesty                                                            Anthem:                  NCAB   5  Morgan:  A Palm Sunday Antiphon
6.00 for 6.30           Stations of the Cross (all music in choir copy of service booklet)


sheet                        Stainer:  God so loved the world
HON 276                                Jesus, remember me
NCAB   330            Goss: O Saviour of the world
NCAB   44              Elgar:  Ave verum corpus      
Sheet                       Pusey:  Were you  there
NCAB   372            Schutz:  Praise to thee, Lord Jesus


Thursday 9th April                                Maundy Thursday
7.30 for 8.00pm     Sung Eucharist with Foot Washing and Watch                                Setting:                    Archer
227          I come with joy                                                                                       Psalm                      116 vv 10-17
311          Lord Jesus Christ                                                                                    Foot washing:         NCAB   516  Wesley:  Wash me thoroughly
322          Love is his word                                                                                     Communion:           AFC4   174             Ireland:  Greater Love
353 t(i)    Now my tongue (vv5,6 unacc)                                                                Stripping of Altar:   Psalm 88 chant 51 (sheet)

Friday 10th April
12.00 noon             Three Hours Devotion with Liturgy of the Cross   (choir needed for second part of service at 1.45)
12.00       536 t(i)    We sing the praise of him who died
(1st address – the Cross at the heart of creation)
12.30       66            Glory be to Jesus (+ flute)
(2nd address – the Cross within the human soul)
12.55       Pergolesi:  Quando corpus morietur, from Stabat Mater (sung by Lydia and Ellie)
(3rd address – the Cross in all our relationships)
                Clarinet solo followed by
1.20         344 t(ii)   My God, I love thee
(4th address – the Cross in the world of prayer)     
                Violin / clarinet improvisation followed by
1.45         549          When I survey (unison 1st + last verse)                   Psalm                                      22 vv1-11 (responsorial)
499          There is a green hill                                                 Veneration of cross:                Sheet   Allegri:  Miserere       
389          O sacred head, surrounded                                      Communion:                           Sheet   Cruce:  Caligaverunt Oculi mei
Sheet   Victoria:  O vos omnes

Sunday 12th April                                 Easter Day
5.00 (tbc)                                Easter Liturgy
Psalms/chant:  see separate service booklet                                             Setting:                    Thorne
267          Jesus Christ is                                                                         Anthem:                  sheet   Handel:  Worthy is the Lamb (from The Messiah)
495          The strife is o’er
324          Love’s redeeming work
272          Jesus lives

Anthem:  sheet   Handel:  Worthy is the Lamb (from The Messiah)
9.30 for 10.00         Family Eucharist with Baptism
474          The day of resurrection!                                                          Setting:                    Thorne
24            Alleluia, alleluia, give thanks                                                   Psalm                      (none)
45            At the Lamb’s high feast                                                         Anthem:                  AFC1   215   Stanford:  Ye choirs of new Jerusalem
355          Now the green blade
503          Thine be the glory
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 26th April                                 Easter 3
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
181          Good Christians all, rejoice and sing                                       Setting:                    Thorne
25            Alleluia, alleluia, hearts to heaven and voices raise Psalm:                     4
220          How sweet the name of Jesus sounds                                     Anthem:                  AFC1   206  Bach:  Up, up! my heart! with gladness
488 t(i)    The Lord is risen indeed
6.30                         Evening Prayer with APCM at St Paul’s

Sunday 3rd May                                    Easter 4
10.00am                  Service in the Park
Songs led by a worship band:
In Christ Alone       My Jesus, my Saviour            Our God is a great big God     Blessed be your name             Strength will rise
Led by St Mary’s Choir: HON 379 O Lord hear my prayer (as part of intercessions, with keyboard interludes)
Sung by St Mary’s Choir
Sheet       Handel:  Hallelujah (from The Messiah)
3.15 for 4.15           Choral Evensong


Introit:     NCAB   141  Rutter:  God be in my head                               Responses:              Smith                      
117          Faithful Shepherd, feed me                                                     Psalm:                     81 vv 9-17, chant 132 in E flat
318          Loed, thy word abideth                                                           Canticles:                 Brewer in D
504          Thine for ever! God of love                                                    Anthem:                  NCAB   177  Tallis:  If ye love me

Sunday 10th May                                   Easter 5
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
195          Happy are they, they that love God                                         Setting:                    Thorne
321 t(ii)   Love divine, all loves excelling                                               Psalm:                     22 vv 25-30
67            Bread of heaven, on thee we feed                                            Anthem:                  NCAB   64  Wesley:  Blessed be the God and Father
170          God is love: let heaven adore him
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 17th May                                   Easter 6
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist with Baptism
90            Come down, O Love divine                                                    Setting:                    Thorne
235          I, the Lord of sea and sky                                                        Psalm:                     98 (only if no baptism)
66            Bread is blessed and broken                                                    Anthem:                  NCAB   494  Bairstow:  Though I speak with the tongues
464 t(ii)   Take my life, and let it be
5.30 for 6.30           Choral Evensong
Introit:     NCAB   206:  Lead me, Lord                                                  Responses:              Rose
52            Be still and know that I am God                                              Psalm:                     45, chants as set
277 t(i)    Jesus shall reign where’er the sun                                           Canticles:                 Wood in D
372 t(ii)   O Jesus, I have promised                                                        Anthem:                  AFC4   82  Walton:  Set me as a seal upon thine heart

Thursday 21st May                               Ascension Day
Team Confirmation (not sure of time, place or whether there will be choir involvement)

Sunday 24th May                                   Easter 7
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
480          The head that once was crowned with thorns                          Setting:                    Thorne
26            Alleluia, sing to Jesus                                                             Psalm:                     1
454          Spirit of the living God                                                           Anthem:                  NCAB   100  Attwood:  Come, Holy Ghost
565          Ye servants of God
6.00 for 6.30           Celtic Evening Prayer at St Paul’s (with choir) (tba)

Sunday 31st May                                   Pentecost
9.00 for 9.30           Family Eucharist   (Simon away)
Setting:                    Thorne (tbc)
Psalm:                     (none)
Anthem:                  sheet  Samuel Pellman:  Share the fire
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

 

Sunday 7th June                                    Trinity Sunday
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
212          Holy, holy, holy! Lord God almighty                                     Setting:                    Thorne
514          Thou, whose almighty word                                                   Psalm:                     29
515          Three in One, and One in Three                                              Anthem:                  AFC4   67  Leighton: a hymn to the Trinity
478          The God of Abram praise
6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
33            Angel voices ever singing                                                       Psalm:                     104 vv 1-8
343          My God, how wonderful thou art                                           Canticles:                 Stanford in B flat
70            Bright the vision that delighted                                                Anthem:                  NCAB   548  Schubert:  Where Thou reignest


Sunday 14th June                                  Trinity 1 (Proper 6)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
355          Now the green blade riseth                                                      Setting:                    Archer
473          The Church’s one foundation                                                  Psalm:                     92 vv 1-4, 12-15
63            Blest are the pure in heart                                                                                        (v4  to 1st+last parts of chant), followed by response)
344 t(i)    My God I love thee; not because                                             Anthem:                  AFC1   196  Attwood:   Teach me, O Lord
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 21st June                                  Trinity 2 (Proper 7)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist with baptism
266 t(i)    Jesus calls us: o’er the tumult                                                  Setting:                    Thorne
325 t(i)    Loving Shepherd of thy sheep (procession to font)                Psalm:                     107 vv 23-32 (only if no baptism)
114          Eternal Father, strong to save  (offertory)                               Anthem:                  Sumsion:  They that go down to the sea in ships   
427          Praise to the Lord, the Almighty (final: no communion hymn)
5.30 for 6.30           Choral Evensong
Introit:     NCAB   275  Tye:  O Holy Spirit, Lord of grace                    Responses:              Harrold:  Redbourn Responses              
146          From all that dwell below the skies                                         Psalm:                     49
106          Dear Lord and Father of mankind                                           Canticles:                 Dyson in D
205          He who would valiant be                                                        Anthem:                  NCAB   209   Mudd:  Let thy merciful ears, O Lord

Sunday 28th June Trinity 3 (Proper 8)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
243          Immortal love, for ever full                                                    
Setting:                    Archer
513          Thou didst leave thy throne                                                    
Psalm:                     30
352          Now let us from this table rise                                               
Anthem:                  NCAB   284  Loosemore:  O Lord, increase our faith
362 t(i)    O for a thousand tongues to sing
NCAB   48    Mozart:  Ave verum corpus

6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong at St Paul’s

Psalm:     53 (chant as set)
Canticles: to chant
Anthem:  AFC4   82  Walton:  Set me as a seal     

Sunday 5th July Trinity 4 (Proper 9)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist (Simon away)
220          How sweet the name of Jesus sounds                                    
Setting:                    Thorne
451          Songs of Thankfulness and Praise (omit v4)                         
Psalm                      123
413 t(ii)   Peace perfect peace in this dark world                                   
Anthem:                  AFC1   120  Tye:  Laudate nomen Domini
532          We have a gospel to proclaim
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 12th July Trinity 5 (Proper 10)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
293 t(i)    Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us                                           
Setting:                    Mozart in C (Coronation Mass)
518          Thy hand, O God, hast guided                                               
Psalm:                     85 vv 8-13
519          Thy kingdom come, O God                                                   
Anthem:                  AFC4   128  Bullock:  Give us the wings of faith
473          The Church’s one foundation
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 19th July  Trinity 6 (Proper 11)

9.00 for 9.30           Family Eucharist (with instruments)
153          Give me joy in my heart
Setting:                    Thorne
106          Dear Lord and Father of mankind                                          
Psalm:                     (none)
250          In the Lord I’ll be ever thankful                                             
Anthem:                  sheet  Goodhall:  The Lord is my shepherd
246          In heavenly love abiding        
5.30 for 6.30           Choral Evensong
Introit:     16CAB   1  Anon:   Rejoice in the Lord alway                       
Responses:              Rose
243          Immortal love, for ever full                                                    
Psalm:                     73 vv 20-27
522          To God be the glory!                                                              
Canticles:                 Wood in D
519          Thy kingdom come, O God                                                   
Anthem:  Stanford:  Te Deum in B flat

Sunday 26th July  Trinity 7 (Proper 12)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist with Baptism
195          Happy are they, they that love God                                        
Setting:                    Thorne
322          Love is his word                                                                    
Psalm:                     145 vv10-19 (only if no baptism)
66            Bread is blessed and broken                                                   
Anthem:                  ESM   114  Franck:  Panis angelicus
484 t(i)    The King of love my shepherd is
6.30      Service of healing (no choir):  RSCM Evensong today

Sunday 2nd August  Trinity 8 (Proper 13)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
309 t(i)    Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour
Setting:                    Archer
311          Lord Jesus Christ (Living Lord)                                            
Psalm:                     78 vv 23-29
68            Bread of the world in mercy broken                                       
Anthem:                  NCAB   38  Byrd:   Ave verum corpus
188          Guide me, O thou great Redeemer
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 9th August  Trinity 9

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist     (Choir away at Chester Cathedral)
Setting:    Thorne
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 16th August                              Trinity 10
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist with Baptism
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 23rd August                             Trinity 11
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 30th August                              Trinity 12
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 6th September                          Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Patronal Festival)
9.00 for 9.30           Family Eucharist
4.30 (tbc) for 6.30  Festal Evensong

Sunday 13th September                        Trinity 14 (Proper 19)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist                                     (Simon away, Margaret playing)
465          Take up thy cross, the saviour said                         Setting:                    Thorne
372 t(iii)  O Jesus, I have promised                                        Psalm:                     116 vv 1-8
466          Teach me, my God and King                                   Anthem:                  NCAB   Lord, for thy tender mercies’ sake
432          Rejoice, the Lord is King                        
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 20th September                        Trinity 15 (Proper 20)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist with Baptism             (Simon away, Margaret playing)
516          Through all the changing scenes of life                   Setting:                    Thorne
426 t(i)    Praise to the holiest in the height                             Psalm:                     54  (only if no baptism)
512          Thou art the Way: by thee alone                              Anthem:                  NCAB   62  Walford Davies:  Blest are the pure in heart
228          I danced in the morning                                                          
6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
489          The Lord will come and not be slow                       Psalm:                     119, vv 137-144, chant as set
54            Be still, my soul                                                      Canticles:                 Stanford in C
366          O God, our help in ages past                                   Anthem:                  NCAB   151  Farrant:  Hide not thou thy face

Sunday 27th September                        Trinity 16 (Proper 21)
120          Father, hear the prayer we offer                              Setting:                    Archer, with Thorne Gloria
422          Praise, my soul, the King of heaven                        Psalm:                     19, vv 7-14
409          Open our eyes, Lord                                               Anthem:                  NCAB   185  Bach:  Jesu, joy of man’s desiring (with flute)
186          Great is thy faithfulness
6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
466          Teach me, my God and King                                   Psalms:                    120, 121, chants as set
220          How sweet the name of Jesus sounds                     Canticles:                 Set B
333          May the grace of Christ our Saviour                       Anthem:                  NCAB   77  Wise:  Blessed is he that considereth the poor and needy

Sunday 4th October                               Harvest Festival
9.30 for 10.30         Family Eucharist   (NB 9.30 practice to give time for Evensong music)
Setting:                    Thorne
Psalm:                     (none)
Anthem:                  NCAB   366  Martin How:  Praise, O praise our God and King
Service followed by lunch, entertainment(?) and auction
3.00pm                   Choral Evensong
Introit:     NCAB   92  Pitoni:  Cantate Domino                      Responses:              Rose
101          Come, ye thankful people, come                             Psalm:                     65, chant as set
302          Let us, with a gladsome mind                                  Canticles:                 Dyson in D
9              All Creatures of our God and King                         Anthem                   NCAB   484  Greene:  Thou visitest the earth

Sunday 11th October                             Trinity 18 (Proper 23)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist                    
266          Jesus calls us: o’er the tumult                                  Setting:                    Archer, with Thorne Gloria
372 t(ii)   O Jesus, I have promised                                        Psalm:                     90, vv 12-17 (NB response after v 13, not v 12)
464 t(ii)   Take my life, and let it be                                        Anthem:                  AFC1   142  Stanford:  O for a closer walk with God
309 t(i)    Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 18th October                             St Luke
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist with Baptism
1              A brighter dawn is breaking                                    Setting:                    Thorne
27            Amazing grace                                                        Psalm:                     147, vv 1-7 (only if no baptism)
287 t(i)    Just as I am, without one plea                                 Anthem:                  AFC4   128  Ernest Bullock:  Give us the wings of faith
502          Thine arm, O Lord, in days of old
5.30 for 6.30           Choral Evensong
Introit:     sheet   Hurford:  Litany to the Holy Spirit               Psalm:                     103, chant as set
514          Thou, whose almighty word                                   Responses               Radcliffe
231          I heard the voice of Jesus say                                  Canticles:                 Sumsion in G
143          Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go                              Anthem:                  sheet   Howells:  O pray for the peace of Jerusalem
Sunday 25th October                             Last Sunday after Trinity
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
362 t(i)    O for a thousand tongues to sing                            Setting:                    Archer, with Thorne Gloria
261          Jesu, lover of my soul                                             Psalm:                     126
201          Have faith in God, my heart                                    Anthem:                  NCAB   284  Loosemore:  O Lord, increase our faith
10            All for Jesus
6.00 for 6.30           Prayer for Healing
Anthem possibilities:               sheet  Hurford:  Litany to the Holy Spirit
                                                sheet  Mendelssohn:  Hear my prayer (all or part)
                                                NCAB   1  Rutter:  Gaelic Blessing
                                                sheet  Rutter:  The Lord bless you and keep you

                                                NCAB   448  Richard Shephard:  The secret of Christ          

Sunday 10th January                            Baptism of Christ
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist                    
49            Awake, awake: fling off the night                                           Setting:                    Thorne, with Peruvian Gloria (HON 161), solos from choir
69 t(ii)     Breathe on me, breath of God (procession to font)                                                Kyrie sung during Prayers of Penitence
454          Spirit of the living God (at font)                                                                              This is his story response will be SAID
491          The race that long in darkness pined (offertory)                      Psalm:                     none
287 t(ii)   Just as I am, without one plea                                                 Anthem:                  NCAB   94  Harris:  Come down, O Love divine
392 t(i)    O thou who camest from above
3.00                         Christingle at St Paul’s (Choir not needed)
6.30                         No service


Sunday 17th January                            Epiphany 2
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist (bo Baptism)
361          O for a heart to praise my God                                                Setting:                    Thorne
242          Immortal, invisible, God only wise                                         Psalm:                     36 vv 5-10              
184 t(i)    Gracious Spirit, Holy Ghost                                                   Anthems:                 AFC4   86   Vaughan Williams:  O taste and see                   
131          Filled with the Spirit’s power                                                                  and          sheet   Byrd:  Non nobis Domine           
5.30 for 6.30           Choral Evensong
Introit:     NCAB   142  Sterndale Bennet:  God is a Spirit                     Responses               Byrd
76            Christ is made the sure foundation                                          Psalm:                     96, chant as set
473          The Church’s one foundation                                                  Canticles:                 Sumsion in G
77            Christ is our cornerstone                                                         Anthem:                  NCAB   228  Handel:  Lord, I trust thee

Sunday 24th January                            Conversion of St Paul
9.30 for 10.00         Sung Eucharist at St Paul’s, with band
565 t(i)    Ye servants of God
369 t(ii)   O happy day
522          To God be the glory               
125          Father, we adore you                                                               Anthem:                  NCAB   164  Harris:  Holy is the true light
405          One more step along the world I go
6.00  for 6.30          Sung Evensong
501          There’s a wideness in God’s mercy                                        Psalm:                     119 vv 41-56, chants as set                    
128          Fight the good fight                                                                 Canticles:                 Bairstow in E flat   
464 t(ii)   Take my life, and let it be                                                        Anthem:                  NCAB   215  Ley:  Lo, round the throne a glorious band      

Sunday 31st January                            Candlemas
9.00 for 9.30           Family Eucharist with Thanksgiving for Baptism, with band       
317          Lord the light of your love (Shine, Jesus, shine)                     Setting:                    Thorne, with This is his story response
329          Make way, make way (processional 1)                                   Gloria:                     Peruvian (HON 161), solos from choir
sheet        O the wonder of the ages (t 122) (processional 2)                  Psalm:                     (none)                     
321 t(ii)   Love divine, all loves excelling                                               Anthem:                  CC2   188  arr Willcocks  The Infant King
sheet        Give me oil in my lamp (t153)                                                                and          NCAB   541  Eccard:  When to the temple Mary went
NB procession (2 hymns) before the Gospel.        
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 7th February                            2 before Lent
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist                    
94            Come, let us join our cheerful songs                                      
Setting:                    Thorne
114          Eternal Father, strong to save                                                 
Psalm:                     65
67            Bread of heaven, on thee we feed                                           
Anthem:                  sheet   Sumsion:  They that go down to the sea in ships
26            Alleluia, sing to Jesus
6.00  for 6.30          Sung Evensong
309          Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour                                  
Psalm:                     147 vv 12-20, chant as set                      
442          Seek ye first the kingdom of God                                          
Canticles:                 Set C (Magnificat) / Stanford in C (Nunc dimittis)
514          Thou, whose almighty word                                                  
Anthem:                  sheet   Haydn:  The heavens are telling  

Sunday 14th February                          1 before Lent
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist                    
53            Be still, for the presence of the Lord                                      
Setting:                    Thorne
343          My God, how wonderful thou art                                          
Psalm:                     99
147          From glory to glory advancing                                               
Anthem:                  AFC4   158  Howells:  Like as the hart
242          Immortal, invisible, God only wise
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Wednesday 17th February
7.30 for 8.00           Sung Eucharist at St Paul’s
(tba)

Sunday 21st February                          Lent 1
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
145          Forty days and forty nights                                                    
Setting:                    Rutter
261 t(i)    Jesu, lover of my soul                                                            
Psalm:                     91, vv 1-2 and 9-16
240 t(ii)   I’m not ashamed to own my Lord                                          
Anthem:                  AFC1   142  Stanford:  O for a closer walk
566          Ye servants of the Lord
5.30 for 6.30           Choral Evensong (Team Vicar candidates attending)
Introit:     NCAB   512  Attwood:  Turn thy face from my sins             
Responses:              Rose
293          Lead us heavenly Father, lead us                                            
Psalm:                     119 vv 73-88, chant as set
15            All my hope on God is founded                                             
Canticles:                 Dyson in D
368          O happy band of pilgrims                                                      
Anthem:                  sheet   Mendelssohn:  Hear my prayer   

Sunday 28th February                          Lent 2
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
22            All ye who seek a comfort sure                                              
Setting:                    Rutter
78 t354(i)                Christ’s is the world’s true light                                             
Psalm:                     27
339          My faith looks up to thee                                                       
Anthem:                  NCAB   378  Stanford:  Pray that Jerusalem may have
383          O love, how deep, how broad, how high
6.00 for 6.30           Prayer for Healing
Anthem possibilities:               sheet  Hurford:  Litany to the Holy Spirit
                                                NCAB   1  Rutter:  Gaelic Blessing
                                                sheet  Rutter:  The Lord bless you and keep you
                                                NCAB   448  Richard Shephard:  The secret of Christ          

Sunday 7th March                 Lent 3
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
231 t(i)    I heard the voice of Jesus say                                                  Setting:                    Rutter
220          How sweet the name of Jesus sounds                                     Psalm:                     63 vv 1-9

117          Faithful Shepherd, feed me                                                     Anthem:                  NCAB   516  Wesley:  Wash me thoroughly

517 t(i)    Through the night of doubt and sorrow

6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong

38            As pants the hart for cooling streams                                      Psalms:                    12, 13 (chants as set)

36            As Jacob with travel was weary one day                                Magnificat               Set C       Nunc dimittis:          Gibbons (Short service)
437 t(i)    Rock of ages, cleft for me                                                       Anthem                   NCAB   293  Arcadelt:  O Lord, my God, to thee

Sunday 14th March Lent 4 / Mothering Sunday


9.00 for 9.30           Family Eucharist (with band)
317          Shine Jesus shine
Setting:   Thorne
206          He's got the whole world in his hand                                     
Psalm:     none
51   Away in a manger  (CC1 p 2)                                                
Anthem:  sheet   Rutter:  For the beauty of the earth
405  One more step

6.30   Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 21st March  Lent 5 / Passion Sunday

9.00 for 9.30  Sung Eucharist
368          O happy band of pilgrims                                                      
Setting:   Rutter
536    We sing the praise of him who died                                       
Psalm    126
260   Jesu, grant me this, I pray                                                      
Anthem:    NCAB   116  Gibbons:  Drop, drop, slow tears
249 t(i)    In the cross of Christ I glory
5.30 for 6.30           Choral Evensong  (all unaccompanied)
Introit:     AFC1   208  Tallis:  Verily, verily I say unto you                  
Responses:              Plainsong
149          Glory be to Jesus                                                                   
Psalms:                    111,112 (plainsong)
344 t(i)    My God, I love thee                                                               
Canticles:                 Gibbons (Fauxbourdons)
426 t(ii)   Praise to the Holiest in the height                                           
Anthem:  sheet   Stainer:  God so loved the world

Sunday 28th March Palm Sunday

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
Under arches:  sheet  Weelkes:  Hosanna to the Son of David
Processional hymns (sheet)    
All glory, laud and honour, 
Ride on, the time is right, 
My song is love unknown, 
Praise to the holiest
492          The royal banners forward go                                                
Setting:   Rutter
67            Bread of heaven, on thee we feed                                           
Psalm:  AFC1   81   Mathias:  Lift up your heads, O ye gates
513          Thou didst leave thy throne                                                    
Anthem:      sheet   Williamson:  A Procession of Palms
6.00 for 6.30           Stations of the Cross            (see separate booklet)

Goss                        God so loved the world
HON 346 v 4          Why, what hath my Lord done
HON 346 v 5          They rise, and needs will have
HON 229                I do not know the man           
Somervell                O Saviour of the world
HON 359 t(i)          O dearest Lord, thy sacred head
Leighton                  Solus ad victimam
HON 465                                Take up thy cross, the Saviour said (vv  1-3)
Mozart                     Ave verum corpus
Arr SP                     Were you there (vv  1, 2)
Chant                       Jesus, remember me
Hymn                      HON 44  vv 1,4      At the cross her station keeping
Psalm 22 vv1-4       My God, my God   (BCP version)
Arr SP                     Were you there (v 4)
Schutz                     Praise to thee, Lord Jesus

Thursday 1st April Maundy Thursday

7.30 for 9.00pm     Sung Eucharist with foot washing


7.30 for 9.00pm     Sung Eucharist with foot washing      Setting:                    Rutter
227          I come with joy                                                       Psalm                      116 vv 10-17
311          Lord Jesus Christ                                                    Foot washing:         NCAB   494  Bairstow:  Though I speak with the tongues of men
322          Love is his word                                                     Communion:           AFC4   174  Ireland:  Greater Love

353 t(i)    Now my tongue (vv5,6 unacc)                                Stripping of Altar:   Psalm 88 chant 51 (sheet)

Friday 2nd March                   Good Friday

12.00 noon             Three Hours Devotion with Liturgy of the Cross   (choir needed for second part of service at 1.45)
1.45         549          When I survey (unison 1st + last verse)                   Psalm                      22 vv1-11 (responsorial)
499          There is a green hill                                                 Veneration:              NCAB   259  Morley:  Nolo mortem peccatoris    
389          O sacred head, surrounded                                      Communion:           NCAB   112  John IV of Portugal:   Crux fidelis

                                                                                                                                                NCAB   38  Byrd:  Ave verum corpus

3.00                         Refreshments in church hall
3.30 (approx)         Choir Practice


ST MARY’S, HEMEL HEMPSTEAD

MUSIC LIST  from 7th March 2010

 

 

Sunday 4th April                   Easter Day

5.00                         Easter  Liturgy

Psalms/chant:  see separate service booklet                             Setting:                    Thorne
267          Jesus Christ is                                                         Anthem:                  sheet   Handel:  Hallelujah (from The Messiah)
495          The strife is o’er
324          Love’s redeeming work
272          Jesus lives

 

9.30 for 10.00         Family Eucharist

474          The day of resurrection!                                          Setting:                    Thorne
45            At the Lamb’s high feast                                         Psalm                      (none)
355          Now the green blade                                               Anthem:                  NCAB   64  Wesley:  Blessed be the God and Father
503          Thine be the glory

 

Sunday 11th April                 Easter 2

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist

Setting:                    Thorne

Anthem:                  NCAB   458  Ley:  The strife is o’er

6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

 

Sunday 18th April Easter 3

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist with Baptism

5.30 for 6.30           Stations of the Resurrection

Sunday 25th April                 Easter 4
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist

6.00 for 6.30           Choral Evensong followed by APCM (St Mary’s)

Sunday 2nd May                    Easter 5
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
90            Come down, O Love divine                                    Setting:                    Thorne
298          Let there be love                                                      Psalm:                     148, vv 1-6

4              A new commandment                                             Anthem:                  sheet   Bainton:  And I saw a new heaven

13 t(i)      All hail the power of Jesus’ name

6.30                         Iona worship (choir not required)

Sunday 9th May                     Easter 6
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
201          Have faith in God, my heart                                    Setting:                    Thorne
362 t(i)    O for a thousand tongues to sing                            Psalm:                     67
413 t(ii)   Peace, perfect peace                                 Anthem:                  NCAB   177  Tallis:  If ye love me
412          Peace is flowing like a river    (2nd communion hymn, only if communion still in progress)
258          Jerusalem, my happy home                    

6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

 

(Thursday 13th May              Ascension Day:  no evening service at St Mary’s)   

Sunday 16th May   Easter 7
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist with Baptism

391          O thou, who at thy Eucharist didst pray                  Setting:                    Thorne

26            Alleluia, sing to Jesus                                             Psalm                      97  (only if no baptism)

69 t(ii)     Breathe on me, breath of God                                 Anthem:                  NCAB   94  Harris:  Come down, O Love divine

277 t(ii)   Jesus shall reign where’er the sun

5.30 for 6.30           Choral Evensong

Introit:                     AFC1   136  Purcell:  O God the King of glory                      Responses:              Smith      
432          Rejoice, the Lord is King                                         Psalms:                    68  vv 1-14, 19-20
208          Help us to help each other, Lord                             Canticles:                 Walmisley in D minor
519          Thy kingdom come, O God                                    Anthem:                  NCAB   235  Howells:  My eyes for beauty pine

Sunday 23rd May  Pentecost
9.00 for 9.30           Family Eucharist (with band?)
Setting:                    Thorne
Psalm:                     none
Anthem:                  NCAB   100  Attwood:  Come, Holy Ghost

6.30                         Confirmation at St Paul’s    (St Mary’s Choir not required)


 

Sunday 30th May                   Trinity Sunday
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
124          Father of heaven, whose love profound                  Setting:
514          Thou, whose almighty word                                   Psalm:                     8
373 t(i)    O King enthroned on high                                       Anthem:                  NCAB   155  Tchaikovsky:  Holy, Holy, Holy
313          Lord of all hopefulness
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 6th June                    Trinity 1 (Proper 5)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
188          Guide me, O thou great redeemer
355          Now the green blade riseth                                      Psalm:                     30
83            Christ’s is the world in which we move                  Anthem:                  NCAB   448  Shephard:  The secret of Christ
502          Thine arm, O Lord, in days of old
6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
362 t(i)    O for a thousand tongues to sing                            Canticles:                 Set D
476          The eternal gifts of Christ the King                         Psalm:                     44, vv 1-8 (chant as set)
361          O for a heart to praise my God                                Anthem:                  sheet   Elgar:  The Spirit of the Lord

Sunday 13th June                  Trinity 2 (Proper 6) (choral setting for RSCM “Music Sunday”)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
261 t(ii)   Jesu, lover of my soul                                             Setting:                    Ireland in C
437 t(i)    Rock of ages, cleft for me                                       Psalm:                     32
344 t(i)    My God, I love thee: not because                            Anthem:                  NCAB   284  Loosemore:  O Lord, increase our faith
293 t(i)    Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 20th June                  Trinity 3 (Proper 7)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist with Baptism
13 t(i)      All hail the power of Jesus’ name                           Setting:                    Thorne
106          Dear Lord and Father of mankind                           Psalm:                     22 vv 19-28 (only if no baptism)
312 t(i)    Lord Jesus, think on me                                          Anthem:                  AFC4   158  Howells:  Like as the hart
522          To God be the glory|
5.30 for 6.30           Choral Evensong
Introit:     NCAB 62   Davies:  Blest are the pure in heart       Responses               Smith
565          Ye servants of God                                                 Psalm:                     57 chant 108 (unison v6 and v12)
91 t(i)      Come Holy Ghost, our hearts inspire                      Canticles:                 Harwood in A flat
178          God that madest earth and heaven                           Anthem:                  NCAB 238   Oxley:  My shepherd is Lord

Sunday 27th June                  Trinity 4 (Proper 8)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
564          Ye holy angels bright                                              Setting:                    Thorne    
131          Filled with the Spirit’s power                                  Psalm:                     16
264          Jesu, the very thought of thee                                  Anthem:                  sheet   Stanford:  Beati quorum via
513          Thou didst leave thy throne
6.30                         Evening Service at St Paul’s

Sunday 4th July                     Trinity 5 (Proper 9)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
321t (ii)   Love divine, all loves excelling                               Setting:                    Thorne    
103 t (ii)  Crown him with many crowns                                Psalm:                     66 vv 1 - 8                              
328          Make me a channel                                                  Anthem:                  AdFC   87  Stainer:  How beautiful upon the mountains       
158 t(ii)   Glorious things of thee are spoken
6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
17            All people that on earth                                           Psalm:                     65, chant as set
243          Immortal love, for ever full                                     Canticles:                 Sumsion in G
6              Abide with me                                                         Anthem:                  AdFC   92  Mendelssohn:  How lovely are the messengers

Sunday 11th July                   Trinity 6 (Proper 10)
9.00 for 9.30           Family Eucharist   (hymns tba: with band?)
Setting:    Thorne
Psalm:  (none)
NCAB   494  Bairstow:  Though I speak with the tongues of men
Final voluntary:       Widor:  Toccata from Symphony no 5

6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 18th July                   Trinity 7 (Proper 11)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist with Baptism
427          Praise to the Lord, the Almighty                             Setting:                    Thorne
343          My God, how wonderful thou art                           Psalm:                     15 (only if no baptism)
442          Seek ye first                                                            Anthem:                  NCAB  185  Bach:  Jesu, joy of man’s desiring
56            Be thou my vision

5.30 for 6.30           Choral Evensong

Introit:     NCAB   141  Rutter:  God be in my head               Responses:              Byrd       

442          Seek ye first the kingdom of God                           Psalm:                     81,  chant 101

344 t(ii)   My God, I love thee                                                Canticles:                 Darke in F
297          Let saints on earth in concert sing                           Anthem:                  NCAB   197  Bairstow:  Jesu, the very thought of thee

Tuesday 20th July                 
7.00 for 7.30pm     Institution of Jenny Hill as Team Vicar of St Mary’s
Introit:     AFC4   86  Vaughan Williams:  O taste and see
15            All my hope on God is founded
464 t(ii)   Take my life, and let it be
92            Come Holy Ghost, our souls inspire
sheet        Let us build a house  (CH4 198)            
Anthem   AFC4   128  Bullock:  Give us the wings of faith

Sunday 25th July James the Apostle
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
174 God of Grace and God of Glory
Setting:    Thorne
39 As the deer pants for the water
Psalm: 126
139  For the Healing of the Nations
AFC1   142  Stanford:  O for a closer walk with God 
53 Be still for the prescence of the Lord
134  For all the Saints         
6.30  Evening service at St Paul’s    

Sunday 1st August  Trinity 9 (Proper 13)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
282, Jesus, wher'er thy people meet
Setting:    Thorne
Psalm:     49  vv 1-12
167, God forgave my sin
186,Great is thy faithfulness
Anthem:  NCAB   235  Howells:  My eyes for beauty pine
67, Bread of Heaven on thee we feed
188 Guide me O thou great Redeemer
6.30   Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 8th  August Trinity 10 (Proper 14)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
76 Christ is made the sure foundation
Setting:    Thorne
460 Strengthen for service, Lord
87 Colours of day           
Psalm: 33 vv 12-22 (response after v 13, not after v 12)
287 t(ii) Just as I am 
Anthem:  sheet  Campion: Never weather-beaten sail
188  Guide me O thou great redeemer

Sunday 15th August  Trinity 11 (Proper 15)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist with Baptism
49            Awake, awake, fling off the night
Setting:    Thorne
392 O Thou who camest from above
Psalm:     82 (if no baptism)
334          May the mind of Christ my Saviour 
208          Help us to help each other, Lord
Anthem:  NCAB   206  Wesley:  Lead me, Lord
480          The head that once was crowned with thorns

 

Sunday 22nd August             Trinity 12 (Proper 16)
9.30           Sung Eucharist
432          Rejoice the Lord is King                                                                         
Setting:    Thorne
Psalm:     103 vv 1-8 (confirm stopping here)
288 t(i)    King of glory, king of peace
361          O for a heart to praise my God                                                               
Anthem:  NCAB   140  Walford Davies:  God be in my head
388 t(i)    O praise ye the Lord
6.30   Evening service at St Paul’s

Sunday 29th August Trinity 13 (Proper 17)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
137 For the beauty of the earth
Psalm:     112
117 Faithful Shepherd, feed me
170 God is Love: let heaven adore him
Anthem:  NCAB   94  Harris:  Come down, O Love divine
461 Such love
296 Let all the world in every corner sing

 

Sunday 5th September Trinity 14 (Proper 18)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
393 O worship the King all glorious above
Psalm:     1
334 May the mind of Christ my Saviour
560 Will you come and follow me?
Anthem:  NCAB   177  Tallis:  If ye love me
166 God be in my head
372 O Jesus, I have promised

 

Sunday 12th September 2010 PATRONAL FESTIVAL

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist
Anthem:  16CAB   70  Batten:  O sing joyfully
5.00 for 6.30 Choral Evensong (CW order)
Introit sheet   Ave Maria (Arcadelt)
Canticle: sheet   And I saw a new heaven (Bainton)
Magnificat  Sumsion in A
Anthem: ESM   278  Rachmaninov:  Hail O virgin mother (in English)
At End: AFC4   53  Rutter: O clap your hands

Sunday 19th September Trinity 16 (Proper 20)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist     (no Baptism)
518          Thy hand, O lord, has guided                                 
Psalm:   113, vv 1-4
466          Teach me my God and King                                   
Anthem    NCAB   448  Shephard:  The secret of Christ
361          O for a heart to praise my God
40            As we are gathered
73            Brother, sister, let me serve you

6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 26th September Trinity 17 (Proper 21)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
27            Amazing Grace                                                      
Psalm:                     146 (with Alleluias)
63            Blest are the pure in heart                                       
Anthem:                  sheet  Elgar:  The Spirit of the Lord
548          When I needed a neighbour
525          Ubi caritas   (in reserve, Ellie and Clare to sing verses.  Stop when communion finished)
451          Songs of thankfulness and praise

6.30                         Evening Service at St Paul’s

Sunday 3rd October  Harvest Festival

9.30 for 10.30         Family Eucharist
Anthem:   sheet  Rutter:  For the beauty of the earth
3.00   Choral Evensong
Introit:     NCAB   484  Greene:  Thou visitest the earth 
Responses:              Smith
Psalm:                     100  (tbc)
Anthem:                  NCAB   366  How:  Praise, O praise                     
Canticles:                 Stanford in C

Sunday 10th October             Trinity 19 (Proper 23)
9.30 for 10.30         Sung Eucharist
Psalm                      111
Anthem:                  NCAB   201  Bach:  King of glory, King of peace 
6.30                         No Service

Sunday 17th October             Trinity 20 (Proper 24)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist     (no Baptism)
Psalm:                     121
Anthem:                  NCAB   284  Loosemoore:  O Lord, increase our faith
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 24th October             Last Sunday after Trinity (Proper 25)  St Luke
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
Psalm:                     84, vv 1-6
Anthem:                  NCAB   224  Farrant:  Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake
6.30                         Service for St Luke (no choir)

Sunday 31st October             All Saints (am) / All Souls (pm)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
Psalm:                     149 (include alleluias) 
Anthem:                  NCAB   215  arr Ley:  Lo, round the throne a glorious band 
2.30 for 3.00           Commemoration of faithful departed
Introit:                     HON 54  Sibelius:  Be still, my soul
Anthem:                  CAB   19  Brahms:  Blessed are they that mourn
OR                          Sheet   Greene:  Lord, let me know mine end
OR                          sheet  Brahms:  How lovely are thy dwellings
OR                          sheet  Stanford:  Justorum animae 
OR                          NCAB  488  Wesley:  Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace
OR                          sheet  Russian Contakion (Give rest, O Christ)      (perhaps at Commemoration itself)

Sunday 7th November 3 before Advent

9.30           Sung Eucharist

56 Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart
Psalm:  17 vv 1-8 (change pointing to finish at v8)
120 Father, hear the prayer we offer
232 I know that my Redeemer lives
Anthem:  sheet   Campion:  Never weather beaten sail
68 Bread of the world in mercy broken
186 Great is thy faithfulness

6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
21 All things bright and beautiful
Psalm:  40
Magnificat:   Set A
Nunc dumittis      Sumsion in G
Anthem:  AFC4   174  Ireland:  Greater love hath no man
351 Now is eternal life
272 Jesus lives! thy terrors now

Sunday 14th November Remembrance Sunday  

     
915 for 9:45         Sung Eucharist
366 O God, our help in ages past
Psalm:  23
17 All people that on earth do dwell
328 Make me a channel of your peace
Anthem NCAB   164  Harris:  Holy is the true light
139 For the healing of the nations
Remembrance sheet   Elgar:  We will remember them
177 vv1 & 2 God save our gracious Queen

6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 21st November  Christ the King

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist     (no Baptism)
329 Make Way, Make Way
Psalm:  46
480, The head that once was crowned with thorns
432 Rejoice, the Lord is King
Anthem  NCAB   10  Mendelssohn:  Above all praise
81 Christ triumphant, ever reigning
449 Soldiers of Christ, arise
5.30 for 6.30           Choral Evensong
Introit:  NCAB   142  Sterndale Bennett:  God is a Spirit
103 Crown him with many crowns
Psalm:   72, vv 1-7, chant as set
Canticles:   Noble in B minor
Anthem:   AFC4   88  Bairstow:  Let all mortal flesh keep silence
277 Jesus shall reign where'er the sun
13 All hail the power of Jesus' name

Sunday 28th November         Advent
 9.00 for 9.30          Sung Eucharist
Psalm:                     122
Anthem:                  CC2   68   Palestrina (adapted):  Matin Responsory
5.00 for 6.30           Advent Carols       (not necessarily this order)
Choir pieces:


AdFC   61               Lloyd:  Drop down, ye heavens  (introit)
Sheet                       Advent Antiphons (CW)
Sheet                       Wood:  Expectans expectavi
AdFC  24                                arr Carter:  Angelus ad Virginem
AdFC  56                                Archer:  Creator of the stars of night
NCAB   253            Wood:  Never weather-beaten sail
AdFC   92               Mendelssohn:  How lovely are the messengers


Congregational hymns:


CC2   120                O come, O come, Emmanuel!  (processional)
HON  529               Wake, O wake! with tidings thrilling,
with 2nd verse sung by trebles to Bach arrangement in CC2

HON   193              Hail to the Lord’s anointed

HON  189               Hail, gladdening light
AdFC   115             arr Cleobury:  Let all mortal flesh keep silence


Sunday 5th December           Advent 2
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
Psalm:                     72
Anthem:                  NCAB   463  Gibbons:  This is the record of John (with strings)
6.30                         “Wish you were here” service (no choir)

Sunday 12th December         Advent 3
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
Psalm:                     146 vv 4-10             or             Magnificat
Anthem:                  16CAB   1  Anon:  Rejoice in the Lord alway
6.00 for 6.30           Choral Evensong
Introit:                     NCAB   488  Wesley: Thou wilt keep him                             Responses:              Smith
Psalm:                     12 (chant as set)
Canticles:                 Stanford in B flat
Anthem:                  sheet   Gardner:  Tomorrow shall be my dancing day

Saturday 18th December
12.30                       Family Christmas Concert (rehearsal tba)

Friday 17th December           Last choir practice before Christmas

Sunday 19th December         Advent 4
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
Psalm:                     80, vv 1-8
Anthem                   NCAB   231  Carter:  Mary’s Magnificat
5.30 for 6.30           Christmas Carol Service at St Paul’s
(music tba)

Sunday 9th January              Epiphany
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
34            Angels from the realms of glory (Version 2)                          Psalm:     72 vv 10-15
(no gradual hymn: Alleluia only)                                                            Anthem:  NCAB   523  Mendelssohn:  When Jesus, our Lord (all 3 parts)
41            As with gladness (vv 1-2 to crib after gospel, vv 3-5 back)
248          In the bleak midwinter
320 t(i)    Love came down at Christmas
537          We three kings of Orient are
5.30 for 6.30           Carol Service at St Paul’s
Choir carols:            Sheet       Like a candle flame                  CC2   16  Nativity Carol (Rutter)            CC2   39  Shepherd’s Pipe Carol (Rutter)              
Congregational Carols:
CC2   148                BCS   4                   Once in royal  v1 solo                             words agree except v6 “Where like stars” / “When like stars”
CC1   39                  BCS   12                 Hark the herald                                        (all 3 verses)            words agree
CC1   88                  BCS   13                 O come, all ye faithful                             vv 1,2,6,7                words agree
CC2   128                n/a                           Of the Father’s heart begotten                 vv 1,2 5,6                using CC2 words   
Sheet                       BCS   1                   Unto us a Son is born                             (5 verses)                using BCS words
Sheet                       BCS   11                 The holly and the ivy                               vv 1,5,6                   chorus as round 
CC1   33                  BCS   8                   See amid the winter’s snow                   
HON   537              BCS   26                 We three kings(to be inserted) v 1 “traverse afar” / “travel afar” v3 “gladly raising” / “all are raising”

Sunday 16th January            Epiphany 2
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
94            Come let us join our cheerful songs                                        Psalm:     40 vv 1-12
491          The race that long in darkness pined (omit v2)                        Anthem:  NCAB   58  Harris:  Behold, the tabernacle of God
186          Great is thy faithfulness
287          Just as I am, without one plea
103          Crown him with many crowns
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 23rd January            Conversion of St Paul
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist at St Paul’s
6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
520          Thy Kingdom come! on bended knee  
Psalm:     119 vv 41-56 (chants as set)
193         Hail to the Lord's Anointed 
Anthem:  AFC1   49  Ousely:  From the rising of the sun
53            Be still, for the presence of the Lord

Sunday 30th January Candlemas

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
Sheet       Light of the world/ here I am to worship                
Sheet       Longing for light/Christ be our light (First & last v.v only)
Sheet       You are holy Prince of Peace
428         Purify my heart
Anthem:  NCAB   541  Eccard:  When to the temple Mary went
317         Lord, the light of your love is shining

6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
65           Born in the night, Mary's child                                          
Psalms:    122, 132 (chants as set)
445         Sing lullaby!                                                                            
Canticles: Set D (Magnificat) / Walmisley in D minor (Nunc)
Anthem:  NCAB   349  Wood:  O thou the central orb
486          The Lord is my light  

 

Sunday 6th February 5 before Lent (Proper 1) / Accession of QE2

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
60      Bind us together, Lord
Psalm:     112 vv 1-9
419 t(ii)   Praise him, praise him, all his children praise him                                         
Anthem:  NCAB   141  Rutter:  God be in my head
154          Give thanks with a grateful heart
206          He’s got the whole world in his hands (with refrain)
5.00 for 6.30           Choral Evensong (at St Mary’s) with St John’s, Boxmoor (rehearsal 5:00
Introit      AFC   140  Britten:  O be joyful in the Lord                          
Responses:              Rose
177          National Anthem vv 1, 2                                                        
Psalm:       4 (chant as set)
366          O God, our help in ages past (with descant AMNS 99)        
Canticles:      Dyson in D
516          Through all the changing scenes of life                                  
Anthem:                  Sheet   Parry:  I was glad
17            All people that on earth do dwell (arr Vaughan Williams, see sheet)

 

Sunday 13th February 4 before Lent (Proper 2)

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
129         Fill thou my life, O Lord my God
Psalm:     119 vv 1-8
245         In full and glad surrender
227         I come with joy to meet my Lord
Anthem:  AFC1   142  Stanford:  O for a closer walk with God
391         O thou, who at thy Eucharist didst pray
369 t(i)   O happy day that fixed my choice

6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

 

Sunday 20th February  3 before Lent

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
473         The Church's one foundation                                                 
Psalm:     119 vv 33-40
90           Come down, O Love divine
Anthem:  AFC1   196  Attwood:  Teach me, O Lord
211         Holy, holy, holy is the Lord
285         Judge eternal, throned in splendor
6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
519         Thy Kingdom come, O God                                                   
Psalm:     18 vv 1-12
138         For the fruits of his creation                                                 
Canticles: Set A
Anthem:  NCAB   58  Harris:  Behold, the tabernacle of God
77           Christ is our cornerstone

 

Sunday 27th February 2 before Lent  

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist
302 Let us with a gladsome mind
Psalm: NONE
242 Immortal, invisible, God only wise (Gradual)
393  O worship the King all glorious above (Offertory)
Anthem:  sheet   Haydn: The heavens are telling (from The Creation)
337 Morning has broken (Post communion – no communion hymn)
6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
514  Thou, whose almighty word
Psalm:     148 (first of set chants)
Anthem   sheet   Handel:  Worthy is the Lamb (from The Messiah)
393  O worship the King all glorious above
212 Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty

   

Sunday 6th March 1 before Lent

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
53           Be still, for the presence of the Lord
Setting:                    Thorne
242          Immortal, invisible, God only wise
Psalm:                     99 vv 1-5
sheet        Jesus, these eyes have never seen
Anthem:                  sheet   Tallis:  O nata lux
317         Lord, the light of your love is shining
6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
343          My God, how wonderful thou art
Canticles                  Bairstow in E flat
Psalm:                     84 (chant as set)
Anthem: NCAB   62  Walford Davies:  Blest are the pure in heart
56           Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart
53           Be still, for the presence of the Lord

Wednesday 9th March  Ash Wednesday

7.30 for 8.00           Sung Eucharist
106         Dear Lord and Father of mankind      
Setting:                    Rutter
145          Forty days and forty nights
Psalm:                     51, vv 1-18                             
(no communion hymn)                                                                           
Ashing:                   NCAB   482   Purcell:  Thou knowest, Lord
429         Put thou thy trust in God 
Communion:          NCAB   224   Farrant:  Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake

Sunday 13th March  Lent  1

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
13    t (i) All hail the power of Jesus' name                                         
Setting: Rutter
Psalm:   32
426  t (ii) Praise to the Holiest in the height
Anthem:   NCAB   151   Farrant:  Hide not thou thy face
120  t (i) Father, hear the prayer we offer
293  t (i) Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us
6.30 Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 20th March Lent  2

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
129         Fill thou my life, O Lord my God                                        
Setting:      Rutter
Psalm:      121
121          Father, I place into your hands
Anthem:     NCAB   145  Goss:  God so loved the world
167         God forgave my sin       
396        Oft in danger, oft in woe
5.30 for 6.30           Choral Evensong
Introit:     sheet  Hurford:  Litany to the Holy Spirit                               
Responses:  Byrd
255  t (i) It is a thing most wonderful                                       
Psalm:    Psalm    135 vv 1-14 (chant as set)
335          Meekness and majesty                       
Canticles   Gibbons (Short Service)
Anthem:  NCAB   177  Tallis:  If ye love me
388  t (i) O praise ye the Lord! praise him in the height

Sunday 27th March Lent  3

9.00 for 9.30 Sung Eucharist
231 t (i)  I heard the voice of Jesus say
Setting:   Rutter
261 t (i)   Jesus, lover of my soul
Psalm:     95
Anthem:   AFC4   158  Howells: Like as the hart
(no communion hymn)
460          Strengthen for service, Lord, the hands

6.30           Sung Evensong
429 Put thou thy trust in God
Canticles:
Ps 40
Anthem:     AFC4   128  Bullock:  Give us the wings of faith
449 Soldiers of Christ, arise
313 Lord of all hopefulness, Lord of all joy

Sunday 3rd April   Mothering Sunday

9.00 for 9.30           All Age Eucharist
137 For the beauty of the earth
Setting:    Thorne
Psalm:     None
313 Lord of all hopefulness, Lord of all joy
Anthem:  sheet   Rutter:  The Lord bless you and keep you
269 Jesus, good above all other
206 He's got the whole world in his hand  
6.30  Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 10th April Lent 5 – Passion Sunday

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
Setting:                    Rutter
Processional hymn   494        The Spirit lives to set us free
Psalm:                     130
Offertory Hymn  426        Praise to the Holiest in the height T1
Anthem: NCAB 168 Goss: If we believe that Jesus died
Communion Hymn 69           Breathe on me, Breath of God T2
Post Communion Hymn     501        There's a wideness in God's mercy
pm  APCM at St Paul’s – no service at St Mary’s


Sunday 17th April Palm Sunday

9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
Under arches:          sheet  Weelkes:  Hosanna to the Son of David
Setting:                    Rutter
Instead of psalm:     AFC1  83  Mathias:  Lift up your heads  - NB starting at bar 33
344 My God, I love thee; not because
Communion:           ESM   68  Bruckner:  Christus factus est
335 Meekness and majesty
5.30 for 6.30           Stations of the Cross   
Sheet

Thursday 21st April              Maundy Thursday
7.30 for 8.00           Sung Eucharist
27            Amazing Grace                                                                       Setting:                    Thorne
29            An upper room did our Lord prepare                                      Psalm:                     116 vv10-17  No Alleluia at end
497          Thee we adore, O hidden Saviour (plainsong: sheet)              Foot washing:         NCAB   516            Wesley:  Wash me thoroughly
446 t(i)    Sing my tongue, the glorious battle)                                        Communion:           NCAB  38               Byrd:  Ave verum corpus
Stripping of altar:    Psalm 88 (plainsong)             

Friday 22nd April                   Good Friday
12.00                       Three hours devotion           (instrumental piece tba)
344 t 343 My God I love thee                                 Lassus:                    Stabat Mater, verses 1 and 3 only
159          Glory be to Jesus                                    Giorgi:                     Improperium expectavit
389          O sacred head, surrounded                      Byrd:                       In manas tuas, Domine
1.45                         Good Friday Liturgy
549          When I survey (unison 1st and last verse)
Psalm:     22 vv 1-11
Veneration of cross:                BM   31  Bruckner:  Vexilla regis
Post  Communion:                  NCAB   259  Morley:  Nolo mortem peccatoris
3.20 (approx)         Choir practice

Sunday 24th April
5.00                         Easter Liturgy
324          Love’s redeeming work is done                                              Setting:                    Thorne
474          The day of resurrection                                                           Anthem:                  sheet   Handel:  Hallelujah (from The Messiah)
9.30 for 10.00         Family Eucharist
509          This joyful Eastertide                                                              Setting:                    Thorne
355          Now the green blade riseth                                                      Anthem:                  NCAB   64  Wesley:  Blessed be the God and Father
24            Alleluia, Alleluia, give thanks to the risen Lord
503          Thine be the glory
(no evening service)

Sunday 1st May     Easter 2
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
100 t(ii)   Come ye Faithful                                                                     Setting:                    Thorne
366          O God, our help in ages past                                                   Psalm:                     16
280          Jesus stand among us                                                              Anthem:                  AFC1   206  Bach:  Up, up! My heart with gladness
188          Guide me O thou great Redeemer
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 8th May     Easter 3
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
272          Jesus lives! Thy terrors now                                                   Setting:                    Thorne
Psalm:                     116 vv 1-8
265 t(ii)   Jesu, thou joy of loving hearts                                                Anthem:                  AFC1   142  Stanford:  O for a closer walk with God
432          Rejoice, the Lord is King
6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
362 t(i)    O for a thousand tongues to sing                                            Psalm:                     48 (chant as set)
201          Have faith in God, my heart                                                    Anthem:                  NCAB   58  Harriss:  Behold, the tabernacle of God
81 t(ii)     Christ triumphant, ever reigning                                              Canticles:                 Stanford in B flat

Sunday 15th May   Easter 4
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
220          How sweet the name                                                              
Setting:                    Thorne
490 t(i)    The Lord’s my Shepherd                                                       
Psalm:                     23
117          Faithful shepherd feed me                                                      
Anthem:                  NCAB   238  Oxley:  My shepherd is Lord
186          Great is thy faithfulness
6.30         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 22nd May                Easter 5 / Stewardship Sunday
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
45            At the Lamb’s high feast we sing                                            Setting:                    Thorne
464 t(ii)   Take my life, and let it be                                                        Psalm:                     31 vv 1-5
67            Bread of heaven, on thee we feed                                            Anthem:                  AFC4   174  Ireland:  Greater love hath no man
518          Thy hand, O God, has guided
5.30 for 6.30           Choral Evensong
Introit:     NCAB   275  Tye:  O Holy Spirit, Lord of grace                    Responses:              Rose
77            Christ is our cornerstonw                                                        Psalm:                     96 (chant as set)
261 t(ii)   Jesu, lover of my soul                                                             Canticles:                 Brewer in D
522          To God be the glory                                                                Anthem:                  NCAB   120  Balfour Gardiner:  Evening Hymn

Sunday 29th May   Easter 6
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
186          Great is thy faithfulness                                                          Setting:                    Thorne
15            All my hope on God is founded                                              Psalm:                     66 vv 7-18
500          There is a Redeemer                                                                Anthem:                  sheet  Bairstow:  Blessed city, heavenly salem
90            Come down O love Divine
6.00 for 6.30           Stations of the Resurrection
(see separate booklet)

Thursday 2nd June                Ascension Day
7.30 for 8.00           Sung Eucharist

13 t(i)      All hail the power of Jesus' name                                           Setting:                   Thorne

432          Rejoice!  The lord is king                                                       Psalm:                     47 or  93
242          Immortal, invisible God only wise                                          Anthem:                 
18  t 134  All praise to thee for thou O king divine

Sunday 5th June    Easter 7
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
46 t(ii)     At the name of Jesus                                                               Setting:                    Thorne
91 t(i)      Come Holy Ghost our hearts inspire
346          My song is love unknown                                                      Psalm:                     68  vv 1-10
309 t(i)    Lord enthroned in heavenly splendour                                    Anthem:                  AFC4   53  Rutter:  O clap your hands
6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
243          Immortal love forever full                                                       Psalm:                     147 vv 1-11, chant as set
432          Rejoice the Lord is King                                                         Anthem:                  NCAB   10  Mendelssohn:  Above all praise
97            Come Though Holy Spirit Come

Sunday 12th June  Pentecost
9.00 for 9.30           All Age Eucharist
90            Come down O Love divine                                                     Setting:                    Thorne
454          Spirit of The living God                                                          Anthem:                  NCAB   94  Harris:  Come down, O Love divine
92            Come Holy Ghost our Souls Inspire
214 t(ii)   Holy Spirit Come Confirm Us
5.30 for 6.30           Choral Evensong
Introit:     NCAB   275  Tye:  O Holy Spirit, Lord of grace                    Responses:              Smith      
392 t(i)    O though that camest from Above                                         Psalms:                    67, 133 (chants as set)
373 t(i)    O King enthroned on High                                                      Canticles:                 Sumsion in A
97            Come Though Holy Spirit Come                                            Anthem:                  NCAB   100  Attwood:  Come, Holy Ghost

Sunday 19th June  Trinity
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
473          The Churches one foundation                                                 Setting:                    Thorne
212          Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty                                  Psalm:                     8
125          Father we adore you                                                                Anthem:                  NCAB   155  Tchaikovsky:  Holy, holy, holy
225          I bind unto myself this day
5.30 for 6.30           Choral Evensong
Introit      CAB  or sheet   Schubert:  Holy, holy, holy                           Responses:              Byrd                       
514          Thou whose Almighty Word                                                  Psalms:                    93 (chant as set), 150 (Stanford chant - sheet)
515          Three in one , and one in three                                                Canticles                  Stanford in C
478          The God of Abraham Praise                                                   Anthem:                  NCAB   548  Schubert:  Where thou reignest


 

Sunday 26th June  Trinity 1 (RSCM Music Sunday)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
388 t(i)    O praise ye the Lord                                                                Setting:                    Darke in F
478          The God of Abraham Praise                                                   Anthem:                  sheet   Stanford:  Beati quorum via
464 t(ii)   Take my life 
548          When I needed a neighbour
6.30         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 3rd July     Trinity 2
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
287 t(ii)   Just as I am, without one plea                                                Setting:                    Thorne                    
56            Be thou my vision                                                                   Anthem:                  Bach, arr Harris:  King of glory, King of peace
335          Meekness and majesty
228          I danced in the morning
6.30         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 10th July                   Trinity 3   (Proper 10)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
Setting:                    Thorne
Psalm:     65  vv 8-13
Anthem:  NCAB   58  Harris:  Behold, the tabernacle of God
6.00 for 6.30           Confirmation at St Mary’s
Introit:     NCAB   141  Rutter:  God be in my hear
Anthem:  AFC4   128   Bullock:  Give us the wings of faith

 

Sunday 17th July                   Trinity 4   (Proper 11)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
Setting:                    Thorne
Psalm:     86  vv 11-18
Anthem:  AFC1   196  Attwood:  Teach me, O Lord
5.30 for 6.30           Choral Evensong
Introit:     NCAB   140  Walford Davies:  God be in my head                                Responses:              Rosw
Psalm:     67 (chant as set)
Canticles: Brewer in D
Anthem:  NCAB   56  Harris:  Behold, the tabernacle of God

Sunday 24th July                   Trinity 5   (Proper 12)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
Setting:                    Thorne
Psalm:     119  vv 129-136
Anthem:  NCAB   197  Bairstow:  Jesu, the very thought of thee
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

No Friday choir practices until 19th August (for Peterborough)

Sunday 31st  July                  Trinity 6   (Proper 13)           Simon away
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
Setting:                    Thorne
Psalm:     145  vv 15-22          NB Response after v 16, not as pointed in Sunday Psalms
Anthem:  NCAB   228  Handel:  Lord, I trust thee
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 7th August                                Trinity 7   (Proper 14)           Simon
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
Setting:                    Thorne
Psalm:     85  vv 8-13
Anthem:  NCAB   206  Wesley:  Lead me, Lord
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 14th August              Trinity 8   (Proper 15)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
Setting:                    Thorne
Psalm:     67
Anthem:  NCAB   284  Loosemore:  O Lord, increase our faith
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Friday 19th August                Choir Practice for Peterborough (full from 7.00)

Saturday 20th August           Choir trip to Peterborough Cathedral
11.00                       Rehearsal at Peterborough
3.30                         Choral Evensong (music to be confirmed by the Precentor)
Introit      NCAB   145  Goss:  God so loved the world         Responses:              Rose
Canticles: Brewer in D
Anthem:  NCAB   64  Wesley:  Blessed be the God and Father


ST MARY’S, HEMEL HEMPSTEAD

MUSIC LIST  from 10th July 2011  (continued)

 

Sunday 21st August              Trinity 9   (Proper 16)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
Setting:                    Thorne
Psalm:     138
Anthem:  AFC4   128  Bullock:  Give us the wings of faith
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

No Friday choir practices until 2nd September

Sunday 28th August              Trinity 10   (Proper 17)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
Setting:                    Thorne
Psalm:     26  vv 1-8
Anthem:  NCAB   145  Goss:  God so loved the world
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Friday 2nd September            Choir practices resume (sectionals 7.00, full from 7.30)

Sunday 4th September          Trinity 11   (Proper 18)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
Setting:                    Thorne
Psalm:     119  vv 33-40
Anthem:  NCAB   185  Bach:  Jesu, joy of man’s desiring
6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
Psalm:     108, vv 1-6 chant 27, vv 7-13 chant 29
Canticles:
Anthem:  NCAB   142  Sterndale Bennet:  God is a Spirit

Sunday 11th September        Patronal Festival
9.00 for 9.30           Family Eucharist
Setting:                    Thorne
Psalm:                     (tba)
Anthem:                  NCAB   231  Carter:  Mary’s Magnificat
5.00 for 6.30           Festal Evensong (BCP)
Introit:                     sheet   Arcadelt:  Ave Maria                                    Responses:              Smith
Psalm:                     (tba)
Canticles:                 Stanford in B flat
Anthem:                  ESM   64  Bruckner:  Ave Maria
Te Deum:                Stanford in B flat

Sunday 18th September        Trinity 13   (Proper 20)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
9.30am
426 Praise to the Holiest in the height
Setting:                    Thorne
Psalm:                     145 vv 1-9 ( to finish at end of block)
148 From heaven you came
Crotch: Comfort O Lord the soul of thy servant.
461 Such love
128 Fight the good fight with all thy might

6:30pm Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 25th September        Trinity 14   (Proper 21)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
                                                                                Setting:                    Thorne
                                                                                Psalm:                     25 vv 1-8 (adjust pointing)
                                                                                Anthem:                  AFC1   203  Rachmaninov:  To thee, O Lord        
6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong
                                                                                Psalm:                     124 (chants as set)
                                                                                Canticles:                 Stanford in C          
                                                                                Anthem:                 

Sunday 2nd October              Harvest Festival  (rehearse 9.30 for both Eucharist and Evensong)

 10.30 Family Eucharist

9.30 for 10.30         Family Eucharist
101 Come, ye thankful people, come
Setting:  Thorne
Psalm:  none
21 All things bright and beautiful
534 We plough the fields, and scatter
355 Now the green blade riseth
Anthem:  sheet   Rutter:  For the beauty of the earth
Sheet

3.00 Choral Evensong
Introit:     NCAB   484  Greene:  Thou visitest the earth        
137 For the beauty of the earth
Responses:  Smith
Psalm: 65 (chant as set)
Canticles:  Gibbons:  Short Service
Anthem:  NCAB   366  How:  Praise, O praise
9 All creatures of our God and King
130 Fill your hearts with joy and gladness
Voluntary: Flor Peeters - Chorale Fantast on Lasst uns erfreuen

Sunday 9th October               Trinity 16   (Proper 23)        
                                                                                Setting:                    Thorne
                                                                                Psalm:                     23           
                                                                                Anthem:                  AFC1   142  Stanford:  O for a closer walk with God
6.30                         No Service              (Baby memorial service 3.00pm)

Sunday 16th October             Trinity 17   (Proper24)         
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
                                                                                Setting:                    Thorne
                                                                                Psalm:                     96 vv 1-9
                                                                                Anthem:                  NCAB   201  Bach, arr Harris:  King of glory, King of peace
6.30                         Healing Service (no choir)

Sunday 23rd October            Trinity 18   (Proper 25)                         OR BIBLE SUNDAY?
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
                                                                                Setting:                    Thorne
                                                                                Psalm:                     1              (or if Bible Sunday 119 vv 9-16)
                                                                                Anthem:                  NCAB   494  Bairstow:  Though I speak with the tongues of men
                                                                                (or if Bible Sunday  AFC   196  Attwood:  Teach me. O Lord)
6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong

Sunday 30th October             All Saints (am) / All Souls (pm)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
                                                                                Setting:                    Thorne
                                                                                Psalm:                     25 vv 1-8 (adjust pointing)
                                                                                Anthem:                  NCAB   349  Wood:  O thou, the central orb         
6.00 for 6.30           Memorial Service (All Souls)
                                                                                Introit:                     HON 54  Sibelius:  Be still, my soul
                                                                                Anthem:                  CAB   19  Brahms:  Blessed are they that mourn

 

Sunday 6th November           3 before Advent
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
                                                                                Setting:                    Thorne
                                                                                Psalm:                     70            (or Wisdom 6 vv 17-20)
                                                                                Anthem:                  NCAB   284  Loosemore:  O Lord, increase our faith
6.00 for 6.30           Sung Evensong     (Jenny away)
                                                                                Psalm:                     82, chant 136
                                                                                Canticles:                
                                                                                Anthem:                 

Sunday 13th November         2 before Advent / Remembrance Sunday
9.15 for 9.45           Sung Eucharist with Act of Remembrance (at 11.00)
                                                                                Setting:                    Thorne
                                                                                Psalm:                     90, vv 1-8, 11, 12   (include v 11 to fit chant)
                                                                                Anthem:                  AFC1   95  Handel:  Lord, I trust thee
6.30                         Said Evening Prayer

Sunday 20th November         Christ the King (12 before Advent)
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
                                                                                Setting:                    Thorne
                                                                                Psalm:                     95, vv 1-7
                                                                                Anthem:                  AFC4   53  Rutter:  O clap your hands
Times tba               RSCM Regional Choral Evensong at St John’s, Boxmoor
Introit:     Bruckner:  Locus iste                              Responses:              Ayleward
                                                                                Psalm:
                                                                                Canticles:                 Stainer in B flat
                                                                                Anthem:                  Balfour Gardiner:  Evening Hymn

Sunday 27th November         Advent Sunday                     year B begins
9.00 for 9,30           All-age Eucharist with First Communion
                                                                                Setting:                    Thorne
                                                                                Psalm:                     none
                                                                                Anthem:                  AFC   1  Mathias:  Lift up your heads, O ye gates
5.00 for 6.30           Advent Carols

Sunday 4th December           Advent 2
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
                                                                                Setting:                    Archer
                                                                                Psalm:                     85  vv 8-13
                                                                                Anthem:                  AdFC   87  Stainer:  How beautiful upon the mountains
3.00                         Christingle (provisional)     

Sunday 11th December         Advent 3
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
                                                                                Setting:                    Rutter
                                                                                Psalm:                     126 or Magnificat
                                                                                Anthem:                  NCAB   463   Gibbons:  This is the record of John
3.00                         Christingle (provisional)     

Sunday 18th December         Advent 4
9.00 for 9.30           Sung Eucharist
                                                                                Setting:                    Rutter
                                                                                Psalm:                     Magnificat or 89 vv 1-8
                                                                                Anthem:                  AdFC   31  Goldschmidt:  A tender shoot
5.00 for 6.30           Chritmas Carols

Friday 23rd December           Last choir practice of year

Saturday 24th December       Christmas Eve
3.00                         Nativity Service (no rehearsal)
10.45 for 11.10       Carols
11.30                       Midnight Eucharist

Saturday 25th December       Christmas Day
10.00                       Family Eucharist (no rehearsal)